Alaska

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Moose with rare tan coat spotted in Alaska winter landscape
The genetic mutation, called leucism, causes a partial lack of pigment in the skin and hair

Maya Yang

19, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Mary Peltola, first Alaska Native in Congress, wins bid to retain seat
Peltola made history to become the first woman to represent the state in the House of Representatives when she won a special election in August

Maanvi Singh

24, Nov, 2022 @2:53 AM

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Bar-tailed godwit sets world record with 13,560km continuous flight from Alaska to southern Australia
Satellite tag data suggests five-month-old migratory bird did not stop during voyage which took 11 days and one hour to reach Tasmania

Graham Readfearn

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Billions gone: what’s behind the disappearance of Alaska snow crabs?
Authorities close snow crab season for first time as numbers of the prized seafood crash from 11bn to 2bn in four years

Emma Bryce

20, Oct, 2022 @1:22 PM

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Alaska cancels snow crab season over population decline
Causes being researched but likely included increased predation and stresses from warmer water

Maya Yang

16, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Ballots have been stuffed’: voting scandal rocks Alaska’s fat bear contest
Katmai national park, which runs Fat Bear Week, forced to discount votes after irregularities in semi-finals discovered

Adam Gabbatt

11, Oct, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Arctic cycling and sailing to South Korea: the Russians fleeing conscription
Tens of thousands have fled Russia after mobilisation, with many taking unorthodox routes

Pjotr Sauer

10, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Fat Bear Week 2022: thousands tune in to plump for their favorite
This year’s iteration of the popular Alaskan tournament pits 435 Holly against four-time winner 480 Otis

Coral Murphy Marcos

07, Oct, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Weather tracker: storms batter Alaska, Caribbean and Japan
Hurricane causes blackout across Puerto Rico while typhoon forces 8m to flee homes in Japan

Alice Fowle (Metdesk)

23, Sep, 2022 @8:56 AM

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Alaskans grapple with fallout from typhoon-related flooding
Rising waters brought power outages, damage and concerns over surviving the winter as downpours also affected California

Maanvi Singh and agencies

19, Sep, 2022 @7:48 PM

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Severe storm headed for Alaska could bring devastating levels of flooding
In what could be the worst storm in five decades, residents are warned to take action against rising waters that may not recede for hours

Gabrielle Canon in Oakland

17, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I want to work with everyone’: Alaska’s history-making new congresswoman
Mary Peltola, the first Alaska Native elected to Congress, having defeated former vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin, is a relentless coalition builder

Maanvi Singh in Anchorage

04, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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