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Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman Channel

Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain.

 

by RACHEL D'ORO

35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.
Dan Joling

No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

The manager of Alaska's infectious disease program says it wouldn't be surprising if an unusual respiratory illness that has affected children in the Lower 48 is detected soon in Alaska.

Petersburg to host large Alaska Native gathering

PETERSBURG - Petersburg plans to host one of the largest gatherings of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska. The 102nd annual Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood (ABN-ANS) Grand Camp is scheduled for Oct. 8 - 11.
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