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Y-K Delta One Of Nation's Few Areas Where Federal Monitors Will Oversee Voting Compliance On Tuesday

There are more than 10,000 voting jurisdictions in the U.S. Of the 35 jurisdictions selected for federal monitoring, two are in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. They are the Bethel Census Area and the Kusilvak Census Area.


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


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


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


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?


New Alaska state driver's licenses are out; here's what they look like and what they do

"They're very secure and less likely to be fraudulently copied," said Marla Thompson, director of the Alaska DMV.


Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Kaktovik in Alaska

A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 13.79 km, -144.9599° West, 69.6094° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:04 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the e


To carry out salmon habitat measure, Alaska must decide what "significant" means

That’s because if it passes, projects that could cause “significant adverse effects” to salmon habitat will go through a much tougher and more public vetting process to get what’s called a major permit. Projects that impact salmon habitat in less significant ways could get a minor or a general permi


Decolonizing Alaska art opens in Petersburg - KFSK

This 2014 work, “Ectoplasmic Salmon Settee,” is by Ray Troll and Donald Varnell, with contributions by Nathan Jackson and Delores Churchill. It’s made of red cedar, acrylic paint, cedar bark, fishing line, polyurethane aluminum and deer toes. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)


Porcupine ejected from kitchen of Alaska bar

Oct. 31 (UPI) --Workers at an Alaska bar ejected a porcupine that wandered in through a back door and the incident was captured on camera.The video shows the porcupine wandering into Louie's Douglas Inn on Douglas Island while the filmer follows from a short distance and calls for employees inside t


Alaska judge dismisses youth climate suit vs. state government

The dismissal follows a similar one in Washington in August, when Superior Court Judge Michael Scottruled againstthe young plaintiffs inAji P. v. State of Washington. Scott said climate change presents a “political question” that ought to be addressed by the legislative and executive branches, not t


The Last Great Wilderness - 1002 Controversy In Alaska National Wildlife Refuge

No matter what you believe regarding climate change, I hope that since you read our content about local mountain towns, you choose to just love the great outdoors in general. Maybe you’re a big game hunter or just a person that loves to ski, but in your core, you want to make sure there’s something


Airport news: Faster U.K. entry, O’Hare car rentals, Alaska lounges, NYC Wi-Fi, Seattle

Frequent U.S. travelers to the U.K. know how long and slow the immigration linesat airports there can be for arriving passengers, but the country's government is planning to provide easier entry for citizens of some nations next year – and the U.S. is one of them. As part of its plans to adapt to se


Search Still Underway For Missing Kasigluk Man

Wassilie Keane went missing seven days ago, near Kasigluk. Search and Rescue says that he was last seen on October 24 wearing a tan colored jacket. Searchers have concentrated their efforts on Nunavakpak Lake, several miles south of Kasigluk.Credit Google Maps


Alaska fugitive charged with 2nd degree murder, assault | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD

By RACHEL D’OROAssociated PressANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Officials say a man sought by police in Alaska fatally shot one person and injured two others after they kicked him out of a home during a party to celebrate his 27th birthdayAsiagin Dana Ahmaogak is charged in a criminal complaint with second-


Dunleavy’s $6,700 dividend is a step toward Alaska’s financial ruin

I write about Dunleavy's plan at this late date, only a week before the gubernatorial election, because anarticle in the Anchorage Daily Newsfinally made his ideas clear over the weekend. On Monday and Tuesday I gathered numbers about the impact on the Alaska Permanent Fund.


Alaska to Florida runner makes a stop in Sebring

His latest running effort, of 5,000 miles plus, is dubbed “Ke2Key.” He started Aug. 1 in Kenai, Alaska.


New Ocean Invader Spotted in Alaska

Examples of this species of invasive bryozoan, Bugula neritina, have been discovered near Ketchikan. Photo by Melissa Frey, Royal British Columbia Museum.


State of security: Alaska | SC Media

Maurice Turner, of the Center for Democracy & Technology, noted in his testimony in May 2018 before the Alaska House State Affairs Committee that overall the state does a good job of staying out ahead of threats, but it does face some unique challenges. Digital and physical communications between mu


Pete Kostelnick funning from Alaska to Florida - arrives in Clewiston Wednesday late afternoon - The Clewiston News

Today he ran to the Avon Park area, and on Wednesday he’ll run to Clewiston, arriving in late afternoon.