Environment

Bethel DEC office closed

Jan 5, 2015
Daysha Eaton, KYUK

State officials say they closed the office just before the holidays because of restructuring and budgetary issues.

Togiak NWR

The winter moose hunt in 17B, C closes at the end of Wednesday, and the 17A hunt opens at first light Thursday.

Investor pulls out, leaving developer $45 million short in plans to re-open Tulsequah Chief mine near Taku River.

Nathan Coutsoubos

Rare winter spotting a first for the Dillingham Christmas Bird Count, says one enthusiast.

Grab binos, pen and paper, and join tens of thousands in the world's longest running citizen science survey this weekend.

President signed executive order Tuesday, withdrawing oil and gas lease options in Bristol Bay, Southeast Bering Sea.

Could mice DNA hold clues to previously undocumented historical events and migrations in Alaska?

Floyd Roehl

Floyd Roehl landed a surprise coho salmon while ice fishing for pike on the Eek River.

courtesy John Christensen

Port Heiden has a corral built and are waiting on reindeer purchased from Stebbins and St. Michael.

Tustumena replacement design shows larger, faster ship

Dec 2, 2014
courtesy KBBI

The replacement vessel for the 50-year-old Trusty Tusty will cost an estimated $237 million to construct.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA declared the Arcitc ringed seal threatened two years ago and now wants to protect waters vital to their existence.   

New activity seen at Mount Shishaldin

Nov 24, 2014
Alaska Volcano Observatory

Shishaldin has been on orange alert for several months but new activity has observes watching carefully.

Bureau of Land Management

BLM is coordinating with the Alaska Miners Association, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and others to provide guidance to miners.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Five corporate officers facing felony charges for illegal discharges of wastewater into Salmon River at the Platinum Creek Mine.

Time to uncover the boats?

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