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Record-early Alaska river thaw follows high winter temperatures

15 Apr 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Key Alaska rivers that are usually frozen at this time of year are now free-flowing, with record-early thaws following record-high winter and spring temperatures.

RPT-Opponents of Alaska drilling say it threatens climate, wildlife

05 Apr 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 5 Opponents of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are lining up in Alaska and in Washington, calling the White House's efforts to open up the land "ecologically unsound."

Opponents of Alaska drilling say it threatens climate, wildlife

05 Apr 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Opponents of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are lining up in Alaska and in Washington, calling the White House's efforts to open up the land "ecologically unsound."

U.S. judge strikes down land swap for road through Alaska wildlife refuge

30 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE A federal judge on Friday struck down a Trump administration land trade allowing construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska.

Neo-Nazi gang members charged with murder, racketeering in Alaska

28 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Six members of a neo-Nazi gang operating in and out of the Alaska prison system were charged with murder, kidnapping and racketeering crimes including drug trafficking, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Fukushima contaminants found as far north as Alaska's Bering Strait

28 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant hit by a tsunami in 2011 has drifted as far north as waters off a remote Alaska island in the Bering Strait, scientists said on Wednesday.

Alaskan musher wins his first Iditarod, crossing finish line in Nome

13 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska The 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ended in a predawn close finish on the snow-covered streets of Nome on Wednesday, with Alaskan Pete Kaiser and his dogs barely holding off defending champion Joar Leifseth Ulsom of Norway.

Top Iditarod mushers, 41 minutes apart, near final push to Nome

12 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a topsy-turvy slog this year marked by heavy wet snow, occasional rain, dwindling ice and a dog rebellion, was expected to conclude early on Wednesday with either an Alaskan or Norwegian musher crowned the winner.

Lead Iditarod sledder quits race when his dogs won't mush

12 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Stuck on ice with dogs that refused to mush, lead Iditarod sledder Nicolas Petit dropped from the famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race late Monday.

Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska starts with pageant, crowds

03 Mar 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska Fifty-two mushers and their dog teams drove through Alaska's largest city in bright sunshine on Saturday to start the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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