"Former [Iditirod] champion Martin Buser was out of Finger Lake and on his way to the Rainy Pass checkpoint before 3 a.m. Monday with a half-hour lead on the field."
A Problem of Nuclear Proportions?
"As the Department of Energy moves to clean up remnants of Project Chariot -- a Cold War-era scheme to create a deepwater harbor in Northwest Alaska using nuclear blasts -- residents from a village near the proposed harbor say they’re still being lied to about nuclear bombs they believe were secretly buried and never removed."
Alaska Dept of Fish & Game Kills Wolf Pack; National Park Service Upset.
(AP) "FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Alaska Fish and Game officials killed an Eastern Interior wolf pack last week, and the National Park Service — which had been studying the animals — is none too pleased."
Good News for Humpbacks:
A petition from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game may remove a subgroup of humpback whales from the list of endangered species.
|Hawaiian Is. Humpback Whale NMS Photographer: Dr. Louis M. Herman|
Some 3,000 participants turned out yesterday for the annual "Running of the Reindeer" on the closing day of the Fur Rondy, in downtown Anchorage.
|All photos from www.ktuu.com|
I was glad to see that last photo - wasn't exactly sure there was still room for the reindeer in that crowd.
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