Government Hill Historic Wireless Building

Government Hill Historic Wireless Building

Decades ago, getting information in and out of the territory of Alaska depended on the telegraph. One of the key telegraph offices was in government hill... And it still exists today. Channel 2 photojournalist Joshua Maxwell tells us about an effort to preserve the history of what was once a key link between Alaska and the rest of the country.

Public radio funding

Three public radio stations providing updates on three large wildfires burning in Alaska will have their budgets slashed by the governors vetoes.

Wednesday Evening Weather KTUU 8-21-19

Smoke, Fire, Flood - dealing with these three weather factors.

Sun with smoke and air quality levels up and down today

While under mostly sunny skies Wednesday Anchorage warms into the mid 60's.

Tuesday Evening Weather KTUU 8-20-19

Sea Turtle research and smoky skies...see both here.

Anchorage goes back to school today while the smoke stays bad

While under partly sunny skies Tuesday Anchorage warms into the mid 60's.

Alaska calls for reinforcements from Lower 48 to contain Southcentral wildfires

The Alaska Division of Forestry has called in over 200 firefighters from Washington to help contain multiple wildfires raging across Southcentral.