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Northern Edge 2017 begins May 1

On the eve of war games in early May in the Gulf of Alaska, officials at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage are preparing for...

Participation in electronic monitoring would be voluntary

A proposed rule filed with the Federal Register on March 22 would integrate electronic monitoring into the North Pacific Observer Program, using cameras and...

Mitch Seavey honored as the oldest, fastest winner

Fifty-seven-year-old Mitch Seavey, the oldest and fastest winner ever of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, claimed $71,250 in prize money and a $40,000...

Young: ‘This budget isn’t going anywhere’

A preliminary 2018 federal budget proposal announced by the Trump administration on March 15 would pay for increased defense spending by cutting funds for...

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...

Spectacled eider project will estimate global population

A new Interior Department research project, to include the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, will estimate the global population of threatened spectacled eiders, and...

Coast Guard cutter arrives at Ketchikan from Florida

U.S. Coast Guard sector Juneau has announced the arrival of the Cutter John McCormick and its crew at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, after completing...

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...

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