Alaska: News

02 Jun 2024

Climate Change

Alaskan rivers undergo dramatic color transformation due to climate change

A recent study published in Nature Communications: Earth & Environment reveals a startling transformation in the remote Alaskan backcountry.

29 May 2024


Alaskan rivers are turning orange! Here's why

A recent study published in the journal Communications: Earth and Environment, has revealed a significant color shift in Alaska's rivers and streams, from their natural blue to a rusty orange.

10 May 2024


Experience the midnight sun in Nome, Alaska

Nome, Alaska, offers a unique phenomenon where the sun shines at midnight during the summer months.

10 May 2024


Experience the magic of Fairbanks, Alaska's northern lights

Fairbanks, Alaska, is an ideal location for witnessing the northern lights, or aurora borealis.

07 May 2024


Exploring pioneer lives through historical frontier fiction books

Historical frontier fiction opens a portal to pioneer life, where individuals venture into untamed regions fueled by aspirations.

21 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Gaze at Fairbanks' mesmerizing northern lights: A travel guide

Fairbanks, Alaska, is an exceptional spot for viewing the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights.

19 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Unveiling Alaska's Kenai Peninsula charms: Refer to this things-to-do guide

The Kenai Peninsula in Alaska is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

29 Nov 2023


STEVE: Earth's new spectacular light show after auroras

Nature, ever enigmatic, recently revealed a fascinating spectacle in the night sky that captivated observers globally.

16 Jul 2023

US Geological Survey

US: 7.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Alaska, tsunami warning issued

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 has struck the Alaska Peninsula region, 106km south of Alaska's Sand Point City, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

22 Feb 2023

National Geographic

Meet Karthik Subramaniam—National Geographic's 'Pictures of the Year' contest winner 

Indian-origin Karthik Subramaniam has won National Geographic's prestigious "Picture of the Year" contest for his photograph "Dance of Eagles," which was taken in Alaska.

US shoots down another suspicious flying object over Alaska: Pentagon

The United States Air Force shot down an unidentified object over Alaska on Friday (local time), the Pentagon said, adding that it posed a threat to commercial flights in the area, reported The New York Times.

26 Jan 2023


Alaska has a puppy bus! When will India get one?

Instagram and TikTok user Mo Mountain Mutts' videos are going viral, and for the most adorable reason.

22 Jul 2020


7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Alaska, tsunami warning issued, then revoked

A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the Alaskan peninsula on Wednesday, triggering an alert for tsunami, multiple reports said.

10 Sep 2019

John McCain

Has Sarah Palin's husband filed for divorce after 31-year-long marriage?

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's husband, Todd Palin, has reportedly filed for divorce after 31 years of marriage.

21 Aug 2019


Travel photography on your mind? Visit these five places

Whether you are a professional travel photographer, or just want to "decorate" your Instagram account with some awe-inspiring and beautiful clicks, know that you have hit the right track.

27 Jun 2019


#ComicBytes: Five greatest mysteries that gave Batman a hard time

What many people don't know is that DC in DC Comics stands for 'Detective Comics' that featured Batman's debut (world's greatest detective) and is famous for its faultless mysteries.

26 Jun 2019

Global Warming

An ice-free Greenland could be our *scary* future, says study

If you are someone who wonders why Greenland, a landmass that's mostly ice, was named that, you probably won't have to spare more thought for it.

23 Jan 2018


Tsunami alert issued temporarily after 7.9 quake hits Alaska

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the Gulf of Alaska in the US, triggering a temporary tsunami alert.

20 Dec 2017


Sarah Palin's son charged for assaulting, confronting father with firearm

Track Palin, son of former Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin, has been charged with burglary and assault after a violent confrontation with his father that involved a firearm.