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After nearly two years, PFD fraud charges against former Alaska fisheries board nominee are still pending. Why?

JUNEAU - The case against Roland Maw, the commercial fisheries advocate once nominated to the Alaska fisheries board by Gov. Bill Walker, wrapped up last December. That's when a District Court judge affirmed an order barring Maw from hunting and fishing for 18 months, and a $7,200 fine against him

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 01:52:53

Kotzebue man loses 50 pounds of caribou, fish on flights to Arizona

When Jennifer Borden and Karl Nelson opened up their cooler in Flagstaff, Arizona, they were hoping for more than a couple of steaks. "There was like one salmon fillet, two caribou steaks and one piece of smoked salmon and that was it," said Borden. Through a long series of flights beginning in K

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 02:55:26

Hours of snowfall lead to hazardous driving conditions across southcentral

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) After hours of snow throughout southcentral Sunday, police are warning residents about dangerous driving conditions. "Snow fall has created hazardous driving conditions on the Glenn Highway, in both directions, between the Knik River Bridge and Eagle River areas," Anchorage

KTUU - 2017-11-20 01:26:00

Using ice axes and blow torches to ignite Alaskan lakes

HOMER, Alaska (KTUU) - With the crack of an ice axe and the rush of a blow torch, Alaska's lakes can sometimes be set alight. Don Pitcher, a photographer and former fire ecologist, says decomposing vegetation underneath the ice creates methane bubbles which pool together. After years of experimenta

KTUU - 2017-11-20 05:49:00

Houston puts forth liquefied natural gas proposal

FAIRBANKS - Exporting liquefied natural gas to other parts of the state has long been on the radar for residents of Houston, Alaska, but it wasn't until two years ago when a new railroad spur was constructed that this plan became feasible. Knikatnu Inc., an Alaska Native Corp. in the Matanuska Susi

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2017-11-20 09:04:00

The art of listening built his business and rich Alaska life

Partway through our interview, I realized Scott Theis and I are in the same business. Listening. As I explained that thought, his eyes locked on mine. He was concentrating, thinking of nothing other than what I was saying. "A lot of people, when you're talking to them, they've already got the nex

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 00:42:31

Pruning Maples Before Sugaring Season

Black-eyed Susan epitomizes prairie wildflowers. Most of us Californians are probably wondering what that means. Sugaring season is more familiar to horticultural enthusiasts in New England, Canada, and more recently, in Alaska. It is the time of year that sugary sap get harvested from maples, and i

CANYON NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:18:11

340 barrels of jet fuel spills into secondary containment area at the Port of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Tesoro Ocean Dock at the Port of Anchorage saw an estimated 340 barrels of jet fuel spill into a secondary containment area Saturday after a tank was over filled.15,000 gal. of oil/water mixture has been recovered since the spill. Candice Barber, a spokesperson for th

KTUU - 2017-11-20 01:44:00

Bristol Bay Native Corp. takes stand against Stand for Salmon initiative

The Bristol Bay Native Corporation is opposed to the Pebble Mine, but the regional Alaska Native Corporation is not backing the ballot initiative known as "Stand for Salmon." "Notwithstanding BBNC's opposition to Pebble, BBNC believes responsible resource development can take place in Bristol Bay.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 03:26:03

Early look at weather for Thanksgiving

There should be relatively quiet conditions around the United States for Thanksgiving. An area of high pressure will be washing out in the Midwest as a cold front begins to move through Canada in to the Great Lakes. A few snow showers may develop along the front in Canada and northern Michigan. Scat

CBS4INDY.COM - 2017-11-20 01:54:04

Cops: Man robbed at West Brighton houses

A man was robbed on the 100th block of Alaska Street on Sunday night. (Staten Island Advance/Kristin Dalton) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police said a man was robbed late Sunday night at the West Brighton Houses. At approximately 10:25 p.m., NYPD received a call of a robbery at the 100th block of Alask

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 04:40:53

Anthony Bourdain: Stoned in Seattle

It's taken Anthony Bourdain 15 years to smoke a joint on one of his travel foodie TV shows. Now that marijuana's legal in Washington State, he decided to sample the cannabis goodies available in Seattle's regulated pot market on Parts Unknown on CNN. Bourdain announces: 'Washington legalized weed in

CELEBSTONER - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Why Americans Love SUVs

"The whole world is angry at America for driving SUVs. Why do we Americans love these monstrous and threatening devices? Barging through traffic in a sport utility vehicle is hardly sporting. The utility of the things is open to question. And they are vehicles mainly in the sense that the Alaska pip

RICOCHET.COM - 2017-11-20 02:03:55

Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 81 km N of College, Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km N of College, Alaska (50 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth's surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:16 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak17333038

EARTHQUAKENEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Special Olympians gather from across the state for bowling tournament

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Athletes from across the state gathered in Eagle River for a weekend of competitive and fun bowling. More than 150 Alaskans knocked down thousnads of pins for Special Olympics Alaska Bowling State Tournament. Athlete,Sunshine Hootch said the best part is getting a strike. S

KTUU - 2017-11-20 07:00:00

Alaska rifle tops Nevada, remains unbeaten

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks rifle team is 5-0. The fourth-ranked Nanooks remained unbeaten with a 4,695-4,679 victory over Patriot Rifle Conference rival Nevada on Sunday at the University of Nevada Rifle Range in Reno. Alaska tallied a 2,325 in smallbore and 2,371 in air rifle,

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2017-11-20 08:33:00

Sourdough pancakes and biscuits: Your secret weapons for holiday guests

Should restaurants force teens to pay larger tips just because they're teens? Because we have always been big fans of San Francisco-style sourdough bread, our Alaskan tour guides made our mouths water every time they referred to the common nickname for a Klondike prospector, a sourdough. Turns out,

MSN.COM - 2017-11-20 09:54:11

From Alaska to Hawaii: Farming with the Peratas

On Aug. 18, 1983, 24-year-old Bacci Perata sat by Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, gazing at Alaska's beautiful mountain scenery. His summer job in Alaska fishing for sockeye salmon was over and he was enjoying some time on land. Sitting alone at the end of the trail, he was quite surprised when

WEST HAWAII TODAY - 2017-11-20 06:43:42

Ice Alaska scraps 2018 World Ice Art Championships

The board of Ice Alaska has canceled the 2018 World Ice Art Championships, citing the loss of sponsors and the challenges of rebuilding after a 2016 fire that destroyed the main building of the Ice Alaska Ice Park. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a news release by the nonprofit organization s

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 00:14:00

The greatness of home

Alaska was my first love. Childhood here was full of extremes - winter, darkness, distance, daylight and hard work - but living in a place that constantly tests, nurtures and sculpts one like this is unique to Alaska. My upbringing pushed me mentally and physically in each season, and taught me to r

NOTRE DAME & SAINT MARY OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 05:01:11