Dan Joling

6 fishermen on crab boat go missing; owners hope for best

ANCHORAGE — Six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat have gone missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea, and their employers are clinging to hope... Read more

Critics say polar bear recovery plan lacks teeth

ANCHORAGE — Five years ago, in a meeting room in Alaska, two dozen federal wildlife biologists joined other experts to begin formulating a recovery plan... Read more

Feds agree to new deadline for Fairbanks air cleanup plan

ANCHORAGE — The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to an August deadline on whether to accept or reject a state plan to clean up heavily... Read more

NOAA releases plan for endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales

ANCHORAGE — A federal plan for the recovery of an endangered Alaska beluga whale calls for a reduction in threats of high concern while scientists... Read more

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