JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska has ruled that a federal agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush intends to resume operations Friday, two days after a derailment left 23 people with minor injuries, officials said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — More than two months after it was purchased by an online competitor, Alaska's largest newspaper will undergo a name change with Sunday's edition.
Anglers get in a little fishing early Wednesday morning, July 16, 2014, at Ship Creek in downtown Anchorage, Alaska (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Two moose munch on shrubs near Muldoon Road Monday, April 14, 2014. in East Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Robert Sorlie, from Hurdal, Norway, mushes along the frozen Bering Sea coastal ice just a few miles outside Nome, Alaska, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Ducks and a swan attempt to cross a busy road after leaving a lake Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Sitka, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
A moose takes a break from eating branches of a tree in east Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Two brown bears fish for salmon at Brooks Falls at Katmai National Park and Preserve. Bear-viewing stands have been built at Brooks Falls and two other locations.
It looks like there's danger in the air for this fisherman at Katmai National Park and Preserve, but there have been only two minor mishaps between bears and people in the last 63 years.
KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska - Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo.
Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park just outside Seward.
Whittier is the gateway to the fjords of Prince William Sound, and there's some good hiking.
Reindeer-dog vendors set up in Anchorage.
JUNEAU, Alaska - It's cruise season in Alaska, with more than 1 million passengers expected between April and September in port towns from Ketchikan to Seward.
A black bear watches a gathering crowd of people from a safe perch in a tree high above the Campbell Creek trailhead on Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. Cars stopped along the roadway and people were snapping pictures of the bear. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Nome, population 3,500, is hardly a big city - which can be a good thing, but it means there's not a lot of hotel space. This March 13 photo shows "crowds" greeting musher John Baker and his dog team as they finish.
NOME, Alaska - If you want to see mushers cross the finish line at the world's most famous sled dog race in March 2014, better make your reservations soon.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A new video initiative is bringing the famed brown bears of Alaska's Katmai National Park to your computer or smartphone.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Bethel, Alaska, is a town of 6,200 people about 40 miles inland from the Bering Sea in far western Alaska. The closest fast food other than a Subway sandwich shop is in Anchorage, 400 miles and a $500 round-trip plane ticket away.
A plume of smoke rises from a derelict Japanese ship in the Gulf of Alaska. The ship sank yesterday after it was hit repeatedly by U.S. cannon fire.
A male wolf-dog hybrid is shown in a kennel in Anchorage,
Alaska, on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The male is one of 29 hybrids that
have been seized by the state from Wolf Country USA in Palmer,
Alaska, and will be shipped to the Lockwood Animal Research Center,
a 20-acre sanctuary north of Los An…
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has built a taller fence, center, to protect her home, right, from the eyes of author Joe McGinniss. He has rented the smaller house next to Palin's on Lake Lucille in Wasilla, Alaska, and is planning a book about her.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In her first communication since leaving
office, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin described in an Internet
posting Friday that President Obama’s plan to overhaul the health
care system was evil.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Outgoing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Saturday
laid the groundwork to take on a larger, national role after
leaving state government, citing a "higher calling" with the aim of
uniting the country along conservative lines.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s office says she’s
being victimized by ridiculous ethics complaints.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s Mount Redoubt volcano erupted four
times overnight, sending an ash plume more than 9 miles high into
the air, but the state’s largest city has likely been spared from