By MARK THIESSEN Associated Press

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Alaska records most daily COVID cases amid healthcare strain

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska on Wednesday reported its highest number of new COVID-19 cases, a day after the state’s largest hospital announced it had entered crisis protocol and started rationing care.There were...

Alaska's largest hospital implements crisis care standards

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Overwhelmed by a surge in COVID-19 patients, Alaska’s largest hospital on Tuesday implemented crisis standards of care, prioritizing resources and treatments to those patients who have the potential to...

Census figures show Mat-Su gains most new residents

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Matanuska-Susitna Borough gained the most people in the last decade, according to U.S. Census data released Thursday.The sprawling borough nearly the same size as Ireland and anchored by...

3 erupting Alaska volcanoes spitting lava or ash clouds

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three remote Alaska volcanoes are in various states of eruption, one producing lava and the other two blowing steam and ash.So far, none of the small communities near the...

Largest US quake in half-century causes Alaska little damage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The largest earthquake in the United States in the last half century produced a lot of shaking but spared Alaska any major damage in a sparsely populated region, officials...

Firefighters defend Alaska resort from advancing wildfire

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wildfire was about 100 yards (91.44 meters) from a vacation destination in interior Alaska on Tuesday morning, but fire officials expressed confidence Chena Hot Springs Resort would be...

Threat level low as wildfire nears Chena Hot Springs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wildfire burning near a hot springs resort close to Fairbanks crossed a ridgeline Friday two miles south of Chena Hot Springs Resort, a fire official said.About 100 firefighters...

Crews find more partial human remains from 1952 Alaska crash

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — The solemn task of sifting through rocks, twigs and ice to find human remains as small as a fingernail continued this month on a glacier north of...

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