| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - They are tiny immigrants who arrived to help build the tallgrass prairie after the last glacier retreated from the ice-scarred surface of what is now eastern South Dakota.
That's why entomologist Paul J. Johnson at South Dakota State...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Antarctica’s Lake Vostok doesn’t seem like the most hospitable home on the planet for any kind of life. Trapped under a glacier 2.3 miles thick, it’s subject to extreme pressures, extreme cold, extreme heat (possibly from hydrothermal...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:10 PM
I think I found my next career. I want to be a brewer. I recently met with Kevin Burton, the head brewer at Glacier BrewHouse. He may have the coolest job in town. Burton, a former lawyer, became a brewer several years ago.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The 2013 Chrysler 300 may not be as brash as its predecessor, but its mix of quietness, comfort and highway composure makes it an ideal road-trip car.
The base Chrysler 300 with rear-wheel drive and a V-6 engine starts at $31,340, including a $995...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley said Chrysler has a winner with its large sedan thanks to the 300's blend of quietness, comfort and highway composure. The full-size sedan class is undergoing a transformation ??? boring and dated are being replaced with........
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The new Administrator for the US Environmental Protection Agency is in Alaska this week for what she's calling a fact finding mission.
Gina McCarthy began her trip on Monday with a visit to Portage Glacier to highlight the impacts of climate change....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Lunch will be served anytime now — fresh fish — and no one has to cook it.
The adults are busy catching up while the kids swim and play, but this isn't any waterfront playground on a late summer day. This is a unique playground for penguins...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found.
Rocks and natural debris previously covered by snow are appearing now as the snow...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:31 PM
The Anchorage Glacier Pilots made their regular season home finale a memorable one, scoring three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to knock off the ABL-leading Mat-Su Miners, 3-2. It was a costly loss for the Miners, who drop into a tie for first...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Few automakers embrace the special edition like Chrysler and its Dodge and Jeep brands. With most automakers, a sprinkling of special editions turn up on performance cars such as the Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Special Edition, but Chrysler's examples...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Black soot from 19th century homes and factories in Europe hastened the end of the Little Ice Age and caused glaciers in the Alps to retreat decades sooner than they would have otherwise, according to a new study.
The black carbon particles caused the...