Wood bison have been extinct in Alaska for over one hundred years, but a new population will be released along the Lower Yukon River near Shageluk in early 2015.
Pick.Click.Give. lets Alaskans make charitable donations from their PFD, and as of Monday, they’ve collected donation pledges from 26,000 Alaskans.
The $700 million drilling project comes as ExxonMobil and Rosneft move ahead with additional plans for seismic surveys in the Russian Chukchi Basin.
Alaska State Troopers allege Roswell Schaeffer Sr., 66, abandoned a half shackle of commercial gillnet, leaving 103 salmon to rot.
For the first time in the United States, a technology traditionally used on humans is testing possible widespread threats to food security.
On Thursday, Moroccan swimmer Hassan Baraka braved the icy waters between the international dateline and Little Diomede in an attempt to swim between Asia and North America.
During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.
With up to 15-million dollars in state budget cuts hitting the University of Alaska Fairbanks, radio station KUAC will be forced to drop programming from the Alaska Public Radio Network—but a decision reached Thursday gives the station an extra 3 months to work out a solution.
Preventing obesity in Alaska’s children today will reduce medical costs in the future, according to a recent paper. Nome Public Schools is part of a state-wide initiative to accomplish just that.
North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower says supporting these gatherings of Inuit people are critical for cultural exchange and preserving kinship.