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#Alaska

# alaska - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:35 AM 11,498 Views 4 Comments

It follows a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities imposed by the US president on his first day in office.

# alaska - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote
# US Election
# US Election

Joe Biden wins Democrats' Alaska primary in postal vote

Apr 12th 2020, 1:55 PM 12,783 Views 22 Comments

Sanders said he will remain on the ballot to “exert significant influence” over the direction of the party.

# alaska - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

Jan 13th 2020, 12:20 PM 34,016 Views 18 Comments

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

# alaska - Monday 19 August, 2019

Alaskan man discovers 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor
# What Are The Chances
# What Are The Chances

Alaskan man discovers 50-year-old message in a bottle from Russian sailor

Aug 19th 2019, 10:28 PM 23,387 Views 19 Comments

A Russian television network tracked a return address in Vladivostok to a retired soviet ship captain now living in Crimea.

# alaska - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska
# Ketchikan
# Ketchikan

Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska

May 14th 2019, 7:17 AM 16,182 Views 4 Comments

Helicopters and boats were deployed by the Coast Guard for the search-and-rescue operation.

# alaska - Friday 30 November, 2018

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
# Anchorage
# Anchorage

'Many homes are damaged': Powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

Nov 30th 2018, 10:42 PM 18,478 Views 4 Comments

Police in the city of around 300,000 said it had caused “major infrastructure damage”.

# alaska - Monday 1 October, 2018

US hunter suffers life-threatening injuries after bear he shot lands on him
# Alaska
# Alaska

US hunter suffers life-threatening injuries after bear he shot lands on him

Oct 1st 2018, 10:50 PM 34,622 Views 78 Comments

The bear is believed to have rolled down the slope dislodging rocks in the process.

# alaska - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
# Warning
# Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:25 PM 58,124 Views 42 Comments

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# alaska - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent
# Ancient Beringians
# Ancient Beringians

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

Jan 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 28,885 Views 17 Comments

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

# alaska - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Sarah Palin's son arrested on charges of assaulting his father
# Alaska
# Alaska

Sarah Palin's son arrested on charges of assaulting his father

Dec 19th 2017, 10:45 AM 24,065 Views 57 Comments

Police were called to the family home over the weekend.

# alaska - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska
# Far North
# Far North

Scientists baffled by appearance of pink sea creatures off Alaska

Jul 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 24,038 Views 12 Comments

The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures are usually found along the equator.

# alaska - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased
# Alaska
# Alaska

Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased

Jun 20th 2017, 9:19 AM 52,578 Views 34 Comments

“This young man didn’t do anything wrong. He was just in the wrong place.”

# alaska - Monday 3 April, 2017

Someone recreated Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement with 45lbs of cheese... it's The Dredge
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

Someone recreated Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement with 45lbs of cheese... it's The Dredge

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:19 AM 3,692 Views 2 Comments

Some Brie-oncé and the rest of the day’s celeb dirt right here.

# alaska - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Shacks, bears and isolation - an Irishman's summer in a remote Alaskan town
# McCarthy
# McCarthy

Shacks, bears and isolation - an Irishman's summer in a remote Alaskan town

Mar 26th 2017, 7:00 PM 20,965 Views 18 Comments

McCarthy, population: 28.

# alaska - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska
# Hotel Room
# Hotel Room

Two-month-old girl among four dead in suspected murder-suicide in Alaska

Nov 26th 2016, 3:49 PM 18,790 Views 14 Comments

The victims have been identified as Linda Hutton (54), Emily McDonald (22), McKay Hutton (22) and eight-week-old Teagan Hutton.

# alaska - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Shooting of Alaska policeman gives detectives unexpected break on string of unsolved deaths
# Anchorage Killings
# Anchorage Killings

Shooting of Alaska policeman gives detectives unexpected break on string of unsolved deaths

Nov 19th 2016, 7:10 AM 20,402 Views 3 Comments

There had been fears a serial killer was roaming the Anchorage trails, picking off one or two people at a time.

# alaska - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV
# Alaska
# Alaska

WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV

May 18th 2016, 5:21 PM 18,199 Views 16 Comments

The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.

# alaska - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class
# Alaska
# Alaska

Outdoor Studies professor mauled by bear during mountaineering class

Apr 19th 2016, 10:17 AM 13,136 Views 21 Comments

He was with a group of 12 students at the time.

# alaska - Monday 28 March, 2016

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look
# Close Encounter
# Close Encounter

Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look

Mar 28th 2016, 3:20 PM 41,414 Views 8 Comments

The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska spontaneously erupted without warning early this morning Irish time.

# alaska - Monday 14 March, 2016

Sarah Palin's husband in hospital after snowmobile accident
# Alaska
# Alaska

Sarah Palin's husband in hospital after snowmobile accident

Mar 14th 2016, 6:30 PM 23,311 Views 29 Comments

The former Alaska governor has cancelled a campaign stop for Donald Trump.

# alaska - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain
# Alaska
# Alaska

WATCH: Skier somehow survives terrifying 1,000 foot fall down a mountain

Jan 27th 2016, 8:41 PM 23,301 Views 27 Comments

“I got really lucky.”

# alaska - Friday 16 October, 2015

"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific

Oct 16th 2015, 8:32 AM 21,821 Views 15 Comments

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

# alaska - Monday 7 September, 2015

Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American'
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American'

Sep 7th 2015, 3:02 PM 24,334 Views 107 Comments

The former US vice-presidential candidate said English is a “unifying aspect” of America.

# alaska - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?
# Refreshing
# Refreshing

Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:55 AM 19,275 Views 35 Comments

The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.

# alaska - Monday 31 August, 2015

We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls
# Into The Wild
# Into The Wild

We're not taking the drinkable p**s: Barack Obama is doing a survival show with Bear Grylls

Aug 31st 2015, 4:10 PM 17,688 Views 30 Comments

It’s all in the name of climate change.

# alaska - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science)
# Come Here Often?
# Come Here Often?

Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science)

Jun 27th 2015, 6:30 PM 38,629 Views 52 Comments

A study in the United States as looked at how 600 subjects responded to three different types of lines.

# alaska - Friday 17 April, 2015

Alaskan bear family to be killed because they love the big city too much
# Fatal Attraction
# Fatal Attraction

Alaskan bear family to be killed because they love the big city too much

Apr 17th 2015, 10:45 PM 26,293 Views 63 Comments

They just can’t stay away from those rubbish bins.

# alaska - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska's gold rush
# Opinion
# Opinion

Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska's gold rush

Mar 25th 2015, 11:20 PM 922 Views 26 Comments

Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.

# alaska - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Weed is now legal in another US state
# Green Light
# Green Light

Weed is now legal in another US state

Feb 24th 2015, 9:40 AM 15,120 Views 74 Comments

Alaska joins Colorado and Washington State in the cannabis club.

# alaska - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Parents discover son isn't dead when he answers door at girlfriend's house
# Mistaken Identity
From The Daily Edge
# Mistaken Identity

Parents discover son isn't dead when he answers door at girlfriend's house

Oct 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 7,098 Views 0 Comments

The couple were wrongly informed that their son had died in a car crash.

# alaska - Friday 10 October, 2014

Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they're not pretty...
# You Betcha
# You Betcha

Details of the Palin family brawl have emerged and they're not pretty...

Oct 10th 2014, 8:46 PM 48,373 Views 28 Comments

Bristol Palin is accused of repeatedly punching a man in the face.

# alaska - Monday 22 September, 2014

Reporter quits job live on air after revealing herself to be a marijuana activist
# Quitter
From The Daily Edge
# Quitter

Reporter quits job live on air after revealing herself to be a marijuana activist

Sep 22nd 2014, 3:15 PM 36,977 Views 62 Comments

“F**k it, I quit.”

# alaska - Monday 28 July, 2014

Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin's new web TV channel...
# You Betcha
# You Betcha

Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin's new web TV channel...

Jul 28th 2014, 8:05 PM 12,978 Views 56 Comments

Doesn’t sound like a great deal?.. Perhaps we should mention that it’s free to watch if you happen to be in the US military?

# alaska - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled
# I Feel The Earth Move
# I Feel The Earth Move

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska leaves scientists puzzled

Jun 17th 2014, 4:40 PM 14,323 Views 20 Comments

People there aren’t used to earthquakes, and the recent cluster have some residents worried.

# alaska - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Scientists strapped a camera to a polar bear... now see the footage
# Point Of View
From The Daily Edge
# Point Of View

Scientists strapped a camera to a polar bear... now see the footage

Jun 7th 2014, 5:00 PM 21,921 Views 10 Comments

The US Geological Survey is studying the bears’ behaviour.

# alaska - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora
# All Of The Lights
# All Of The Lights

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora

Mar 8th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,690 Views 24 Comments

Good work, science.

# alaska - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Not one person has bid on Sarah Palin's used car on eBay
# One Careful Owner
From The Daily Edge
# One Careful Owner

Not one person has bid on Sarah Palin's used car on eBay

Nov 21st 2013, 11:24 AM 2,785 Views 1 Comment

Not one. Morto.

# alaska - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Bear told to get out of Alaskan pub, leaves without incident
# Shaken Not Stirred
From The Daily Edge
# Shaken Not Stirred

Bear told to get out of Alaskan pub, leaves without incident

Sep 25th 2013, 4:13 PM 1,787 Views 1 Comment

If only all regulars were this well-behaved.

# alaska - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Heroic cat mayor survives dog attack
# Purrfect Crime
From The Daily Edge
# Purrfect Crime

Heroic cat mayor survives dog attack

Sep 10th 2013, 3:36 PM 1,199 Views 1 Comment

Yes, there is an actual cat mayor in an Alaska town.

# alaska - Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?

Jul 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 27 Views 37 Comments

While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.

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