04-28-21 AM newscast

U.S. Air Force

Fifteen-thousand servicemembers will begin a large-scale military training exercise on Monday in and around Alaska. Northern Edge 2021 will involve all four branches of the armed services, along with some 250 warplanes and multiple naval vessels. The exercise will be staged out of military and civilian airfields around the state, as well as an aircraft carrier and other ships offshore.

Poems That Invite You In

Apr 28, 2021

Juneau based poet Emily Wall on servng as juror for the Fairbanks Arts Association's statewide poetry contest.

Census Counts 733,391 Alaskans, 3.3% Growth

Apr 27, 2021

Alaska’s population increased 3.3% in the last decade, according to the official U.S. Census count that was released Monday. The data were for state populations only; more specific geographic details won’t be released until August. Alaska’s representation to Congress will not change.


Apr 27, 2021

04-27-21 middy newscast

04-27-21 AM newscast

Ellen Grover / Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

COVID-19 cases in Interior Alaska surged last week and is keeping emergency room physicians and other medical providers busy with the case load. They are drawing a direct relationship between the high case rate and our low vaccination rate.


Apr 26, 2021

04-26-21 midday newscast

04-26-21 AM newscast

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

The state Department of Transportation will host an online public meeting Tuesday to present its plans for a $15 million project to reconfigure a busy intersection on the east side of Fairbanks that’s scheduled to begin next year.