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Search results for:  'Alaska'
Updated 07-16-2019

Alaska Gov. Dunleavy wields veto pen to attack state
Alaska Gov. Dunleavy wields veto pen to attack state Supreme Court over abortion ruling  Alaska Public Media News

Alaska conservatives have fought for decades to block the state from paying for what they call elective abortions those outside cases of rape or incest, ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Baked Alaska - San Diego CityBEAT
Baked Alaska  San Diego CityBEAT

While the selection at Alaska's dispensaries is admittedly smaller than what one would find in California, it doesn't matter. The quality is there.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Oregon Dept. of Forestry crews battle Alaska wildfires
Oregon Dept. of Forestry crews battle Alaska wildfires  KTVZ

With relatively favorable early fire season conditions in Oregon, the Oregon Department of Forestry sent nearly 30 personnel to Alaska last week to assist with ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:32:00 GMT
Ketchikan Alaska Native wins 2019 Patricia Roppel scholarship
Ketchikan Alaska Native wins 2019 Patricia Roppel scholarship  KRBD

Posted by Elizabeth Gabriel | Jul 16, 2019. Brandon Castle gives a tour at the Totem Heritage Center. (KRBD photo by Elizabeth Gabriel). Ketchikan student ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:22:30 GMT
Alaska Legislature sues governor over education funding
Alaska Legislature sues governor over education funding dispute  webcenter11

The Alaska Legislature has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Michael Dunleavy over a K-12 education funding dispute.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:14:00 GMT
Galvin Announces She Will Again Challenge Young for
Galvin Announces She Will Again Challenge Young for US House  U.S. News & World Report

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) U.S. Rep. Don Young has picked up a familiar challenger for the 2020 election.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:07:00 GMT
Alaska man charged with illegally killing polar bear
Alaska man charged with illegally killing polar bear  webcenter11

An Alaska man has been charged with the illegal killing of a polar bear in violation of federal law.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:04:00 GMT
BLM moving HQ west to Colorado - Must Read Alaska
BLM moving HQ west to Colorado  Must Read Alaska

Grand Junction, Colorado may be the new home of the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management, the federal agency that owns and manages much of ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:24:23 GMT
AK Concerts: Upcoming Music Shows in Alaska - Anchorage
AK Concerts: Upcoming Music Shows in Alaska  Anchorage Press

Thursday July 18th. Alaskan Hotel & Bar (Juneau) Badd Dog Duo w/ Scott Fry 3:30p-6:30p. Alaskan Hotel & Bar (Juneau) Buffalo Gals w/ Joe Sundell 9:30p- ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:24:00 GMT
Body of missing Kentucky fisherman found in Alaska
Body of missing Kentucky fisherman found in Alaska river  WKYT

The Alaska state medical examiner says a body recovered from the Susitna River was that of a missing 76-year-old Kentucky fisherman.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:17:48 GMT
Alaska company featured in annual "Made in America
Alaska company featured in annual "Made in America" showcase at White House  KTVA

President Trump looked at some items on display during the annual Made in America Product Showcase on Monday, including those from the Alaska Rug ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:11:00 GMT
What's not to understand? - Must Read Alaska
What's not to understand?  Must Read Alaska

The asinine fight over where the Legislature should meet for a special session called by Gov. Mike Dunleavy is not the first time the Legislature and a governor ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:41:17 GMT
Riding A Grom From Alaska To Argentina: Crazy Or Amazing
Riding A Grom From Alaska To Argentina: Crazy Or Amazing?  RideApart

Ambitious rider Doug has made his Honda Grom into a tiny but mighty ADV machine to go from Alaska to Argentina for his Grom Way 'Round trip.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:38:01 GMT
Arctic science at risk as University of Alaska braces
Arctic science at risk as University of Alaska braces for draconian budget cuts  Science Magazine

University of Alaska (UA) administrators are scrambling to decide how to impose deep mandatory spending cuts that could hobble research programs at one of ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:46:24 GMT
Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting
Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting carcass in front yard for months: authorities  Fox News

An Alaska man has been federally charged with illegally killing a polar bear and leaving its carcass to rot in his front yard for five months, authorities said last ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:26:14 GMT
Forest service chief talks timber sales in visit to
Forest service chief talks timber sales in visit to Alaskas Tongass National Forest  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU - The head of the U.S. Forest *Service* visited Alaska's Tongass National Forest recently to investigate timber sales and related issues.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:25:32 GMT
Alaska Rug Company brings creative, nautical-themed
Alaska Rug Company brings creative, nautical-themed designs to the White House  KTUU.com

A Kodiak couple wanted to stay busy after quitting smoking so they starting repurposing fishing gear. Now, the handcrafted items reach every continent except ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:11:04 GMT
Air mass from Alaska kills summer weather across San
Air mass from Alaska kills summer weather across San Francisco Bay Area  SFGate

It was beautiful and sunny on Monday: What happened? A cool air mass from Alaska sat off the coast of the San Francisco Bay Area early Tuesday, ushering in ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:43:00 GMT
Anchorage center unveils largest state rooftop solar
Anchorage center unveils largest state rooftop solar project  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Anchorage has unveiled the state's largest rooftop solar project at the Egan Civic and Convention Center, a report said.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:11:25 GMT
Bishop, Talerico concerned over power cost subsidy
Bishop, Talerico concerned over power cost subsidy sweep  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Two Fairbanks area lawmakers say they're concerned over the inclusion of the state Power Cost Equalization fund in the annual sweep of state dollars back ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:00:00 GMT
Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines have all been
Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines have all been sued over their uniforms.  Vox.com

Delta is the latest airline to be sued by flight attendants over illness-inducing uniforms.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
With budget cuts in place, Alaska announces its ferry
With budget cuts in place, Alaska announces its ferry plans for Bellingham this winter  Bellingham Herald

Despite significant budget cuts, the Alaska ferry plans to offer regular *service* out of Bellingham this winter. The Alaska Marine Highway System release a ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Microgrid Development in Alaska a Model for Cold Places
Microgrid Development in Alaska a Model for Cold Places: Navigant  Microgrid Knowledge

Alaska demonstrates the value of microgrid development in cold, remote regions where it's pricey to secure reliable electricity.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:55:05 GMT
Why you should chuck it all and move to Alaska - MarketWatch
  1. Why you should chuck it all and move to Alaska  MarketWatch
  2. In Alaska, the Choice Is Between Government Services or Bigger Oil Checks  Truthout
  3. A Divided Alaska: Pay for Government Services or Give Residents Bigger Oil Wealth Checks  U.S. News & World Report
  4. Former Alaska AG Lindemuth: Governor's cuts are unconstitutional  KTVA
  5. View full coverage on Google News

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:04:00 GMT
Northern exposure: Summer in the coolest US state
Northern exposure: Summer in the coolest US state  CNN

Heat got you down? Then head up to America's coolest state, Alaska, where we have listed nine of the best travel adventures for you during summer.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:48:06 GMT
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 15, 2019 - Alaska
Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 15, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:59:00 GMT
University of Alaska regents postpone 'financial-exigency
University of Alaska regents postpone 'financial-exigency' decision  Reuters

Leaders of the University of Alaska, facing a 41% cut in state funding by the governor, on Monday postponed a decision to declare the academic equivalent of ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:32:00 GMT
Rural Alaskans brace for impact as Power Cost Equalization
Rural Alaskans brace for impact as Power Cost Equalization funds disappear  Alaska Public Media News

It's salmon fishing and berry picking season in Unalakleet. It's also the first month of the new operating budget year for the state. Right now, when residents get ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:31:00 GMT
'This needs to stop': Murkowski rebukes Trump for tweet
'This needs to stop': Murkowski rebukes Trump for tweet  Alaska Public Media News

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has condemned President Trump for saying that four left-wing congresswomen should go back to where they came from. All four ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:22:00 GMT
84 fires burning in US, 58 of those in Alaska - KTVA
84 fires burning in US, 58 of those in Alaska  KTVA

Eighty-four wildfires continue to blaze across the nation, 58 of which are in Alaska, including the largest wildfire in the country.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:07:00 GMT
Molly of Denali launches nationwide - Alaska Public
Molly of Denali launches nationwide  Alaska Public Media News

The first nationally broadcast children's show with an Alaska Native lead character premiered today. Molly of Denali is a production of Boston public TV station ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 01:59:00 GMT
Alaska State Council on the Arts closing its doors
Alaska State Council on the Arts closing its doors  KTUU.com

The Alaska State Council on the Arts closed its doors today after Governor Dunleavy vetoed $2.8 million in funding.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 01:48:02 GMT
Number of Chinese visitors to Alaska growing in recent
Number of Chinese visitors to Alaska growing in recent years | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

An active aurora borealis hovers over downtown Juneau and the Mendenhall glacier on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Rashah ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:21:39 GMT
Forest Service chief makes quiet visit to Tongass National
Forest Service chief makes quiet visit to Tongass National Forest  Alaska Public Media News

Sen. Lisa Murkowski recently hosted the U.S. Forest *Service's* top official in a flying visit to Tongass National Forest. The delegation kept a low profile during its ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:33:00 GMT
With Molly of Denali, PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion
With Molly of Denali, PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion  The New York Times

When two children's television producers from the East Coast set out to make a show about an Alaska Native girl whose parents run a rural trading post, there ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:31:38 GMT
Art community convenes as Alaska's art agency closes
Art community convenes as Alaska's art agency closes its doors  Anchorage Press

WHAT: A celebration of life for The Alaska State Council on the Arts, one of the first casualties of the Governor's budget cuts, will take place at the agency's ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:08:00 GMT
Trooper involved in Togiak shooting is 18-year veteran
Trooper involved in Togiak shooting is 18-year veteran of force  Anchorage Daily News

Daniel Sadloske wounded a suspect in a fatal shooting in the Southwest Alaska village, troopers said.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:59:33 GMT
Rain slows some Alaska fires while others continue
Rain slows some Alaska fires while others continue to burn  KTUU.com

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Rain has slowed some of the wildfires in Alaska's interior while others continued to grow over the weekend. The Fairbanks Daily ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:22:30 GMT
Alaska hospital to close: 3 things to know - Becker
Alaska hospital to close: 3 things to know  Becker's Hospital Review

Sitka (Alaska) Community Hospital will close July 29, according to KTUU-TV.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:34:00 GMT
Geothermal development is heating up in Alaska - KTUU
Geothermal development is heating up in Alaska  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Volcanoes along the Aleutian chain, hot springs in the interior and the Southeast. these are Alaska's three main geothermal ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:38:48 GMT
Alaska Air Boosts Its Q2 Guidance Again - Yahoo Finance
Alaska Air Boosts Its Q2 Guidance Again  Yahoo Finance

Last month, Alaska Air (NYSE: ALK) was one of several U.S. airlines to raise its outlook for the second quarter. The carrier, which had initially projected that ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:50:00 GMT
WATCH: Moose chills out next to sprinkler amid heat
WATCH: Moose chills out next to sprinkler amid heat wave  WSB Atlanta

As summer temperatures in Anchorage, Alaska, reached record highs earlier this month, a moose found the perfect way to chill out.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:06:27 GMT
Alaska Sealife Center scientists capture rare Pacific
Alaska Sealife Center scientists capture rare Pacific sleeper shark  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Researchers at the Alaska Sealife Center are wide awake after capturing a male Pacific sleeper shark. Scientists are ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 01:44:09 GMT
Alaska Life Hack: State land auction yields $2.1 million
Alaska Life Hack: State land auction yields $2.1 million  Must Read Alaska

MORE STATE LAND TO BE SOLD OVER THE COUNTER THIS MONTH. That 5.2-acre parcel near Mount Rich a little piece of magnificence in that photo ...


Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:19:18 GMT
Voices in Alaska Court System: Dunleavy veto over abortion
Voices in Alaska Court System: Dunleavy veto over abortion is 'stunning attack' on separation of powers  KTVA

Alaska's constitution gives the governor authority to veto line items in the budget and requires that he include a statement explaining his objections. When it ...


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:21:00 GMT
Alaska's State Government Faces Big Budget Cuts - NPR
Alaska's State Government Faces Big Budget Cuts  NPR

Lawmakers in Alaska are running out of options when it comes to stopping more than $400 million in cuts to the state budget which would affect mental health, ...


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 12:26:00 GMT
Kobe fire up to 1,200 acres but growth slows; dozens
Kobe fire up to 1,200 acres but growth slows; dozens of new fires in Southwest Alaska  KTUU.com

Kobe fire is up to 1200 acres but humidity has slowed its growth. Dozens of new fires appeared in Southwest Alaska after lightning rolled through.


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 05:52:49 GMT
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 12, 2019 - Alaska
Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 12, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 02:21:00 GMT
Political chaos roils Alaska as universities face devastating
Political chaos roils Alaska as universities face devastating cuts  Washington Post

The University of Alaska is facing a 41 percent cut in state funding for the current fiscal year.


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:12:49 GMT
Alaska man had his teeth pulled, but now can't afford
Alaska man had his teeth pulled, but now can't afford dentures after elimination of Medicaid dental coverage  KTUU.com

Medicaid dental coverage has been eliminated for adults, a cut in the state budget of $27 million. It impacts Alaskans like Michael Shelden who, after years of ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:52:28 GMT
Record warm water likely gave Kuskokwim salmon heart
Record warm water likely gave Kuskokwim salmon heart attacks  Alaska Public Media News

As record high temperatures swept Alaska, many people said that the heat was killing them. For Kuskokwim salmon, it was actually true. Never-before-seen ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:33:00 GMT
Alaska Airlines' largest lounge opens in Seattle
Alaska Airlines' largest lounge opens in Seattle [PHOTOS]  SF Gate

Alaska Airlines opened its new flagship Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Thursday to the media, a spectacular space the company called ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:27:00 GMT
The Alaska Stalker - Anchorage Daily News
The Alaska Stalker  Anchorage Daily News

A roundup of the best and worst of Alaska's social media landscape and political gossip.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:07:25 GMT
FEMA: More than $100 million has come to Alaska to
FEMA: More than $100 million has come to Alaska to rebuild from November earthquake  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, (KTUU) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says more than $100 million in State of Alaska and federal disaster assistance has come ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:50:24 GMT
Alaska Man Accused of Killing Polar Bear, Letting Body
Alaska Man Accused of Killing Polar Bear, Letting Body Rot for 5 Months Before Setting It on Fire  KTLA Los Angeles

A man in an Alaska village has been charged with federal crimes for allegedly killing a polar bear and leaving it to rot for five months. A polar bear is seen in a ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:13:00 GMT
Community rallies to help Wellton Antelope get to Alaska
Community rallies to help Wellton Antelope get to Alaska for its football season opener  AZCentral

In a town of about 3000 people, Antelope High got financial help to get to Alaska for a dream football game to open the season.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:12:00 GMT
Seven whales found dead in Alaska over one weekend
Seven whales found dead in Alaska over one weekend  New York Post

Seven dead gray whales were discovered on Alaska shores over the Fourth of July weekend -- and experts say the climate crisis is to blame, according to a new ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:53:00 GMT
PFD fight splits Alaska GOP, leaving some aligned with
PFD fight splits Alaska GOP, leaving some aligned with Democrats  Alaska Public Media News

Typically, some of the most intense fights at the Alaska state Capitol are between factions of Democratic and Republican lawmakers. But one of the biggest ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:17:00 GMT
UPDATE: Alaska State Troopers identify pilot killed
UPDATE: Alaska State Troopers identify pilot killed in plane crash near Ketchikan  KTUU.com

Alaska State Troopers have released the name of the pilot killed in a plane crash in Ketchikan.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:56:15 GMT
Inspirational Alaskan Mooses Self-Care Routine Is Cooling
Inspirational Alaskan Mooses Self-Care Routine Is Cooling Off in This Sprinkler  TIME

Moose has an inspirational self-care routine which is cooling off in this refreshing sprinkler.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:59:27 GMT
550,000 Acres on Fire in Alaska in Latest Sign of the
550,000 Acres on Fire in Alaska in Latest Sign of the Climate Crisis  EcoWatch

Two small communities near Anderson, Alaska were ordered to evacuate late Thursday due to a wildfire, as the state's summer of heat and smoke continues.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Senator Who Held Up Berger's Confirmation Wants Marines
Senator Who Held Up Berger's Confirmation Wants Marines Based in Alaska  Military.com

A Marine Reserve colonel who serves in the Senate hit the Corps' incoming commandant with questions on cold-weather training.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
The thin line between Alaska and Canada - Juneau Empire
The thin line between Alaska and Canada  Juneau Empire

Alaska's border with Canada is one of the great feats of wilderness surveying.


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT
As polar bears encroach on this Alaska village, feds
As polar bears encroach on this Alaska village, feds charge man with illegally shooting one  KTOO

As Arctic sea ice melts, polar bears are spending more time near the Alaska North Slope village of Kaktovik. Now, federal prosecutors have charging a man ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:59:40 GMT
Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under
Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform  Washington Examiner

President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:05:00 GMT
UAA students, staff respond to impending, unprecedented
UAA students, staff respond to impending, unprecedented budget cuts  Alaska Public Media News

On the day the Legislature unsuccessfully attempted to override Governor Mike Dunleavy's line-item veto, UAA biology professor Kat Milligan-Myhre wasn't ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:12:00 GMT
7 Dead Gray Whales Wash Up on the Shores of Alaska
7 Dead Gray Whales Wash Up on the Shores of Alaska in a Single Weekend  PEOPLE.com

So far this year, 22 dead whales have washed ashore on the coast of Alaska.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 23:43:00 GMT
Alaska Native activist alleges assault by Wasilla mayor
Alaska Native activist alleges assault by Wasilla mayor  Juneau Empire

ANCHORAGE An Alaska Native activist said Thursday that she was assaulted by the mayor of a small town as protesters took over a seating area intended for ...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:55:00 GMT
Governor's vetoes cancel state funding for library
Governor's vetoes cancel state funding for library broadband program  Alaska Public Media News

One of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's vetoes has canceled state funding for broadband internet in Alaska libraries. The roughly $670,000 in savings could have ...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 18:28:00 GMT
Alaska man charged with killing & wasting polar bear
Alaska man charged with killing & wasting polar bear  KTUU.com

An Alaska man is facing a serious charge for allegedly shooting and killing a polar bear and letting the harvestable remains go to waste.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:38:13 GMT
7 dead whales were found in Alaska over the weekend
7 dead whales were found in Alaska over the weekend, and experts blame the climate crisis  CNN

Dead gray whales keep showing up along the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Mexico, and it has become a concern for marine biologists.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:09:00 GMT
Alaska communities debate proposed location of LNG
Alaska communities debate proposed location of LNG project  KTUU.com

An Alaska community has criticized the process used to select the terminus of the proposed $43 billion Alaska LNG Project.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:41:10 GMT
Alaska gets Army Pacific chief of staff as new commander
Alaska gets Army Pacific chief of staff as new commander  ArmyTimes.com

The two-star's Army career includes seven overseas deployments.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:30:23 GMT
What Alaska's Pebble Mine fight means for Seattle
What Alaska's Pebble Mine fight means for Seattle  Crosscut

Salmon-rich Bristol Bay is a cornerstone of Washington's seafood industry. But many say a mine 20 years in the making could threaten all of it. by.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:07:13 GMT
Alaska's News Source Expands Its Reach - KTUU.com
Alaska's News Source Expands Its Reach  KTUU.com

New station signal brings KTUU and KYES into previous blind spots across Anchorage.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Alaska's Wildfire Season Is Exploding, Spreading Smoke
Alaska's Wildfire Season Is Exploding, Spreading Smoke Across the State  Gizmodo

Historic, record-breaking heat isn't the only environmental malaise that's gripped Alaska this summer. So has wildfire smoke.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:15:00 GMT
Coast Guard: Explosion and Fire Sink Commercial Fishing
Coast Guard: Explosion and Fire Sink Commercial Fishing Boat in Alaska  Military.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska An explosion at a dock in Alaska spread fire to a nearby fishing boat that then sank, leaving one person aboard missing, the U.S. Coast ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
47. Alaska - CNBC
47. Alaska  CNBC

The Last Frontier is rugged territory with high costs and poor infrastructure. But there is no other place like it.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 11:59:35 GMT
Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska
Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities  Reuters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 02:27:00 GMT
Alaska wildfires surpass 1 Million acres burned - KTUU
Alaska wildfires surpass 1 Million acres burned  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Wildfires in Alaska have burned more than 1 million acres in 2019, according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 02:13:54 GMT
Thousands of Alaska university students notified that
Thousands of Alaska university students notified that millions in scholarships and grants are currently in limbo  Alaska Public Media News

Notices went out to 12,000 Alaska students on Tuesday afternoon that money for their grants and scholarships isn't currently available for the next school year.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 01:57:00 GMT
No longer rich on oil, Alaska may ax money to universities
No longer rich on oil, Alaska may ax money to universities. Lawmakers are 800 miles apart  USA TODAY

The University of Alaska could lay off more than 1,000 and cut dozens of programs, thanks to a dramatic slash in money it gets from the state a 41% cut from a ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 01:01:00 GMT
Cuts to universities could threaten Alaska's unified
Cuts to universities could threaten Alaska's unified library catalog  KTOO

Library workers across the state are concerned Gov. Mike Dunleavy's cuts to Alaska's university system could threaten a statewide library *service*.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 21:33:45 GMT
Alaskas exceptional heat wave delivers states hottest
Alaskas exceptional heat wave delivers states hottest days on record  Washington Post

Alaska's daily average temperature surged to its highest level ever recorded on both Saturday and Sunday.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:21:21 GMT
Alaska's Hess Creek Fire is now the nation's largest
Alaska's Hess Creek Fire is now the nation's largest wildfire in 2019  CNN

145321 acres: That's the size of the largest wildfire burning this year, according to a map from Alaska Wildland Fire Information, the state's interagency effort to ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:42:00 GMT
World's Tallest Tsunami Hit The Gulf of Alaska More
World's Tallest Tsunami Hit The Gulf of Alaska More Than 60 Years Ago  Forbes

On July 9, 1958, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.7-8.3 triggered an enormous rockfall in a remote bay along the Gulf of Alaska. The seven miles ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:16:29 GMT
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires - High Country
Record heat in Alaska fuels wildfires  High Country News

This article was originally published by Guardian US and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Record-breaking heat across Alaska is ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 08:01:48 GMT
Dunleavys budget vetoes would pull Alaska back into
Dunleavys budget vetoes would pull Alaska back into a recession, economist says  Anchorage Daily News

The economy stands to lose about 4200 jobs in the short-term, a new analysis found.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:56:57 GMT
University of Alaska Faces Budget Crisis - Eos
University of Alaska Faces Budget Crisis  Eos

Update: On 12 July, time ran out for the Alaska Legislature to override Gov. Mike Dunleavy's vetoes to the state's budget, including a cut of $130 million from the ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 19:14:18 GMT
Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US
Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US first  ABC News

Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 17:04:00 GMT
Blindsided by a Devastating Veto, Alaskas University
Blindsided by a Devastating Veto, Alaskas University System Pleads for a Lifeline  The New York Times

More than a month after Alaska lawmakers settled on a plan to cut $5 million in support for the state's universities, Gov. Mike J. Dunleavy shocked the state last ...


Sun, 07 Jul 2019 22:14:27 GMT
There's a new sport making a splash in Alaska: dog
There's a new sport making a splash in Alaska: dog diving  KTUU.com

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) - Just outside of Palmer there's an adorable new way you can beat the heat with your dogs, and it looks like a blast. There's a new ...


Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Alaskas governor makes unprecedented cuts in state
Alaskas governor makes unprecedented cuts in state university spending  Los Angeles Times

Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy, a Republican, is pushing his alma mater to the financial brink so the state can avoid raising taxes.


Sat, 06 Jul 2019 18:20:00 GMT
Alaska heat wave sets record-breaking temperatures
Alaska heat wave sets record-breaking temperatures  CBS News

According to the National Weather *Service*, the temperature hit 90 degrees at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.


Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Prolonged heat wave to bake Alaska, keep fire danger
Prolonged heat wave to bake Alaska, keep fire danger high into early next week  AccuWeather.com

For residents in southern Alaska that have been dealing with dense smoke and poor air quality from the Swan Lake Fire, more bad news is on the way as a rare, ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
University Of Alaska Prepares For 41% Budget Slash
University Of Alaska Prepares For 41% Budget Slash  NPR

The University of Alaska System is bracing for a 41% cut in funding it receives from the state, after Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed a $130 million line item in the ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How the climate crisis could change fire season in
How the climate crisis could change fire season in Alaska and strain nationwide resources  Washington Post

After three mild fire seasons, Alaska's Swan Lake fire is over 77000 acres and growing fast. Five out-of-state crews were sent to help.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires
Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires  USA TODAY

Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Alaska university system braces for devastating budget
Alaska university system braces for devastating budget cuts  Washington Post

University leaders in the state system are scrambling to prepare for a 41 percent cut in funding.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DOJ calls crime in Alaska's remote Native American
DOJ calls crime in Alaska's remote Native American communities a public safety crisis  ABC News

According to the Justice Department, "more than four in five American Indian and Alaska Native adults have experienced some form of violence in their lifetime, ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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