News from the state of Alaska

Incomplete polar bear survey halts Alaska oil search bid

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska Native corporation that was hoping to receive a federal permit to look for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife...

Cultural ‘big deal’: Seal oil makes menu at Alaska care home

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seal oil has been a staple in the diet of Alaska‚Äôs Inupiat for generations. ...

Nothing to sneeze at: Global warming triggers earlier pollen

When Dr. Stanley Fineman started as an allergist in Atlanta, he told patients they should start taking their medications and prepare for the drippy,...