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Saving babies

After much lobbying by citizens of Seward, a small town at the head of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay,¬†an effort is underway to rescue two orphaned grizzly bear cubs that have become a city […]

Monochrome

Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., think they’ve come up with a way to help scientists and students with one of the countries most widespread and yet overlooked […]

Framed?

Already struggling financially and facing unhappy neighbors in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay, the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) now finds itself being drawn into a public-relations mess with four board members charged in […]

Saving porky

Funny how wildlife in trouble can touch the hearts of humans.   Growing up on a farm in Iowa, former Alaska state Rep. Eldon Mulder, R-Anchorage, confesses¬† he’d never given a thought […]

“I believe”

Once upon a time in America, the information business was more like science than religion. No matter whether writers were in public relations or journalism, accuracy was judged on evidence not mere […]

Water kills again

The growing Alaska sport of packrafting has tragically added to the number of drowning victims in America’s largest national park this year.   Officials in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve along […]