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Walker readies for Obama visit to Alaska | Alaska Dispatch News - Anchorage Daily News

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:41
WASHINGTON -- Gov. Bill Walker hopes he'll get to see President Barack Obama in front of one of Alaska's glaciers next month, he said in an ...

Brutal hill climb will mark end of race for Alaska Challenge handcyclists

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:12
Clouds obscured the view of Mount McKinley, said Beth Edmands-Merritt of Challenge Alaska, which puts on the race. "No mountain today but some ...

Recreational Marijuana Taxes Could Generate $5M-$19M For Alaska

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:56
Alaska voters approved marijuana legalization in 2014, and the Alaska Department of Revenue recently released the results of a study that estimates ...

Alaska's terrifying wildfire season and what it says about climate change

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:56
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Hundreds of wildfires are continually whipping across this state this summer, leaving in their wake millions of acres of charred ...

Filling the Freezer: The pros, cons and costs of stocking up on Alaska salmon

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 10:56
Salmon filleted by elders fill a small freezer at the Maniilaq Association elder care facility in Kotzebue, Alaska on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Bob Hallinen ...

Dinosaur and Fossil: Alaska Paleontologists Find Plesiosaur, Swimming Dinosaur

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 10:01
The Loch Ness monster may have swum in the ancient seas of Alaska. That is, scientists recently uncovered an elasmosaur fossil in Alaska's ...

Besieged by blood-sucking bugs in Dillingham

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:30
Mosquito coils burned constantly in the arctic entryway of the Alaska Commercial store. Drivers dusted noseeum corpses from dashboards after the ...

Arts organization to give Kivalina $500000 grant for relocation

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:30
“Within that space, over the next year, we're going to be curating three summits and those summits will involve people from all over Alaska and also ...

Inspired and exhilarated by Denali National Park

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:30
Twenty-five years ago I began my Alaska life in Denali National Park and Preserve. I arrived in my mid-20s as a seasonal worker with a largely urban ...

Juneau, The Jewel in Alaska's Crown: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 4

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:07
Now a town of 32,000, Alaska's capital is a mecca for cruise ships, and travel guides advise you to avoid the July-August high-season when up to five ...

Porcupines likely Alaska's No. 1 roadkill

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:55
A porcupine, perched in a tree near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, chews on branches, Friday, May 24, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska.

Porcupines likely Alaska's no. 1 roadkill

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:11
A Fish and Game Department fact sheet says the porcupine may be the most common roadkill in Alaska. It lists vehicles as one of only two threats to ...

Six Alaska Megaprojects Lurch Forward After Stall Imposed By State's Budget Crisis Amid Low Oil ...

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 06:26
The state of Alaska suffered a major budget shortfall when oil prices dropped last summer. As a result, six megaprojects were placed on hold and are ...

An epic ride from Alaska to Florida - SooToday.com

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 06:03
Baker set out from Whitby, Ontario July 2 and officially started his Ride for Inclusion, a 10,000 kilometre motorcycle trip, in Deadhorse, Alaska July 12 ...

Flooding closes Anchorage streets, forces evacuation

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 05:41
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Flash flooding has shut down Anchorage streets, stranded cars and forced the evacuation of an apartment building.

VIDEO: Do-it-yourself adventure in Alaska lives up to its billing | Grand Forks Herald

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 05:25
SEWARD, Alaska—Things got kind of crazy there for awhile, a predictable turn of events when there's a big halibut at the end of the line.

Find peace and stunning views in Anchorage, Alaska | USA | Travel | Toronto Sun

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 04:00
This June 17, 2015 photo shows a neighborhood in the Anchorage, Alaska, suburb of Eagle River. The valley is a hiking and blueberry picking ...

Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 01:11
SEATTLE (AP) - Chris Colabello's two-run, bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Blue Jays an 8-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on ...

Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK) Hedge Funds Q1 2015 Sentiment

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:26
Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK) hedge funds sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2015. Its up 0.25, from 0.86 in 2014Q4. The sentiment improved, as 201 ...

Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital City ...

Alaska News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 00:15
Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was one of the authors of the Every Child Achieves Act as a member of the committee. She gave a floor speech before the ...

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