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Michigan man's WWII dog tag found in Nome

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A man searching for sea glass along a western Alaska beach has discovered a Michigan soldier's World War II dog tag.Mario Gandolfo said he found the dog tag in Nome, Alaska, on Nov...
Senator seeks $15 million for tsunami debris

...rough guess. The Japanese government last month predicted the most buoyant debris, such as buoys that littered some Alaska beaches earlier this year, has already arrived. Lumber from houses and boats is expected to begin reaching the West Coast...
Biologist: Tsunami debris can be overwhelming in spots

...debris that you see from the video footage from the tsunami."Some groups that routinely clean ocean debris from Alaska beaches - particularly in the Gulf of Alaska region - have raised concerns about the volume and type of debris that they have...
Federal grand jury indicts two on ivory sale charges

...thousands of dollars. Prosecutors say Reynolds collected parts from about a dozen Pacific walrus carcasses found on Alaska beaches since 1999. Reynolds found most of the walruses near Pilot Point, a community of about 75 on the northern coast...
Southeast deer weathering tough Autumn

...season, which ends Dec. 31. A federally managed subsistence hunt takes place in January. As hunters scout Southeast Alaska beaches for deer, it's important to remember that it is illegal to shoot deer from a boat. In Southeast Alaska, it is...
Turn the tides in your house

...remote, largely out of sight and out of mind. Sound off on the important issues at The garbage that washes up on Alaska beaches is not just our garbage, but Pacific Rim garbage, and if we look beyond our doorstep, we realize that part of our...
Mat-Su wanted ferry, gets $78 million landing craft and wonders what to do with it

...Susitna could be used as an offshore oil drilling support vessel or a scientific research ship able to pull up on remote Alaska beaches, borough officials say. Maybe it would work for dinner cruises or as a way for tourists to reach the Kenai Peninsula...
UAF: PSP may again be a problem

...visitors not to eat untested shellfish harvested from Alaska beaches."Without proper testing, you can never really...people not to eat untested shellfish harvested from Alaska beaches. (Read one of the warnings online at www.hss...
SEARHC warns to not eat, harvest shellfish

...levels of PSP toxin ever recorded. Some of the highest levels of PSP toxin in the world were discovered on Southeast Alaska beaches.The Food and Drug Administration lists the safe level of PSP as any amount less than 80 micrograms (mcg) of toxin...
Murkowski calls for Japan tsunami debris roundtable

...monitoring program is designed to examine beaches in a systematic manner and tabulate the number of objects arriving on Alaska beaches," Gaudet said.Sen. Mark Begich is attempting to boost debris monitoring and cleanup through legislation."Residents...


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