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Small earthquake shakes Southeast

...from magnitudes 1.6 to 2.6, struck in the same area Tuesday. Several other small quakes have been recorded in Yakutat Bay, at the northwestern extremity of the Southeast region, this week.Aftershocks will occur from the Thursday morning...
NMFS plans workshops on harbor seal protections

...fewer harbor seals and said the suspected cause was disturbance by cruise ships.Yakutat is situated at the head of Yakutat Bay, which leads to Disenchantment Bay and the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, which stretches 76 miles to Mount Logan in...
Groups to sue Fish & Wildlife on wolf protection

...gray or timber wolf, according to Forest Service report on the wolf. It lives throughout most of Southeast Alaska, Yakutat Bay to Dixon Entrance, excluding Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof Islands, according to the report.Alexander Archipelago...
Biologist: ship likely killed whale

ANCHORAGE - A ship probably struck a humpback whale whose carcass was seen floating near the mouth of Yakutat Bay in mid-May, according to a federal biologist who examined the animal. The whale was struck with enough force to sever its skull...
Glacier bear hit by vehicle disappears

...believed to have been the first in nearly half a century to shoot "one of the rare glacier bears found only in Alaska's Yakutat Bay region." It said glacier bears vary in color from a soiled whitish coat to one of dark blue with a few gray hairs...
Cruise lines deal to skirt tax stave off a tax by buying some fish. Since last year, Yakutat has been trying to tax the cruise ships that enter Yakutat Bay en route to Hubbard Glacier. The cruise lines have refused to pay the $1.50 charge for each passenger, saying they...
Yakutat residents gauge glacier's impact on town

...the glacier's face. Miles of floating ice blocked passage last week, starting from Point Latouche at the edge of Yakutat Bay to the glacier. At the Yakutat Lodge near the airport, Ken Fanning is preparing for an onslaught of news agencies...
Glaciers melting faster than predicted

...judging by the rate at which Southeast Alaska's rivers of ice are melting. Most of the glaciers stretching from Yakutat Bay to the Stikine Icefield, which goes into northwestern British Columbia, are thinning at twice the rate that was previously...
Glacier view fee

...has refused to honor it because the ships do not come into Yakutat's docks. They bypass the community, entering Yakutat Bay and Disenchantment Bay to view the Hubbard Glacier. So, in lieu of the head tax the industry and the city and borough...
The ole curiosity shop of Peter the Great on a piece of animal skin. It shows a figure of the mythical ancestor of the Tlingit, who lived on the shore of Yakutat Bay. Allan also was given a 2007 calendar featuring Tlingit art, which instructs how time was told 200 years ago in southeastern...


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