ANCHORAGE - A deadly epidemic had gripped a gold rush town in the impenetrable U.S. territory of Alaska nearly 90 years ago, transfixing the nation. A cure existed, but there was no way to deliver it.
ANCHORAGE - Federal responders said Monday it was too early to know what caused a commuter plane to crash in remote southwest Alaska, killing four people and injuring another six on board.
ANCHORAGE - The 20-year-old son of an Alaska legislator who prosecutors say distributed synthetic drugs to a man who died of an overdose was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in federal prison.
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ANCHORAGE - Robert Paniyak looks back wistfully to a time more than two decades ago when he and other Alaska Native youths helped scientists capture and band geese to address declining numbers of migratory waterfowl in the state's Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
ANCHORAGE - Powerful winds toppled trees onto power lines in southcentral Alaska on Monday, leaving thousands of people without electricity. High winds overnight were caused by a front moving into the area, according to the National Weather Service.
ANCHORAGE - The flood-prone village of Newtok near Alaska's storm-battered coast is running out of time as coastal erosion creeps ever closer to the Yup'ik Eskimo community.
ANCHORAGE - Crews at Denali National Park in Alaska have cleared a massive landslide from a road that is a popular tourist destination each summer. The landslide discovered last week covered 200 feet of the Denali Park Road with tons of rock and soil.
ANCHORAGE - Crews at Denali National Park in Alaska have cleared a landslide from a road that is a major tourist destination each summer.The landslide discovered last week covered 200 feet of the Denali Park Road with rock and soil.Crews finished clearing the road at day's end Monday. Park officials say it's not clear if instability of the terrain will affect visitors next summer.Park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri (gall-tee-EHR'-ee) says the road - 37 miles from the park entrance- appears intact.
ANCHORAGE - Western Alaska communities were cleaning up Monday after a powerful weekend storm brought icy flooding, with residents bracing for more storms expected to bring coastal surges and freezing rain. The village of Kotlik was among the worst hit.
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