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2 years 9 months ago

Anchorage named worst dressed city

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage residents are apparently not dressing to impress. That's the upshot of Travel and Leisure Magazine's reader poll, which put the residents of Alaska's largest city as the least stylish in the nation. The magazine ran an online poll asking readers to rank 35 American cities...

3 years 1 day ago

Alert level raised for remote Alaska volcano

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The alert level for a remote Alaska volcano has been raised again after scientists found another lava dome has formed in the crater in the last week. The Alaska Volcano Observatory on Wednesday increased the level for Cleveland Volcano, a 5,675-foot peak on uninhabited Chuginadak Island...

4 years 8 months ago

Jet makes emergency landing in Aleutians

American Airlines says one of its jets made an emergency landing on an island in Alaska's Aleutians after a fire warning light went off. Company spokesman Tim Smith says Flight 175, en route from Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo, landed safely on Shemya Island shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday. It...

5 years 5 months ago

Alaska's Cook Inlet beluga whales in decline

A government study found that a group of endangered beluga whales in Alaska is declining, raising concern that bolstered protection for the animals is not coming quickly enough. The downward trend comes after two years where numbers for the Cook Inlet belugas appeared to have stabilized. But now numbers...

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