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Officials say a 59-year-old German mountaineer has died of cardiac arrest while climbing Alaska's Mount McKinley.
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The state of Alaska is trying to drum up publicity for its offer to pay some of the cost of exploratory drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but the pitch appears to stand no real chance.
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Alaska has unveiled a plan to determine the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's oil and gas potential, as the state looks to reinvigorate the debate over whether to drill on the refuge's coastal plain.
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Pavlof is an 8,262-foot volcano located 625 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula, the finger of land that sticks out from mainland Alaska toward the Aleutian Islands.
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The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Thursday a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level.
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The Alaska Volcano Observatory says satellite images Tuesday show the lava partly down a flank of Pavlof Volcano in a low-level eruption 625 miles southwest of Anchorage.
11 days ago
In the first episode, titled "Arctic Hell," the men are dropped off in the Brooks Range, in northern Alaska above the Arctic Circle, and must make their way almost 50 miles on foot to Takahula Lake.
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Lex Patten said he wasn't sure where the moose head would be displayed on board the ship.---Information from: Anchorage (Alaska) Daily News, http://www.adn.com.
16 days ago
The Territory of Alaska was part of the North American continent, sharing the mainland with the 48 states.
68 days ago
But critics say that she did nothing to help other Native women and that her amendment only served to make sure that most Alaska tribes could not take advantage of the new power.
69 days ago
"Are we here to protect the interests of government or are we here to protect the people of Alaska?"
72 days ago
The former Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor has a deal with HarperCollins for "A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas," scheduled for November.
77 days ago
Mackey pulled into the checkpoint at Ophir, Alaska, at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and stayed for 15 minutes before getting his team back on the trail.
78 days ago
Under a new rule instituted by the Parnell administration, Alaska doctors must certify an abortion is medically necessary in order for Medicaid to cover the bill.
80 days ago
Now 65 teams will be making their way through punishing wilderness toward the finish line in Nome on Alaska's western coast 1,000 miles away.
82 days ago
Sixty-six mushers and their dog teams are signed up for the 1,000-mile trek through unpredictable wilderness to the old gold rush town of Nome on Alaska's western coast.
83 days ago
Last year in Alaska, there were 1,629 abortions, two more than the year before, though generally the number has been shrinking, according to reports compiled by the Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics.
85 days ago
While the bill allows the state to defend Alaskans charged with violating a federal gun law, there's no guarantee of that help or any sign the federal government will back off.
90 days ago
Fisherman Ladd Norheim of the southeast Alaska community of Petersburg said the sea otters are "decimating" Dungeness crab stocks and would like to see some kind of management.
90 days ago
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Thursday he had signed a signed a record of decision for the reserve west of Prudhoe Bay and south of Barrow on Alaska's North Slope.
91 days ago
"The intent of HB 80 is to apply a consistent environmental approach to all wastewater dischargers in Alaska -- cruise ships, municipalities, fish processors and others," she said.
92 days ago
In addition, Chenault's proposal declares that any "federal statute, regulation, rule or order" is invalid in Alaska if it bans or restricts semi-automatic firearms, magazines or accessories.
93 days ago
"Giessel said that if the project was feasible, "and we have the option to safely create more jobs and economic opportunities for folks that want to live in rural Alaska, then we need to look at...
96 days ago
The U.S. attorney in Alaska says a man has been arrested in the murders last year of two employees at a Coast Guard air station on Kodiak Island.
98 days ago
Alaska has massive hydro, wind, geothermal and other renewable resources, but the state's rural villages are chained to diesel and suffer oppressive energy costs they say threaten their existence.