The city of Ketchikan sent an 11-page letter to the Army Corps as it considered the permit application, raising questions about the proposed dock’s impact on city revenue.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates as many as 15 bears roamed the Haines townsite this fall, causing a lot of damage.
Conservation groups say protection will be removed from about half the nation’s wetlands.
Though Bethel musher Pete Kaiser was met with a huge welcome from the hometown crowd, the real excitement came later, with dramatic sprints to the finish and an unexpected marriage proposal.
Last week, the Native Village of Kivalina joined four Louisiana tribes in a formal complaint to the United Nations.
Realizing time was running short, Steele says he thought of the two things many Alaskans would: cold weather gear and his dog, Phil.
Juneau’s definition of “frigid” isn’t the same as Fairbanks’ or Kotzebue’s. But one thing unites many Alaskans on a crisp winter day: the burning desire to go outdoors.
Only 500 feet from the shoreline, the ice thinned to just an inch and a half. Anything less than 4 inches is considered dangerous.
Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
July 2019 was the Bristol Bay region’s hottest month on record, and in some rivers, that heat was lethal.