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Anchorage mayor resigns over texting scandal with TV reporter

14 Oct 2020

ANCHORAGE Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, one of Alaska's most prominent Democrats, resigned on Tuesday, days after he was accused of texting sexual messages to an underage girl and a local television anchor.

Anchorage mayor resigns over texting scandal with TV reporter

14 Oct 2020

ANCHORAGE, Oct 13 Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, one of Alaska's most prominent Democrats, resigned on Tuesday, days after he was accused of texting sexual messages to an underage girl and a local television anchor.

Wide-bodied 747 crowned Alaska’s fattest bear

07 Oct 2020

ANCHORAGE In Alaska’s annual battle of heavyweights, a salmon-chomping bruin named 747 – like the jetliner – has emerged as the most fabulously fat.

Trump administration proposes allowing new roads in Alaska's Tongass forest

25 Sep 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Trump administration has proposed reopening the Tongass National Forest to road-building, setting the stage for more logging, mining and development in the heart of North America’s largest temperate rainforest.

Mercury released by permafrost thaw puts Yukon River fish at risk: study

17 Sep 2020

ANCHORAGE If carbon emissions continue at current rates, so much mercury will leach from thawing permafrost that fish in the Yukon River could become dangerous to eat within a few decades, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communications.

Alaska’s salmon are shrinking, and climate change may be to blame

20 Aug 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Alaska’s highly prized salmon - a favorite of seafood lovers the world over - are getting smaller, and climate change is a suspected culprit, a new study reported, documenting a trend that may pose a risk to a valuable fishery, indigenous people and wildlife.

COVID-stricken Anchorage wins court ruling in diner dispute

08 Aug 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska As COVID-19 cases spike and hospital bed space dwindles in Alaska's largest city, Anchorage officials on Friday won a key ruling in favor of a ban on indoor restaurant dining after a standoff over the issue moved to court.

COVID-stricken Anchorage wins court ruling in diner dispute

07 Aug 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug 7 As COVID-19 cases spike and hospital bed space dwindles in Alaska's largest city, Anchorage officials on Friday won a key ruling in favor of a ban on indoor restaurant dining after a standoff over the issue moved to court.

Seven killed, including state lawmaker, as two planes collide in Alaska

01 Aug 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska A midair plane collision in Anchorage on Friday killed seven people, including a state lawmaker who was piloting one of the aircraft, Alaska officials said.

Adventurer's 'Into the Wild' bus may be headed to Alaska museum

31 Jul 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska The infamous bus that served as the final campsite for doomed adventurer Christopher McCandless could be preserved as a museum piece under a plan announced on Thursday by Alaska officials.

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