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...Hawaii museum was returned Thursday to Alaska tribal members.Screen legend John Barrymore was traveling along the Alaska coast by yacht and directed crew members to take the totem pole from an unoccupied village in 1931, said University of Alaska...
White House vow to veto fishing law changes sparks fight councils, including the North Pacific Fishery Management Council that oversees fishing in the waters off the Alaska coast. It was first passed in 1976 and most recently reauthorized and amended in 2006.The White House has said the administration...
Online tool aids oil-spill response

...Alaska Shore Zone Partnership, a survey of the entire coastline of Alaska. Saupe estimated that 80 percent of the Alaska coast had been imaged by the Shore Zone partnership. "Different entities were funding different parts of the state, and...
Abel takes control of Alaska Coast Guard

Dozens gathered on the docks of the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Juneau on Thursday to look on as a new leader was given command over the Alaska district and its approximately 2,700 service members.
Les Palmer: 50 years in Alaska

...outboard-powered skiff. Due to the Katalla's short, steep drainage and to frequent and heavy rain storms along the Gulf of Alaska coast, this river "blows out" often in the fall. However, if your timing is right, and the river is in decent shape...
Gov: Gas imports are 'last resort'

...when it implemented the Emission Control Area Aug. 1 that requires low-sulfur diesel fuel within 200 miles of the Alaska coast. "Boy, Steve, thank you for that wonderful song," Parnell said. Fights like the ECA one, which will add significant...
Kivalina unlikely center for odd Alaska news year

...stories: In other top stories last year in Alaska: - The Coast Guard seized the Bangun Perkasa about 2,600 miles off Alaska coast. The stateless ship was found to have 54 shark carcasses and more than 30 tons of squid on board. The crew members...
Give a hand to keep our beaches clean

...have been piling up with garbage, driftwood and other materials for decades. Tons and tons of trash likely line the Alaska coast, much of which will likely be there for a long time due to its remote location. However, we can make a difference...
Oil industry review under way

...farther laterally from the surface location of the drill rig. BP's Liberty field is five miles offshore the northern Alaska coast. The company plans to produce the field with ultra-extended reach wells, some as far as eight miles laterally...
Murkowski seeks icebreaker funding

...increase its presence in U.S. Arctic waters. The Coast Guard monitors more than 950,000 square miles of water off the Alaska coast. It enforces U.S. fisheries laws, patrolling a large area of the North Pacific to stop illegal, large scale...


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