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Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...Yukon and is north of Russian Mission. A few bulls also crossed the big river and almost made it to Unalakleet on the Bering Sea coast.Seaton is pleased to see most of the bison circling back to near their introduction points near the village of Shageluk...
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

...Four checkpoints remain for the mushers as they brave the hard-packed trail and chilling North Pacific winds of the Bering Sea coast.Aliy Zirkle was in third place, Jessie Royer in fourth and two-time champion Mitch Seavey moved into fifth place...
Lack of snow could change location of Iditarod race start

...the Alaska Range, down the Yukon River and along the Bering Sea coast to the old gold rush town of Nome. Race organizers...above Galena, Nordman said. From Unalakleet on the Bering Sea coast, there's a thin snowpack too, he said.Temperatures...
Aaron Burmeister first musher to reach Bering Sea coast

...Nome, his hometown.Aaron Burmeister, 39, was the first musher to reach Unalakleet, the first checkpoint on the Bering Sea coast.He covered the 90 miles of trail from Kaltag in 11 hours. Unalakleet is 269 miles from Nome.Burmeister left Kaltag...
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

...then worse, with rumors among mushers of more icy patches with little snow on the final leg along the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. The icy conditions are making for a blazing fast trail - some say swifter than usual. Less snow means faster running...
Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

...69 mushers. The nearly 1,000-mile race spans two mountain ranges, dangerous wilderness and the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast.Janssen's ordeal began Tuesday when he crashed his sled between the Rohn and Nikolai checkpoints, hitting his...
Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod

...checkpoint at White Mountain.King wasn't challenged as he maintained, and at times, extended his lead along the Bering Sea coast. He was trying to become the race's second five-time winner.Then Safety happened.Safety is the last checkpoint...
Alaska newspaper undergoes name change

...Tony Hopfinger said the southwest Alaska hub community of Bethel would likely be the first, followed by Nome on the Bering Sea coast and then Barrow, the nation's northernmost city.The Alaska Dispatch News already has reporters in Fairbanks and...
State releases report on Nov. storm

...several boroughs and unincorporated areas along the Bering Sea coast, along the coast of the Bering Straits and the all the storms. All of those people were on the Bering Sea coast.There were also 13 requests for temporary housing...
Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start Willow, mushers will travel nearly a thousand miles, crossing two mountain ranges, the Yukon River and up the Bering Sea coast en route to the finish line on Front Street in Nome, on Alaska's western coast.


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