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Live Webcams Give Unique View Of Alaskan Bears Fishing For Salmon
2012-07-25 08:50:48

New webcams have been set up for the Internet public's viewing, and this time they are capturing the iconic scene of bears snatching their lunch out of a river.

Aleutian Island Volcano Erupts
2012-06-21 06:56:08

If the Cleveland Volcano had any neighbors, then it decided to wake them up on Tuesday when the volcano shot off a thin cloud of ash several miles into the sky.

2011-03-28 07:01:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced the commencement of operations to bring its Osprey offshore oil platform, located in the Cook Inlet of Alaska, out of lighthouse mode. Miller's wholly owned subsidiary, Cook Inlet Energy, LLC, ("CIE" or "Cook Inlet Energy") led by CEO David Hall, has completed its planning and received the necessary...

2010-11-01 12:36:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc.

2010-08-18 17:16:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Blues band Champagne and Temporary Saint will play a live concert onboard the Alaska Railroad providing a complementing soundtrack to the scenic Chugach Forest, passing glaciers and wildlife.

2010-03-01 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoPetro Resources Company ("GeoPetro", "we", "our" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: GPR) is pleased to announce detailed information on the sale of its Cook Inlet Project to Linc Energy (Alaska) Inc. The Cook Inlet Project Over the past five years, GeoPetro has acquired a 100% working interest in approximately 123,000 acres onshore in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska (the "Alaska Leases").

2009-12-16 07:34:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have an Alaska traveler on your gift list, here's a stocking suffer on steroids: the Great Alaskan TourSaver.

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2009-07-01 08:45:00

Alaska’s Mount Redoubt has gradually slowed down in activity since the last eruption three months ago.

2009-06-21 14:40:43

The salmon population in the Gulf of Alaska has been dwindling as Pacific Ocean currents shift, Alaskan fisheries biologists say. The Anchorage Daily News said Saturday the Pacific decadal oscillation may be to blame for an increase in cooler waters in the Gulf of Alaska, where king salmon fishermen have struggled for two straight years. Changing water temperatures have also been blamed for the poor king salmon catches at Canada's Kodiak Island, Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula. As an...

2009-05-12 15:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood, the best Alaska tours avoid crowds and mega-cruises in favor of small-group, off-the-beaten-track adventure travel and grizzly bear tours.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.