A study commissioned by Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration recommends running ferries as day boats where possible and providing long-term contracts to private companies to help fill service gaps.
Fishermen-funded marketing and promotional efforts continue to boost retail sales of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon, with 14 major retail chains participation in promotions nationwide as of 2019, according to the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.
A growing number of companies concerned about the impact of climate change on the Arctic marine environment have signed a pledge to not ship goods via the Arctic Ocean, Ocean Conservancy said Jan. 7.
A federal judge has sentenced James Michael Wells, 68, to life in federal prison for the April 2012 murders of two employees of the U.S. Coast Guard Communications Station on Kodiak Island.
A judge ruled Friday, Jan. 10 that an effort to recall Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy may proceed, a decision that is expected to be appealed.
An Alaska air carrier that suffered a cyber attack has experienced more disruption than initially projected, according to a company announcement.
A state juvenile justice who served as superintendent of McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage has been sentenced to four years in federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for possession of child pornography.
Sixty-five defendants were charged in 2019 with unlawful possession of firearms, as the U.S. Attorney’s office for Alaska worked to reduce the amount of violent crime in the state.
A physician specializing in addiction medicine and pain management is facing criminal charges of Medicaid fraud in what the state of Alaska alleges was a lab testing for profit scheme.
Alaska’s minimum wage rose by 30 cents to $10.19 an hour effective Jan. 1.