ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's largest airport became one of the nation’s busiest in recent months as disrupted shipping patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic increased cargo...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) —
The food service provider for the Anchorage and Fairbanks airports will lay off more than 140 employees because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic,...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Protesters in Alaska carrying a banner and a caribou heart interrupted a campaign event for a U.S. senator seeking reelection.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An airport in Alaska has reopened Saturday after a bomb threat regarding a cargo plane heading to Asia forced the aircraft to divert to Anchorage and officials closed the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport had a record 5.7 million travelers in 2019, Alaska transportation officials said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — UPS Inc. is exploring a potential $110 million expansion that could include a new flight operations building and warehouse at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport,...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage company has fired and disciplined workers after a video showed them throwing Amazon.com delivery packages to each other in a warehouse.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A driver died and another was injured in a crash near Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Anchorage police say a woman in a small car shortly after 3:30...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — New storage facility construction projects at the Anchorage airport could create more than 1,000 jobs, officials said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskans who routinely pack knit caps and fleece jackets in summer on Friday were swapping them for sunscreen and parasols amid a prolonged heat wave.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's largest airport is considering the addition of a hotel to the facility, officials said.
Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage is considering...
A three-woman arbitration panel has ordered the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear a complaint by former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo that accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nelson Angapak Sr. promised Sen. Ted Stevens to help Alaska Native veterans get another chance to apply for prized land allotments.
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress.
Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former Alaska bank employee who stole $4.3 million in cash and fled to Mexico is set to be sentenced.
Gerardo Cazarez Valenzuela, 33, pleaded guilty to theft of...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police are trying to reunite cremated remains left at Alaska's largest airport with the traveler who left them behind.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of Alaska's largest city can expect to hear increased jet noise again as the airport reroutes planes over the city during construction to a runaway.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's largest airport is expecting a big increase in passenger capacity during the summer tourist season.
Officials at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The airport that bears the name of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens now has a statue of the Alaska Republican.
A 631-pound (286-kilogram) bronze statue was unveiled...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The names of two Alaska Native teenagers have been added to a plaque commemorating the first summit of North America's highest mountain more than a century ago.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's congressional delegation says the U.S. Navy plans to name a new destroyer after the late former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.
The Anchorage Daily News reports that Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the news Friday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A collapsed off-ramp in Alaska's largest city that became an iconic image of the destructive force of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake was rebuilt and reopened four days after its destruction.
The ramp, which leads to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, reopened between 1:30 and 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, said Shannon McCarthy, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of the man killed in the parking lot of a hotel near the city's largest airport.
Twenty-seven-year-old David Welch was shot late Monday afternoon.
Police shortly before 4:30 p.m. took a call of a shooting at the Spenard Holiday Inn Express on Spenard Road just east of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man shot in the parking lot of a hotel in southwest Anchorage has died.
Anchorage police announced Tuesday they are investigating the case, reported earlier as a drug-related shooting, as a homicide.
Police shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday took a call of a shooting at the Spenard Holiday Inn Express on Spenard Road just east of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines has a new, $50 million hangar in Anchorage that's large enough to house two Boeing 737s.
KTVA reports the airline unveiled the massive hangar this week at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
The new facility measures more than 100,000 square feet.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Summer passenger traffic set an all-time high in 2018 at Alaska's largest airport.
Officials at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport say 1.53 million passengers embarked on flights from May through September.
That was an increase of 68,724 passengers, a nearly 4.5 percent jump over 2017 summer traffic of 1.46 million embarking passengers, airport manager Jim Szczesniak said Thursday. It also exceeded the previous recorded high in summer 2016.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Anchorage airport is looking into building a large warehouse to allow for air cargo to be stored on-site, officials said.
The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport issued a formal invitation to companies Thursday, seeking ideas for constructing and operating a quick cargo center, Alaska's Energy Desk reported .
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Air cargo traffic at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has increased during the first half of this year, state officials said.
Data from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities shows air tonnage increased 5.2 percent to more than 1.34 million metric tons from January to June, KTVA-TV reported Tuesday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee has dismissed a complaint by former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo that accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of illegally favoring Major League Soccer.
Solo filed the complaint in January when she was among the candidates running for USSF president, a race she lost the following month to Carlos Cordeiro.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A sea creature that Alaskan fishermen believed to be a giant squid turned out to be the decaying carcass of a humpback whale, officials said.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration received reports Tuesday from fishermen near St. James Bay, saying there was a 30-foot (9-meter) squid floating in the water, the Juneau Empire reported .
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Some residents of south Anchorage are complaining that the noise caused by rerouted airplanes is keeping them up at night.
Air traffic from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has been rerouted over some neighborhoods not accustomed to the aircraft sounds as a runway undergoes renovation, KTVA-TV reported Monday.
Former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation with the U.S. Olympic Committee, accusing it of illegally favoring Major League Soccer.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 300-pound black bear was killed after it wandered into an Anchorage post office.
Anchorage television station KTVA reports the bear got inside the building Sunday after walking through an open door near the loading dock.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — No injuries were reported after part of the landing gear on a medical transport plane collapsed when arriving Wednesday at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Clint Johnson, head of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska region, says the left gear on the King Air twin turbo prop plane collapsed and the left wing struck runway 15.
There were five people onboard, including the pilot, patient and three medical crew members.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska researchers in Juneau have been at their state-of-the-art facility for a decade, where they last year earned a gold medal from the U.S. Department of Commerce for a study of sablefish.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker during a refueling stop on an upcoming 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific.
The governor, Alaska first lady Donna Walker and Air Force Lt. General Ken Wilsbach greeted Pence and his wife, Karen, at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Pence then met with the governor at the executive terminal to discuss key issues for the state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure is mounting on USA Hockey in its wage dispute with the women's national team.
On Monday, 16 U.S. senators wrote a letter to executive director Dave Ogrean, urging him to resolve the matter. The message came four days before the start of the women's world championship, which players threatened to boycott if significant progress was not made toward an agreement.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Feb. 10 about Sen. Orrin Hatch's tenure, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hatch is the longest serving senator in U.S. history. Sen. Hatch is the longest-serving Republican senator in history.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Utah's Orrin Hatch passes US Senate longevity milestone
After 40 years, one month and six days, Utah's Orrin Hatch has been honored as the longest-serving GOP senator in U.S. history
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After 40 years, one month and six days, Utah's Orrin Hatch has been honored as the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history.
The 82-year-old Hatch surpassed the late Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska on Thursday for longevity.
As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell marked the milestone for colleagues, he noted that it doesn't appear Hatch is slowing down anytime soon.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — State officials are looking to start charging airlines for landing their planes at rural Alaska airports outside regular operating hours.
The Department of Transportation is working with airlines to create an overtime fee that could be implemented next year. Fairbanks International Airport and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport would not be affected by the change, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported (http://bit.ly/2ibNs72).
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines has announced plans to construct a $40 million maintenance hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to support a growing fleet of bigger and more efficient planes.
The Alaska Public Radio Network reports (http://bit.ly/2aAF5hr ) the airline's regional vice president, Marilyn Romano, says the new hangar is part of a $100 million investment in Alaska that includes terminal updates and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Justice Department does not have to turn over a prosecution training manual to defense attorneys.
The ruling Tuesday covers the so-called Blue Book that instructs prosecutors about their duty to turn over certain documents to defense lawyers. It was created following the government's botched prosecution of the late Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska.
Stevens was found guilty in a 2008 federal corruption case, but the...