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Official: Tree that fell during California storm kills grandmotherupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 07:05:00

A renewed Pacific storm was "a contributing factor" in the death of a 70-year-old woman in a northern California exotic-wildlife preserve, authorities said Wednesday.

Quake hits near Alaskaupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 06:32:00

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit off the coast of southeastern Alaska Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Oil spill at Texas port dumps 450,000 gallonsupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 11:22:00

A tanker ship loaded with oil in the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, collided with two barges being towed by a tug boat, resulting in a spill of about 450,000 gallons of crude, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Cleanup under way in 462,000-gallon oil spill off Texasupdated: Sun Jan 24 2010 21:16:00

Crews removed about 46,000 gallons of oil from waters near Port Arthur, Texas, on Sunday, roughly 10 percent of the oil spilled a day earlier when a tanker collided with two barges, a U.S. Coast Guard officer said.

Sailing the Northwest Passage: Dutch Harbor and the Bering Seaupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 02:00:00

In Dutch Harbor the smell of fish wafting from the docks and the canneries is the smell of money. And lately, the town has smelled a lot less fishy.

How to choose your cruiseupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 11:28:00

There are more than 160 ships in the fleets of the 24 major cruise lines and more than 7,500 itineraries, from Alaska to Zanzibar. So how do you decide which one most suits your style? Follow these 10 steps to ensure smooth sailing:

Unlocking Seward's secretsupdated: Sat Jun 30 2007 07:07:00

Settled at the edge of Alaska's south-central shorefront, Seward is a small town with a big view. Mountain ranges rising to 3,000 feet surround its harbor on Resurrection Bay. Snowcapped peaks and sheer walls of evergreens dwarf the rustic outpost.

Exxon asked to pay more to clean spillupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 20:09:00

ExxonMobil on Thursday was asked to pay another $92 million to further clean up shorelines in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska, which still contain oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.

CNNMoney: Exxon asked to pay more for Valdez spillupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 14:52:00

The Justice Department and the state of Alaska Thursday asked ExxonMobil to pay another $92 million for additional cleanup of shorelines in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska, which still contain oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Fortune: EXXON BEFOULEDupdated: Mon Apr 24 1989 00:01:00

This might have been a splendid year on Capitol Hill for the oil industry. The outlook for legislation permitting it to develop Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- the nation's most promisi...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Sep 12 1988 00:01:00

ARCTIC ALASKA FISHERIES CORP. Traded on the American Exchange since April, this company may be the best way to buy into the lucrative Alaskan fishing business. Not so long ago the richly stocked wa...

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