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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Acidic Seawater Poses Risks In Alaska

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

File photo of the Olympic Flame burns in front of the Mendenhall Glacier during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Torch Relay in Juneau, Alaska. DIGITAL IMAGE.  Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw//Pool/Getty Images

Officials Warn Of Melting Alaska Ice Cave

U.S. Forest Service officials are warning people to stay away from a melting ice cave at a southeast Alaska glacier.

07/18/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Third-Party Spending Groups Dropped $900K On Senate Race Ads

Two third-party spending groups this week announced dropping more than $900,000 for ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

File photo of a Maltese (Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Maltese Pup Finds Lost Wallet

A 7-month-old Maltese puppy came home with an unexpected prize — a wallet its owner didn’t know was lost

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

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Birds, Squirrels Take Toll On Juneau Power Lines

Squirrels and birds are turning the lights out on customers in Alaska’s capital.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

File photo of the sun (John Macdougall/AFP)

Alaska City Experiences First Sunset In Months

For the first time since May, the sun has set in what is billed as the northernmost city in the United States.

08/02/2013

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