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This year's Nenana Ice Classic guessing game in Alaska ends

ANCHORAGE— The ice has gone out on the Tanana River, bringing to an end this year's Nenana Ice Classic, one of Alaska’s most famous guessing games.Ice classic manager Cherrie Forness said the game...

Alaska man accused of threats against US senators detained

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal magistrate Friday ordered the continued detention of a man who has been accused of leaving threatening messages against Alaska's U.S. senators, a spokesperson for the Alaska U.S....

EPA sets timeline to weigh next steps related to Pebble Mine

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday it is extending through May a timeline to decide how or whether to proceed with proposed restrictions on mining in Alaska's Bristol...

Homer council to weigh accepting funds for little libraries

HOMER, Alaska (AP) — City officials in Homer are considering accepting funds for additional little libraries around the community.The Homer City Council plans a hearing next month on a proposed ordinance to accept...

Allard faces possible recall election

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third member of Anchorage’s governing body could face a recall election.The municipal clerk’s office on Wednesday certified an application to begin the recall process against Anchorage Assembly member...

Feds move ahead with plan to block Alaska forest logging

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The federal government said Thursday that it's beginning the process of repealing a Trump-era rule that permitted road-building and logging harvesting in an enormous southeast Alaska rainforest that provides...

Wildlife officials set wolf trapping season amid concerns

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Wildlife officials have announced a one-month trapping season for wolves on and near southeast Alaska's Prince of Wales Island despite concerns conservationists have raised about the population. A statement from...

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski to run in 2022; Trump backs rival Tshibaka

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial and had called for his resignation after the Jan. 6 insurrection, announced Friday she will...

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