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City wants citizen input on cell tower master plan

City wants citizen input on cell tower master planThe second neighborhood meeting is March 27 at UAS.

Introducing “Nanuq,” the mini tyrannosaurus of the North Slope

Introducing “Nanuq,” the mini tyrannosaurus of the North SlopeSeventy million years ago, the baddest predator on top of the world was a pygmy tyrannosaur about half the size of Tyrannosaurus rex.

Assembly drops Spuhn Island cell tower study

Assembly drops Spuhn Island cell tower studyCommunity mediation is not included in options presented to the Assembly.

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated powerThe northern Southeast city of Yakutat is gearing up for a wave-energy experiment. If it’s a success, the community of about 650 residents could lower its high, diesel-fueled power costs.

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respect

Mendenhall Glacier inspires awe, demands respectVisitors are urged to be cautious and be prepared when on lake ice, approaching glacier, or entering ice cave

Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing ban

Five nations tentatively agree to arctic fishing banThe United States and four other Arctic nations have tentatively agreed to prevent commercial fishing in the high Arctic.

Thorne Bay official tired of wireless outages

Thorne Bay official tired of wireless outagesThe City of Thorne Bay experienced a day-long wireless Internet and cell service outage last week. Apparently, that’s not a rare event in that small Prince of Wales Island community.

Should humpbacks lose endangered status?

Should humpbacks lose endangered status?State officials want the federal government to remove some protections for Southeast and Southcentral humpback whales. But a noted researcher says it’s too early to do that.

Strong deep-sea quake rattles Unalaska

Strong deep-sea quake rattles UnalaskaA 6.1 magnitude quake coming from unusually deep underwater shook Nikolski and Unalaska around noon last Wednesday.

Robot Swarm: A Flock Of Drones That Fly Autonomously

Robot Swarm: A Flock Of Drones That Fly AutonomouslyCan drones, the small unmanned aircraft that are at the forefront of fields from warfare to commercial delivery systems, fly without human intervention? A team of Hungarian researchers answers yes, having created 10 drones that self-organize as they move through the air.