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Potpourri: Blind dog survives 2 weeks in sub-zero Alaska

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 18:45
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A blind dog that wandered away from home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner in Ester, Alaska. Madera, an ...

Alaska Flights Canceled After Volcano Ash Reduces Visibility

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 18:45
Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state. Spokeswoman ...

UAA men send seniors out in style

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 18:11
... its Great Northwest Athletic Conference season with a 101-66 blowout of Saint Martin's in the final game of the season at the Alaska Airlines Center.

Bethel DA firing: Is it time for Alaska to elect attorneys general?

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:48
Forty-three of the 50 states elect their attorney general. That fact crossed my mind recently when the Alaska Dispatch News reported that, at the ...

WATCH: Sarah Palin talks climate change, political future at Iron Dog

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:28
(And also whether she'd ever run for Congress in Alaska.) Kyle Hopkins: Tell me about your Iron Dog 2015 experience. I imagine that you were ...

FBI task force arrests convicted felon for selling drugs to minors

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:26
A 54-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with federal firearms and drug offenses after law enforcement received information that he sexually ...

Strong winds, snow expected in Interior Alaska; Steese Highway closed

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:15
FAIRBANKS - A storm packing 45 to 50 mph winds and several inches of snow is expected to roar through Interior Alaska and northern Alaska starting ...

Labrador retriever Madera strayed from home in Ester, Alaska, and found alive

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:15
When his pooch, a blind 11-year-old Labrador retriever named Madera, strayed from home in Ester, Alaska, a cold front had dropped the temperature ...

BC town, Alaska community concerned about overnight border closure

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 17:03
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety ...

Brennan, Bjornsen wrap up world championships with top-20 efforts

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:30
Anchorage skiers Rosie Brennan and Sadie Bjornsen cracked the top 20 Saturday in the final women's race of the Nordic World Ski Championships in ...

Western Alaska flights canceled due to ash from Russian volcano

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:30
Flights 151 and 152 would have carried 114 passengers between Anchorage and Nome, according to Alaska Air spokeswoman Halley Knigge; flights ...

Learning for Life: An Alaska Herb Garden

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:18
With spring approaching and our green thumbs itching to try something new, the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service has a new ...

Ex-Reporter Charlo Green Gets Her Wish; Alaska Approves Marijuana

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:18
charlo greene, *Remember Charlo Greene, the former Alaskan reporter who said “f*** it” while quitting her job on live television. Well, the president of ...

Alaska Putting Free Pregnancy Tests in 20 Bars

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 16:18
A state-funded study is underway to see if Alaskan women will stop drinking if they find out they are pregnant. The study is targeting Alaska's high rates ...

Blind dog rescued in Alaska after being lost for 2 weeks

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 14:48
Ed Davis poses with his dog Madera at his home Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Ester, Alaska. Madera, who is 11-years old and blind, survived two ...

Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in Alaska cold

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 14:37
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -- A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

Troopers: Manhunt underway after Seward Highway pursuit

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:57
Alaska State Troopers say they are searching for a man who led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward Highway before escaping into the woods just ...

'Fair Chase' redefines fair chase as fit hunters go primal

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:52
This is hunting rolled into a marathon that will leave experienced Alaska outdoorsmen amazed by the men's stamina while muttering to themselves ...

Ketchikan judge denies stay in education lawsuit

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:18
On Friday, Judge William Carey denied the State of Alaska's request for a stay of his November ruling, which would have postponed the enforcement ...

Canada Border Hours Worry Residents in Small Alaska Town

Alaska News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:33
Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will have hurt safety and the local economy.

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