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...
Alaska's scenic Seward Highway reopens after rockslide

...largest city has reopened after being closed by a rockslide for about two hours during the morning commute.Rocks including a boulder the size of a desk slid onto the Seward Highway on Monday morning within Anchorage city limits.Alaska Department of Transportation...
Computer models failing to accurately predict path of fires

...they're modeling is so complex," said Janice Coen, a meteorologist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. "Most of us would just say this doesn't work."Coen has used data to create simulations of some of the biggest...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

...picture show, for a very, very long time," says Stern, a planetary scientist with the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado.It is the last stop in NASA's quest to explore every planet in our solar system, starting with Venus in 1962...
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