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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.

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolves

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolvesConservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. seeking a decision on the status of wolf populations in Southeast Alaska.

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.

Wolf population declining in Denali National Park

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

Unusual seismic activity continues near Noatak

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

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast Alaska

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast AlaskaA 5.8 earthquake hit the northern Lynn Canal area this morning just before 4 a.m.

Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for space

Astronaut recruit: Alaska a good analog for spaceAs a new recruit for a class of astronaut candidates, Jessica Cherry may someday view the world from miles higher.

Woods of Alaska stir after long slumber

Woods of Alaska stir after long slumberWhen birch and aspen leaves are full, mosquitoes are thick and darkness is a memory, a half-dozen reaching, squeaking beaks will add to the fleeting population explosion that — for a few months — fills these acres with song.