YAKUTAT-Yakutat Glacier, near the Alaska town of the same name and flowing from the mountains near the Canada border, calves into a lake as deep as an ocean bay.
Julie Hagelin remembers the day she hugged a rare New Zealand kakapo parrot to her chest. The soft, green bird emitted the scent of lavender, like dust and honey; it lingered upon Hagelinâ€™s t-shirt for hours. That powerful essence inspired her question to the revered biologist for whom she was working. Was the birdâ€™s pleasant […]
FAIRBANKS, Alaskaâ€”Scientists are now at Poker Flat Research Range north of Fairbanks waiting for acceptable conditions for the launch of a National Aeronautics and Space Administration sounding rocket.
WASHINGTON D.C.-U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is rounding out his policy and legislative team with four new Alaskans joining his DC staff.