Linking climate change with severe flooding in the Alaska village of Galena, Secretary of State John Kerry laid out an ambitious agenda to address greenhouse gas emissions and protect the Arctic Ocean as he accepted the reins of the eight-nation Arctic Council on Friday, April 24, 2015, at a ceremony in Canada.
A documentary chronicling the lives of residents and workers in the oil-rich region of North Dakota and Montana that has created a modern-day gold rush will start airing Sunday on the Smithsonian Channel.
Thirteen skiers/coaches/pioneers were inducted into the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the Kincaid Park Chalet in Anchorage on Thursday. High school skiers modeled skiwear from the 60s to the 2000s during the event.
Alaska’s city dwellers get a lot of ribbing for being “30 minutes away from the real Alaska.” But all that infrastructure also creates easy access to some pretty legit outdoor adventures -- and the options just keep getting better.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists say they are working to capture and relocate a family of five black bears frequenting the Government Hill neighborhood but haven't yet been in the right place at the right time to do so. The bears have been seen as far afield as Mountain View, said regional wildlife biologist Dave Saafeld.