Alaska students help scientists prove mysterious whale species exists

There was something strange about the whale that washed ashore St. George Island a couple summers ago, strange enough for the group that spotted the decomposing 24-foot cetacean to tip off scientists and later to help track its location for months as Bering Sea storms pushed and pulled it along the coast.


More than a month after an ordinance seeking to ban “vaping” in the Anchorage Town Square Park failed to pass, it was reconsidered and approved Tuesday.


Democrats formally nominated Hillary Clinton today, making her the first woman ever at the top of a major party presidential ticket. In a show party unity, Senator Bernie Sanders led the motion to nominate Clinton. Moments after Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for president, a large group of Bernie Sanders' supporters left the convention hall.



Forty-six people have abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands The Coast Guard says all 46 donned survival suits Tuesday and were awaiting rescue in three life rafts.


Caught on camera: a pick-up truck hits an SUV three times


Palmer Correctional Center to close, corrections officers assn. claims it was kept in the dark


Woman charged with sexual assault after 13 year old fathers child


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Clouds, Showers, Sun returns on Sunday


Teen seriously injured in morning Mountain View shooting


Democratic Party nominates Hillary Clinton for president


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Anchorage police search for teenage runaway


Moody's downgrades Alaska's credit rating for second time this year


Chickaloon man charged with assault after threatening rafters, troopers say


Smile for the camera: researchers use GPS, video to study Katmai bears


Troopers identify body found floating in Tongass Narrows as Ketchikan man, 63


Flooding closes Anchorage Office of Public Assistance


[WATCH] Blue Angels arrive at JBER


Former school teacher will serve 15 years for sexual relationship with student


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Iran Arrests 150 People at Mixed-Gender Party: Report

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