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Fukushima radiation not cause for alarm in US

By PATRICK MAIRSThe Associated PressRadiation from the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster in Japan has reached North American shores, but — despite a number of...

Congress backs bill to lift Obama limits on Alaska hunting

By MATTHEW DALYThe Associated PressWASHINGTON — Congress has approved a bill that would allow aerial hunting of grizzly bears and killing of bears and...

Inspectors seek review of second Alaska underwater pipeline

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE, — A federal agency investigating an underwater pipeline leaking natural gas in Alaska's Cook Inlet is expanding its review...

Sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE, — A federal wildlife agency studying the Steller sea lion decline in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands is looking for help...

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

By SUSAN HAIGHThe Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. — The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents...

That’s not carry-on: Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flight

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on...

Alaska’s Bogoslof Volcano erupts again, spewing ash cloud

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska volcano that has erupted more than 35 times since mid-December has sent up another ash cloud.The Alaska Volcano Observatory says...

Operator lowers pressure, slows gas leak in Alaska pipeline

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE — The owner of an underwater pipeline spewing processed natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet has lowered pressure in...

Underwater pipeline leak may have started in December

By DAN JOLINGAssociated PressANCHORAGE — A pipeline spewing natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet may have started leaking in December, two months before the...

Alaska underwater gas leak continues, 2nd group to sue

By DAN JOLING The Associated PressANCHORAGE — A second environmental group has given formal notice that it will sue the owner of an underwater pipeline spewing natural...