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Whale collision with Kennicott under investigation

NOAA law enforcement officials are currently investigating a collision between the state ferry Kennicott and a humpback whale near Kodiak.

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmon

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmonSoutheast Alaska’s commercial troll fishing fleet will have another crack at king salmon in August even with a big haul from the first Chinook opening in July.

Aniak youths rescue eagle

Aniak youths rescue eagleAn Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.

One dog dead after another muskox attack in Nome

One dog dead after another muskox attack in NomeYet another muskox attack over the weekend has left dog owners aggravated, while Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014The winnings in the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will be increased by more than $12,000 from the purse in this year's race.

No record but July still really wet

No record but July still really wetThe capital city got almost double the amount of rain it normally does.

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidification

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidificationCoastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four Mountains

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four MountainsA group of researchers left Unalaska this past weekend for a remote part of the central Aleutians: the Islands of the Four Mountains.

Are Southeast Alaska’s recent earthquakes connected?

Are Southeast Alaska’s recent earthquakes connected?State Seismologist Michael West with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center says it’s unclear if the seismic events are related

Southeast crabbers hauling in big Dungeness catch

Southeast crabbers hauling in big Dungeness catchIt’s been a big summer season for commercial Dungeness crabbing in Southeast Alaska with a big harvest, a high price and a bump in crab boat numbers in the Panhandle.