The new data also seems to show an overall increase in precipitation.
Owner Robert Murphy hopes to have most of the work on the hydro system done by this fall with a rollout of hydropower for his buildings targeted for next spring.
Southeast Alaska tribes, fishermen and others say that the Canadian mining sector enjoys economic benefits while those downstream bear the ecological risks.
Former Alaskan Tommy Beaudreau is on his way to becoming the second in command at the U.S. Interior Department as the deputy to Secretary Deb Haaland.
The bill also allows the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to promote hatchery-born, wild-caught shellfish in the same way they market hatchery-bred salmon.
Alaska State Parks Ranger Jack Ransom said his department got three separate reports Thursday and Friday about a large, aggressive black bear on the Tonsina Creek Trail.
Soaring lumber prices could be a boon for Southeast Alaska’s struggling timber industry. The pandemic has fueled the demand for both renovations and the new home construction market, and supply has not kept up.
The seismic stations are part of the U.S. Array, a multi-million dollar national research project. It spanned nearly two decades and the entire continent.
Legislation proposed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy would allow the state to sell subsurface gas-only leases in part of Kachemak Bay so companies could drill into undersea reservoirs from miles away.
The Forest Service is reopening some of its facilities at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in Juneau for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.