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Birds unusual and abundant spotted in Christmas Bird Count

Birds unusual and abundant spotted in Christmas Bird CountThe lack of snow this winter made it easy for a group of Chilkat Valley residents to count birds during the 2014 Audubon Christmas Bird Count in December.

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon Quest

Mushers hand off their drop bags in anticipation of 2015 Yukon QuestYukon Quest mushers dropped off all the food and gear they’ll need for the 1000-mile sled dog race in both Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon over the weekend.

Public meetings set on TLMP amendment

Public meetings set on TLMP amendmentThe U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into Nome

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into NomeAsh from a Russian volcano diverted the nightly flight into Nome Thursday.

Case dismissed against hiker who freed trapped eagle

Case dismissed against hiker who freed trapped eagleKathleen Adair says she feels relieved with the court’s decision. She says in hindsight, she may have acted differently.

Flooding, high tide cause evacuations in Ketchikan

Flooding, high tide cause evacuations in KetchikanBuckets of rain blew into Ketchikan Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to power outages, overflowing creeks, flooded streets and evacuations.

Hiker who freed trapped eagle due in court today

Hiker who freed trapped eagle due in court today"I knew at the time that the eagle didn’t have a very good chance," Kathleen Adair says.

DOT cleans up small slide along Glacier Highway

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the slide occurred in the White path avalanche area of Mount Juneau and was mopped up relatively quickly.

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near Sitka

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near SitkaFour people were rescued from the F/V Eyak early Monday morning after the boat went aground near Calligan Island, just north of the Goddard hot springs.