Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000.
Imagine standing on a sled behind a team of 16 dogs, traveling mile after desolate mile in the Alaska wilderness without any sign of other human life. All of a sudden, lights shine off in the distance, the first village to come into view in a very long time.
U.S. manufacturing expanded in February at the fastest pace since June 2011, buoyed by increases in new orders and production. The third straight month of growth suggests factories may help the economy this year after slumping through most of 2012.
Every year, thousands of people visit, play, prospect and work on the 5.4 million-acre Chugach National Forest.
About 100 vehicles from police and fire departments escorted the remains of two Alaska State Trooper employees Wednesday as a federal probe was launched into the cause of the helicopter crash that killed them.
In past deadly confrontations between North and South Korea, a jointly operated industrial park stayed open, churning out goods.
A veteran pilot whose name was synonymous with Alaska State Trooper wilderness rescues was at the controls of a helicopter that crashed Saturday night near Talkeetna, killing three people.
Alaska is making its pitch to woo a Colorado company that has threatened to leave that state over new restrictions on firearms.
JUNEAU (AP) — What’s the trick to helping figure out winter weather on the U.S. mainland?