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Man charged with murders of two Alaska Native women

18 Oct 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska A digital camera card containing videos of a man beating and strangling a woman in a hotel room led to the arrest of an immigrant from South Africa charged with murders of two Alaska Native women who had gone missing, authorities said on Thursday.

CORRECTED-Fat is fabulous for bears in Alaska's Katmai National Park

09 Oct 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct 7 Alaska grizzly bears packing on pounds (kilos) for the winter are competing for more than the season's last salmon. They are also vying for the title of the state's fattest bear.

Alaska's Fat Bear contest crowns Holly 'Queen of Corpulence'

09 Oct 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska A rotund and furry grandma bear has been crowned the fattest of them all.

Trump administration rejects new protections for iconic Alaska tree

05 Oct 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska An iconic Alaska tree that is dying off from rising forest temperatures and diminished winter snowpack was deemed ineligible by U.S. wildlife officials on Friday for special protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

U.S. judge issues 11th-hour halt to Tongass National Forest timber sale

24 Sep 2019

ANCHORAGE, Sept 23 A federal judge on Monday temporarily halted a Trump administration plan for logging in part of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, barring a disputed lease sale a day before bids were to be opened.

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation

13 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

13 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.

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.

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