ANCHORAGE - A federal agency is considering lethal measures to protect an Alaska island refuge from an invasive species - caribou. The big game animals are a popular target for Alaska hunters.
Southeast Alaska's last mid-sized mill has been awarded the contract for the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that Viking Lumber Co. in Klawock is the winner of the sale's stewardship contract.
ANCHORAGE - Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.
JUNEAU - A federal fisheries agency has raised concerns about the accuracy of some studies being conducted for a massive proposed dam in south-central Alaska.
A federal agency is considering lethal measures to protect an Alaska island refuge from an invasive species - caribou.
Arctic terns may fly thousands of miles north to the same Southeast Alaskan nesting area year after year, but their colonies are not always successful.
FAIRBANKS - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed to support its operations.
JUNEAU - Researchers are trying to get a better handle on the size of the Pacific walrus population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections. A new report from the U.S.
WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S.
KENAI - A proposed temporary closure of the brown-bear hunting season inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition. Federal officials have proposed halting the hunting of brown bears when the season opens Sept.
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