May 11, 2013 — How much hospitals around the country bill for 100 top procedures became public this week. Though insurance or Medicare may not actually pay the sticker price, some hospitals in Alaska are considering how they'll respond to more knowledgeable consumers.
Jan 5, 2013 — The magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit late Friday night, but warnings were canceled after it appeared the tsunami no longer posed a threat.
Jan 1, 2013 — A Shell oil drilling rig holding more than 150,000 gallons of diesel, oil, and hydraulic fluid has run aground near Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, after breaking away while being towed during a storm. The crew was evacuated before the rig was incapacitated.
Apr 6, 2012 — Photos and video show how the Coast Guard fired on the drifting Ryou-Un Maru to send it to the bottom of the Gulf of Alaska. It was a threat to ships passing through the area.
Jan 18, 2012 — Cordova and Valez have been buried this winter. But the forecast is for clear skies the rest of this week and life is beginning to return to normal.
Jan 17, 2012 — After a struggle, a Coast Guard icebreaker was able to help get a Russian tanker close enough to be able to offload the cargo. Without it, the Alaskan city's 3,500 people were going to soon run out of gasoline and diesel fuel.
Jan 12, 2012 — It's hard to fathom from afar just how rough the weather has been in parts of Alaska for the past month or so. It's winter, sure. But things have been particularly brutal. And there seems to be no end in sight.
Jan 9, 2012 — Cordova is bracing for even more snow. In Nome, residents are hoping a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker will be able to lead a Russian tanker into port within a day or two. Such a delivery hasn't been made before in winter.
Nov 10, 2011 — The villages on Norton Sound are right at the water's edge, and with the ice developing progressively later each season, Carven Scott says meteorologists worry storms like this one will become a more regular occurrence.
Aug 18, 2011 — A humpback whale calf is swimming a little happier today, after being freed from fishing lines, and an inflated buoy, that had gotten snarled around its body. Officials say its mother never left its side as they tried to cut the calf free.