ANCHORAGE, Alaska July 2019 now stands as Alaska’s hottest month on record, the latest benchmark in a long-term warming trend with ominous repercussions ranging from rapidly vanishing summer sea ice and melting glaciers to raging wildfires and deadly chaos for marine life.
ANCHORAGE Environmentalists on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a new Trump Administration plan to build a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the parties said on Friday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug 2 The union for striking
Alaska ferry boat workers and state officials have reached a
tentative deal to end a nine-day-old walkout that shut down the
state Marine Highway System at the peak of summer tourist
season, federal mediators said on Friday.
ANCHORAGE The bodies of three boaters from Europe who died in an Alaska lake were surrounded by frozen debris, a sign that the victims were killed by ice that fell from the melting glacier that feeds the lake, officials in the city of Valdez said on Thursday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska Three tourists were found dead on Tuesday in a boating accident in the glacial waters of an Alaskan lake, famous for its spectacular views, police said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska A federal mediator on Monday suspended contract talks aimed at settling a strike that has shut down Alaska’s state ferry system at the peak of the tourist season, with services to more than 30 coastal communities halted for a sixth straight day.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 29 A federal mediator on
Monday suspended contract talks aimed at settling a strike that
has shut down Alaska’s state ferry system at the peak of summer
tourist season, with services to more than 30 coastal
communities halted for a sixth straight day.
The strike comes amid deep budget cuts for the state-owned
ferry network, known as the Alaska Marine Highway System, with
services to several communities scheduled to cease entirely at
the end of the summer and not resume until summer of 2020.
No new bargaining sessions were announced between the
administration of Governor Mike Dunleavy and the Inlandboatmen’s
Union of the Pacific, which represents more than 400 deckhands
and other state ferry employees who walked off the job last
(Corrects second paragraph of this July 26 story to reflect that police now identify deceased as Veranika Nikanava instead of Veramika Maikamava.)