Republican Mike Dunleavy held a solid lead in the election reports from Alaska’s Division of Elections around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. With a little more than 88 percent of precincts reporting, Dunleavy had almost 53 percent of the vote against Democrat Mark Begich’s 43.2 percent.

The State of Alaska says the mumps virus is popping up primarily around the Southeast and South Central regions of the state and progressively making its way north. Mumps is a viral illness that causes headaches, fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and swollen salivary glands around the jaw. In ra…

The Alaska Railroad is seeking Alaskan artists interested in creating an Alaska Railroad themed painting, drawing, or other two-dimensional artwork to become the basis for the Alaska Railroad's 2019 annual art print and poster. Commissioned each year since 1979, the railroad's print/poster h…

The Trump Administration recently appointed Jerry Ward as the new state director for USDA Rural Development in Alaska and Bryan Scoresby as the new state executive director (SED) for the USDA Alaska Farm Service Agency (FSA). Scoresby joined the Alaska FSA team on October 30, and Ward began …

The annual lottery for the Delta bison hunt is open and drawing applications from across the country. The most popular hunt in Alaska, the bison hunt draws thousands of applications for around 100 permits. The odds of any one person getting a permit for a Delta bison are less than one percent.

Non-essential state offices in Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla, and Palmer will be closed on Monday, December 3. The state says the closures were requested by the Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) due to damage on the Glenn Highway between miles 23-25 (Eklutna…

Republican Mike Dunleavy held a solid lead in the election reports from Alaska’s Division of Elections around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. With a little more than 88 percent of precincts reporting, Dunleavy had almost 53 percent of the vote against Democrat Mark Begich’s 43.2 percent.

Mike Dunleavy held a solid lead in the first reports from Alaska’s Division of Elections around 10 p.m. Tuesday. With a little under a fifth of precincts reporting, Dunleavy had just over 51 percent of the vote against Mark Begich’s 44 percent.

Calling all fishermen! The stories of the thrill and beauty of harvesting Alaska seafood are best told by those closest to the source. Alaska commercial fishermen, family and friends of fishermen, representing all species, regions and gear types, are invited to submit a personal photograph s…

The State of Alaska says the mumps virus is popping up primarily around the Southeast and South Central regions of the state and progressively making its way north. Mumps is a viral illness that causes headaches, fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and swollen salivary glands around the jaw. In ra…

Beef cattle and barley production both showed increases in 2017, an indicator of growth in the meat sector of the state’s economy, said Alaska Farm Bureau President Bryce Wrigley.

On January 15, Rasmuson Foundation began accepting applications for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards Project Award and Fellowship grants. The deadline for applying for these grants is March 1.

Former Senator Mike Dunleavy recently resigned from his state senate position to focus on his gubernatorial bid. Dunleavy’s departure opened the door for someone to fill his now-vacant position, and a call for nominees went out.

The Alaska Railroad is seeking Alaskan artists interested in creating an Alaska Railroad themed painting, drawing, or other two-dimensional artwork to become the basis for the Alaska Railroad's 2019 annual art print and poster. Commissioned each year since 1979, the railroad's print/poster h…

The Trump Administration recently appointed Jerry Ward as the new state director for USDA Rural Development in Alaska and Bryan Scoresby as the new state executive director (SED) for the USDA Alaska Farm Service Agency (FSA). Scoresby joined the Alaska FSA team on October 30, and Ward began …

The annual lottery for the Delta bison hunt is open and drawing applications from across the country. The most popular hunt in Alaska, the bison hunt draws thousands of applications for around 100 permits. The odds of any one person getting a permit for a Delta bison are less than one percent.

Bidding ended on July 21, officially closing the door to offers to take over maintenance operation of state parks facilities in the Delta Junction area. A total of five proposals were accepted by the state on the two separate concessions; one contract included the state park facilities Quart…

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities announced Tuesday that the Denali Highway is now open from Cantwell, on the Parks Highway, to Paxson, on the Richardson Highway.

It’s official – the Nenana Ice Classic 2017 is over! The tripod tipped at exactly noon standard time on Monday, May 1, which is directly in the middle of the three most popular weeks for the ice to break.

Beginning Monday, April 17, at 8 a.m., weight restrictions are in effect for most state roads. In the Northern Region, the Richardson Highway from Valdez to Johnson Road in Salcha, and the Alaska Highway from the Canadian board to Delta Junction are restricted to 85 percent of legal axle loa…

Both cattle numbers and crop values are on the rise in Alaska. Preliminary numbers from 2016 show increases in both areas, according to numbers just released by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.