Shell rigs move north

Jul 03rd 9:09 pm By Carey Restino

Company still waiting for final permit, not allowed to drill two holes nine miles apart


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Western Alaska mushers sign up for 2016 Iditarod

July 3rd 8:25 pm

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NOAA announces more than $25M in grants for fishing

July 3rd 8:24 pm

Funds to benefit U.S. fisheries, fishermen and coastal communities

Water fountains in the tundra

July 3rd 8:23 pm

While tightroping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange.

Opinion: U.S. Supreme Court rulings are just common sense to children

July 3rd 8:18 pm

There is nothing like explaining Supreme Court rulings to your elementary school-age children to really boil it all down.

The northern boreal bird nursery

June 26th 1:25 pm

MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Two-hundred miles straight north of my home in Fairbanks, I'm at the northern edge of a forest that carpets the continent all the way to Labrador. Here for a meteorite search with an astronomer, I have helicoptered into [...]

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Bristol Bay sockeye catch still climbing

July 3rd 8:27 pm

Largest catches have come from the Egegik and Nushagak Districts

Eagles swarm city hall in Unalaska

July 3rd 8:26 pm

Eagles surrounded Unalaska City Hall, horrifying two workers who feared for their safety on their way home Monday evening. But both women departed safely while the large birds indulged in a feeding frenzy outside the building, apparently feasting on seagulls.

Outburst lands man in Dillingham harbor

July 3rd 8:21 pm

On Saturday night an intoxicated 21-year-old man ended up in the water in the Dillingham Harbor after what police and witnesses said was a bizarre outburst. Witnesses say the young man, whose name and hometown have not been released, was yelling and [...]

Full Circle now sells Aleutian salmon

July 3rd 8:28 pm

Grocery delivery service broadens their offerings to include meats, seafood

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