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  1. This adorable baby beluga in Alaska slurps, head-butts and clicks at its rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Denver Post

    A sea life rescue center in Alaska is rehabilitating an 11-week-old Cook Inlet beluga whale, an endangered species. In a large tank filled with cold water, an orphaned beluga calf slurps and gulps with gusto six times a day.


  2. Company seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Denver Post

    This undated illustration provided by Hilcorp Alaska Inc. shows a model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack says oil production on gravel islands in state waters show that the Liberty Project can be done safely.


  3. Pacific walrus won't be listed as threatened species, government saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Denver Post

    Environmental groups say a decline in Arctic Ocean sea ice due to climate change is a threat to the walruses' future In this April 18, 2004, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific walrus cows and yearlings rest on ice in Alaska. The Trump administration will not add Pacific walrus to the threatened species list.


  4. No cops, no problem: Alaska town loses police, but not orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Denver Post

    This Dec. 10, 2014 photo provided by city manager Andy Varner shows the harbor in Sand Point, Alaska. The small, isolated town at the edge of Alaska's Aleutian Islands had no police oversight for several days after its three officers quit in quick succession and its police chief resigned.


  5. Increased bear maulings puzzle Alaska wildlife officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatalities. Alaska wildlife officials say they don't know why there have been so many attacks in such a short time.


  6. Black bears kill 2 in Alaska, including teen in extreme raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Denver Post

    Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That's when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare predatory attack.


  7. Oil company watches over pregnant polar bear under bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Denver Post

    Hilcorp restricted traffic on the causeway, monitored the den and kept things mostly quiet until mother and cub emerged from hibernation In this undated image taken by a remote camera and provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a polar bear and her young cub stand next to a causeway bridge leading to an artificial island oil production platform in the Beaufort Sea in Alaska. Hilcorp Alaska oil field workers in Dec. spotted the den alongside the bridge and restricted activity to make sure the female was not disturbed.


  8. Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Denver Post

    This Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo shows the website, where people can buy health insurance, displayed on a laptop computer screen in Washington. Millions of Americans will still need to navigate the current federal health care system in the coming months no matter what happens in Congress _ whether the Republican plan to replace "Obamacare" is resurrected in some form after it was pulled on Friday, March 24, 2017, or if it never comes back.


  9. Iditarod mushers begin nearly 1,000-mile race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Denver Post

    The winner is expected in the old Gold Rush town of Nome, on the Bering Sea coast, in about eight days Dee Dee Jonrowe, of Willow, mushes during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Iditarod rookie Laura Neese of McMillan, Mich., greets the crowd as she mushes through downtown during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday, March 4, 2017.


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