Alaska

Brown bear 747 crowned fattest bear in Alaska

“This year he really packed on the pounds, looking like he was fat enough to hibernate in July and yet continuing to eat until his belly seemed to drag along the ground by late September.”

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Trump-backed Canadian railway to Alaska could free landlocked oil

The $17 billion project was first proposed in 2015 by Canadian infrastructure financier Sean McCoshen.

By REUTERS
28/09/2020
Of Bears and Ballots - A memoir of Alaska

Lende, who has written three previous books about her life in the wildly beautiful, isolated, eclectic town of Haines, Alaska, here focuses on her time as a Haines Borough assembly member.

By PAMELA MILLER
15/07/2020
Trump administration ends ban on killing Alaska bear cubs, wolf pups

Under the new National Park Service rule, effective July 9, hunting on natural preserves in Alaska will be controlled by the state, which allows baiting of brown and black bears.

By REUTERS
10/06/2020
NUREMBERG LAWS racial identification chart (Wikimedia Commons)
Alaska lawmaker apologizes after likening pandemic regulations to Nazis

A Republican state lawmaker in Alaska said he did not mean to offend people when he compared restrictions aimed at curbing the coronavirus pandemic to measures imposed by the Nazis.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/05/2020
Protests during the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in California
Lawmaker says Hitler not supremacist, compares COVID-19 rule to Holocaust

'People want to say Hitler was a white supremacist. No. He was fearful of the Jewish nation, and that drove him into some unfathomable atrocities.'

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Bomb threat made against China flights from major cargo hub airport

Anchorage Airport is one of the world’s top five air-cargo hubs. It ranks second in the nation for weight of landed cargo.

By REUTERS
03/05/2020
Alaska school district removes ‘Catch 22’ from curriculum

Teachers will no longer be able to teach ‘The Great Gatsby,’ 'Catch 22' and other important works in their classrooms.

Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentinian Patagonia. Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska.
'Weird,' sharp-nosed thalattosaur species identified from Alaska fossil

It's fossil was uncovered through a stroke of luck, when an extremely low tide in 2011 exposed the typically submerged rock where it was embedded on an island beach

By REUTERS
05/02/2020
Mount Denali in Alaska
Woman dies while trying to reach ‘Into the Wild’ bus in Alaska

"Ms. Maikamava apparently lost her footing and her grip on the rope," he said in an email

By REUTERS
28/07/2019
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