Latest Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Stories

2008-07-01 00:14:20

Alaska officials say they will lease part of the volcano Mount Spurr to encourage geothermal exploration, The director found and the commissioner concurred, that the potential benefits of Mount Spurr Geothermal Lease Sale No.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

What happened to the king salmon run in Alaska may be remain a mystery, but what's known for sure is a popular fishery has closed because of a dismal return.

2008-06-18 18:00:02

Two female hikers who went missing in Alaska's Denali National Park were found Wednesday and are doing well, officials say. Abby Flantz and Erica Nelson have been found, alive and well. The families are here, and the young women will shortly be reunited with them, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said.

2006-02-22 21:11:22

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska's Mount McKinley, North America's tallest mountain, will be capped at 1,500 climbers a year under a plan announced by the National Park Service on Wednesday.

2006-01-28 03:20:00

After 10 days of relative calm, Alaska's Augustine Volcano roared back to life late on Friday, shooting a cloud of ash 40,000 feet into the sky.

2005-12-15 21:50:00

A restless Alaskan volcano has been emitting steam and clouds of sulfur gas for a week, creating a bad odor in some of the nearby coastal communities, seismologists said on Thursday.

2005-08-01 20:24:27

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - Two huge Alaska bridge projects that won funding in the newly passed U.S. transportation bill, including a $220 million span the size of the Golden Gate Bridge in a city of fewer than 8,000, are well worth the money, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens said on Monday.

2005-07-06 08:11:46

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A newly discovered fossilizedfootprint shows that dinosaurs once roamed in what is nowAlaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, scientists said.

2005-07-06 03:27:44

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - A recently discovered fossilizedfootprint shows that dinosaurs once roamed in what is now anational park in Alaska, scientists said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]