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Whale surveys spot killer whales in Alaska Arctic

A marine mammal survey crew flying over the Beaufort Sea last month spotted surprise visitors – 13 killer whales.

Princess Cruises says video disproves guilt

The owners of the Star Princess cruise ship say that they have new video evidence that proves they are not responsible for ignoring a stranded fishing vessel 100 miles off the coast of South America in March.

Wildlike movie seeks to tell a real Alaska story

Wildlike movie seeks to tell a real Alaska story

With everywhere from Maine to Louisiana has played the role of Alaska on the big screen, Juneau is appearing on the silver screen for the first time in 13 years.

Review doubts science on sea lion protection

Three independent reviewers are questioning the science behind a decision to restrict commercial fishing to protect endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska.

Shell begins petroleum drilling in Chukchi Sea

Royal Dutch Shell has begun drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast.

Scientists search for reason of Cook Inlet beluga decline

Scientists search for reason of Cook Inlet beluga decline

Scientists studying Cook Inlet belugas have watched the dramatic decline of their numbers from 1,300 in the 1970s to only 300 now.

Troopers: 2 Alaska moose hunting fatals

Alaska State Troopers say a woman was fatally shot by her male hunting partner as they looked for moose near the community of Dot Lake off the Alaska Highway.

7 jets diverted to Fairbanks

Seven passenger jets were diverted to Fairbanks from Anchorage to avoid the high winds in Alaska’s largest city.

Man gets community service for PFD fraud

A 71-year-old former Alaskan will perform community work and pay $8,000 restitution after his conviction for defrauding the state for a permanent fund dividend check.

Program to encourage Alaska produce in schools

A new grant program is encouraging Alaska school districts to buy produce and seafood grown in the state.