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Lack of snow could change location of Iditarod race start

...the Alaska Range, down the Yukon River and along the Bering Sea coast to the old gold rush town of Nome. Race organizers...above Galena, Nordman said. From Unalakleet on the Bering Sea coast, there's a thin snowpack too, he said.Temperatures...
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...of Alaska where the sea meets shore.At sites on the Seward Peninsula, the tundra nose of Alaska that juts into the Bering Sea, DeGrandpre found the land was sinking by as much as one-fifth inch each year. She figures that subtle drop is the...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...options to reduce chinook and chum salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea pollock fishery.One alternative includes lowering the...that kind of science hasn't been used in determining Bering Sea bycatch limits, which worries the commercial fishing industry...
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The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...the American coast all the way from Mexico to the Aleutians. In 1932, the Japanese sent floating canneries across the Bering Sea. By 1937, the U.S. State Department had protested to Tokyo concerning Japanese encroachment on American fishing...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...following a 76-day deployment in the Bering Sea. The cutter departed Kodiak in and rescue presence in the Bering Sea.Among the returning training teams. While in the Bering Sea, Munro and its embarked helicopter...
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought reduce halibut bycatch in the Bering Sea in the face of rapidly sinking catch...asking for an emergency reduction in Bering Sea halibut bycatch.If approved by...lower the halibut bycatch in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands by 33 percent...
Recent Alaska books

...illustrated by Jon Van Zyle (University of Alaska Press, August 2014). Chinook, a female king salmon, travels from the Bering Sea, up the Yukon River, and on to the Nisutlin River, to deliver her eggs. Based on the story of a real-life Chinook...
Robert Schroth 1960 when she came to Juneau with her Dad on his halibut boat, Vivian. Ralph C. Ericksen then headed up to the Bering Sea, leaving her in Juneau. She arrived Thursday, got a job with the state Friday, met Bob at the Triangle Bar where...
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

JUNEAU - Ongoing search efforts at the site where a fishing ship sank in the Bering Sea, killing at least 27 people, likely will be measured in weeks, not days, a representative of the South Korean government said...
More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...conference.So far, 79 mushers so far are signed up for the 2015 race, including defending champion Dallas Seavey. The race starts March 7 in Anchorage and ends about nine days later on Front Street in Nome, a block off the frozen Bering Sea.


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