US halts sales of offshore drilling leases in Arctic

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The In terior Department announced Fri day that it is cancelling future lease sales and will not extended current leases...

4 dead, many injured when vehicle crashes into Oklahoma State homecoming parade

...scene," said Geoff Haxton, of Tulsa, who attended the parade with his children.Another spectator, Konda Walker, from Anchorage, Alaska, told the Stillwater News Press that some people initially thought the crash was part of the show."People were...

Shell will cease Alaskan Arctic exploration

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its quest to become the first company to produce oil in Alaska's Arctic waters, darkening...

Atlanta firm buying WAGT-TV in Augusta

...existing stations better."As part of the deal, Gray is also acquiring TV stations in Roanoke, Va., Wichita, Kan., Anchorage, Alaska, Rapid City, S.D., Springfield, Mo., and South Bend, Ind. The station in Roanoke is WDBJ, where two employees...

Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

LOS ALGODONES, Mexico - Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made a pit stop in Las Vegas to pick up a friend, and kept heading south, all the way...

Young musher leads in Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A young musher who recently won an all-river-ice sled dog race in Alaska has grabbed an early lead in the 1,000-mile...

Study on fish behavoir yields surprise

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The advent of new imaging technology has enabled fishery scientists to confirm what they had only theorized before...

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Researchers use contest records to study changing climate

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In the complex science of tracking global warming, researchers usually crunch billions of measurements through a vast...

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Timothy Blomberg (ANCHORAGE, Alaska)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Longtime Alaskan Timothy John...Angelia and Tim moved their family to Anchorage in the spring of 1994. For 14 years...wife of 23 years, Angelia Blomberg of Anchorage; son, Timothy R. Blomberg of Anchorage...

John Gibson (ANCHORAGE, Alaska)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Services for Mr. John Gibson, formerly of Hampton, S.C., will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2007 at Bethlehem...