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Village sues feds to open road in refuge

...federal law and arbitrary because no other reasonable transportation alternatives exist.King Cove and Cold Bay are on Alaska Peninsula.The road is proposed for an isthmus along the 150-square-mile Izembek Lagoon, home to world's largest known...
Pavlof Volcano's alert level is lowered to orange

...threaten aircraft, the observatory said.The 8,262-foot Pavlof Volcano is 625 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula, the finger of land extending southwest from the mainland toward the Aleutian Islands. Pavlof is a conical volcano...
Alaska Science Forum: A great Alaska earthquake meets southern California

...Thursday, March 27, 2014, a slab of the sea floor larger than human imagination fractures, rumbling beneath the Alaska Peninsula. In several planet-ringing minutes, thousands of years of potential energy releases to become kinetic. A great...
State ferry takes aircraft to mainland it went into storage, Jackson - a Fish and Game biologist - flew it across the archipelago and to the Alaska Peninsula. After seeing remote airstrips at his hands, the plane is getting a glimpse of scenery few other aircraft experience...
Halibut harvests cut for 10th straight season 2013? 3B (Western Gulf of Alaska): 2.84 million pounds, down from 4.29 million pounds in 2013? 4A (Alaska Peninsula): 850,000 pounds, down from 1.33 million pounds in 2013? 4B (Aleutian Islands): 1.14 million pounds...
King Cove renews call for road

...Borough, and four other tribe and community leaders.Jewell in late summer toured the community near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula. She announced last month that she had rejected a road through the refuge, which shelters millions of migratory...
Zirkle aims for Iditarod title after narrow misses

...midway through getting a degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania. She lived in a wall tent on the Alaska Peninsula, counting birds for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.She returned to college, finished her degree in 1992...
Fisheries Managers in Alaska

...council has delegated management of salmon fisheries in federal waters of Cook Inlet, Prince William Sound and the Alaska Peninsula to the state. Southeast king salmon troll fisheries are managed by the U.S. and Canadian federal governments...
Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch the wind-pounded volcano on the spine of the Alaska Peninsula."We weren't sure if we'd wake up the next...installs and fixes scientific equipment all over the Alaska Peninsula.The next afternoon, with the weather clearing...
Jewell: No decision imminent on road through wildlife refuge conference Tuesday she continues to review information on Izembek National Wildlife Refuge near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, the finger of land at the start of the Aleutian Islands."I have to synthesize all that information before I...


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