In Thursday’s news:
- Illness affecting seals and walruses in Alaska in 2011 still being determined;
- Witnesses say pilot who disappeared in mid-October was last seen intoxicated at Soldotna airport;
- Governor Sean Parnell has asked that State of Alaska be included in federal Shell Oil investigation;
- City of Nome Parks and Recreation Director reports city bowling alley again losing money;
- Minnesota climber making third attempt to climb Alaska Mount McKinley solo.