Alaska News

7-Year-Old Girl Severely Injured in Dog Attack

A 7-year-old girl in Unalakleet was severely injured in a dog attack Sunday—and had to be medevaced to Anchorage for her injuries.

Houston Ready To Turn Out The Lights

The city of Houston is facing such severe financial woes that all but three city employees have been furloughed.

Juneau Business Fined Nearly $12K For Whale-Watching Violations

Tour company Juneau Whale Watch recently finished paying almost $12,000 in fines for violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act.

Cleanup continues for Cook Inlet diesel spill

Clean up and assessment work continues following a diesel spill in southern Cook Inlet over the weekend. The vessel in question is currently tied up in Seldovia, on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

Man dies in south Anchorage shooting

Anchorage police are investigating a south Anchorage shooting Monday night that left a man dead.

As Negotiations Continue, Little Public Action From Legislature

With negotiations over the state’s multi-billion-dollar budget deficit still underway, the Alaska House and Senate met in brief and uneventful floor sessions over the weekend. But legislative leaders say there has been some progress on a compromise between the Republican Majority and Democratic Minority.

Dalton Highway Repairs Should Be Underway Soon

Alaska transportation officials say flood waters have receded enough for repairs to begin on the Dalton Highway.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 25, 2015

As Negotiations Continue, Little Public Action From Legislature; Repair Work To Begin On Dalton Highway; Body Found in Bethel Park Identified; Alaska Native Medical Center Starts Construction Of Patient Housing; Tyonek Tribe Grateful For Land Donation; Eielson Air Force Base Investigates Ground Water Contamination; Scientist Maps Spill Potential For Seabirds; Klukwan Seniors Graduate In Class Of Two.

IGAP coordinators train on data collection in Dillingham

Residents of Togiak, Illiumna, Port Heiden, among others, came to Dillingham for scientific training. It’s part of the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program or IGAP. The researchers are looking to set a baseline data set of water quality and temperature in the region.

“Summer of Blubber” now live from Round Island

Walrus fans everywhere can now watch the thousands of walruses sunning on Round Island live via a new set of walrus cams.