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Environmental Groups Challenge Tongass Timber Sale, Seek Injunction

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.27.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Environmental groups announced Thursday that they were appealing the Big Thorne timber sale, the U.S. Forest Service's biggest Tongass National Forest sale in years. The agency said it was disappointed that the sale it had spent years preparing was again being challenged.

Budget Ax Falls on a Bit of Alaskana, the Bars on Alaska State Ferries

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities says it can no longer afford to keep subsidizing money-losing ferry bars and will close them this year.

How Can I Sleep? (The Traveler's Dilemma)

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

All photos shot in Southeast Alaska an...

Massive Landslide In Alaska Sweeps Over Glacier

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Even by Alaska standards, the rock slide in Glacier Bay National Park was a huge event. It was a monumental ...

PHOTOS: The View From Alaska's Remote Wilderness

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 06.06.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

All of these amazing photos were shot by naturalists and Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructors last year during spring and summer in Alaska.

The Tongass and the Battle for the Last Great Trees

Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeanne Devon (AKMuckraker)

The largest national forest in the U.S., the Tongass, will never be seen by most Americans, but it contains the last significany stands of old growth virgin forest in the nation.