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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Wreckage from the F/V Destination has been found off St. George Island. The boat and its six crew members were fishing for snow crab when they disappeared on February 11.  

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced this morning that two of its research vessels have found and confirmed the location of the Destination.

Paul Wade, NOAA Fisheries


Before Bogoslof volcano started erupting, it was a haven for endangered Steller sea lions, fur seals, and sea birds. But scientists did not know when and if animals would return to the eastern Aleutian Island.

Newscast: 07/20/17

Jul 20, 2017

Wreckage from the F/V Destination is found; marine mammals are back on Bogoslof despite eruptions; and Alaska’s Special Prosecution’s office is looking into the Senator who allegedly slapped a reporter. 

Newscast: 07/19/17

Jul 19, 2017

With a tweet, Senator Lisa Murkowski dooms Obamacare repeal; an underwater camera gives scientists a new perspective on Atka mackerel; and Alaska’s legislators face a third special session – eventually. 

Newscast: 07/18/2017

Jul 19, 2017

A tsunami advisory for the Aleutians is canceled; Alaska legislators reform oil and gas taxes; and big ships in the North Pacific will try turning the volume down for killer whales.