Powerful 7.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska Coast; Tsunami Warning ExpiresA powerful 7.8 earthquake struck the Alaska Peninsula late Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning that sent residents fleeing to higher ground before it was called off without any damaging waves.
Coast Guard Holds Hearing In Alameda Over Seaman Accused Of Killing ShipmateA U.S. Coast Guardsman currently stationed in Alameda will learn within weeks whether he will face a court-martial for murder in connection with the death of a shipmate in the wake of a drunken struggle in January in Alaska.
Scientists Say Heat Wave In Alaska Is Killing Large Numbers Of SalmonScientists are blaming unprecedented heat wave this summer for reduced salmon populations in parts of Alaska.
UC Santa Cruz Climate Change Scientist Dies During Alaskan Research DiveA UC Santa Cruz scientist conducting research off a federal vessel died while diving in southeast Alaska.
CalTrans Explains Quick Road Fix In Alaska After 7.0 EarthquakeDevastating damage done by an earthquake was cleaned up rather quickly in Alaska, making those in California question the state of their own road repairs.
7.0 Earthquake Shakes Alaska; Major Damage Seen In AnchorageA magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Alaska near the state's largest city of Anchorage Friday morning, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure in the region.
Melting Sea Ice Spurs Legal Fight Over Walrus ProtectionsHow well walruses cope with shrinking sea ice is at the heart of a legal fight over whether walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them an added protection against human encroachments.
False Tsunami Warning Jolts US West Coast, AlaskaSome Alaskans got a jolt when they heard an emergency radio and television broadcast indicating the entire West Coast, from San Diego to Alaska's Aleutian Islands, was under a tsunami threat.
Does a Bear Sow Seeds in the Woods? In Alaska, Shoot YeahResearch shows that brown and black bears are primary distributors of small fruit seeds in southeast Alaska, spreading the seeds through their excrement.
San Francisco Residents Asked To Avoid Shore After 7.9 Alaska QuakeEmergency management officials are warning that some shoreline areas, marinas, and harbors may have dangerous and unpredictable currents.
Major Quake Rocks Alaska; California Coastal Tsunami Warning CancelledA 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.
NorCal Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Killing Wild Bears In AlaskaA 20-year-old California man who illegally shot two brown bears and a deer in southeast Alaska has been fined $10,000.
6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Alaska's Aleutian IslandsA magnitude 6.8 earthquake rumbled north of Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
4.9 Magnitude Quake Hits Alaska’s Aleutian IslandsThe Alaska Earthquake Center reports that a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit part of the Aleutian Islands chain.
6.2 Magnitude Quake Rocks Canadian-Alaska BorderThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.2 earthquake has rattled the corner of British Columbia, near the boundary with Alaska.