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Party applies to take Alaska orphaned bear cubs

Party applies to take Alaska orphaned bear cubsBiologists are trying to capture three black bear cubs orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Yukon River community of Galena last week.

Cox given more time to file appellate brief

Cox given more time to file appellate briefConvicted militia leader Schaeffer Cox has been given more time to file an appeal brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

DeHart’s arsonist loses bid to reduce sentence

Rickey Gottardi, who was convicted for attempting to burn down DeHart's Marina, claims he was represented at his trials by an ineffective attorney.

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but with no protruding mountains.

Parnell asks for military official’s resignation

Parnell asks for military official’s resignationWeeks after firing the adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, Gov. Sean Parnell has asked another official at the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to resign.

Seismologist: Quake’s depth minimized damage

Seismologist: Quake’s depth minimized damageA magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Southcentral Alaska at 9:51 this morning. Michael West directs the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks. He says the epicenter was about 60 miles Northwest of Anchorage and 60 miles underground.

Landslide destroys Starrigavan restoration projects

Landslide destroys Starrigavan restoration projectsHigh rainfall this month is being blamed for a major landslide near Sitka. The US Forest Service reports that a 100-acre slide came down in the Starrigavan Valley, about ten miles from town.

College student wants to make voting easier for cellphone-using peers

College student wants to make voting easier for cellphone-using peersAlaskans 18 to 24 are the age group least likely to vote. About a third of them aren’t registered – and of those who are, fewer than half actually come out on Election Day.

21 Alaska soldiers exposed to carbon monoxide

U.S. Army officials say 21 soldiers are being evaluated after being exposed to carbon monoxide during a field training exercise Thursday near Fairbanks.

Forest Service proposes required permits for media in wilderness

Forest Service proposes required permits for media in wildernessThe U.S. Forest Service says it is extending the period for the public to weigh in on a proposal that would make permanent new restrictions on commercial video and photography in the nation's wildest areas.