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Experimental rocket explodes after launch in Kodiak

Experimental rocket explodes after launch in KodiakA rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded seconds after take off from the Kodiak Launch Complex at about 12:25 a.m. Monday morning.

Summer quake spurs researchers to Amchitka

Summer quake spurs researchers to AmchitkaA team of scientists is descending on a former nuclear test site in the Aleutians today to search for damage from a massive earthquake.

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne sale

Conservation groups file suit over Big Thorne saleConservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going well

So far, southeast Alaska deer season going wellThe population of black-tailed deer in southeast Alaska appears to have rebounded from harsh winters years ago, and the hunting is going well.

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crash

4 critically injured in North Slope plane crashAlaska State Troopers say that four people were critically injured in a plane crash Sunday near the summit of Atigun Pass in the northern part of the state.

Gardentalk – Take back your lawn

Gardentalk – Take back your lawnHow to re-purpose your grass lawn into providing more space for growing flowers and vegetables

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.