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Geese in Petroleum Reserve find new habitat amid melting sea ice

Geese in Petroleum Reserve find new habitat amid melting sea ice

The U.S. Geological Survey says melting Beaufort sea ice is creating new habitat for geese on the North Slope. That could have implications for conservation inside the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Snow flurries and future Jr. Olympic skiers expected this weekend

Snow flurries and future Jr. Olympic skiers expected this weekend

Forecast includes “last gasp of some moisture” on Friday

Iditarod to start in Willow, not Fairbanks

Iditarod to start in Willow, not Fairbanks

The Iditarod Trail Committee had been weighing moving the race start to Fairbanks in the last week because of low snow and icy conditions on the 65 miles of trail between Willow and Skwentna.

Juneau’s Hilary Lindh reflects on Olympic experiences

Juneau’s Hilary Lindh reflects on Olympic experiences

Lindh won a silver medal in the Albertville Olympics in 1992

Big inventory of Alaska pink salmon presents marketing challenge

Big inventory of Alaska pink salmon presents marketing challenge

The record setting pink salmon catch in Alaska last year has left seafood processing companies with several year’s worth of inventory of canned product, although not all of the pink salmon winds up in a can.

Budget cuts shrink AVO’s seismic network

Budget cuts shrink AVO’s seismic network

The ability to monitor several volcano’s in Alaska is being diminished due to funding constraints.

Reifenstuhl: Regional hatcheries return investment seven-fold

Reifenstuhl: Regional hatcheries return investment seven-fold

Southeast Alaska’s hatchery programs are a critical part of the success of commercial fisheries says Reifenstuhl.

Chilly temps, light snow, and fireworks in Juneau’s forecast

Chilly temps, light snow, and fireworks in Juneau’s forecast

“Outrageously warm January to a very frigid start of February”

Legislation Allows Pre-2008 Canadian Polar Bear Trophies Into U.S.

Legislation Allows Pre-2008 Canadian Polar Bear Trophies Into U.S.

The U.S. House passed a bill Wednesday that included a provision allowing some 41 American sport hunters to bring polar bear trophies home from Canada.

Update: Richardson Highway now open

Update: Richardson Highway now open

After nearly two weeks, the Alaska Department of Transportation says the Richardson Highway in the Keystone Canyon area could reopen as soon as Wednesday.