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Rain and wind put a damper on derby catches

Rain and wind put a damper on derby catchesParticipants of last weekend’s derby caught about 15,000 pounds of fish, half of what was caught last year.

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana River

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana RiverRob Kehrer was found dead while competing in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic over the weekend in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall Valley

Update: Flood warning cancelled for Mendenhall ValleyA release of water from a glacially dammed lake, or jökulhlaup, is the suspected cause of the flooding.

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western Alaska

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western AlaskaThe Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is distributing the paper to subsistence hunters to collect blood specimens from subsistence mammals.

Past derby scholarship winner gives back

Past derby scholarship winner gives backJonathan Gunstrom is the dock foreman in Douglas. He and his crew volunteer 12-14 hours each day

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchers

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchersJulie Hagelin needed a fake bird. She found one in an unexpected place.

Gardentalk – Alder trimming and reuse

Gardentalk – Alder trimming and reuseAfter trimming the alder in your yard properly, you can use leftover branches for a trellis, mulch, or chips for your smoker

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captain

U.S. Coast Guard investigates whale watching captainA blood alcohol level of .04 percent is the legal limit for operating a commercial vehicle.

Damaged navigational marker replaced near Petersburg

Damaged navigational marker replaced near PetersburgA damaged navigational marker just outside Petersburg’s ferry terminal has been replaced.

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrations

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrationsEvery summer, thousands of tiny auklets flock to the Aleutian Islands to nest. But scientists don’t know where the seabirds go in the winter.