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Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash

March 29, 2021 3:18 pm

The only other person onboard was in serious condition but stable Sunday at an Anchorage hospital, Alaska State Troopers said.

Helicopter crash in Alaska backcountry ski trip kills 5

March 29, 2021 7:29 am

The Eurocopter AS50 crashed under unknown circumstances about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Anchorage at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday.

Alaska talks: Is the US trying to turn China into a pariah?

March 24, 2021 3:17 pm

China tried to frame its first high-level meeting with the Biden administration as a step towards mending ties. But the US has been clear it wants to rally a global alliance to confront "threats" from Beijing.

Watch: Moose halts soccer game in Alaska, shows off dribbling skills

October 19, 2020 10:48 am

A couple of teenagers were having a practice game when the animal turned up at the field in Homer, Alaska, out of nowhere.

Iconic bus from 'Into the Wild' likely to find a home at Alaska's Fairbanks museum

July 31, 2020 1:50 pm

The bus became a beacon for those wishing to retrace the steps of Christopher McCandless, who hiked to the bus in 1992. The 24-year-old Virginia man died from starvation when he couldn’t hike back out because of the swollen Teklanika River.

Gold vs. Salmon: An Alaska mine project just got a boost

July 25, 2020 2:19 pm

The fight is over what lies just below the surface: one of the richest deposits of copper, gold and other valuable metals in the world. It sets two of the state’s most important industries, mining and fishing, against each other.

Florida based firm to offer balloon rides from Alaska to the edge of space

July 04, 2020 7:04 pm

The balloon rides will be manned by a flight crew taking eight passengers in a pressurized capsule suspended beneath a hydrogen balloon the size of a football stadium.

US jets intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska: Report

June 10, 2020 4:15 pm

Russia said the 11-hour flight, carried out by its Tupolev Tu-95MS bombers, complied with international law.

Looking for some adventure? Add these destinations to your bucket list

October 10, 2019 10:37 am

Why not pick from a list of countries that offer the best of all worlds — nature, history and wildlife?

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on

August 30, 2019 7:45 am

Usually, Alaska wildfires wind down by late July, but this week, the state Department of Natural Resources extended the official fire season to Sept. 30.