Only one of Alaska's bears can take home the title of Fat Bear Week 2021 champion.
Hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Nevada are reporting a crush of new coronavirus cases and limited medical staff, forcing some facilities to prioritize resources.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake Wednesday evening was magnitude 8.2 and struck 56 miles east southeast of Perryville, Alaska, off the state's peninsula.
A man in Alaska, who said that he had been mauled by a bear and that the animal had returned to his camp and harassed him every night for a week, was rescued by the Coast Guard.
Officials hope the added incentive of the vaccine will attract visitors. It's part of an effort to jump start a floundering summer tourism industry that's been devastated by the pandemic.
In Alaska, the coronavirus vaccine is heading to tiny villages on small planes and snow machines. The massive undertaking echoes previous efforts to get vaccines to remote corners of the state.
Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture.
A school district just north of Anchorage, Alaska, has more than 11,000 students in class. While there have been some coronavirus cases, the district says it's been able to deal with them quickly.
For the last two years, the administration has been working to lift the rule prohibiting development in the Tongass, the country's largest national forest.