Eight cruise ship passengers and their pilot were killed when a sight-seeing plane crashed in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan.
Anyone visiting Alaska this week would be wise to pack plenty of shorts and T-shirts.
Alaska troopers say Dennis Thompson, 28, accelerated before running over several bald eagles that were feeding on the road, killing two of them.
Using only their wits, the wind and lots of muscle power, more than 100 of people in more than 50 crafts set off early Thursday on Stage 1 of a 750-mile ocean-going race that weaves its way up the Inside Passage, a treacherous coastal waterway through a spackling of islands known for its dramatic tidal changes and spectacular scenery.
The state health department is seeking consulting help to develop a proposal for a health care provider tax in Alaska.
Three men have been accused of stabbing a young moose to death at a park in Alaska’s largest city, and police said witnesses reported seeing the men punching the animal and running away.
Alaska State Troopers have recovered 75 of 80 frozen pizzas reported stolen thanks to an enterprising thief.
An Alaska man used a motorhome in a failed attempt to elude arrest by state troopers.
A southwest Alaska man on probation following a felony burglary conviction has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a village school.
An Alaska woman suspected her family’s dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn’t find proof — until the diamond-encrusted platinum band turned up months later at a local ball field.