Scientists say the grass carp population in the Chambly Basin is probably small, but the presence of this species in any number is bad news.
Starting on Wednesday, May 22, hundreds of Common Murres, an ocean-going bird native to the Pacific Coast from the Channel Islands to the tip of the Aleutians in Alaska, have been reported washed u…
In Anchorage, the temperatures forecast for this week won't come close to breaking any city records, Ahsenmacher said. But they are a departure from years of mild winters that rarely saw temperatures below zero.
The latest update put the Swan Lake fire’s size at 23,530 acres.
“It started breaking into pieces beneath us,” said Phillip Rode.
Lightning strikes seen Monday in Cook Inlet and on the Kenai Peninsula were heading toward South Anchorage, a meteorologist said.
“You could take your sailboat and sail from Dillingham all the way to Little Diomede and never see much more than an ice cube.
The Bering Sea island is breeding habitat for millions of seabirds, including rare migratory species. A “strike team” had been searching for the rogue rat for 10 months.
In Southcentral Alaska, wasps seem to be everywhere. One Anchorage clinic has seen more than 250 sting patients this year.
The city is so parched and hot that even a cigarette tossed into a pile of fluffy cottonwood fiber could ignite a fire.
State transportation workers found wet ground may have contributed to the small landslide, despite the lack of recent rain.
The highway remained closed north of Willow after the fire jumped the road Sunday, authorities said. The fire started Saturday afternoon when wind blew a tree onto a power line.
Why did the sea lion cross the road? Scientists don't know yet.
The storm that walloped Southcentral Alaska also left about 32 inches of snow in Moose Pass and 30 in Seward.
Rising temperatures have boosted the growth rates of seasonal moss on the southern continent over the last 50 years.
One reading on the Hillside clocked winds reaching 91 miles per hour. The day saw reports of property damage, road closures and downed power lines.LEO Note: According to Rick Thoman of NWS, these are unusually high winds for April.
Michael Soltis’ death is the second fatal bear attack in the Anchorage municipality in two summers.