Musher Disqualified for Using Wi-Fi

ANCHORAGE (CNN) — He was one of the front-runners in this year’s Iditarod until he was kicked out of the race. Iditarod officials say Brent Sass was disqualified for breaking the rules. When Sass pulled in to Manley Hot Springs earlier this week, he had no way of knowing it would be his second to … Continue reading »

OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

Photo courtesy of the National Marine Fisheries Services (Permit No. 14355) NEWPORT, Ore. — A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it’s possible the Pacific sleeper shark is preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska. OSU researchers say … Continue reading »

Tsunami Warning Issued For Alaska Coast

Little Sitkin Island, Alaska — A tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of Alaska following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake Monday afternoon. According to the US Geological Survey website, the quake hit around 12:53 p.m. about 15 miles off the coast of Little Sitkin Island, which is part of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. The … Continue reading »