LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians can expect a dangerous summer wildfire season due to a dry winter that has left the normally green hills of spring parched and tinder-dry, authorities warned.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Massachusetts woman’s Facebook post about the kindness of an Alaska stranger in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon explosions has gone viral.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has apologized to an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher whose dog died at a checkpoint.
LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) — Once the envy of Indian Country for its billion-dollar casino empire, the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has been struggling through a financial crisis and pursuing more revenue from an unlikely source: U.S. government grants.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned Alaska polar bear is getting a new temporary home in Buffalo. Officials say the 2- to 3-month-old cub is expected to be transported to the Buffalo Zoo sometime this spring to join the zoo’s own cub, Luna.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned polar cub is making its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. Watch the video here.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In adding 14 interceptors to a missile defense system based in Alaska, the U.S. is abandoning a key part of a European missile defense plan that’s been strongly opposed by Russia.
NOME, Alaska (AP) — The winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has come under the burled arch in this western Alaska outpost, but that’s just the beginning for this community, where every musher to finish the race gets a hero’s welcome.
NOME, Alaska (AP) — A 53-year-old former champion won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to become the oldest winner of Alaska’s grueling test of endurance. Mitch Seavey and 10 dogs crossed the Nome finish line to cheering crowds at 10:39 p.m. Alaska time Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $78 million Alaskan ship that critics dubbed the “ferry to nowhere” could wind up in Southern California.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With less than 250 miles to go in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Mitch Seavey took the lead Sunday. The ’04 champ was greeted by dozens of townspeople in Unalakleet and awarded $2,500 in gold nuggets and a trophy.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman who finished second in last year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race grabbed the lead in the 1,000-mile race Saturday evening.