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Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation

14 Sep 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday.

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation

14 Sep 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, a phenomenon they suspect is driven by warming seas, federal officials said on Thursday.

Sarah Palin's husband seeks divorce, Alaska court filing suggests

10 Sep 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, and her husband, Todd, appear headed for divorce after more than 30 years of marriage, state court records showed. | Video

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on

30 Aug 2019

SEWARD, Alaska Leaves in Alaska are changing colour and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire season that scientists say is linked to the far north's long-term climate warmup.

Late-season fires flare up in drought-stricken parts of Alaska

20 Aug 2019

ANCHORAGE Late-season wildfires during one of the driest summers on record in Anchorage have destroyed homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and poured sometimes-dangerous levels of smoke into the state’s most populous region.

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts

20 Aug 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs.

Alaska's hottest month portends transformation into 'unfrozen state'

09 Aug 2019

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.

Alaska lawsuit seeks to block Trump road deal through refuge

08 Aug 2019

ANCHORAGE Environmentalists on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a new Trump Administration plan to build a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska.

UPDATE 3-Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike

03 Aug 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug 2 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.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Tentative deal reached to end Alaska ferry boat strike -federal mediator

03 Aug 2019

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.

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