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Cleanup of trash in remote Alaska island underway

KODIAK - Volunteers are cleaning up marine debris from a remote Alaska island.The effort on Tugidak Island is the second and final year of Kodiak Island Trails Network's debris-removal project at the...
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...Clear-cut logging in the Tongass National Forest and on state and private lands has devastated wolf habitat on southeast Alaska islands, Noblin said in the organization's announcement."The Endangered Species Act is the strongest law in the world...
Collaboration by many boosts Homer's Old Town

...Lane to the eastern edge of the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center...The federal government built the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, including...Highway from Ohlson Lane to the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center; on...
Alaska Science Forum: High-and-dry log points to great Alaska tsunamis

As Gary Carver stepped through the grasses of a treeless Alaska island with an archaeologist friend in 2005, he spotted a bleached driftwood log. The log rested on sand about a half mile from the...
Cattle herds on remote islands face threat

ANCHORAGE - There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.The animals have been abandoned. They've been...
Former 'Rat Island' has whole new look

...federal wildlife officials are reporting success, five years after undertaking an effort to eradicate rats from a remote Alaska island.Officials with Island Conservation, The Nature Conservancy and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday...
Homer's Old Town history

...over the winter until graves could be dug after breakup.Walli also said a World War I veteran was buried near the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center."When they built that new building for the feds, I was afraid they were going to dig...
10,000 walrus come ashore at northwest Alaska island

ANCHORAGE - An estimated 10,000 walrus unable to find sea ice over shallow Arctic Ocean water have come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast.
On Site

...M/V Matanuska.I learned how to save spit and swallow so my ears wouldn't pop on the pontoon puddle jumpers of Alaska Island Air.I discovered that four suitcases still don't have enough room for all those comforts you leave behind.I fell...
Alaska islanders held during WWII reunite

...received the Alaska Historical Society's annual award for Contributions to Alaska History.The Japanese occupied two Alaska islands in World War II as part of a sprawling military action that included the pivotal Battle of Midway. A few Navy men...


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