Talkeetna Alaska

In a Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 photo provided by Lauri Stec, shows Stubbs, a cat that has been the longtime honorary mayor of Talkeetna, recovering at the Big Lake-Susitna Veterinary Hospital from an attack by a dog last Saturday, in Big Lake, Alaska. Stubbs' owner, Lauri Stec, says the cat has been heavily sedated after suffering injuries including a fractured sternum and a punctured lung. (AP Photo/Courtesy Lauri Stec)

Alaska town roots for feline mayor attacked by dog

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The honorary mayor of a tiny Alaska town is noticeably absent this week, when he should be hanging out at the general store or sipping his water-catnip concoctions from a wine […]

09/05/2013

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Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A heat wave hitting Alaska doesn’t rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the weather feels like a stifling oven — or […]

06/19/2013

Flooding feared as Alaska tourist town evacuates

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The residents of the quirky Alaska tourist town of Talkeetna are being asked to evacuate because the nearby river continues to rise after heavy rains. Flooding is causing problems over a […]

09/21/2012