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Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is restricting the federal subsistence fishery for early-run king salmon in the Kenai River downstream from Skilak Lake, beginning Thursday, June 30 at 12:01 a.m. The restriction will be in place through Thursday, July...
The Associated PressThe chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee is urging a new panel charged with recommending deficit cuts to consider spurring energy production to generate new revenues and create jobs. U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, of Washington, sees the Arctic...
Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will be in the spotlight in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning. The House Natural Resources Committee plans a hearing on the refuge and its potential for jobs, energy and deficit reduction. Chairman Doc...
Armed with gardening gloves and shovels, over 100 volunteers attended the first ever Anchorage Weed Smackdown event held today at Valley of the Moon park. The event was organized by Municipality of Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department, U.S. Fish...
The Sealaska Native Corporation scored a major victory in Congress Wednesday. A bill to convey 80,000 acres of land in the Tongass National Forest to the corporation cleared the House Natural Resources Committee. “This is the furthest we have gone...
KTUU.comA stretch of a popular area fishing destination's shorefront now belongs to the state. The Nature Conservancy announced its transfer of 75 acres of land at the mouth of the Anchor River to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Tuesday. Many...
The proposed natural gas pipeline to the Lower 48 got a boost this week from federal regulators. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, put producers and land owners on notice that it is preparing to study the potential environmental impact...
KTUU.comThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s solved the mystery of an unknown substance that washed up in the coastal village of Kivalina last week. The verdict: it’s microscopic eggs. A lead scientist at NOAA’s...
On Friday, Qannik the polar bear held forth in her temporary home at the Alaska Zoo. She swatted ice in a plastic bucket, rubbed her ivory fur in the dirt and playfully attacked an empty plastic barrel as an audience of zoo visitors, officials and...
KTUU.comThree separate climbers were rescued by helicopter from approximately 19,000 feet Monday night, the National Park Service says. All three were suffering from severe altitude-related illness. The Park Service says park ranger Tucker Chenoweth and four...
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Two people drowned in Tustumena Lake after the boat they were on became swamped with water and sank Friday night, said Beth Ipsen, Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman. Soldotna troopers received a phone call at 4:38 p.m. Saturday about boating debris that...
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Channel 2 NewsIt's the first peak of moose calving season and wildlife biologists say there will be several more now through June. Over the next few weeks, thousands of moose calves will be born. But that could lead to more confrontations between humans and moose....
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