SEWARD, Alaska - President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.
FAIRBANKS—An aquatic weed previously thought to have invaded only Interior waterways around Fairbanks has now been spotted downstream of Nenana.
FAIRBANKS—Mt. McKinley Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, but few would have expected when it was founded that the bank would outlast the mountain.
ANCHORAGE—A packed Dena'ina Center filled with foreign ministers, climate experts, Alaska Native leaders and media from around the world hushed shortly before 5 p.m. when U.S. Secretary John Kerry took the dais to introduce the 44th president.
FAIRBANKS - The National Weather Service has extended a flood watch on parts of the rain-swollen Chena River until Tuesday.
FAIRBANKS - Many years ago, geologists stood on the bank of the Copper River and watched Childs Glacier thunder icebergs straight into the river. Using a little imagination, one researcher remarked how an advance of the glacier could seal off the big river.
FAIRBANKS—The Lathrop Malemutes swept the boys singles events as they topped North Pole 5-2 in a Mid Alaska Conference tennis match on Monday at North Pole High School.
FAIRBANKS — The Interior has dozens of animals marked for conservation but none on a short list of 16 example “priority” Alaska animals, according to a draft document used to determine allocation of conservation grants.
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