Live feeds and GPS: Rugged Iditarod has high-tech support

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People are using technology to track Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race far from the competitors tackling the off-the-grid route. Fifty-one mushers as of ...

Big crowds expected at kickoff of Alaska's famed Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Big crowds are expected to converge on Alaska's largest city Saturday as hundreds of dogs and their humans kickoff the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race with a short ceremonial run...

Alaska's 47th Iditarod sled dog race kicks off this weekend

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's foremost sled dog race kicks off its 47th running this weekend as participants strive to push past a punishing two years for the sport's image. S...

Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest round of testing on Alaska's remote Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nucle...

Wing part found in sea in search for missing Alaska plane

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska say an aircraft wing part has been found in the sea near the last known position of a medical transport plane that went missing with three people on boar...

Search on for overdue medical flight in Alaska, 3 aboard

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard in Alaska searched Wednesday for a medical transportation airplane that went missing with three people aboard as it headed to a tiny coastal Alaska community t...

Sarah Palin's son released from Alaska halfway house

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Track Palin, the elder son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, has won an early release from custody after his conviction for assaulting his father. ...

Alaska man, son sentenced in bear killings case

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A judge in Alaska has ordered jail time for a man who skied with his son to a bear den, where they killed a mother bear and her two cubs, unaware that a research camera was re...

Faith-based shelter fights to keep out transgender women

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A conservative Christian law firm that has pushed religious issues in multiple states will urge a U.S. judge on Friday to block Alaska's largest city from requiring a faith-ba...

A moose walks into an Alaska hospital and finds a snack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska's largest city and chowed down on some plants in the lobby as workers watched the massive animal in awe. ...

Alaska credit union to serve marijuana businesses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A credit union is launching a pilot program to begin serving marijuana businesses in Alaska, giving the cash-only industry a financial option after banks shunned the industry....

Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 3 miles (5 kilometers) into the air. Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists said Wednesda...

Alaska's governor-elect to be sworn in above Arctic Circle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's newly elected governor will be sworn in above the Arctic Circle, marking a first for the state. Republican Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy will become Alas...

Alaska Native summit to bring fluent speakers together

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An upcoming summit will bring together the last remaining speakers of three indigenous languages of Alaska, organizers said Friday. Nearly 70 speakers of Tli...

Anchorage shelter seeks to exclude transgender people

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A faith-based Anchorage women's shelter is suing to block the city from requiring it to accept transgender women. Lawyers for Alliance Defending Freedom file...