Tag: north

In Memoriam: Conversation with ‘ENCOUNTERS’ host Richard Nelson

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How does he even get those amazing natural wildlife sounds, as if he were standing right next to that grunting grizzly bear! As the host of Encounters, Richard Nelson is our guide to the fascinating sights,sounds and behaviors of Alaska’s resilient animals. For an opportunity to talk with Alaska anthropologist and naturalist Richard Nelson, join host Kathleen McCoy on a special edition of Hometown, Alaska on Friday. KSKA: Friday 11/11 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Walrus Start Hauling Out Along North Coast

Walrus have started hauling out on shore along Alaska’s north coast. The sea ice has retreated far north of the continental shelf, leaving the animals with limited options for foraging.

Former Murkowski Aide May Face Jail Time for Fishing Violation

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A former congressional aide may spend as much as 10-months in prison for a fishing violation while was a member of the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council.

Alaska News Nightly: August 2, 2011

Former Murkowski Aide May Face Jail Time for Fishing Violation, Congress May Leave FAA in Partial Shut-Down Mode, Cordova Times Will Be Purchased By Its Editor, Permanent Fund Dividend Will be Lower than Last Year, and more...

Scientists Investigate Fish Habitat Theory

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Scientists know that climate warming will move fish habitat northwards, but they are just beginning to put numbers on that theory.

BP Sale Doesn’t Include Alaska Holdings

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage BP announced today that it’s selling $7 billion in oil field assets to Houston based Apache Corporation. But the...