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Missing Alaska hiker found with injuries after apparent bear attack

Jun 16 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) -An Alaska hiker who went missing after calling her husband to say she had been charged by bears was found on Wednesday after walking out of the woods, state troopers said.

U.S. appeals court rules Trump policy improperly denied protection to walruses

Jun 03 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Trump administration improperly denied Endangered Species Act protections to Pacific walruses, animals reliant on diminishing Arctic sea ice for survival.

Canadian climber critically injured in 1,000-foot fall on Denali

May 25 2021

ANCHORAGE A Canadian climber was in critical condition on Tuesday after he fell nearly 1,000 feet during an expedition on Alaska's Denali mountain, the National Park Service said.

Overwintering 'zombie' fires may become more common as climate changes

May 20 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska In the boreal forests of the planet’s far north, where the climate is warming faster than almost anywhere else in the world, some wildfires are surviving winter snows and sparking back up again in spring. | Video

Ice melts out at famous Alaska river betting site

Apr 30 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Ice on the Tanana River in the Alaska community of Nenana melted enough on Friday to send a wooden tripod adrift, tripping an alarm and adding another valuable data point to a century-old record of climate change in America's far north.

Appeals court affirms Arctic, Atlantic leasing bans

Apr 13 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 13 A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic waters and in the Atlantic after the Trump Administration tried to open them up to development.

CORRECTED-Native health providers drive Alaska's vaccination success story

Apr 13 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 12 Despite its sprawling geography and often-inhospitable climate, Alaska ranks among the top U.S. states for getting COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of its residents, and its indigenous population has played a major role in that achievement.

Gas leak prompts shutdown of two Hilcorp platforms in Alaska

Apr 06 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 6 Hilcorp Energy Co. has shut down two oil platforms in Alaska’s Cook Inlet in response to a natural gas leak discovered last week.

Five killed, one hurt as helicopter crashes at Alaska glacier

Mar 29 2021

ANCHORAGE Five people were killed and one injured in a helicopter crash at a glacier near Anchorage, Alaska State Troopers said on Sunday.

Dallas Seavey completes shortened route to win record-tying fifth Iditarod

Mar 15 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Dallas Seavey claimed his fifth victory in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Monday morning, reaching the finish line on this year's shortened course through the Alaskan wilderness just after 5 a.m. Alaska time.

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