Alaska Science Forum: Unusual songbird meets an early snowstorm Neither of us remember seeing one here before.But the flaming yellow mohawk...100-foot spruces. Maybe they are more common here than we know, and we only find them when...Fairbanks kinglet was not seeking to winter here, but rather bumped into a window during...
Officials kill invasive fish in Oregon ponds

...the East Oregonian reports."Why you take your goldfish out here, I have no idea," said Bill Duke, district fish biologist...fisheries."You can't control (goldfish) once they get in here," he said. "They overpopulate and stunt themselves out...
Nation and World
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...said freshman Rep. Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania. "I've been here nine months, I've never seen anything like this. I'd bet you most other members who have been here 20 or 30 years would say the same thing."Several Republicans were...
Nation and World
Angela Rodell named next Permanent Fund chief

...stepping stone," she said, "and people are going to leave here because we have restrictions - compensation probably being the...Juneau - possibly one in New York City - she is firm in staying here. "I've made Juneau my home," she said. "I'm staying...
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

...pomarine jaegers, snowy owls and arctic foxes.Read the petition here: Read more on USFWS's website here:
On the Trails: Animals disguised by 'trash backpacks'

...predators, may offer some chemical protection, too.The world of insects offers many fine examples of disguise, as well. Here are just a few, fortunately supported by tidy scientific experiments. Certain assassin bugs in Africa prey on ants and are...
Bosses, pull back curtain on pay gap for women

...know what anybody else makes. But I do want to be sure that I'm making the same, especially considering that I've been here for 15 years. So what are you doing about that? How do I know that we women are being paid fairly?"The managing partner...
At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...15-minute phone call.""For weeks, everybody's been on edge about it," Alec said. "The most important things we have in here are connections with our family." Lines of communicationIn addition to the cost of calling, the phone system itself is balky...
Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates to win NL wild card

PITTSBURGH - These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care.Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0...
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A $750K ride to the glacier

...first electric bus ever to drive on Juneau roads."We live here, and we see how the glacier is changing due to climate change...Spending $4,000 is a small price to pay to help foster a change here," McDonnell said.The Mendenhall Glacier is Juneau's most...


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