ANCHORAGE - A large decline in wolves inside one of Alaska's national preserves is coinciding with a state-sanctioned program to kill the animals near the boundaries of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, a National Park Service official said Friday. Read more
ANCHORAGE - Two Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships operating in the Arctic emitted excessive amounts of air pollution during drilling operations last summer off Alaska's northern coastline, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more
ANCHORAGE - Dennis Preslan's gut told him something wasn't right when he saw an older-style suitcase sitting atop garbage in a trash bin.
He tugged at the case, fearing what might be inside.
"My curiosity got the best of me," he said. Read more
ANCHORAGE - Shell Oil Co. is downsizing its plan for off-shore drilling in the Arctic this year amid delays completing a spill containment barge required by the federal government, a spokesman said Tuesday. Read more
ANCHORAGE - A team of top researchers and scientists is being formed to take a comprehensive look at why king salmon returns to Alaska's rivers are dismal again this summer, Gov. Sean Parnell announced Friday. Read more
ANCHORAGE - A Canada-based mining company eyeing development of a huge copper and gold deposit near one of the world's premier salmon fisheries said Tuesday that $107 million has been allocated to prepare the mine for permitting later this year. Read more
ANCHORAGE - A world-renowned doctor who developed vaccines to fight disease in third-world countries was sentenced Wednesday to 21 years in prison for traveling to Alaska with the intention of raping a young boy. Dr. Read more