A total of 21 mushers have signed up for the 51st running of the historic Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, including defending champion Brent Sass, who did so remotely, as the lone competitor to have previously won the 1,000-mile trek to Nome.
Just over two years ago, then-President Donald Trump pledged to come to Alaska to campaign against Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, as she ran for reelection. Now, Trump is set to fulfill his pledge in a rally set to be held next Saturday.
Fifteen Alaska local governments are set to share around $300 million to pay for old school construction costs as part of the budget passed by the Alaska Legislature last month that was signed into law by Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Tuesday.
A motorcycle ride spanning 22 days across 2,200 miles and 22 checkpoints raises awareness and funds to combat veteran suicide. The repetitive use of the number 22 is to represent the 22 veterans on average that take their own lives ever day across the nation.
An air quality advisory is in effect for Anchorage from the State Department of Environmental Conservation and also includes a large swath of southcentral Alaska from Glennallen to Willow and south to Kenai. This will go through Friday afternoon.
With little notice that the mayor’s office has decided to use the East Anchorage park for authorized use for homeless individuals this summer, it is causing alarm from community leaders, who now have decided to take action.
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry has a new focus on combating wildfires by using emergency firefighters to conduct preventative efforts to reduce large, complex wildfires during the summer months
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed the budget for the fiscal year that starts on Friday, announcing over $400 million in vetoes to a spending plan that is partly predicated on the continuation of high oil prices.
A father’s six-year fight to expose what he calls “potentially deadly guardrails” came to an end on Tuesday in a Tennessee courtroom. Steve Eimers sued Lindsay Corporation, the manufacturer of the X-Lite guardrail, after his 17-year-old daughter, Hannah, was killed when her car slammed into an X-Lite guardrail in Tennessee in 2016.