The Alaska Air National Guard rescued a 39-year-old bear-mauling victim at Wrangell-St. Elias Park in Alaska, as seen in footage posted on Sept. 15.
Republican Sen. Lora Reinbold requested an excusal from the state Senate until mid-January, citing the challenges of traveling to Juneau from Anchorage after she was suspended from flying on Alaska Airlines.
Six people who were killed in a sightseeing plane crash were recovered and identified after crews initially struggled to reach the wreckage in southeast Alaska because of poor weather conditions.
Lydia Jacoby upset Lily King to take gold in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke. More than 3,000 miles away in Seward, Alaska, an entire town celebrated her victory.
Mike Gravel was known for reading thousands of pages of the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record. He also later twice ran for president.
The Biden administration is suspending oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as it reviews the environmental impacts of drilling in the remote region.
Senator Lora Reinbold from Alaska has been banned from Alaska Airlines for her "continued refusal to comply with employee instruction regarding the current mask policy,” an airline spokesperson said.
Alaska has become the first state in the country where eligibility requirements were dropped for the COVID-19 vaccine. Now, anyone 16 and older who lives or works in the state can get it.
An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge did not complete aerial surveys for polar bears on time, officials said.
“I opened the toilet seat and there’s just a bear face just right there at the level of the toilet seat, just looking right back up through the hole, right at me."
Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children's picture story, cited for "We Are Water Protectors," a celebration of nature and condemnation of the "black snake" Dakota Access Pipeline.
An Alaska department plans to investigate the issuance of license plates in the state that were personalized to read “3REICH."
According to the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, Wednesday will begin a 66 day period of near-darkness in this city along the Arctic coast.
A powerful earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean south of the Alaska Peninsula on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 7.5-magnitude earthquake prompted the National Tsunami Center to issue a tsunami warning for south Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula.