In a small community in Alaska residents are speaking a language that you might not expect. Its roots come from a country that colonized Alaska in the 18th century. For today's Geo Quiz, name that country.
Today's answer is the Iditarod National Trail in Alaska, where America's last great gold rush began 100 years ago today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kevin Keeler, the trail's administrator.
In little Cordova, Alaska, a town accessible only by air and sea, they're struggling with removing the 130 inches of snow that have fallen in December and the first eight days of January — and more snow is on the way.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned today that the era of inexpensive natural gas is coming to an end. As one of the world's largest gas producers, Russia is a key player in the energy market.
The tanker Renda has anchored off the coast of Nome, Alaska. All that's left now is for the 1.3 million gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel to be off-loaded into town, using a pipe stretched a half a mile over ice-covered ocean.