Nanuck, the dog, takes a flying leap into Heart Lake near Sitka on Thursday afternoon (9-20-12). Temperatures throughout the region topped 60, with clear skies and light winds. Elsewhere in the state, however, Anchorage and the Mat-Su experienced their second severe windstorm of the fall.
Federal officials want cruise ships, tour boats and kayaks to stay far away from harbor seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords. more