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35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

An estimated 35,000 walrus were photographed Saturday about 5 miles north of Point Lay, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Observers last week saw about 50 carcasses on the beach from animals that may have been killed in a stampede, and the agency was assembly a necropsy team to determine their cause of death. Read the rest here 21:18

Owners of Seized Togiak Bay Fishing Vessels Fined Nearly $90K

-Owners-of-Seized-Togiak-Bay-Fishing-Vessels-Fined-Nearly--90K-1-ANCHORAGE –  The owners of six fishing vessels seized in Togiak Bay for illegal salmon fishing this month have been fined a total of almost $90,000, with Alaska Wildlife Troopers seizing nearly 35,000 pounds of fish. According to Dillingham District Court documents, the Togiak men who own the seized vessels all entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor fishing charges. Read more here 21:44