News from the state of Alaska

Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states

LOS ANGELES — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in...

Alaska governor’s travel signals move to return to normalcy

METLAKATLA, Alaska — Drummers and singers welcomed Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy to Metlakatla, with some blowing fluffy white eagle feather down — symbolic of...

AP interview: Alaska governor shares vaccine with Canada

HYDER, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has offered COVID-19 vaccines to residents of the small British Columbia town of Stewart, with hopes it...

Tributes paid to Czech billionaire killed in chopper crash

PRAGUE — Politicians and friends in the Czech Republic have paid tribute to Petr Kellner, the country's richest man, who was killed in a...

Alaska drops eligibility requirements for COVID-19 vaccines

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska has dropped restrictions on who can get a COVID-19 vaccination, opening eligibility to anyone 16 or older who lives or...