(Author's note: Because 2015 marks the 30th year that a Kenai River king salmon has held the IGFA, all-tackle world record, let's consider what it takes - or more aptly what it doesn't take - to catch big fish.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - On a foggy Saturday morning in early January 1978, the body of a 16-year-old girl was found in a ditch off the Seward Highway.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - George Attla Jr., known as the "Huslia Hustler," was an unmatched sprint racing champion and one of Alaska's most decorated mushers. He died Sunday at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He was 81 years old.
The theme of the latest class of inductees for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Trailblazers. Dick Mize is a builder of trails, a man whose passion and sweat helped give Anchorage a network of world-class Nordic ski trails.
"I am extremely frustrated and I am angry that it has taken this long to get to the bottom of these issues. In hindsight it clearly should not have taken this long and I offer my deepest apologies," Gov.
...Sullivan broke state law when he issued a campaign-related press release through his city spokeswoman last month. The Anchorage Daily News reports that a staff member with the Alaska Public Offices Commission is recommending a fine of $187.50. Sullivan...
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Six Alaska Native corporations have pledged at least $500,000 to fight efforts to repeal the state's new oil tax structure.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Law enforcement officers from as far away as Florida on Saturday mourned the loss of two Alaska state troopers killed earlier this month in a remote village while trying to make an arrest. A memorial for Sgt.
JUNEAU (AP) - A group of lodge owners and guides has expressed disappointment with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's support of a bill that would limit when the U.S.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The sale is expected to close in May. "This is a chance for us to get even more reporters on the ground and do more journalism," said Tony Hopfinger, Alaska Dispatch's co-founder, executive editor and president.
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