Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...Valley when huge, symmetrical hills in the Meadow Lakes area of Wasilla caught his attention. The ridges, piles of gravel and boulder, are now covered with forest. The Parks Highway crosses them between Wasilla and Houston (a hill at Gorilla Fireworks is...
Boy Scout pinned by boulder on beach, freed in Juneau was crushed by a large boulder that fell on his legs Monday evening to free the boy from underneath the boulder. He was airlifted to Bartlett Regional...legs by digging the sand from under the boulder, but his other leg was trapped, and...
Photos: Trail work

U.S. Forest Service employees Dave Planchet, right, and Matt Adams work to move a boulder out of the East Glacier Trial on Wednesday. Kevin Kuhl and Karen Goldbergbell, background, widen the trail for new steps. Crews...
Juneau runners fare well at White River 50-mile

...1/2, 0-19) 8:19:45/10:0017 Keely Henninger, Boulder CO, 23, F (1/15, 20-29) 8:20:43/10:0118 Michael...F (6/43, 30-39) 9:10:53/11:0146 Brett Palm, Boulder CO, 27, M (7/20,20-29) 9:11:21/11:0247 Anthony...
Small plane crashes in Boulder Creek

ANCHORAGE - A 47-year-old Anchorage pilot is safe after his small plane crashed at Boulder Creek near the Matanuska Glacier. Alaska State Troopers say Jeff Johnson's personal locator beacon was activated at 3:15 p...
Off the Beaten Path: Mysteries of Yakobi Island, part III

...and go back for Craig when I noticed a large inter-tidal boulder with a swirl carved into it. My pulse quickened as I slowly...were to the Takhanes people. Numerous swirls decorated the boulder. Some folks theorize the swirl petroglyphs on inter-tidal...
Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...fine-tune its path."This is one charged-up team," principal investigator Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado said last week. "They know that they're getting to do something very special because nothing like this has happened...
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On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June check on the stands of yellow-flowered fireweed that grow in wet patches on the back side of the lake. We found a big boulder to sit on while we had our morning tea and crumpets, but as we started to settle down, we flushed a female sooty grouse and...
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...aboriginal, indigenous and pleistocene people.If there is an indentation along a hill, a tussle of brush pushed aside, a boulder with a piece of moss askew, chances are it was Frick who passed there.Normal trails and paths were for tender feet and tourists...
Little Pluto bigger than scientists thought

...enchanting in its strangeness, its alien beauty," said Stern, a planetary scientist at Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.With the encounter finally at hand, it all seems surreal for the New Horizons team gathered at Johns Hopkins...
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