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ALASKA NEWS

Sarah Palin files paperwork to run in Alaska US House race

April 02, 2022 11:30 am

Sarah Palin is a former Alaska governor and was the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee.

Man saved after clinging to ice chunk in Alaska's Cook Inlet

March 01, 2022 12:17 pm

Snedden “was reported to have been walking along the shoreline on the ice when it broke free and drifted into Cook Inlet with the outgoing current,” Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain said in an email to The Associated Press on Monday.

Alaska records highest ever December temperature

December 29, 2021 12:25 pm

Normally, December is a dry month in interior Alaska because the usually frigid air cannot hold much moisture.

Alaska's hospitals struggle amid a worsening outbreak

September 23, 2021 12:14 pm

Alaska Natives, who have historically suffered from health disparities in the state, are disproportionately struggling during the latest virus wave, Amstislavski said.

US seizes 3,000 fake Covid-19 vaccination cards in Alaska

August 20, 2021 11:21 am

The cards were of "low-quality printing" but closely resembled authentic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention certificates provided to vaccine recipients.

An off-grid getaway in Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands

August 10, 2021 8:44 pm

Classic rock plays on the only radio station in this remote destination on the Aleutian chain, about halfway between Seattle and Tokyo. Purple lupine line the road through grassy tundra, with snowcapped mountains and the smoking Great Sitkin volcano in the distance

Coast Guard: 6 dead in Alaska sightseeing plane crash

August 06, 2021 10:07 am

The five passengers on the flight were from the Holland America Line cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam, the company said in a statement. The ship stopped in Ketchikan on Thursday and delayed its afternoon departure after the plane crash.

3 erupting Alaska volcanoes spitting lava or ash clouds

August 06, 2021 9:07 am

So far, none of the small communities near the volcanoes have been affected, Chris Waythomas, a geologist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory, said Thursday.

Scientists stunned by rare Arctic lightning storms north of Alaska

July 17, 2021 3:02 pm

“Forecasters hadn’t seen anything like that before,” said Ed Plumb, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Fairbanks, speaking about the storms that started on Saturday.

Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Alaska helicopter crash

March 29, 2021 3:18 pm

The only other person onboard was in serious condition but stable Sunday at an Anchorage hospital, Alaska State Troopers said.

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