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Ravens stealing food from Anchorage Costco shoppers

The “ravens of Anchorage” sounds like a viking jazz trio and, as it turns out, are as equally smooth as the musical ensemble name intimates….

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Sen. Barrasso backs Murkowski after Trump targets her

Sen. John Barrasso said Sunday he’d back Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski for reelection, breaking with former President Donald Trump not long after he vowed to…

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The First USPS Stamp Designed by an Alaska Native Artist Features a Trickster Raven as It Steals the Sun

“Raven Story.” Image courtesy of USPS When it’s released later this summer, a new stamp from the U.S. Postal Service will illuminate a piece of…

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Texas is Colder Than Alaska Right Now

In a turn of events that will surprise exactly no one at this point, a large swath of the United States is currently experiencing an…

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Judge allows contested Arctic oil lease sale to go ahead

A federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid to thwart the Interior Department’s plan to sell oil drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge….

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Last-minute White House decision opens more Arctic land to oil leasing

Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday that it has made final its plan to open up vast areas of once-protected Arctic Alaska territory to oil…

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Alaska May Be Hiding a Huge Volcanic System

As if we needed more upsetting right news right now, geologists have reason to suspect that a cluster of Alaskan islands is actually part of…

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Trump administration rejects massive Alaska mining project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska on Wednesday, effectively killing plans to build the massive copper…

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Passenger jet damaged after crashing into brown bear on runway in Southeast Alaska

A cub miraculously survived the accident that killed one adult bear Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/passenger-pane-damage-crash-brown-bear-alaska-b1723518.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Alaska’s Coastal Permafrost Is More Vulnerable Than We Thought

Scientists have long assumed that a thick, solid mass of permafrost underpins all of Alaska like the sturdy foundation of a house, stretching from the…

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Anchorage names first woman, openly LGBTQ politician as acting mayor

Alaska’s largest city made history last week when the city’s assembly voted to install Austin Quinn-Davidson as the city’s acting mayor, making her the first woman and member…

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7.5 magnitude earthquake near Alaska triggers tsunami warning

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for the Pacific coasts from Kennedy Entrance, Alaska, to Unimak Pass, Alaska. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/7-5-magnitude-earthquake-near-alaska-triggers-tsunami-warning-n1243944 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Anchorage chooses 1st woman, openly gay acting mayor

Austin Quinn-Davidson will serve as acting mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, after the outgoing mayor resigned over an “inappropriate” relationship with a reporter. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/anchorage-chooses-1st-woman-openly-gay-acting-mayor-n1243866 Droolin’…

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Alaska’s new climate threat: tsunamis linked to melting permafrost

Scientists are warning of a link between rapid warming and landslides that could threaten towns and tourist attractions In Alaska and other high, cold places…

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Alaska Supreme Court affirms ruling eliminating ballot witness requirement

Alaska’s Supreme Court affirmed a ruling on Monday by a lower state court that threw out a requirement for Alaskans planning to vote by mail to have…

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All Hail 747, Your Hefty Fat Bear Champion of 2020

There can only be one true winner of Fat Bear Week. I’m pleased to announce 2020’s beefiest bear is 747. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/all-hail-747-your-hefty-fat-bear-champion-of-2020-1845287577 Droolin’…

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Fat Bear Week Is Finally Here

The most wonderful time of the year is truly here. On Wednesday, Katmai National Park and Preserve’s annual Fat Bear Week will officially kick off—a…

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Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca

Officials say a wild brown bear broke into the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage and killed Caesar, a popular male alpaca Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/brown-bear-breaks-alaska-zoo-kills-popular-alpaca-brown-bear-brown-bear-bear-anchorage-ap-b561658.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Bering Sea Ice Hasn’t Been This Low in at Least 5,500 Years

The Arctic has seen some weird happenings as the climate crisis reshapes the region, but among the most dramatic was what happened in winter 2018…

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Alaska mine ‘cannot be permitted,’ Trump administration rules in major reversal

The Trump administration threw up major hurdles for a planned copper and gold mine in Alaska on Monday, a move that could kill the project…

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Companies May Not Even Want to Drill in the Arctic

On Monday, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt approved the first-ever oil and gas leasing program for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, opening up 1.56 million acres of…

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