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Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...conditions, culminating with the drill vessel Kulluk running aground near Kodiak as it was being towed across the Gulf of Alaska.The company chose not to drill in 2013 or 2014. But it has prepared a revised drilling plan for 2015 if it is allowed...
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...conditions, said Shaun Baines, a meteorologist for the weather service in Anchorage, Alaska. Temperatures along the Gulf of Alaska coastline were in the 40s.Winter storm warnings were in effect Sunday for parts of Montana, North Dakota and South...

...275 inches. Anyone else feeling rain envy? And while it rains 150 inches per year along the northern coast of the Gulf of Alaska and 100 inches in the swath between Dillingham and Bethel, places like the Seward Peninsula and North Slope typically...
Community invited to tour CGC SPAR

...buoy tender home ported in Kodiak and is responsible for maintaining more than 150 aids to navigation throughout the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea.For more information about SPAR please visit
Fire briefly flares up at offshore gas platform

...only one active production well, and it was shut off remotely after the fire broke out. A subsurface pipeline that carries the gas to the town of Nikiski also was closed.The inlet stretches 180 miles from Anchorage to the Gulf of Alaska.
'Sopping wet' fall, winter ahead

...warm ocean temperatures in the Gulf of Alaska mean a warm, wet fall and winter...salmon is yet to be seen.The Gulf of Alaska has been up to five degrees Fahrenheit...trawls caught ocean sunfish in the Gulf of Alaska as well. They've also caught...
Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation dispatched a cutter, helicopter and another aircraft.Cook Inlet stretches 180 miles from Anchorage to the Gulf of Alaska.The Baker platform is among 10 in the inlet that Hilcorp purchased in January 2012. Of those, nine are active in...
On the Trails: Beaked whales

...or surface too rapidly, before the body is prepared for the change.There are three species in the North Pacific/Gulf of Alaska waters (two of these have been subject to commercial whaling, near Japan). I will give the scientific names here...
Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...culminating with the drill vessel Kulluk running aground off an island near Kodiak as it was being towed across the Gulf of Alaska in stormy weather.Shell chose not to drill during the short open water drilling season in 2013 or 2014, and it faces...
My Turn: It's time for trawlers to pay their fair share

...inches. Fishermen throughout the Gulf of Alaska faced restrictions on fishing for...nearly to the same degree: the Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries. A series of articles...address bycatch problems. Called the Gulf of Alaska Trawl Bycatch Management Program...


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