Ben Hohenstatt




Dunleavy says he won’t veto ‘partial’ PFD, calls fourth special session

Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he won’t veto the $1,100 Permanent Fund dividend passed by the state Legislature on Tuesday. In a statement, Dunleavy expressed displeasure with the amount appropriated by the Legislature and noted...

Find out more about the very hungry caterpillars munching on Southeast Alaska’s hemlock trees

A bump of atypically brown-tinged hemlock trees is evident on Mount McGinnis —at least on the recently rare days that it’s visible from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. When viewed through a pair of...

Virus variant detected in Alaska for the first time

The state health department announced a virus variant first identified in the United Kingdom has been confirmed in Alaska for the first time. An Anchorage resident who tested positive for COVID-19 last month was...

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