Alaska


Last Woolly Mammoths in Alaska Died of Thirst

Last Woolly Mammoths Extinction Caused by Lack of Water

It has been surmised that woolly mammoths that once lived in Alaska probably died out due to dehydration....

Aug 2 2016, 4:14am CDT

Eurasian Metals Traded on Alaska Hundreds of Years Before European Arrival

Eurasian Metals Traded on Alaska Hundreds of Years Before European Arrival

It has come to light that Eurasian metals were being bartered on the Alaskan coast before any Europeans landed in the New World...

Jun 9 2016, 8:29am CDT

Rise in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

Rise in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

The devastating spike in Alaskan wildfires could cause the release of more stored carbon into the atmosphere. Now it should be...

Jun 6 2016, 3:09am CDT

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Low frequency acoustic waves can help detect, locate and monitor volcanic eruptions...

Apr 5 2016, 9:23am CDT

Alaska Volcano Sends Ash 20000 Feet High

Alaska Volcano Sends Ash 20000 Feet High

The Pavlof Volcano which is in Alaska sent ash sky high into the air as it erupted with fury recently....

Mar 28 2016, 4:26am CDT

New Species of Hybrid Butterfly Discovered in Alaska

New Species of Hybrid Butterfly Discovered in Alaska

The newly identified butterfly species may be the result of a rare, ancient hybrid and it may provide clues on environmental ch...

Mar 20 2016, 3:22am CDT

Alaska Airlines Flight Offers Total Solar Eclipse View

Alaska Airlines Passengers See Total Solar Eclipse

Alaska Air had readjusted its flight timing in its readiness for a view of the eclipse....

Mar 10 2016, 4:49am CST

Algae blooms

Harmful Algae Toxins, Domoic Acid, Found In Over 900 Marine Animals in Alaska

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have found that over 900 marine animals in Alaska co...

Feb 13 2016, 6:02am CST

First Fully Digital Geologic Map of Alaska Exposes Hidden Minerals and Natural Resources

First Fully Digital Geologic Map of Alaska Exposes Hidden Minerals and Natural Resources

The first ever digital geologic map will assist in exploration and also to prepare for natural disasters such as earthquakes an...

Jan 6 2016, 7:19pm CST

Cyber Monday Airfare Sale Kicked off with $44 Ticket Deals at Alaska Airlines

Cyber Monday Airfare Sale Kicked off with $44 Ticket Deals at Alaska Airlines

The first Cyber Monday 2015 airline ticket deals are on sale. The Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday 2015 sale is live now....

Nov 30 2015, 1:53am CST

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Starts so Early You might Miss It

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Starts so Early You might Miss It

Cyber Monday 2015 airline ticket sales will be extremely popular again this. Alaska Airlines' Cyber Monday sale is earlier...

Nov 28 2015, 8:13am CST

Totem Pole Stolen by Drew Barrymore's Grandfather Returned to Alaska After 84 Years

Totem Pole Stolen by Drew Barrymore's Grandfather Returned to Alaska After 84 Years

John Barrymore took the totem pole from its home in Alaska back in the 1930s from where it has roamed around to return to its o...

Oct 24 2015, 5:19am CDT

Feds Investigate 25 Walruses Killed on Alaska Coast

Feds Investigate 25 Walruses Killed on Alaska Coast

An official inquiry has begun in earnest into the shooting of more than two dozen walruses in Alaska....

Sep 19 2015, 3:17pm CDT

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Investigation Begins for Mysterious Whale Deaths In Alaska

Over 30 whales found dead for the past months along the coast line of Alaska with cause of their death unknown....

Aug 21 2015, 9:33am CDT

Marijuana Consumption officially allowed in Alaska

Alaska Officially Allows Marijuana Consumption

Marijuana consumption has been allowed for those of a mature age in Alaska....

Feb 24 2015, 5:33am CST

Scorpion stings Woman on Alaska Airlines Flight

Scorpion stings Woman on Alaska Airlines Flight

An Alaska Airlines Flight had to return to the airport on the weekend because a woman got stung by a scorpion.This incident is...

Feb 16 2015, 9:10am CST

Cyber Monday Flight Deals at Alaska Airlines start at $49

Cyber Monday Flight Deals at Alaska Airlines start at $49

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday deals have been released. One way air-fare starts at $49....

Nov 30 2014, 10:22pm CST

Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Sales at Alaska Airlines starts 6pm CT

Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Sales at Alaska Airlines starts 6pm CT

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday sale announced....

Nov 30 2014, 1:26pm CST

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Sale stars Sunday 6pm CT

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday Airline Ticket Sale stars Sunday 6pm CT

Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday sale announced....

Nov 28 2014, 2:02pm CST

Sarah Palin roots for Joe Miller as Senator from Alaska

Sarah Palin roots for Joe Miller as Senator from Alaska

The beautiful and bold, Sarah Palin has rooted for Joe Miller as a senator from Alaska in the next race for governmental privil...

Aug 16 2014, 5:03am CDT

Alaska Earthquake Triggers a Tsunami Warning

Alaska Earthquake Triggers a Tsunami Warning

The earthquake recorded at 12:53 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time was centered about 13 miles southeast of Little Sitkin Island...

Jun 23 2014, 7:52pm CDT

Alaska Near Miss Airline Crash with Cargo Plane

Alaska Near Miss Airline Crash with Cargo Plane

An Alaska Air 737 Jet Airline almost underwent a near miss crash with a cargo plane over Fire Island....

May 29 2014, 6:02am CDT

Alaska Dispatch buys Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Dispatch buys Anchorage Daily News

Online website buys print publication...

Apr 9 2014, 12:50pm CDT

Alaska Marijuana Legalization is About to Take Place

Alaska Marijuana Legalization is About to Take Place

Alaska is the third major state ready to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Marijuana legalization is about to take...

Jan 9 2014, 5:24am CST

Alaska's Cleveland Volcano Erupting Low Level Emissions Near Air Traffic Route

Alaska's Cleveland Volcano Erupting Low Level Emissions Near Air Traffic Route

The Cleveland Volcano in Alaska erupts again on Saturday. But the emissions are low level and cause no danger to human life. On...

May 6 2013, 3:54am CDT