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A Trip Inside Alaska’s Frozen Caves Is Positively Surreal

Inside one of Alaska’s incredible glaciers is a magical place that looks like it’s from a dream. The Mendenhall Ice Caves are absolutely beautiful, glittering with an unearthly blue and shimmering in the cool light. You’ll adore a visit to the ice caves in Alaska for a winter adventure you’ll never

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Norwegian Cruise Line Building New Pier at Icy Strait Point in Alaska

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has announced a partnership to develop a second cruise pier in Icy Strait Point, Huna Totem’s world-class cruise ship destination in Hoonah, Alaska.

CRUISEFEVER.NET - 2018-12-07 21:05:53

PFD promise key to Dunleavy’s win in Hoonah

There are 132 precincts with an Alaska Native majority, according to 2010 census data. Gov. Mike Dunleavy won in just six of those precincts. One of those is Noorvik, the hometown of incoming first lady Rose Dunleavy and the original site of Monday’s swearing in ceremony.

KTOO.ORG - 2018-12-03 21:30:01

Alaska: The Last Frontier exclusive — Atz Lee makes a portable smoker in the backcountry

On Sunday night’s Alaska: The Last Frontier, Atz Lee Kilcher is taking us into the backcountry and teaching everyone how easy it is to build a portable wilderness smoker from three tall straight branches, some tarp, chicken wire and clever use of twigs and branches from Alderwood for the smoke flavo

MONSTERS AND CRITICS - 2018-12-15 18:33:47

Hoonah’s Icy Strait Point plans new dock for megaships

Hoonah is on track to add a second, larger cruise ship dock to accommodate the growing number of megaships visiting Southeast Alaska. More than a hundred cruise ships are attracted annually to Icy Strait Point, a former seafood cannery redeveloped by Huna Totem Corporation into a seasonal entertainm

KTOO.ORG - 2018-12-14 01:45:03

Alaska Airlines Is Offering the Chance to Pay Up for Status

End-of-year mileage runs are always a frustrating experience, when some travelers realize they haven’t flown enough to requalify for elite status. The mileage run is essentially a quick round-trip (sometimes with no overnight stay) solely for the purpose of earning miles. One or two extra flights ca

TRAVELCODEX.COM - 2018-12-14 10:30:05

Report names Alaska No. 1 in protecting kids from tobacco

A report issued Dec. 14 by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association and Truth Initiative, among other public health groups, ranked Alaska No. 1 in the nation for funding programs that protect high-school aged kids against tobacco use and help current smokers quit.


Otterskin sewing workshops promote 'sustainable cottage industry' in coastal Alaska

Laine Rinehart, of Juneau, works on a trapper hat with seal and sea otter on Oct. 14, 2018, in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/Alaska’s Energy Desk)

KTOO.ORG - 2018-11-23 22:01:07

Heated by hot springs, Tenakee Springs Museum tells community's story - KCAW

Since opening in July 2017, the Tenakee History Museum has recorded over 700 visitors. Most of the collection is paper archives, but the museum also houses historic domestic and non-domestic items dating back to 1899. Pictured here are Museum Director Beret Barnes, Curator Vicki Wisenbaugh, and inte

KCAW.ORG - 2018-11-23 00:36:09

Small Alaskan Church Invites Its Entire Community to Thanksgiving Dinner

Bivocational pastor Todd Buck, who travels by boat or ferry to Tenakee Springs, Alaska, will lead a Thanksgiving gathering as church members count God’s blessings. Photo submitted

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-11-21 16:37:23

Senate District Q: Independent Don Etheridge vs. Democrat Jesse Kiehl

TheSenate racepitted two labor-friendly, politically connected Juneau men to represent District Q, a constituency that includes all of Juneau, Haines and Skagway plus a number of smaller communities like Gustavus.

KTOO.ORG - 2018-11-07 05:22:53

Campaign filings show focus on Fairbanks Senate, House races

The Alaska Capitol Building in Juneau on June 6, 2017. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO)The state Senate race in Fairbanks between Republican Sen. Pete Kelly and Democratic Rep. Scott Kawasaki has seen the most spending of any legislative race, by a wide margin.That’s according to reports on campaign spe

KTOO.ORG - 2018-11-01 02:28:09

Mike Dunleavy elected governor of Alaska: rare 2018 pickup for Republicans

Republican state lawmaker Mike Dunleavy will becomeAlaska’s next governorafterdefeating Democrat Mark Begich, in a race that was marked by the independent incumbent seeking reelection, Bill Walker, dropping out in the final weeks of the campaign.

VOX - 2018-11-07 13:32:05

Live results: Alaska midterm elections

For Congress, the only race in Alaska isRepublican Rep. Don Young’seffort to win a 24th term in office. Young’s challenger is Alyse Galvin, an education advocate who identifies as an independent but won the Democratic primary. Young is viewed as the favorite, but this could be the toughest challenge

VOX - 2018-11-06 23:29:57

Alaska voters wait for outcome of Young-Galvin battle for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat

Young, who has served as Alaska's sole congressman since 1973, faces his most well-funded challenger yet in independent Alyse Galvin. A first-time candidate, Galvin hoped to become the first woman to serve as the state's U.S Representative. Young, 85, sought to maintain the 45-year winning streak th

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-11-07 05:30:45

Alaska wins election stickers race

For all of you in the U.S., no doubt your feeds are filling up with your friends showing off their "I Voted" stickers (and if they're not, uh, better get some new friends). But are their stickers as cool as the ones from Alaska?

BOING BOING - 2018-11-06 19:07:02

Man's body found in Alaska Zoo parking lot

Anchorage police say they're investigating a death after a body was found in the parking lot of the Alaska Zoo Monday morning.Officers with the Patrol Division found the body of an adult male lying in the lower parking lot located at 4731 O'Malley Road, police wrote in a statement Monday morning.APD

KTVA - 2018-11-05 18:47:00

Sitka police whistleblower suit set for trial in September 2019 - KCAW

Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens has set aside the week of September 16, 2019, for a ten-day jury trial.

KCAW.ORG - 2018-11-03 02:19:29

Sitka Tribe wins honors, prepares for move to larger quarters - KCAW

The former district headquarters of the US Forest Service will become the new home of the Sitka Tribe by early spring 2019. The STA made at least two offers before being accepted. The 25,000 square-foot building was assessed (for property tax purposes) at $520,000 under the ownership of K&R Enterpri

KCAW.ORG - 2018-11-02 19:33:04

Public comment closes on on-site consumption for marijuana retailers

“We really need one, because the law continues to be violated with people smoking in public places because they don’t have a place to go,” Smythe said.

KTOO.ORG - 2018-11-02 22:57:42