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Yukon Quest: Fallen trees almost quash 2005 Quest

The record-setting wildfire season of this past summer almost spelled disaster for the 2005 Yukon Quest sled dog race.
Hunters watch for sick birds

James Active Jr. may live in one of the more remote areas of North America, but that hasn't kept him from tracking the path of the avian flu virus on its march across the globe.
Moose hunters face fines for late reporting

BETHEL - A recent hunt on the lower Kuskokwim River claimed more moose than planned because some hunters filed late harvest reports, wildlife officials said.
Yukon River catch to be limited due to low king numbers

FAIRBANKS - State and federal fish managers anticipate another poor run of king salmon in the Yukon River and will limit catch opportunities this summer for commercial and subsistence fishermen.
Panel OKs restoration of bison

A public advisory committee has endorsed a plan to restore wood bison in Alaska, but it hasn't said exactly where it should be done.
Falling oil prices may be a chink in Palin's armor

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sarah Palin's first two years in office have been called a time of milk and honey, when the resource-rich state was flush with wealth from record oil prices.


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