Featured News

Spirit bears could be impacted by the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline

Some black bears, especially those on the coast of British Columbia, carry a genetic anomaly that makes their fur white. They’re popularly called spirit bears. KSTK’s Anne Hillman spoke to bear biologist Wayne McCrory, who has been studying the bears and trying to protect them for the past 30 years. He says they could be facing a new, larger threat.

Black bear mama with her spirit bear cubs eating mussels along the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline tanker route. Photos courtesy of www.oceanadventures.bc.ca

 

Recent News

Primary election 2014 unofficial results

IMG_0920.JPG
With 9 of 10 precincts reporting, it looks like Chere Klein is the Republican nominee for House District 36. Incomplete results show "no" votes pulling ahead on Proposition 1. more

Wrangell beaches tested for water quality

Petroglyph Beach in Wrangell. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)
City Park and Petroglyph Beach are undergoing weekly water quality testing this summer. The Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition is monitoring the water for bacteria that could be harmful to beachgoers. more