A sled dog team heads down a trail outside Anchorage, Alaska. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Cites Dog Cruelty In Calling For End Of The Iditarod

An animal rights group is renewing its call for an end to the world’s most famous sled dog race.


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Bubbles From Glacier Ice Turn Up The Noise In Alaska Fjords

Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean.


Snow covered trails in Alaska, where a dog was lost for 2 weeks. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)

Blind Dog Rescued After Being Lost For 2 Weeks In The Cold

A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.


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Floating Strip Club’s Latest Trouble: Human Waste Disposal

Almost from the moment a converted crabbing boat became a floating strip club off the shore of an Alaska island, it’s been beset by legal tangles over safety rules and liquor laws.


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Alaska Governor Introduces Bill To Create Marijuana Board

Lawmakers are being asked to create a new board to draft marijuana industry regulations.


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Victim And Suspect Identified In Fatal Anchorage Shooting

The victim of a fatal Anchorage shooting has been identified and a suspect has been charged with second-degree murder.


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Man Jailed And Fined For Killing Grizzly Bears

A 23-year-old Haines man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined nearly $11,000 for killing three grizzly bears that rummaged through trash at his home.

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Shell Says It Will Drill Off Alaska If It Can Get Permits

Royal Dutch Shell PLC will move forward with drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast if it can obtain permits it needs and drill safely, its chief executive officer said Thursday.



Planning Your Alaska Vacation

Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.


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Couple Arrested On Murder Charges

A Barrow couple has been arrested on charges of second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 37-year-old Fairbanks man.