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CLIMATE CHANGER - New Audubon study reveals climate change effects on many bird species

A new study released this week by the National Audubon Society reveals a comprehensive look at how climate change is projected to affect bird species across the country. Nils Warnock, Audubon Alaska's Executive Director said, "Our world's climate is changing and results of this major study reveal that many North American birds will be losers if we do not begin to implement change.
 
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Community

TUG FAMILY - How the Craig family came to own the tugboat Oswell Foss, a piece of maritime history with a work life as winding as theirs

It requires some attention for Andy Craig to start up his tugboat, the Oswell Foss, or just "Oz," and leave the harbor. He\'s been running [...]

MUSHROOM CHAT - Renowned mycologist and author David Arora on mushrooms, mushroom culture and mushroom myths

David Arora, a last minute addition to last weekend\'s Fungus Festival line-up, is the author of two quintessential mushroom guides, Mushrooms [...]

BEARS AND PEOPLE - Neighbors on Their Best Behavior? ADF&G has some suggestions to secure trash and keep bears out of residential areas.

Recognizing that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the Cordova Police Department (CPD), the Alaska Wildlife Troopers (AWT), and the [...]

OTTER UNDERSTANDING - Fourteen years into a study of Prince William sound sea otters, a research team from Texas A and M University contributes to otter understanding.

The return of sea otters in force to the Prince William Sound is an indication that the ecosystem is returning to a natural balance. So said Randall [...]

AN ARTIST WITH FOOD - Shelley Balint retires as dietician of CCMC long term care after 33 years

[breakout]You\'re Invited! There will be a no-host reception for Shelley at the Powderhouse on September 7 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.[/breakout] After [...]

LIKE IT WAS - Historical restoration of the Pioneer Igloo, a building steeped in history, with more renovations to come.

Outside the Pioneer Igloo, Troy Tirrell, the Pioneer's Sergeant of Arms, and Jim Casement, Secretary, pointed out the moldering log on the north side [...]

News

FISHERIES DEBATE - Senate, House candidates coming to Kodiak to talk fish

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, who twice declined to participate in the 2014 Kodiak fisheries debate for congressional candidates, has [...]

Police seeking motorist who picked up hitchhikers following homicide

Anchorage Police are seeking assistance in locating a motorist who picked up hitchhikers following the homicide of Christopher Fulton, Jr. On [...]

STILL HARVESTING - Alaska's salmon catch tops 148 million fish

Preliminary updates from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game show that the Alaska commercial salmon harvest reached 148,116,000 fish by Sept. 9, [...]

CHANGE OF PLANS - Sullivan opts out of Kodiak fisheries debate

Republican U.S. challenger Dan Sullivan will not participate in the now traditional candidates' debate set for Oct. 1 by the Kodiak Chamber of [...]

Charges brought in fatal Anchorage shooting

Anchorage police have arrested two individuals and charged them with murder in the fatal shooting of Christopher Fulton, Jr. According to the arrest [...]

WEBINAR - Proposed determination for Pebble deposit explained

Region 10 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering an online webinar on Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 to provide a brief overview of the Clean [...]

 

Statewide Stories

AK Beat: Decline in Canada caribou herds threatens subsistence hunts

AK Beat: Decline in Canada caribou herds threatens subsistence hunts Caribou herds in parts of northern Canada are in severe decline, forcing First [...]

AK Beat: Suspect sought in Anchorage stabbling

AK Beat: Suspect sought in Anchorage stabbling Anchorage police are investigating the Friday night bike trail stabbing of 22-year-old twin [...]

AK Beat: Noorvik man convicted of charges stemming from trooper-involved shooting

AK Beat: Noorvik man convicted of charges stemming from trooper-involved shooting A Kotzebue jury has convicted Jeffrey Henry of assault and [...]

AK Beat: Forecast calls for spectacular auroras, but also clouds

AK Beat: Forecast calls for spectacular auroras, but also clouds The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is calling for [...]

AK Beat: New Russian military bases going up on Arctic island near Alaska

AK Beat: New Russian military bases going up on Arctic island near Alaska Russia has started constructing new military bases on Wrangel Island [...]