A cruise ship motors up Tracy Arm. The four most popular Alaskan glacial fjords - Endicott Arm, College Fjord, Disenchantment Bay and Tracy Arm - now see a combined 500 annual cruise ship visits, with a few of those at less well-visited fjords.
Sometimes you meet people and you immediately like them. Ever since they first came into the Master Gardener class, I have loved Sandy and Susanne Williams. Maybe it was the way Sandy told us about his volunteer project .
The British Columbian Ministries of Environment and of Energy and Mines have for the second time ordered a proposed open pit copper and gold mine in the Skeena River watershed to come up with a better plan if the mine is to be approved.
In late July, more than 300 wildfires are burning in Alaska. With burned acreage totals one month ahead of the historic 2004 fire season, summer 2015 is again the year of the wildfire.
Many scientists are not surprised.
Six environmental groups on Thursday asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal Subsistence Board and the U.S. Forest Service to take certain actions to prevent further reduction of the Prince of Wales area wolf population.
In recognition of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens' contributions to Alaska's fisheries, and to celebrate Ted Stevens Day, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries will host an open house today from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.