WASHINGTON, D.C. Â¬ U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today criticized the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for considering forever locking up Americaâ€™s oil resources contained beneath the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) by designating the area as â€œwilderness.â€
KENAI PENINSULA-In what seemed a caving to the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order closing down the fishery that targets fish returning to the Kenai River.
STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA-Briley Piper, who was sentenced by a Jury last week for his part in the slaying of Chester Poage in March of 2000, received an execution date from a South Dakota judge.
ALASKA-The Cleveland volcano is showing signs that it is stirring for a brief awakening once again. The Alaska Volcano Observatory announced that a small, 133 foot in diameter dome had been extruded from the volcano in recent days. This prompted the volcanoes level to go to orange or watch level.
DELTA JUNCTION- Early this morning, at 12:09am, Alaska State Troopers received a call from a caller at the Delta State Recreational Campground at mile 267 of the Richardson. The caller reported an intoxicated man walking around discharging a firearm.