ANCHORAGE - A large decline in wolves inside one of Alaska's national preserves is coinciding with a state-sanctioned program to kill the animals near the boundaries of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, a National Park Service official said Friday.
ANCHORAGE - Two Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships operating in the Arctic emitted excessive amounts of air pollution during drilling operations last summer off Alaska's northern coastline, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
A baby humpback whale that was found floundering in shallow waters off Hawaii's Kawaikui Beach Park died after becoming separated from its mother.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race took the lead early Sunday and held onto it as he pressed forward along the Bering Sea coastline. Another musher was just 15 minutes behind.
ANCHORAGE, - The Alaska Court of Appeals issued a ruling Friday that gives former state Rep. Nick Stepovich a partial victory in his cocaine conviction case.
ANCHORAGE - Crews aboard two aircraft flew over an oil drilling ship Tuesday that went aground in a severe Alaska storm and saw no sign that the vessel was leaking fuel or that its hull had been breached.
ANCHORAGE - Two people were injured Thursday in a fire that broke out in a three-story apartment building, causing extensive damage and displacing more than two dozen people who took shelter in a nearby church, a fire official said.
ANCHORAGE - Former state Rep. Cheryll Heinze died early Wednesday from injuries she suffered in a small-plane crash in Homer that left four of her co-workers at an electric cooperative with minor injuries.
ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil Co. is downsizing its plan for off-shore drilling in the Arctic this year amid delays completing a spill containment barge required by the federal government, a spokesman said Tuesday.
ANCHORAGE - Silver salmon fishing is being shut down on the Little Susitna River because of another year of weak returns.
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