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Offer Extended: Get 50% Off Alaska Airlines Main Cabin Tickets! NYC-LA And More Transcontinental Flights For $67, Hawaii Flights For $84, And Much More!

Update: This promotion now expires on 8/10 at 11:59pm PT! Disclaimer: The health of DansDeals readers is this website’s paramount concern. For your sake and the sake of those around you, consider staying at home while COVID-19 is still spreading or try booking for after you think COVID-19 will no longer be a threat. Remember […]
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Get 50% Off Alaska Airlines Main Cabin Tickets! Transcontinental Flights For $67, Hawaii Flights For $84, And Much More!

Disclaimer: The health of DansDeals readers is this website’s paramount concern. For your sake and the sake of those around you, consider staying at home while COVID-19 is still spreading or try booking for after you think COVID-19 will no longer be a threat. Remember to travel responsibly and take precautions as suggested by your […]
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Bid to save Alaskan wild salmon receives surprise boost from Trump Jr

President’s eldest son opposes controversial Pebble mine at headwaters of Bristol Bay, home to world’s largest wild salmon runA surprise intervention from Donald Trump Jr has breathed life into efforts to protect the biggest remaining wild salmon run on the planet.Earlier this week, Trump Jr expressed his opposition to the controversial Pebble mine at the headwaters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay. The move breaks with the Trump administration’s efforts to advance the mine’s development. Continue readin...
Tags: Environment, US news, Fish, Alaska, Pebble, Bristol Bay, Trump, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr


7 businesses that pivoted to Zoom and FaceTime during the pandemic reveal what does and doesn't work for virtual services, classes, and events (ZM)

The coronavirus outbreak has hit many US businesses hard — one survey found that 75% of small businesses saw fewer sales in March.  It's especially difficult for businesses that rely on face-to-face interactions, like bars and salons, or companies that host in-person classes like yoga studios and cooking schools.  Business Insider talked to seven entrepreneurs who are trying to get some of their revenue back through virtual services on Zoom and FaceTime.  Click here for more BI Prime content. ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, California, Cdc, France, US, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Paypal, Light, Chicago, Canada, Brooklyn, Nepal, Alaska


US government issues bear advice: friends don't let friends get eaten

The National Park Service has warned against sacrificing slower friends in a bear attack ‘even if the friendship has run its course’There are a few potential reactions to being attacked by a bear – stand your ground and attempt to scare it off, run away or perhaps curl up into the fetal position and hope for the best.The US government has now, however, officially advised against the most cowardly option: pushing over a slower friend to save yourself.The National Park Service has warned against s...
Tags: News, Montana, US, Alaska, Yellowstone, National Park Service, Facebook Bear


Canada to U.S. Visitors: Please Don’t Sneak Across the Border

Some Canadian citizens, concerned about the spread of the coronavirus, are taking matters into their own hands and reporting illegal American visitors.
Tags: News, Canada, Alaska, Travel and Vacations, Fines (Penalties, Banff (Alberta, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Man fights with bear after it enters home with 10 kids inside, Alaska officials say

He went toe-to-toe with the 300-pound predator, and it didn’t go very well
Tags: News, Alaska


2021 Mazda3: Affordable, Fun & There’s a New Turbo In The House

The 2021 Mazda3 rolls out of the factory with three powertrain options – including a turbo engine – along with new tech features and the choice between a hatchback or sedan. The new Mazda3 checks off a few priorities on a car buyer’s list, namely affordability. Safety features and connectivity options are also a strong point for the 2021 Mazda3. Given the nice balance between affordability and new technology, we could see buyers feeling confident with the Mazda3. Let’s walk through the vehic...
Tags: Alaska, House, Autos, Apple Carplay, Mazda, Mazda North American Operations, Car News, Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Soul Red Crystal 595 Machine Gray Metallic, G Vectoring Control Plus, Mazda Connected Services, Emily Pruitt, Mazda North American Operations Original, Standard Features Interior Starting


Donald Trump Jr. opposes controversial Alaska mine that could disrupt critical salmon fishery

Donald Trump Jr. and Vice President Mike Pence's former top aide are calling on the Trump administration to block a controversial gold and copper mine proposed in Alaska that the Obama administration said would cause permanent damage to a critical salmon fishery.
Tags: Obama, Cnn, Alaska, Trump, Mike Pence, Donald Trump Jr


Passenger on Alaska cruise tests positive for COVID-19, prompting quarantine, canceled sailings

Passengers are quarantining on the ship until Alaska "deems it safe for them to return home," after one passenger tested positive for COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alaska, Usa Today


First Alaska Cruise of the Season Abruptly Ends When Passenger Tests Positive

Small ship cruise operator UnCruise Adventures confirmed on Tuesday night in Alaska that a passenger onboard Wilderness Adventurer has tested positive for COVID-19.   First Alaska Cruise Cut Short by COVID-19 Positive Test Result According to the City and Borough of Juneau, the passenger followed protocol Read More The post First Alaska Cruise of the Season Abruptly Ends When Passenger Tests Positive appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Cruise News, Juneau, Uncruise, Alaska Cruise, First Alaska Cruise


Mandate diversity? California bill would ban all-white corporate boards

By Elizabeth Castillo | CALMatters All-white corporate boards would be prohibited in California under a bill in the Legislature that follows in the footsteps of a controversial law that mandated women in corporate boardrooms. More than 600 publicly held companies with California headquarters would be required to have at least one person of color serving on their corporate boards by the end of 2021 under the legislation introduced by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, a Pasadena Democrat, and Cris...
Tags: Google, Business, California, Stanford, Diversity, Legislation, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Jerry Brown, Pasadena, Illinois, Richard, Gavin Newsom, Bay Area, Holden


First Alaska Cruise for the 2020 Season Departs From Juneau

Last Saturday, August 1, the first cruise ship to sail Southeast Alaska for the short 2020 season departed from Juneau.  Small ship cruise company, UnCruise Adventures created a new seven-night adventure-themed cruise specifically to cruise during a pandemic.  First Alaska cruise of the 2020 Season Read More The post First Alaska Cruise for the 2020 Season Departs From Juneau appeared first on .
Tags: Travel, Alaska, Cruise News, Juneau, Southeast Alaska, Uncruise, UnCruise Adventures, Alaska Cruise, First Alaska Cruise, First Alaska


Sen. Murkowski Says Confirming Supreme Court Nominee in 2020 Would Be ‘Double Standard’

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent health problems have revealed a rift among Senate Republicans over what to do if a Supreme Court seat becomes vacant before the end of President Trump’s first term.While Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) has indicated his intent to fill any Supreme Court vacancies in 2020, other Republicans are more hesitant.Senator Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska), expressed concern that confirming a Trump nominee before the end of the president’s term would create...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Court, Alaska, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Graham, Republican, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Senate Judiciary Committee, Hill


JetBlue/United: Fly Between Newark And Los Angeles Or San Francisco In Lie-Flat Business Class From Just $368 Or 23.9K Hybrid Points Each Way!

Update: These fares have been matched by Alaska and United through the end of scheduling. Note that Alaska doesn’t have lie-flat seats. Originally posted on 7/22: Disclaimer #1: The health of DansDeals readers is this website’s paramount concern. For your sake and the sake of those around you, consider staying at home while COVID-19 is […]
Tags: Deals, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Alaska, United, Jetblue, JetBlue United, Domestic Flights


Financially Struggling Zoos Could Be Latest Pandemic Victims

Even as they reopen, zoos and aquariums from Alaska to Florida are seeing few visitors.
Tags: Florida, News, Alaska


Midair collision kills 7, including lawmaker

Two small planes collided in the air in Alaska on Friday, killing all seven people on both aircraft, including a state representative from the area, state troopers said.
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Midair collision kills 7, including state lawmaker

Two small planes collided in the air in Alaska on Friday, killing all seven people on both aircraft, including a state representative from the area, state troopers said.
Tags: News, Alaska, Stories


Midair collision kills 7 in Alaska, including state lawmaker

Two small planes collided in the air in Alaska on Friday, killing all seven people on both aircraft, including a state representative from the area, state troopers said.
Tags: Cnn, Alaska


Midair collision kills state legislator, 6 others in Alaska

Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, a small community on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Alaska State Troopers said state Rep. Gary Knopp, 67, of Kenai was the sole occupant of one plane. The other plane was flown by a local pilot, and carried a guide from Kansas and four people from South Carolina.
Tags: News, Alaska, Kansas, Soldotna, Kenai Peninsula Alaska, Gary Knopp


New home in the works for the 'Into the Wild' bus in Alaska

The bus that played a key role in the gripping adventure and tragic death chronicled in "Into the Wild" is likely to begin its next chapter at a museum in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Tags: Cnn, Alaska


Canada cracks down on those traveling through the country to get to Alaska

People who choose to travel to Alaska through Canada are facing stricter rules starting Friday.
Tags: Cnn, Canada, Alaska


In San Fernando Valley’s neighborhoods, most homeless are unsheltered

Data released Thursday, July 30, gave a neighborhood-level snapshot of the number of people experiencing homelessness in the San Fernando Valley, where thousands are estimated to be living in tents, vehicles and shelters. The figures were part of a larger release of community and city-level data by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority on the 2020 Homeless Count, which was conducted prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. A review of 33 communities in the Los Angeles Daily News’ cover...
Tags: Business, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Homeless, Chatsworth, University Of Southern California, Venice Beach, Daily News, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Sun Valley, San Fernando Valley


Rocket launch startup Astra readies for orbital test flight as early as Sunday

Rocket launch startup Astra is readying for its first orbital flight test, set to take place either this weekend or next week, weather permitting. The company will launch its ‘Rocket 3.1’ from Kodiak, Alaska – and while these are technically classified as orbital test flights, the company was quick to caution journalists on a press call on Thursday that it doesn’t necessarily believe each the three initial launches it has planned will make it all the way to orbit proper. “We don’t intend to get ...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Science, California, Tech, Flight, Alaska, Darpa, Oakland, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Kodiak, Kemp, Sunda, Astra


What's shakin'? Earthquake sensors detect northern lights in Alaska

Earthquake sensors apparently don't just detect quakes – they can also detect the northern lights, a new study said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alaska, Usa Today


Epic 14-year road trip stalled in South America

Road warriors Karen Catchpole and Eric Mohl had rattled in their trusty Silverado for 14 years from the top of the Western Hemisphere in Alaska to the bottom of South America. They were in Patagonia in western Argentina when the microscopic kibosh came down: Covid-19.
Tags: Cnn, Alaska, Argentina, Patagonia, South America, Western Hemisphere, Karen Catchpole, Eric Mohl


After 14 years on the road, travelers are stalled in South America

For 14 years, nothing could stop road warriors Karen Catchpole and Eric Mohl. The New York couple with a bad case of wanderlust had rattled in their trusty Silverado from the top of the Western Hemisphere in Alaska to the bottom of South America and a host of places in between on an epic road trip.
Tags: New York, News, Alaska, Stories, South America, Western Hemisphere, Silverado, Karen Catchpole, Eric Mohl


How funds from major fossil fuel corporations help control police departments

A recent investigation from the Public Accountability Initiative, a nonprofit corporate and government accountability research institute, and its LittleSis database partners breaks down some of the ways that oil producers such as Chevron, Shell, and Wells Fargo are closely intertwined with police departments in cities like Seattle, Chicago, Washington, New Orleans and Salt Lake City. None of this is particularly surprising — whether you've been paying to environmental justice and its disproporti...
Tags: Post, News, Climate Change, Police, US, Alaska, New Orleans, Ohio, Environmentalism, Salt Lake City, Louisiana, Detroit, Shell, Policing, Alley, Environmental Justice


Alaskan seismometers record the northern lights

Aaron Lojewski, who leads aurora sightseeing tours in Alaska, was lucky enough to photograph a "eruption" of brilliant pink light in the night skies one night in February. The same perturbations of the Earth's magnetic field that lit up the sky for Lojewski's camera were also captured by seismometers on the ground, a team of researchers reports in the journal Seismological Research Letters.
Tags: Science, Earth, Alaska, Lojewski, Aaron Lojewski


Arctic Strategy Unveiled

In his last public appearance in 1935, Billy Mitchell, a former U.S. Army brigadier general and airpower visionary, testified before Congress that Alaska was the most strategic place in the world. From there, he said, U.S. Army aircraft could reach any capital in the northern hemisphere within nine hours. Mitchell cited, “Whoever holds Alaska will hold the world.” An Arctic presence enables global reach for whoever holds this region and the same is true today – although the flight times have dra...
Tags: Space, Congress, China, Russia, America, Training, Department Of Defense, People, Military, United States, Alaska, Arctic, Pentagon, Greenland, Survival, North America