ANCHORAGE - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward in connection with the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed.The male dog named Snoop was found in Anchorage Oct. 10 about a mile from the owner's home. Police are investigating the death as a felony animal cruelty case.The Humane Society said Wednesday it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or people involved.
Thanksgiving travelers spent the day Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan.
ANCHORAGE - Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor's race following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic rival.
ANCHORAGE - One of Alaska's most active volcanos has calmed down since spewing ash up to 35,000 feet into the air over the weekend, but scientists said Monday the volcano has a pattern of prolonged eruptions of varying intensity.
ANCHORAGE - One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city. This time of year, Anchorage normally has nearly 17 inches of snowfall.
ANCHORAGE - One of Alaska's most active volcanos has calmed down since spewing ash up to 35,000 feet into the air over the weekend, but scientists said Monday the volcano has a pattern of prolonged eruptions of varying intensity. They're not ready to consider this explosion over.Pavlof Volcano began erupting Wednesday, culminating with a major blast Saturday that lasted seven or eight hours before its seismic activity dramatically dropped.The National Weather Service warned aircraft to avoid the area over the weekend because of the ash plume.
ANCHORAGE - American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.The report released Tuesday by a U.S. Department of Justice advisory committee reflects information gathered at public hearings across the country in 2013 and 2014.
ANCHORAGE - One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.This time of year, Anchorage normally has nearly 17 inches of snowfall. Instead, it's seen less than 4 inches - and that snow has melted in unseasonably warmer weather.In fact, a light rain fell this week, only to later freeze into a slick layer on roads and trails.
ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition team.
...Management. Fall storms routinely batter many coastal communities, and erosion has long been a problem.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at https://twitter.com/rdoro .
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