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Uncertainty, risk, money challenging for Alaska fishermen

Alaska News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:37
KODIAK, Alaska — Uncertainty, risk and money have been making it harder for fishermen to make a living in the Kodiak archipelago and Bristol Bay, ...

Uncertainty, risk, money make it harder for young fishermen

Alaska News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 12:26
KODIAK, Alaska — Researchers say uncertainty, risk and money are making it harder for fishermen to make a living in the Kodiak archipelago and ...

Along Alaska's Naknek River, belugas and spring go hand in hand

Alaska News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:30
For residents living along the banks of the Naknek River in Southwest Alaska, the annual arrival of beluga whales chasing rainbow trout smelt upriver ...

Earthquake: M 2.5 - 22km SW of Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 05:12
Earthquake: M 2.5 - 22km SW of Anchorage, Alaska. Partner Disclaimer: This item was submitted to breakingnews.com, but has not been approved by ...

Latest from the Alaska Legislature

Alaska News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 00:26
The House Finance Committee has advanced its version of a capital and supplemental spending package. The committee convened late Friday night, ...

Earthquake: M 3.4 - south of Alaska

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 23:31
Earthquake: M 3.4 - south of Alaska. Partner Disclaimer: This item was submitted to breakingnews.com, but has not been approved by our editors.

Play about redemption and survival speaks to good and bad of Alaska village life

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:48
Its humor and depiction of the good and bad, the old and the new of village Alaska -- fish soup and sno-gos, bingo and Facebook, alcohol and despair ...

Friendly competition the essense of NYO

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:48
More than 500 athletes from about 50 teams from across Alaska are participating in this year's 45th annual event, which is being held at the Alaska ...

Blood Bank of Alaska Opens Location in the Mat-Su Valley

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:37
Wasilla, AK - Saving lives just got a little bit easier in the Mat-Su Valley, with the opening of the Blood Bank of Alaska's newest location in Wasilla.

Motherlode Lodge burning in Hatcher Pass

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:36
Callers reported fire in the about-13,000-square-foot Motherlode Lodge about 6 p.m. By the time Alaska Division of Forestry Officials responded to the ...

Legislature inches toward end with Medicaid expansion not in sight

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:15
House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, left, talks with Minority Leader Chris Tuck. With just days left in the session for the Alaska Legislature, the ...

Legislature inches toward end with Medicaid expansion not in sight

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 21:15
JUNEAU -- The Alaska Legislature appeared increasingly unlikely Friday to vote on Gov. Bill Walker's bill to expand the Medicaid health care program ...

Alaska March unemployment rate stands at 6.5 percent

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 20:54
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the latest seasonally adjusted rate compares with the national rate of 5.5 percent.

Demboski mayoral campaign evolves, expands over eight months

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 20:41
By March 25, Boyle, who also served as the Alaska chairman for the McCain-Palin presidential campaign, was the Demboski campaign's press ...

Former Dimond hoops star Engel transferring to UAA

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:56
Former two-time Alaska Player of the Year Keiahnna Engel told the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame blog on Friday that she is transferring from Division I ...

Baggage handler who dozed in plane's cargo hold banned by Alaska Airlines

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:56
The baggage handler who dozed off inside an Alaska Airlines cargo hold has been permanently grounded. Alaska Airlines said the unnamed ...

Motherlode Lodge in Hatcher Pass burns

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:40
The Motherlode is "probably a total loss," said Norm McDonald, fire management officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry in Palmer. Two forestry ...

Seattle Fire response at apartments on 35th near Alaska

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:01
8 PM: Seattle Fire is just arriving at an apartment building in the 4500 block of 35th SW, near Alaska, to check out a possible fire. They're reporting light ...

Initiative Sponsors Call on Alaska Senate to Pass Critical Legislation to Establish Marijuana ...

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 18:48
(SitNews) - With the 2015 legislative session scheduled to end on Sunday, April 19, the Alaska Senate is considering a bill that would establish both a ...

United Fishermen of Alaska Announces New Officers and Executive Committee

Alaska News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 18:48
(SitNews) - United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), the largest statewide commercial fishing industry trade association representing 35 member ...

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