| Mar 15, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Friday’s diversion of three flights headed for Japan to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was an unexpected bump in international passenger traffic through what used to be a hub for jet-setters.
In the 1980s, Anchorage was a high-traffic...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:37 AM
North Slope Borough police say a medevac airplane crashed near Barrow early Monday morning, leaving the three people aboard with minor injuries.
According to North Slope Borough Police Chief Leon Boyea, the borough was notified of the crash just before 3...
| May 26, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Two climbers died and two more were critically injured on Mount McKinley after a fall in Denali Pass Wednesday night, bringing the death toll for this year’s climbing season in the Alaska Range to seven in less than a month.
The National Park...
| May 28, 2011
| 12:01 AM
Anchorage police have identified the 4-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a car Friday night.
Police say Randa Karies had ran out into the street in the middle of a water-balloon fight at 32nd Avenue and Spenard Road when the 1995 Toyota 4-Runner...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 11:17 PM
PALMER, Alaska – A major accident at a celebrity racing event at North Star Speedway in Palmer sent Alaska Aces Head Coach Brent Thompson to the hospital after flipping his racecar on the track multiple times.
Thompson was released from the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:09 AM
An Alaska Native chef originally from Petersburg got some major exposure on NBC’s "Today" show Monday morning, during weatherman Al Roker's visit to Anchorage.
Last week Rob Kinneen launched a local food blog, fresh49.com, which emphasizes use of...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Thousands of members of the nation's armed services are participating in this year's Operation Northern Edge, Alaska's largest military exercise, over the next week and a half.
Crews at Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson conducted final...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The state says it's drawn the largest number of bids for a Cook Inlet oil and gas lease sale since 1983. A relative newcomer to the Cook Inlet oil and gas market, Apache Alaska, was the big winner of the day, successfully bidding on about 90 of the 106...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:57 AM
A Turnagain man didn't make it to morning Mass Friday after he crashed his car into his neighbor's garage across the street and opened a natural-gas line.
Paul Tousignant, 79, says his foot got stuck under the brake pedal and pinned down the gas pedal,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:16 PM
The nation's top transportation official is in Alaska this week.
Tuesday morning, Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood heard from community leaders in Girdwood on what to do about one of the deadliest roads in the state: the Seward Highway....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:34 PM
The results of the massive, 100,000 Homes Campaign, homeless survey conducted over the last few days around Anchorage should be released, Friday.
Thursday, volunteers spent most of the day pouring over the data.
Dozens of workers surveyed more than...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:48 AM
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean just before 3 a.m. Alaska time Friday morning. An initial estimate of 7.1 magnitude was later downgraded by the U.S. Geological Survey.
For about an hour portions of the Aleutian Chain was...