(img1)Juneau police video liquor store breakin

Juneau cigarette burglar escapes with $3,600 in American Spirits, police say

Juneau Police are asking for help to find a man broke into a liquor store and, when he was unable to open the registers, fled with $3,600 worth of cigarettes.

The break-in was caught on camera at 1:16 a.m. Monday morning at Thibodeau’s Home Liquor at 425 Whittier St. The burglar wore a white or light grey Under Armor hoodie, with a green hood. He has dark hair, a few inches long in the front, and…

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Obama Kotzebue Speech

President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

"This far north, everybody has to look out for each other," the president told a crowd of more than 1,000 today in Kotzebue, where he became the first sitting president to visit a community above the Arctic Circle. Watch the full speech here.  ( KTUU - TV )

Kotzebue residents hopeful Obama focuses on subsistence

9 Alaskans say what the feds should do about climate change

The White House is slowly rolling out its plan for the federal government to address climate change, something the president described as a crisis in a recent speech. Here's what Alaskans hope for from the government...

Susitna Ferry

Mat-Su Borough announces ‘near-final’ sale of controversial ferry

The ferry, a Navy prototype that cost $80 million, would sell for $1.75 million to the Philippine Red Cross. 

UPDATE: In Alaska, ConocoPhillips expects to cut about 10 percent of workforce

ConocoPhillips plans to cut about 10 percent of its Alaska workforce, a company spokeswoman said today.

NOTEBOOK: U.S. needs new Arctic icebreakers fast. 'They can't wait'

Read reporters notes from the president's visit walk along Exit Glacier, including photos of the landing. Video coming soon ...

Judge Upholds Approval of Shell Arctic Spill Response Plans

Shell resumes operations after storms force Arctic stop

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has resumed operations after high winds and rough seas north of Alaska's northern coast put a temporary stop to exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans.

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

(img2)Kerry arrives in AK

Kerry: History will not look kindly on climate change skeptics

Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming.

Seward prepares for POTUS arrival

White House: President to hike Exit Glacier, meet fishermen

The White House on Friday released new details about the trip, including the president's plan to hike on to Exit Glacier and emphasize climate change during stops to Anchorage, Dillingham and Kotzebue. 

Trump: 'I have signed the pledge'

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