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It took a woman from Alaska to remove a wild possum from a Brooklyn bar (video)

When a possum made its way into Temkin’s Bar in Brooklyn, the patrons all panicked — except for a no-nonsense woman from Alaska. She expertly…

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Dogs pack Anchorage for ceremonial start of Iditarod’s 50th running

Fans, dogs and mushers returned in droves Saturday to downtown Anchorage in the midst of a snowstorm for the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail…

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Alaska becomes latest battleground in GOP civil war

The Republican civil war is heating up in Alaska ahead of the state’s gubernatorial, Senate and House races. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/591889-alaska-becomes-latest-battleground-in-gop-civil-war Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Fat Bear Week: Alaska to choose most portly and hibernation-prepared bear

Voting is underway at Katmai National Park and Preserve of bears who have feasted on salmon running through the Brooks River America may feel like…

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Delta variant surge pushes Alaska’s sparse health care infrastructure to the brink

In the past two weeks, Alaska’s case count increased by 72 percent, the highest in the nation, as it tops all-time state case and death…

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Judge throws out Trump-era approvals for Alaska oil project

Ruling calls federal reports flawed and says plan didn’t do enough to prevent further harm to polar bears and their habitat. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/judge-throws-out-trump-era-approvals-alaska-oil-project-n1277125 Droolin’ Dog…

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Three volcanoes are erupting at the same time in Alaska

Three volcanoes in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands are erupting at the same time, with at least two spewing low levels of ash and steam. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/three-volcanoes-are-erupting-time-alaska-rcna1672…

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Tsunami warnings issued after magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits off Alaska

“The biggest threat would be any potential tsunami risk,” a USGS geophysicist told NBC News. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/magnitude-8-2-earthquake-strikes-alaska-tsunami-warnings-issued-n1275362 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Man rescued after weeklong struggle with bear at Alaska camp, writing ‘SOS’ on shack

The injured man, who was not identified, was spotted waving his hands in distress as a helicopter crew from the Coast Guard passed overhead. Source:…

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Trouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrost

The slope of permafrost where an 810-foot section of the pipeline is secured has started to shift as it thaws, causing braces holding up the…

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Biden suspends oil-drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Republicans and the energy industry have long sought to open the remote area, as Democrats, environmental groups and some Alaska tribes have worked to keep…

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Biden administration backs Trump-era Alaska oil drilling plans

The Biden administration on Wednesday defended in the U.S. District Court for Alaska a massive ConocoPhillips oil and gas project approved during the Trump-era, per…

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‘Second bite is one that broke the bones’: Alaska man describes bear mauling

Allen Minish was surveying land when he locked eyes with a brown bear in an encounter that left him with a crushed jaw and deep…

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A Zombie-Fire Outbreak May Be Growing in Alaska and Canada

“Overwintering” fires smolder under the snow, reigniting vegetation in the spring. New research shows the zombies may proliferate in a warmer world. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-zombie-fire-outbreak-may-be-growing-in-the-north/ Droolin’…

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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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