Inupiat people

This Sept. 27, 2013 image provided by NOAA Fisheries shows thousands of walruses hauling out on a remote barrier island in the Chukchi Sea near Point Lay, Alaska. (AP Photo/NOAA Fisheries, Stan Churches)

10,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An estimated 10,000 walrus unable to find sea ice over shallow Arctic Ocean water have come ashore on Alaska’s northwest coast. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday […]

10/01/2013

The Alaska state flag with a state map over it. (AP Photo)

Most Alaskans get $900 in oil wealth checks

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nearly every Alaska resident will receive $900 for their share of the state’s oil wealth, a nice sum to be sure, but nowhere near the amount of the checks before the […]

09/18/2013

Kali, orphaned polar bear cub in its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.

Orphaned polar bear cub getting new home in NY

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned Alaska polar bear is getting a new temporary home in Buffalo. Officials say the 2- to 3-month-old cub is expected to be transported to the Buffalo Zoo sometime this spring to join the zoo’s own cub, Luna.

03/23/2013

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