There has been very little contact with Tonga since Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai erupted.
Beavers are moving to the Arctic as the Alaskan tundra heats up and the beaver population rebounds after centuries of trapping. A study published in December shows the small, industrious mammal is accelerating climate change in the north.
Environmental groups, Alaska Native tribes and the Tanana Chiefs Conference have filed lawsuits challenging the adequacy of the federal review of the Ambler Road.
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— Testimony <Invitation Only> — Overview: Governor’s 10 year plan by Dir. Alexei Painter, Div. of Leg. Finance Dir. Neil Steininger and Chief Policy Analyst Caroline Schultz, Office of Management & Budget
Alaskans are advised to move away from boats, marinas, and low-lying coastal areas as waves of around one foot — enough to cause dangerous currents — have already arrived in the Aleutians.
There was a short period of time, years ago, when these rare black bears were sighted in Juneau. Their silver-grey fur made people look twice. But for the most part, glacier bears are hard to find – mainly because there are so few, and their coats blend into rocky, icy terrain. Today on Juneau…
In this newscast: Riverbend Elementary School closed indefinitely after flood; A new COVID-19 tracking app comes online in Alaska; Alaska lawmakers might get per diems after all; A Fairbanks storytelling program makes it to NPR
The abrupt firing of Permanent Fund Corporation Director Angela Rodell in December surprised and concerned many Alaskans, including some lawmakers.
With the omicron variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly in Alaska, contact tracing is increasingly difficult. A new feature for Alaska smartphones could help.