Tufted puffins, those black and white seabirds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017.
Residents of the remote chain of islands stretching out from southwest Alaska are planning to bring home indigenous remains removed from burial sites nearly a century ago.
Frigid north winds blow down from the Arctic Ocean, freeze saltwater and push sea ice south. The ice normally prevents waves from forming and locks onto beaches, walling off villages. But not this year.
A dog named Joey had been fighting with another dog on the team and jumped it during a break as the team was making its way to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race checkpoint of Koyuk on the Bering Sea coast.
The mayor of an Alaska town and her mother, who were in town for a tour of the White House, are dead after they were struck by a tour bus in D.C. Wednesday night.
Last week’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the first and more powerful quake was centered about 7 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, with a population of about 300,000. People ran from their offices or took cover under desks. The 5.7 aftershock arrived within minutes, followed by a series of smaller quakes.
Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and shattered roads Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground for fear of a tsunami.
Videos before and after the earthquake struck show people inside a courtroom ducking under tables for cover and also show the destruction to a local TV station.
Nearly 75 years later, scientists using multi-beam sonar have discovered the 75-foot stern about 290 feet below the Bering Sea. See photos.
The chartered Taquan Air flight that 11 people were on crashed Tuesday on a rocky mountainside near Ketchikan. Everyone survived and was rescued hours later by the U.S. Coast Guard. See photos.
The dog named Nanook helped pull Amelia Milling to shore after she fell while crossing the Eagle River last month, the Alaska Star reported.
The latest results from the Alaska Democratic presidential caucus held Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Democrats in three Western states will caucus Saturday, March 26 to choose their nominee for the November 2016 presidential race.
An Alaskan TV reporter quit her job in a very public way to
she could focus on her goal to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.