A body believed to be that of an 18-year-old barista who disappeared in February has been found in a lake north of Anchorage, police in Alaska said.
While winter is a distant memory for most Americans, it continues unabated in Anchorage, Alaska -- where a new bout of precipitation this weekend helped the city break its record for seasonal snowfall, at more than 133 inches (3.38 meters).
If there's a contest for worst travel experience of the year, United Airlines Flight 857 might be in the running.
A plane's broken toilets cause a two-day layover and leave passengers in a nightmare scenario.
Iditarod fans had a chance to meet their favorite mushers at the annual Mushers Banquet in Anchorage.
A Coast Guard icebreaker and a tanker carrying 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products could arrive in icebound Nome, Alaska, as early as Thursday, the Coast Guard said.
A heightened state of alert has been issued for a remote Alaskan volcano after the detection of a drifting ash cloud, the result of what's believed to have been a lone explosion.
Jessica Beagley receives three years' probation and must attend counseling with her son
Jessica Beagley forced hot sauce and a cold shower on her 7-year-old so she could get on TV
A mysterious orange substance that washed up on the shores of an Alaskan village last week was a mass of microscopic, invertebrate eggs, possibly those of a small crustacean, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration lab said Monday.
State and federal scientists are trying to identify a mysterious orange substance that washed up on the shore of a village in northwestern Alaska this week.
Two planes collided in midair Saturday afternoon, about 100 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska, killing at least two people, officials said.
The four teenage boys who were mauled by a brown bear and her cub over the weekend deep in the Alaskan wilderness were recovering Monday.
The body of a second American has been found in Japan, the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs said Wednesday.
The annual 1,000-mile-plus Iditarod has begun in Alaska.
Search-and-rescue teams have found "conclusive evidence" that the pilot of an F-22 aircraft that crashed while on a routine training mission in Alaska did not survive, the military said Friday.
Will Bristol Palin get more votes after bringing her "Dancing" partner home to Alaska? HLN's Showbiz panel weighs in.
The pro meets Sarah Palin and sings at an Anchorage nightclub
Searchers looking for the airplane that slammed into the side of a tree-covered Alaskan mountainside earlier this month couldn't detect an emergency locator signal after the impact damaged the craft's transmitter, according to a federal report released on Wednesday.
Fmr. Sen. Ted Stevens died in a plane crash in Alaska. A pilot talks about flying in and out of the area.
The public will have a chance to pay their respects to former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens Tuesday -- ahead of his funeral the next day.
The youngest survivor of a plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens last week has been released from a hospital in Alaska, according to his family.
A memorial Mass for former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be celebrated Monday at the Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage.
It's too early to say whether former Sen. Ted Stevens and the four others who died in an Alaskan plane crash initially survived but eventually succumbed while waiting to be rescued, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board told CNN Wednesday.
The NTSB says they have no record of any distress calls coming from the plane that crashed in Alaska.
Terry Smith decided a fishing trip might bring him some peace after his son-in-law was killed two weeks ago in plane crash outside Anchorage, Alaska.
The Alaska Department of Public Safety Tuesday released the names of those killed and injured in the airplane crash that took the life of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. David Morris, spokesman for the GCI telecommunications company, explained who was aboard the plane.
A bicyclist riding to work in Anchorage, Alaska, was attacked by a brown bear Tuesday, police said.
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Volcanic ash clouds are a serious hazard to aviation, reducing visibility, damaging flight controls and ultimately causing jet engines to fail.
Ash emanating from a volcano in Iceland has shut airspace over Norway.
The TV fisherman "accomplished what he needed to get done so he could be at peace," says a friend
At Pandemonium Booksellers, the Sarah Palin 2010 calendars are hot sellers, and since the election, the traffic in political books has been decidedly to the right.
Sharon Phillips is a regular at the Anchorage Jobs Center Midtown -- grateful for the resource but a bit frustrated she has to keep coming.
Playgirl boasts a spread with Levi Johnston while Rick Springfield is headed for a Californication cameo
Here is the current list of the 2009 preseason basketball tournaments. It will be updated as information becomes available.
Astronauts Bill Oefelein and Colleen Shipman, now Alaskans, are also now engaged
A convicted rapist seeking to prove his innocence with a new DNA test lost his appeal Thursday at the Supreme Court.
An Alaskan beat out 300 hirsute competitors from around the globe to take the top honor at the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships on Saturday.
Alaskan David Traver on Saturday took the top honor at the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships.
Question: Do you think it's morally fair for a bank or mortgage company to make profits from the interest on a home mortgage when all people are trying do is provide a home for themselves and their family? --Herbert K., Anchorage, Alaska
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Alaska's Mount Redoubt volcano shot ash thousands of feet into the air Monday, the latest in a series of emissions that has dusted the state's largest city, Anchorage, and disrupted operations at Anchorage's airport.
Mount Redoubt volcano in southern Alaska has erupted again, shooting ash as high as 45,000 feet in the air on Saturday, experts said.
Mount Redoubt volcano in southern Alaska erupted four times on Friday, shooting ash as high as 51,000 feet, scientists said.
As a young boy growing up in Japan, Nobu Matsuhisa dreamed of becoming a sushi chef in a restaurant where he could create his own menu. It took more than 30 years of experimentation, failure and incompatible business partners to reach his goal, as he worked his way from dishwasher in Tokyo to co-owner of a small sushi establishment in Lima, Peru.
A volcano in southern Alaska erupted anew Monday, the fifth eruption since coming back to life Sunday night.
A lawyer for a convicted rapist asked the Supreme Court on Monday for a chance to prove his client's innocence with a new DNA test, a request met with skepticism from some justices.
New book reveals Palin thought that not disclosing her condition would prevent unwanted attention
It's 3 degrees and snowing outside the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage, but inside the operations center, things are heating up.
Mount Redoubt, the Alaskan volcano expected to erupt at any time, is getting a bit more edgy.
In the shadows of Mount Redoubt, Alaskans are calmly waiting for the volcano to erupt -- an event that could occur at any time.
An Alaska lottery held to raise money for a group that helps sexual abuse victims had a surprise winner: a convicted sex offender.
A defiant Sen. Ted Stevens returned to his home state Wednesday a convicted felon, telling supporters that he's innocent and vowing he will be vindicated
Four crew members of a fishing boat were plucked alive from a life raft in frigid, stormy seas
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband has agreed to answer written questions in the state Legislature's investigation into the firing of her public safety commissioner, campaign officials said Monday.
Gov. Sarah Palin's husband is planning to speak to an investigator looking into abuse-of-power allegations against the governor
"NO NO NO. Not just no, but HELL NO," writes Richard, a reader from Anchorage, Alaska.
Sarah Palin's husband won't testify, but the committee says it will still issue a report on the scandal on Oct. 10
Allies of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin stepped up attacks on state lawmakers investigating the firing of her public service commissioner Tuesday, calling it a "McCarthyistic" inquisition and asking judges to block the probe.
Alaska State Sen. Hollis French said Friday that seven witnesses told the Legislature's investigator they will refuse depositions; he said the Legislature will issue subpoenas instead
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More than three years after a poacher shot off her upper beak, a bald eagle named Beauty can finally live up to her name -- with the help of volunteers
Many insurers are using pay-for-performance bonus programs, rewarding doctors who provide better quality of care
America's wildlife refuges are so short of money that one-third have no staff, property is in disrepair, and drug dealers are using them for illicit purposes, a study says
It's 25 below outside, and the heat in the van is busted. Randy Boyer, a burly ConocoPhillips contractor in thermal coveralls, navigates the slick ice road. "This is nothing," he says, keeping his eye on the thin red line running down the center of the road. "The other week we had a whiteout, and I was stuck in my truck for 36 hours." Right now we're some 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and it's so white outside that the distant horizon appears to blend seamlessly into the blustery sky.
When I lived in the country one summer an ad for a local dating service would come on the radio every time I drove around.
Three conservation groups notified the federal government Wednesday they intend to sue to get polar bears listed as a threatened species due to global warming
FBI and Internal Revenue Service agents searched the Alaska home of longtime Sen. Ted Stevens on Monday amid a corruption probe that already has snared two oil-company executives and a state lobbyist.
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While minor-league baseball has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts in recent years, farm-club hockey has sunk into the doldrums. The West Coast Hockey League, a group of seven minor-league teams struggling to contain workers' comp costs and put enough teams on ice to maintain a competitive environment, ceased operation in 2002 and was forced to merge into the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL).
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