Iliamna Lake in Southwest Alaska ripples with mystery -- rumored sea monsters, underwater caves and the only freshwater seals in America, which will be studied by federal scientists to determine w hope to Federal nation's only species of freshwater seals
Has the tide turned for endangered wood bison? Forgotten and extinct in Alaska for a century, a herd of the beasts is booming south of Anchorage, breeding its way into new pastures that will be enclosed by a new fence under construction. Sean Doogan
BP and Exxon each paid $100 million for damage to migratory bird populations resulting from famous oil-spill disasters. But for the hundreds of thousands of birds killed every year on the nation's wind farms, no such restitution is required.Ben Anderson
After three killer whales were stranded up the Nushagak River near Dillingham and perished in 2011, volunteers are now aiming to reassemble the mammals' bones and learn more about what happened. Hannah Heimbuch
By allegedly capturing an Idaho garter snake and transporting it across state lines, a 23-year-old Alaska firefighter violated the federal Lacey Act. And that would prove costly for all involved. Here's what happened.
Dall sheep populations in the northern Chugach Mountain, like other areas in Alaska, are about half what they were 25 years ago. In Chugach State Park alone, numbers have declined from about 2,400 animals to 1,200.Rick Sinnott
A Fairbanks man has paid almost $1,800 in recent months to repeatedly bail his runaway Siberian husky Toby out of doggy jail. Then he shot a moose, ostensibly to protect the wayward dog, but now Toby's owner could face jail time himself.Craig Medred