Alaska

(MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Acidic Seawater Poses Risks In Alaska

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became a household name when Sen. John McCain announced her as his surprise running mate. Palin has five children: Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig, who was born in April 2008 with Down syndrome. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sarah Palin Launches Online Subscription Channel

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a “direct connection” for the former Alaska governor

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Court Rejects Benefit Denial In Same-Sex Case

The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday rejected the denial of survivor benefits to a woman whose same-sex partner was shot to death on the job in 2011.

07/27/2014

File photo of a mountain (Photo by: Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Parents Of Son Who Died In Avalanche Are Suing Heli-Skiing Company

The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.

CBS Seattle–07/25/2014

The popular White Pass & Yukon Route takes tourists from Skagway, Alaska, into Canada. (Harvey Meston/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Alaska Tourist Train Derails, 9 Slightly Injured

Investigators probing cause of accident on the White Pass & Yukon Route.

07/23/2014

File photo of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sarah Palin Cited For Speeding

Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

(photo by Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Catches 482-Pound Halibut In Alaska

A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

File photo of an exotic dancer performing on stage. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Floating Strip Club Navigates Regulatory Trouble

A new attraction on Alaska’s Kodiak Island features exotic dancers who entertain fishermen on a converted Bering Sea crabbing boat dubbed the “Wild Alaskan” — and it’s already encountered choppy regulatory seas.

07/03/2014

File photo of a surgeon's table (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

ER Patient Attempts To Walk Out With $300 Worth Of Medical Supplies

A 60-year-old man treated in the emergency room of Alaska’s Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is suspected of trying to walk out with $300 worth of medical supplies, including bed sheets, 47 latex gloves and a bloody syringe

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

Alaska petition to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from endangered species list has scientific validity, say feds. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Consider Removing Humpback Whales From Endangered Species List

A petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov’t to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.

06/25/2014

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