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Seismic storm continues in Noatak with fifth 5.7 quake

Seismic storm continues in Noatak with fifth 5.7 quakeThe seismic storm in the far western arm of the Brooks Range that began nearly two months ago continued early Monday morning.

Invasive species could increase as climate warms

Invasive species could increase as climate warmsElodea is the only known invasive aquatic plant in Alaska. Since being discovered near Fairbanks in 2010, it has taken root in 15 of the state’s rivers, lakes and streams.

Arctic Alaska is a different kind of place

Arctic Alaska is a different kind of placeSlicing through the top quarter of the Alaska map, the Arctic Circle marks the boundary of perpetual light. North of the line, the sun won't set on summer solstice.

Sitka bear killed after reaching into kitchen window

Sitka bear killed after reaching into kitchen windowWildlife troopers in Sitka shot and killed a bear Tuesday afternoon, after it tried to reach through a kitchen window.

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks Range

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks RangeAn “earthquake swarm” is hitting the Brooks Range. Seismologists do not know why it is occurring or if it will continue.

Garbage bear shot after attacking dog

A dog owner shot and killed a black bear nosing through garbage in the Kodzoff Acres trailer park after it attacked his dog.

10,000 smolts ready for family fishing day

10,000 smolts ready for family fishing dayThe 25th Family Day at the Lake is Saturday.

Wolf population declining in Denali National Park

Wolf population declining in Denali National ParkThis spring, the count was the fourth lowest in 30 years.

Pavlof Volcano eruption sends ash toward Cold Bay

Pavlof Volcano eruption sends ash toward Cold BayThe volcano’s ash plume is up to 18,000 to 20,000 feet Tuesday. That’s put local airlines on alert.

Unusual seismic activity continues near Noatak

Unusual seismic activity continues near NoatakStrong earthquake activity continues near Noatak, with a strong aftershock recorded last week.