Several American women, all on skis, hope to make their marks, and even take medals, at the Sochi Games. Let's meet these Olympians.
Alaska's Pavlof Volcano is getting more active, say observers, with ash clouds rising to 22,000 feet and molten rock appearing on the surface.
Alaska near miss: A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says the passenger jet veered right and the cargo plane turned in the same direction. The aircraft passed within a quarter-mile of each other at the same elevation.
Alaska fire: The Funny River Fire in the state's Kenai Peninsula covered nearly 248 square miles as of Monday morning and was 30 percent contained.
A massive wildfire in Alaska's Kenai Peninsula continues to explode in size, leading to mandatory evacuations of 1,000 structures.
Sarah Palin was the main event at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Saturday. She pushed a lot of tea party buttons to cries of 'Run, Sarah, Run!' but is coy about 2016.
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off Sunday when 69 mushers and their canine teams left Willow, Alaska. The 1,000 mile race usually lasts about nine days – for the winner.
Alaska marijuana: A group may have gathered enough signatures for a ballot initiative on legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Alaska. Voters will decide in August.
A Boeing 767 made an emergency landing in Cold Bay, Alaska on Wednesday morning, after receiving an engine warning message. Passengers waited 10 hours before departing on a replacement plane.
A new study suggests that, globally, the maximum temperatures of the past 150 years will be the new minimum by 2047. It also pinpoints when this shift will take place in 26 cities.