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Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts

Added: 20.08.2019 4:25 | 23 views | 0 comments

Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs.


Late-season fires flare up in drought-stricken parts of Alaska

Added: 19.08.2019 23:22 | 22 views | 0 comments

Late-season wildfires during one of the driest summers on record in Anchorage have destroyed homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and poured sometimes-dangerous levels of smoke into the state’s most populous region.


Man finds message in a bottle from Russian Navy on Alaskan shore

Added: 19.08.2019 1:46 | 6 views | 0 comments

Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref, about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage


Russian sailor's 1969 message in a bottle washes up in Alaska

Added: 18.08.2019 23:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

An Alaska man discovers the pristine 50-year-old message in a bottle while hunting for firewood.

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Trump considering buying Greenland, confirms White House adviser

Added: 18.08.2019 21:46 | 24 views | 0 comments

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow has confirmed Donald Trump is considering an attempt to buy Greenland. 'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Read more US presidents have paid for territory before. In 1803, Thomas Jefferson bought huge tracts of land from France for $15m in the Louisiana Purchase. In 1867, Andrew Johnson paid $7.2m for Alaska from Russia. Woodrow Wilson bought territory...

Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy 50 years after it was sent

Added: 18.08.2019 19:35 | 21 views | 0 comments

Reporters from Russia-1 tracked down the sender of the message, Capt. Anatoliy Botsanenko.


'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

Added: 18.08.2019 19:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.

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Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations

Added: 18.08.2019 9:37 | 18 views | 0 comments

Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.


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