Environment

The Alaska Rural Veterinary Outreach brought three volunteer vets to town last weekend for a low-cost spay, neuter, and wellness clinic.

Shishaldin Volcano Continues to Erupt

Apr 11, 2014
AVO

The Shishaldin Volcano on Unimak Island continues to erupt. But the eruption is considered low-level. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Duo Skis Aniak to Dillingham, Despite Low Snow

Apr 11, 2014
Luc Mehl <www.thingstolucat.com>

By ski, skate, and tennis shoe, Luc Mehl and Derek Collins completed a two week, 250 mile trek in March from the YK to Bristol Bay.

Spring Bird Hunting, Egg Gathering Open in Bristol Bay

Apr 3, 2014
USFWS

The subsistence season for waterfowl and migratory birds opened Tuesday to qualified subsistence users in Bristol Bay.

USFWS

Wildlife Division says steep state budget cuts prompted cancelling the staffing at Round Island, starting next year.

Levi Musselwhite

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has noticed an uptick in activity at the Shishaldin Volcano on Unimak Island. AVO has increased the volcano alert level to “WATCH” based on analysis of satellite data that showed elevated surface temperatures at the volcano, which is one of the most active volcanoes in Alaska.

At Tuesday's meeting, some residents said depositing the dredged material back into the Nushagak Bay is changing the channels and area beaches.

Russell Nelson

The city of Dillingham has been working for several months on new regulations to govern the development of gravel pits within the city limits. KDLG’s Mike Mason has this update.

One of WTSP's permanent park ranger positions will be moved to Anchorage; the change is aimed at focusing staffing where park use is highest.

Nuvista Board Shelves Chikuminuk Dam Project

Mar 11, 2014
DNR

Nuvista says it recognizes the political and economic hurdles in front of the project, and would rather shift focus towards more near-term solutions.

NPS To Restrict Some Sport Hunting on Preserve Lands

Mar 11, 2014

Park service says the restrictions are in response to Alaska Board of Game liberalizing hunting seasons, methods for wolves, coyotes, and bears.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 was recorded Sunday night off the coast of Northern California. The earthquake did NOT create a destructive tsunami. The National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer confirms the quake was recorded at 9:18 Sunday night and was located about 40-miles west of Eureka, California.

Board Of Game To Meet March 14-18 in Anchorage

Mar 5, 2014

Board is accepting written comments up through the time each proposal is deliberated on.

Chris Waythomas

The very active Cleveland Volcano out in the Aleutian Islands is at it once again. KDLG’s Mike Mason reports.

National Park Service

The members of the Alaska Senate voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a resolution opposing the creation of the Beringia International Park in western Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

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