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Rand Paul kicks off western swing in Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 09:15
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul will attempt to steal some thunder from President Barack Obama before his visit to ...

In Alaska, Rand Paul says he is preparing for the 'long haul'

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 09:03
But on Tuesday, talking to reporters by conference call while he campaigned in Alaska, Paul and his top aide emphasized that they are increasingly ...

Alaska Grows its Oyster Harvest

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 08:30
Eight years ago, Greg and Weatherly Bates left their oyster farm in Georges River, Maine, and headed west for the even-colder waters of Alaska's ...

Alaska State Fair honors Farm Family of the Year

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 07:33
The Alaska State Fair kicks off in Palmer this coming Thursday and when it does, one Alaskan family will receive a special award. The Pettit family of ...

Scientists Baffled as 30 Large Whales Die in Mild Alaska Waters

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 06:48
The 11 fin whales, 14 humpback whales, one gray whale and four unidentified cetaceans have stranded along the shores of the Gulf of Alaska where ...

Alaska Air Group Vs. JetBlue Airways: Which Is The Better Long Term Buy?

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 06:48
The results of the analysis lead me to believe that Alaska Air Group is currently the stronger long term buy at the moment due to strong stability and ...

Now Casting 'Looking for Alaska' and Upcoming Auditions

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 06:15
“Looking for Alaska” is a Paramount Pictures production based on the YA novel by “Paper Towns” author John Green. Hundreds of extras are being ...

Alaska lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 02:57
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Alaska's state House are calling for more budget cuts instead of new taxes in light of Alaska's ...

Alaska veterans say reformed VA making health care more difficult, not better

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:45
Veterans testifying at a congressional listening session in Fairbanks say a 2014 law to reform the Veterans Administration health care system is ...

Alaska lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:45
The Alaska Dispatch News reports (http://bit.ly/1Pw5U3G ) that members of the House Finance Committee asked for cuts or tapping the Alaska ...

Alaska veterans say reformed VA hurting, not helping

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:45
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Veterans testifying at a congressional listening session in Fairbanks say a 2014 law to reform the Veterans Administration ...

Veterans testify to poor health care service from newly reformed VA

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:03
FAIRBANKS — A 2014 law to reform the Veterans Administration health care system has so far made things worse, at least in Alaska, said veterans ...

UAF veterinary students tracking diseases in Alaska caribou herds

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:03
Murphy is part of UAFs Biomedical Learning and Student Training program, which engages college students of diverse backgrounds across Alaska in ...

Location, weather big influences on Alaska berries

Alaska News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:03
“This summer, we have a great spring and early summer — it was perfect for berries,” said retired University of Alaska Fairbanks horticulture professor ...

Uptick in scams targeting Alaska's elders

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 22:33
Luckily, he brought the letter to Better Business Bureau of Alaska first. “They want you to believe you're really going to get the money, so you've got to ...

Deaths of large whales in Gulf of Alaska declared an "unusual mortality event"

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 22:00
(SitNews) - The recent deaths of 30 large whales in the western Gulf of Alaska has been declared an "unusual mortality event" by NOAA, triggering a ...

President visiting Alaska to discuss climate change and the continuing threats of global warming

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 22:00
(SitNews - Ketchikan, Alaska) - President Barack Obama is visiting Alaska to discuss climate change and the continuing threats of global warming.

Early season snowfall predicted in Alaska's Brooks Range

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 21:36
A slow-moving storm will likely dump snow and drop temperatures over the central and eastern Brooks Range starting Wednesday night, according to ...

Pilots, air taxis worry over restrictions during Obama's Alaska visit

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 21:24
Pilots, air carriers and other Alaska aviation stakeholders are working with federal agencies to design a plan for airspace security when President ...

Former Alaska coach, Geno Morgan, to be honored

Alaska News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 21:15
The late Geno Morgan — the former head coach at East and Palmer high schools and an All-American at Alaska Pacific University — will be ...

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