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Scientists say federal budget cuts hamper monitoring of volcanic activity
The Alaska Volcano Observatory can no longer seismically monitor five volcanoes with real-time equipment to detect imminent eruptions. Such equipment is especially important in helping pilots receive up-to-the-minute warnings about spewing ash that can ...
Former UAA hockey player says former coach Dave Shyiak struck teammate
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The University of Alaska Anchorage is investigating an allegation that its former hockey coach struck a player with a hockey stick, another black mark for the beleaguered program which suspended a search for a new coach ...
Polar bear cub prepares for new home in New York
"The decision to have him with another cub his own age, it's priceless," said Alaska Zoo director Pat Lampi. "They're normally with their mother and another sibling for the first few years of their lives." The bear's mother was shot and killed by a hunter ...
Knifemaker pleads guilty to buying illegal walrus tusks
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 15 (UPI) -- A knifemaker pleaded guilty in an Alaska court to purchasing six restricted walrus tusks from an undercover agent. John Daniel Graves of Shreveport, La., was charged with a misdemeanor violation of the Marine ...
Anchorage: Rare May Snow Could Rank in Top Five
A snowstorm expected to hit Anchorage, Alaska, Friday night could put this May into the top-five snowiest of all time. "Rain will change to snow Friday night, piling up 1 to 3 inches of snow for Anchorage," Senior Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
Miguel, Metric, Ludacris And NEEDTOBREATHE Join Bud Light Music First's '' Lineup
ST. LOUIS, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bud Light Music First's grand finale, "," will cap a summer-long celebration of music with a never-before-seen live music event that will see Bud Light present one concert in each of the 50 states on a single day.