Pipeline coordinator office to close

...February.The office was created in a 2004 law aimed at helping advance an Alaska gas pipeline project that would serve North America. Market conditions led to that plan being scrapped in favor of a liquefied natural gas project that would allow exports...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...while woolly mammoths showed up in North America about 150,000 years ago. Mammoth...when glaciers began covering North America around 75,000 years ago, colder...sweet trees and shrubs across North America as ice sheets grew and melted...
Analysis: Southeast wolves aren't subspecies

...Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Variation of Wolves in Southeast Alaska and Comparison with Wolves, Dogs and Coyotes in North America," was written by Cronin and University of California Davis colleagues."There is considerable differentiation of...
Is pro hockey headed to Vegas?

...the prospect of a Las Vegas team adds a touch of glamor. Locally, the notion of finally attracting a team in one of North America's major four sports leagues is enticing.To bring the NHL to Las Vegas, Foley could partner with the Las Vegas-based...
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Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...of rout," he said.Overall, the slide is a boon for consumers in oil-importing regions like Asia, Europe and North America. But there are also some possible negatives.North AmericaThe U.S. economy will receive an outsized benefit from...
Arctic drill ship company pleading to eight felonies

...the Noble Discoverer arrived in Seward under dead ship tow - and the company instituted new training of employees in North America, according to the plea agreement.Noble Drilling's parent company, Noble Corp., said in a news release that...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...successful?Perhaps the best-studied wild predator in North America is the wolf, so that is a good starting place. Admired...wild predator, and data are available from all over North America. There are a few reports that eagles are more successful...
Burns named to national Catholic service board

...people experience in this world is foreign to me, and, I think, to many others who live very privileged lives here in North America."For more information about the service organization, visit
Active Alaska volcano calms down - for now

...last 10 years or so."DANGER IN THE AIRThe volcano lies along popular international air routes connecting Europe, North America and Asia.International jets generally fly at altitudes between 30,000 and 45,000 feet, but airlines are notified...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...Though they launched about 9,000, and 10 percent likely arrived, only 300 are confirmed as having arrived in North America, he said. One was found for the first time just a month ago in British Columbia.The bombs caused the only wartime...


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