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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Tells Trump To Start Transition
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Trump admin races to sell Alaska oil leases
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GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It
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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia
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Alaskans Head For Higher Ground Under Tsunami Evacuation Orders
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Six People Missing After Heavy Rains Cause Mudslides in AlaskaThe landslides crushed at least four houses in Haines, Alaska, which is home to about 2,500 people about 90 miles north of Juneau, according to the Alaska Department of Public Safety.
Coronavirus updates: Gov. Ron DeSantis says Florida schools to stay open in 2021; Alaska's largest city tightens restrictions; 268K US deathCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom warns of tougher stay-at-home order. Michigan Rep. John Chirkun tests positive. U.S. deaths top 268K. Latest COVID news.
Climate change: The woman watching the ice melt from under her feetFor thousands of years Inupaiq people have relied on the land in Alaska but now climate change is threatening their entire way of life.
Permit Denied for Pebble Mine Project in AlaskaThe Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the proposed Pebble Mine project, saying it was “contrary to the public interest.”
Climate Change Is Intensifying the Tsunami Threat in AlaskaWhittier residents have been mindful of tsunamis for generations. In 1964, the Good Friday earthquake was followed by a 25-foot wave that crushed waterfront infrastructure, lifting and twisting rail..
Timelapse shows sunset before 'Polar Night' brings 66 days of darkness to city in AlaskaWatch the final sunset in Utqiaġvik, a city on the northern tip of Alaska, before the "polar night" brings over two months of darkness.
Trump administration looking to sell drilling rights in Arctic National Wildlife RefugeThe Trump administration is looking to greenlight a consequential drilling project in Alaska before the Biden administration takes over. Oil and gas firms are bidding on the chance to secure drilling..
The sun has set on 2020 in this Alaskan town. 'Polar night' brings 66 days of near-darkness in America's northernmost town.The National Weather Service in Fairbanks on Wednesday said the sun will not rise again until Jan. 23 in Utqiaġvik, formerly known as Barrow.
As Grassley Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Virus Threatens to Stall Work in CongressTwo of the oldest members of Congress, Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Representative Don Young of Alaska, now have the virus, underscoring the risks on Capitol Hill.
'I don't need your instruction': Sens. Sherrod Brown and Dan Sullivan argue over wearing masksThe back-and-forth started on the Senate floor when Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, asked Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, to put on a mask.
Coronavirus updates: Hawaii 'clarifies' statewide mask mandate; Alaska loses over 3,000 gas and oil jobs amid pandemic; 247K US deathsHawaii, Iowa issue statewide mask mandates. Alaska has lost over 3,000 oil, gas jobs. Washington state wedding leads to outbreak. Latest COVID news.
Jetliner hits brown bear while landing in AlaskaKills it but cub that was with it wasn't hurt, officials said. It wasn't clear how they got on the runway.
Trump administration pushes to sell Alaska oil leases pre-Biden inauguration(Reuters) - The Trump Administration will take key steps to finalize a sale of oil drilling leases in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska...
‘Are We Getting Invaded?’ U.S. Boats Faced Russian Aggression Near AlaskaRussia has escalated its provocative encounters in the North Pacific this year, harassing boats in U.S. fishing waters and sending bombers toward Alaska’s shores.
US election: Ivanka Trump roasted over double standards in Alaska election callIvanka Trump is being roasted for double standards after she celebrated a late election result that went her father's way.The state of Alaska is notoriously slow to count, but nobody really expected..
Alaskan Don Young Prevails Over Serious Challenge, Easily Winning a 25th TermAlyse Galvin, an independent, fell short in her bid to oust the dean of the House, who found himself vulnerable amid economic woes and President Trump’s troubles in Alaska.
Challenge to Obamacare, states' vote count, Eta's potential path: 5 things to know TuesdayThe Supreme Court will weigh the latest challenge to Obamacare, Alaska will start counting absentee votes and more news to start your Tuesday.
Coronavirus updates: President-elect Joe Biden to announce COVID task force; Global infections surpass 50M; Air Force-Wyoming game canceledPresident-elect Joe Biden will take different approach to virus. Anchorage, Alaska, restrictions start Monday. US nears 10M cases. Latest COVID news.
Trump will open 9 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging this week.
Moose Goes Toe-to-Toe with Chill Dog in Alaska EncounterChilling in the yard with your dog is different, and dangerous, in Alaska -- where an aggressive moose can show up and charge at man's best friend!!! Brody is the pooch in this video, and you can hear..
Austin Quinn-Davidson is the first woman and openly gay mayor of Alaska's largest city. She hopes to be an inspiration, too.Austin Quinn-Davidson was sworn in Friday, replacing Ethan Berkowitz, who resigned after admitting to "unacceptable" relationship with TV anchorwoman.
Murkowski, in a Turnabout, Says She Will Vote to Confirm BarrettThe iconoclastic Alaska Republican said she remained opposed to filling the Supreme Court seat so close to an election but could not hold that against a qualified nominee.
Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened TodayAlaska is emerging as a possible test case for what winter may be like in the U.S.
Voters in Florida and Alaska received threatening ‘vote for Trump’ emails.People in Florida and Alaska reported receiving menacing and deceptive emails that used false claims about public voting information to threaten voters: “Vote for Trump on Election Day or we will..
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near AlaskaU.S. fighter jets intercepted four Russian military aircraft in international airspace near Alaska, NORAD said.
Alaska’s Melting Ice Could Trigger Mega-Tsunami, Scientists WarnAn from a group of scientists to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources contains a warning that a landslide may be about to occur in Prince William Sound, with the potential to trigger the largest..
'It was a pretty good shaker': Alaska, Hawaii under tsunami advisory after 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Pacific OceanThe quake struck in the North Pacific Ocean just before 1 p.m., about 67 miles southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, and first prompted a tsunami warning.
Tsunami Warning Issued for Kodiak, Alaska, After 7.5 Earthquake
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake near Alaska prompts US tsunami warningLocals in Alaska felt a "a pretty good shaker" as safety officials urge residents in the coastal area to move inland to higher ground. ......
Powerful Alaska earthquake triggered tsunami warningA 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaska Peninsula, triggering a tsunami warning in the region that has since been downgraded to an advisory. CBS Los Angeles has the latest.
'Our truck was swaying big time:' 7.5 magnitude quake off Alaska prompts tsunami warningA reported 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the Alaska Peninsula today prompted tsunami warnings for a vast swath of communities, leading some schools to evacuate and send students to higher..
A 30-Mile Canoe Trip Through Alaska’s Tongass National ForestThe Honker Divide Canoe Route draws intrepid travelers through the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. But the lifting of logging restrictions may indelibly alter its character.
Big Oil's answer to melting Arctic: cooling the ground so it can keep drillingThe oil company ConocoPhillips had a problem. It wanted to pump 160,000 more barrels of oil each day from a new project on Alaska’s North Slope. But the fossil fuels it and others produce are leading..
Alaska's new climate threat: tsunamis linked to melting permafrostIn Alaska and other high, cold places around the world, new research shows that mountains are collapsing as the permafrost that holds them together melts, threatening tsunamis if they fall into the..
Anchorage chooses first woman, openly gay acting mayorAustin Quinn-Davidson is set to make local history in Anchorage, Alaska as the city's new acting mayor, starting next week.
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'We don't think it's a hoax': Only three counties in American haven't had COVID-19 cases. How did they avoid the virus?Esmeralda County in Nevada, Loving County in Texas and Skagway in Alaska have had no COVID-19 cases. But that doesn't mean they haven't been impacted.
Brown bear 747 crowned fattest bear in AlaskaIn Alaska’s annual battle of heavyweights, a salmon-chomping bruin named 747 – like the jetliner – has emerged as the most fabulously fat. The bear, one of more than 2,200 brown bears roaming..
A champion has been crowned in Fat Bear WeekOne of the most famous viewing spots for the Coastal Brown Bear in Alaska is Brooks Falls in the Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska July 20th, 2014. | Photo by Mark Boster / Los Angeles..
The Fattest Bears in Alaska Want Your VoteEach year, people vote for the heftiest brown bear at the Katmai National Park and Preserve during the Fat Bear Week contest.
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Trump administration advances plan to cut protections for largest national forestPlan to open Alaska’s Tongass national forest to logging faces backlash from environmental advocates, tribal nations and fishermen The Trump administration has announced it will move forward with a..
Trump Administration To Announce Plan to Open Tongass Forest to LoggingThe effort to open the Alaskan wilderness area, the nation’s largest national forest, has been in the works for about two years.
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Grizzly bear kills hunter in largest U.S. national park, first-of-its-kind attackThe incident is the first known bear mauling fatality in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve's 40-year history.