The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a nationwide recall for 167,427 pounds of ground beef from an Omaha, Nebraska manufacturer Monday. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that surveillance tests came back positive for E.
Seafood producers were hoping U.S. consumers would have cheaper salmon this year, but that doesn't seem to be the case. The $8.99 per pound of Alaska sockeye the U.S.
ANCHORAGE - A decades-old campaign to wipe dozens of Alaska islands clean of invasive arctic foxes is a step closer to wrapping up with an eradication effort this summer on a large, uninhabited island that's also home to hundreds of feral non-native cattle.
Work is resuming on the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric project under spending guidelines put in place by Gov. Bill Walker's administration. The overall cost for the proposed 705-foot dam in the upper reaches of the Susitna River has been pegged at $5.
The Tongass will be roadless once more. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned the Tongass National Forest's exemption to the President George W.
Friday, 4 p.m.: The lightening-caused fires in the Cooper Landing area have not grown in size, according to a press release from the USDA for Chugach National Forest.
Last November I wrote about a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, which would result in hiring four part-time pest scouts who would visit farms and ranches in Alaska to teach farmers...
Monday, 1 p.m.: The Stetson Creek fire is estimated at 212 acres, and the Juneau Lake fire is estimated at 573 acres, according to an announcement released by the USDA Forest Service.
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A judge has refused to block a plan to shoot more than 10,000 double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. The plan was released earlier this year by the U.S.
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