Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

...environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska.The proposal envisions auctioning areas located more than 50 miles off Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia to oil companies no earlier than 2021, long after President Barack Obama leaves office. For...
Mastodons more ancient than previously thought

...period around 120,000 years ago, when the climate was warm and there was abundant mastodon "chow" available both north and south of the Brooks Range.The new report also suggests that humans would not have been involved in the extermination of...
Southeast Unplugged

...deep beneath the surface of the Gulf of Alaska. There, the cable joins another, slightly bigger cable that snakes north and south to Whitter and Oregon. Others run in parallel, linking Southcentral Alaska to the Lower 48.It's all part of...
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Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...Juneau area for coho, pink and chum salmon. Catches were reported from Outer Point, Georges Rock, Shelter Island (north and south), Barlow Cove, Saint James Bay, Cordwood, Funter Bay, Point Louisa, backside of Douglas Island, and South...
Crews work on Bethel harbor project

...project.The work will involve reinforcement of the entrance channel. Crews also will be working on stabilizing the north and south sides of the harbor, and they will finish with the west side.The work is slated for completion in mid-September...
Slack Tide: At least it's not age 40

...I'm not sure how much I like that metaphor.It's also the degree latitude of the pre-war boundary between North and South Korea. Not sure how much I like that metaphor, either.However, the number 38 figures prominently in Norse mythology...
This week's Southeast sportfish report

...increasing catch rates for coho and pink salmon in the Point Retreat and False Point Retreat areas, Shelter Island (north and south), North Pass, Cordwood and Echo Cove areas. A few troll-caught sockeye salmon have also been reported. Chum...
GCLL Juniors baseball All-Stars are state champs

...take on the Northwest's best little league junior all-star state championship teams from Arizona, California (North and South), Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming."We worked hard for this," Mallinger said...
Juneau's Runway Safety Area project complete

...another 1,000 feet on the east end. It also added 250 feet to the "shoulder" surrounding the tarmac on both the north and south facing sides."We just completed it," JIA Safety Officer Ralph Sanford said. "There's just some punch list...
Photos: Kenai fishing frenzy

...dipnet Saturday July 12, 2014 near the mouth of the Kenai River in Kenai, Alaska. Several hundred people lined the North and South beaches of the river - many said the fishing was slow. (AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashah McChesney)


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