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Whale deaths remain mystery

...were not sampled, but Wynne said those deaths could be part of a die-off that occurs periodically.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at
Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

ANCHORAGE - Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday.
Feds: Plane in deadly crash had safety technology

...if weather was a factor."At this point right now, the jury's still out on that," Johnson said.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at
Report: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technology

ANCHORAGE - A sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous site in southeast Alaska, killing all nine on board, was equipped with technology to provide better information about the terrain, according to a federal accident report.
Man in custody after locking self in home; 1 dead

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers arrested a man Monday after he barricaded himself inside a home for hours in a tiny northwest Alaska village where one person was found dead outside the residence. The man was apprehended about 2:30 p.m. in Selawik.
Troopers: Man barricades self in Alaska village, with 1 dead

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a man has barricaded himself inside a home in a tiny northwest Alaska village, with one person outside the home confirmed dead.
Growing wildfires prompt evacuations

...assessment conducted by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Fire managers earlier said 26 homes had burned.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at .
Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday. The U.S.
Wildfires flare up in the Interior

ANCHORAGE - Fire crews were hustling Monday to battle new wildfires that sparked up in the Interior just as two large blazes are waning following a break in the state's high temperatures.
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...ignited despite the burn ban."A little bit of rain doesn't do much to put out big fires," Mowry said.Follow Rachel D'Oro at


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