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  • Alaska sues federal government over beluga whale population's endangered listing

     
    ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska filed a lawsuit last Friday seeking to overturn the listing of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, home to the Port of Anchorage, as an endangered species. The lawsuit, filed in Washington, D.C., claims that......
  • Gulf oil spill: Obama names investigation panel

     
    President Obama named five panelists to a commission tasked with finding ways to avoid a repeat of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 men and started the nation's worst oil spill. They will be led by a former Florida......
  • Ocean currents moderate Anchorage weather

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Harry E. Bennett, Jr., in Baltimore, follows the highs and lows in Alaska. Last winter, he said, “I noted that the … listings had Fairbanks much colder than Anchorage. That made sense because Fairbanks is north of....
  • Palin favorite trails in Alaska primary

     
    by Mark Z. Barabak Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday's Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren't looking as...
  • Sarah Palin favorite for Senate faring poorly -- in Alaska

     
    Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday’s Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren’t looking as bright for the...
  • Fishing limits in Aleutians aim to save Steller sea lions

     
    Federal authorities have proposed shutting down fishing for cod and mackerel across more than 131,000 square miles in the western Aleutian Islands of Alaska to halt continuing declines in Steller sea lions. The measure is part of a package of......
  • Battle over Pebble Mine shifts to EPA

     
    Tribal leaders who are battling plans for Pebble Mine, a $300-billion copper, molybdemum and gold deposit at the headwaters of Bristol Bay--home of the world's biggest sockeye salmon runs--are appealing now to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • The secondhand Sarah Palin

    Politics is having a fashion moment. We shouldn't be surprised: After all, two women who dress in two very different traditions have been in the spotlight running for posts no woman has ever held. Hillary Clinton's pantsuits are in the tradition of John...
  • Alabama Soldier Killed in Iraq

       BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC-TV MyFoxAL.com) -- A Private 1st Class soldier from Locust Fork has become the first Alabama soldier killed in Iraq in 2007.    Jonathon Millican, 20, is a native of Locust Fork. He graduated high school from there in 2005.   ...
  • Alabama Soldier Abducted, Killed in Sneak Attack

       LOCUST FORK, Ala. (AP MyFoxAL.com) -- An Alabama soldier was among four U.S. soldiers abducted and killed during a sneak attack in Iraq that was confirmed by the Pentagon on Friday, but the military apparently did not tell his wife and family about the...
  • Top 10 must-see spots around the globe

    Top 10 must-see spots around the globe
    People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...