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76-foot fishing tender sinks in Seward harbor
U.S. Coast Guard officials have assumed responsibility for cleanup efforts for fuel released by the F/V Nordic Viking, a 71-foot fishing tender that sank at the city of Seward’s T-Dock, spilling an unknown amount of marine diesel and other petroleum products.
Oil Cleanup and Salvage Operations Continue after F/V Nordic Viking Sinks in Seward
Containment boom has been re-deployed around the sunken f/v Nordic Viking, the commercial fishing vessel that sunk at Seward’s T-Dock on Sunday morning after the shifting vessel pulled down the originally deployed boom as it settled further into the water.
Forecasters say Southcentral Alaska snowstorm will last through early Monday
Southcentral Alaska from the Kenai Peninsula to the Susitna Valley can expect snowfall continuing Sunday night through Monday morning, the National Weather Service said. In Anchorage, light snow falling in late afternoon was expected to intensify through the evening, peaking between midnight and 3 a
Alaska Airlines Changing Elite Status Perks – Adds Restrictions to Airport Lounge Passes
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Alaska has climate solutions
Alaska, the state warming twice as fast as the rest of the nation, is a canary in the coal mine for climate disruption. Across the state, the effects of climate change are being experienced – in some areas much more poignantly and life-altering than others.
Jumpers brave the cold to raise funds for Special Olympics Alaska
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The 10th Annual Special Olympics Alaska Polar Plunge drew thousands to Goose Lake in Anchorage Saturday as jumpers hopped into icy waters in the name of supporting SOA.
A Trip Inside Alaska’s Frozen Caves Is Positively Surreal
Inside one of Alaska’s incredible glaciers is a magical place that looks like it’s from a dream. The Mendenhall Ice Caves are absolutely beautiful, glittering with an unearthly blue and shimmering in the cool light. You’ll adore a visit to the ice caves in Alaska for a winter adventure you’ll never
Alaska man charged with ISIS-related threats at Lafayette College, school president says
An Alaska man is behind a series of tweets in May claiming a Lafayette College student had converted to Islam, joined ISIS and threatened an attack on the campus, according to an email distributed Saturday by the college president.
Alaska Supreme Court denies post-opinion recusal in easement dispute
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Supreme Court on Nov. 16 denied a motion for Justice Craig Stowers to withdraw his opinion in a yearslong easement dispute between two prominent Fairbanks families.
Schmid named regional forester of the Alaska Region
David E. Schmid, who has served as acting regional forester for the Alaska region since this past spring, has been named permanently to that U.S. Forest Service post in Juneau.
Alaska Airlines Is Offering the Chance to Pay Up for Status
End-of-year mileage runs are always a frustrating experience, when some travelers realize they haven’t flown enough to requalify for elite status. The mileage run is essentially a quick round-trip (sometimes with no overnight stay) solely for the purpose of earning miles. One or two extra flights ca
Help Alaska Let it Shine
The Arctic Mission Adventure (AMA) ministry of the Alaska Conference is seeking to raise the final $25,000 of its annual $300,000 goal. And, the deadline is coming soon. But there’s a unique twist to this challenge. And the bald truth involves conference leadership. If the AMA goal is reached by Dec
CO heat pumps get funding in Alaska town
“ Our intent is to use [Mayekawa’s] Unimo CO2 [heat pumps] or equal to avoid synthetic refrigerant.” The four buildings include City Hall, City Hall Annex, Community Library and Fire Hall. The system will employ approximately 14 double HDPE (high-density polyethylene) loops with propylene glycol bet
Alaska SeaLife Center lets new otters do the talking in donation, support request
SEWARD, Alaska (KTUU) - If you thought the November week of promotions began with Black Friday and ended with Cyber Monday, you'd be leaving out so-called "Giving Tuesday," the day following online deals dedicated to donating or giving to nonprofits, rather than buying from commercial operations.
Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 24 km SE of Seward, Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 24 km SE of Seward, Alaska (15 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ak20397451. Event ids that are associated: ak20397451, us1000hwab. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 03:10:27 / November 25, 2018 @ 3:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor
As the Arctic warms up, a 'new ocean' is bringing new commerce to the top of the world
Nome is a town of about 3,800 people on the southern side of the Seward Peninsula, the knob of land way out on Alaska's western coast that forms the eastern side of the Bering Strait between the US and Russia.
LIST: Sink holes, destroyed roads, and closures in wake of massive earthquake
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Following a massive earthquake Friday morning near Anchorage, several buildings and roads in the surrounding area were damaged or, in some cases, completely destroyed.
Alaska voters wait for outcome of Young-Galvin battle for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat
Young, who has served as Alaska's sole congressman since 1973, faces his most well-funded challenger yet in independent Alyse Galvin. A first-time candidate, Galvin hoped to become the first woman to serve as the state's U.S Representative. Young, 85, sought to maintain the 45-year winning streak th
Ice Poseidon ended up in an accident on Friday morning
On Thursday night, Paul “Ice Poseidon” Denino crashed his car in Seward, Alaska. He later claimed he was shot at, which he says caused him to lose control of the vehicle. The streamer best known for controversial content and multiple SWAT encounters tries his best to get “content” for the thousands
Rethinking Alaska’s only maximum-security prison
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) -Bill Lapinskashas two offices inside Spring Creek Correctional Center - one in Hollywood and one in Compton. Hollywood is his nickname for the businesslike administrative wing. Compton is a windowless, cinder block room on the ground floor, an arm’s reach from the men convicted