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30

Jan

Why is it warm in Alaska and snowing in Atlanta?Jet-stream patterns have affected the weather all across the country, meteorologists say, from the California drought to Georgia’s ‘snowpocalypse.’

Why is it warm in Alaska and snowing in Atlanta?
Jet-stream patterns have affected the weather all across the country, meteorologists say, from the California drought to Georgia’s ‘snowpocalypse.’

28

Jan

Photo of the day: Dreamy pink moon rises in the Alaska Peninsula

08

Jan

MacGyver actor rode from Minnesota to Alaska when he was 17 (probably on a bike he made from toothpicks, paperclips and floss)
Here’s the cool bike fact of the day: Richard Dean Anderson, best known for his roles as MacGyver and Colonel Jack O’Neill on SG-1, was quite the long-distance cyclist. The Alaskan trip he made as a teenager was 5,641 miles long.

13

Nov

Denali National Park gets Google Street view treatmentApart from showcasing the natural wonders of the park, this photograph’s project also has environmental value.

Denali National Park gets Google Street view treatment
Apart from showcasing the natural wonders of the park, this photograph’s project also has environmental value.

05

Sep

Feline mayor survives assassination attempt by local dogMayor Stubbs, who has served as the leader of Talkeetna, Alaska, for 16 years, suffered several life-threatening injuries in the attack.

Feline mayor survives assassination attempt by local dog
Mayor Stubbs, who has served as the leader of Talkeetna, Alaska, for 16 years, suffered several life-threatening injuries in the attack.

31

Jul

Alaska is swarming in mosquitoes this yearWatch as one researcher stands in the middle of a swarm that covers the horizon.

Alaska is swarming in mosquitoes this year
Watch as one researcher stands in the middle of a swarm that covers the horizon.

24

Jul

Wildfires in subarctic’s boreal forests on the riseCharcoal from the Yukon Flats of Alaska provides a glimpse into the region’s wildfire history and how its vegetation has recovered.

Wildfires in subarctic’s boreal forests on the rise
Charcoal from the Yukon Flats of Alaska provides a glimpse into the region’s wildfire history and how its vegetation has recovered.

18

Jul

15

Jul

Alaska’s ‘screaming’ volcano spills its secretsA series of eerie sounds produced by Redoubt Volcano during a 2009 eruption may help scientists learn more about the inner workings of it and other volcanoes.

Alaska’s ‘screaming’ volcano spills its secrets
A series of eerie sounds produced by Redoubt Volcano during a 2009 eruption may help scientists learn more about the inner workings of it and other volcanoes.

05

Jul

200-year-old fish caught off Alaska coastThe Alaska Department of Fish and Game believe that a 41-inch rockfish caught by Henry Liebman is 25 years older than the past record of 175 years.

200-year-old fish caught off Alaska coast
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game believe that a 41-inch rockfish caught by Henry Liebman is 25 years older than the past record of 175 years.