A bill pending review in the U.S. Senate would stop the TSA from keeping the change when airport travelers forget to pick up coins from plastic bins at the security checkpoint -- to the tune of about $3,600 a year in Alaska alone.
Beginning Saturday, Feb. 16, people will be able to drive their own cars a dozen miles into Denali National Park, opening up new recreational opportunities for skiers, snowshoers and hikers. Sean Doogan
The section of highway -- running roughly from the Moose River bridge to the Soldotna Fred Meyer -- is one of five designated state highway corridors due to higher-than-normal crash rates.Joseph Robertia
Alaska has some of the most remote national parks in the country, including Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, which reported only 19 visitors last year. But another park spent a whopping $1,368 per visitor. Craig Medred
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials rejected plans by Air North for a daily flight to Fairbanks next summer from Dawson City, suggesting that the flight by the Yukon airline should land in Anchorage instead.Dermot Cole