Two dozen Kuskokwim River fishermen have been found guilty of illegal fishing, despite their arguments that fishing restrictions infringe on their religious rights.
The price of oil fell Thursday as weak manufacturing data from China raised questions about the strength of oil demand in the world's No. 2 economy.
A gap in an ice jam is slowly draining a massive backup of water upriver from the community of Fort Yukon. Part of the ice jam on the Yukon River broke early Wednesday morning, but that isn't alleviating fears in this community 150 miles northeast of Fairbanks.
U.S. sales of new homes rose in April and nearly matched the fastest pace in five years, driving the median price to a record high. The gains suggest the housing recovery is strengthening.
The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way.
The hearing about the Noble drilling rig that ran aground in December while crossing the Gulf of Alaska continued today with testimony from the rig’s manager and a tug captain involved in trying to turn the situation around before the rig grounded.
A U.S. Coast Guard panel completed the first day of hearings planned for the agency’s inquiry into the grounding of the Shell drillship Kulluk last Dec. 31. Hearings that began May 20 are scheduled for two weeks.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans.
A retired peace officer and his paramedic-firefighter wife are the sole winners of Alaska's biggest guessing game.
Stock indexes fluctuated in midday trading Tuesday as investors tried to predict the Fed's next move.