Alaska

Halibut Cove, just outside Homer, Alaska. (Ari Burack/Special to S.F.Examiner)

The road ends in Homer, Alaska

Homer, Alaska — the “end of the road” that winds far south…

 

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign stop Saturday, March 26, 2016, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Sanders wins 3 states; Clinton retains big delegate lead

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders scored three wins in Western caucus contests, giving…

 

In this photo provided by Vincent Nusunginya, items fallen from the shelves litter the aisles inside a Safeway grocery store following an earthquake on the Kenai Peninsula on Sunday in south-central Alaska.  (Vincent Nusunginya via the AP)

Magnitude-7.1 quake jolts Alaska; 1 home explodes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A magnitude-7.1 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls…

 

States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the pot industry's ongoing difficulty banking means they need new options to finance expansion. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)

Pot states take fresh look at out-of-state investment

DENVER — States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look…

States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the pot industry's ongoing difficulty banking means they need new options to finance expansion. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, steps off Air Force One after arriving at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential…

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, steps off Air Force One after arriving at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
President Barack Obama on Sunday said he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's…

President Barack Obama on Sunday said he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
City engineer Dan Tadic, from left, Fire Chief Dave Miller, Search and Rescue Capt. Lance Ewers and firefighter Rob Janik look at the damage caused by a landslide on Kramer Drive, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Sitka, Alaska.  (James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP)

Search delayed for 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The instability of landslide debris is delaying a search…

City engineer Dan Tadic, from left, Fire Chief Dave Miller, Search and Rescue Capt. Lance Ewers and firefighter Rob Janik look at the damage caused by a landslide on Kramer Drive, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Sitka, Alaska.  (James Poulson/The Daily Sitka Sentinel via AP)
Bill Roth/AP Via Anchorage Daily NewsIn a Saturday

Warm weather forces Iditarod sled dog race farther north

ANCHORAGE — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled…

Bill Roth/AP Via Anchorage Daily NewsIn a Saturday
AP Photo/Mark ThiessenIn this Feb. 20

Alaska quietly becomes third state to legalize marijuana

Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational…

AP Photo/Mark ThiessenIn this Feb. 20
AP Photo/Damian DovarganesAn oil rig is seen off shore in Long Beach

From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means…

AP Photo/Damian DovarganesAn oil rig is seen off shore in Long Beach
AP Photo/Mark ThiessenCateflyn Schnell

Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

Several gay couples lined up early on Monday in Anchorage to apply…

AP Photo/Mark ThiessenCateflyn Schnell

Sea Princess cruise ship plagued by norovirus outbreaks

A San Francisco-based cruise ship had more than 350 cases of norovirus…

New 'evidence' points to a Palin 2012 run

News of a Sarah Palin documentary scheduled to open in Iowa this…

Murkowski statement on earmark ban: Against.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who appears to have won re-election as a…

Murkowski blasts ‘the Jim DeMint mentality’

Lisa Murkowski is honest that she’s for earmarks and against reform. Via…

‘Rent-an-Eskimo’

My Monday column about Alaska Native Corporations has drawn some fire as…

Video: 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' TV trailer released

"I'd rather be doing this than be in some stuffy old political…

Murkowski's 'Alaska Mafia' and the public dole

Once insurgent conservative Joe Miller knocked off moderate Sen. Lisa Murkowski in…

After losing primary to Tea Party candidate, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, to run as a write-in

Well, so much for party unity: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) will run…

Sarah Palin Inc.

Why did Sarah Palin resign from her position as Governor of Alaska?…