Photo of the day: A red fox enjoys the sunset from a path at Katmai National Park
EPA: Proposed Pebble Mine could destroy Alaskan salmon fishery
The mining project, one of the largest ever conceived, could hold $500 billion in gold and copper.
Watch grizzly bear drama unfold on live webcams
The grizzlies at Katmai National Park and Preserve are keeping rangers busy, and you can get in on the action by watching explore.org’s cameras.
Huge trove of dinosaur footprints discovered in Alaska
Along with the dinosaur tracks, researchers found traces from birds, clams, worms and bugs.
Some valuable advice posted on a trail we hiked in Alaska recently.
Now, how exactly does one determine when attack transitions into mealtime? Do you listen for chewing? Will the bear sigh in delight like I do when I eat macaroni and cheese?
And if I taste like macaroni and cheese, is it really fair to deny the bear such a delicacy? I do eat a lot of mac and cheese, so it’s conceivable I might taste cheesy and delicious.
Would you take a pregnancy test — in a bar?
Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state’s rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.
This is how two grizzly bears work out a disagreement
When two Alaskan brown bears have an argument, they don’t exactly use their words to sort out their opinions on the matter.
Believe it or not, you can still rent movies at Blockbuster
The well-known movie-rental business closed its stores and ended its DVD-distribution program in January, but about 50 stores remain open — and one man owns half of them.
Talkeetna’s feline mayor contemplates retirement
Stubbs the cat has faithfully served his constituents for 17 years, and his owner says it might be time for him to leave Alaska’s political arena.