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Oregon man, 24, dies in 1,000-foot fall from Mount Yukla

...was climbing with a friend Sunday when he fell about 1,000 feet, troopers said.Because of the terrain in the Chugach Mountains about 6 miles from the Eagle River Nature Center, a helicopter was used to recover Marshall's body. The body...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/oregon-man-24-dies-1000-foot-fall-mount
State
New sports arena could become major music site

...that circles the building's top level.The new arena also has a large balcony that offers a panoramic view of the Chugach Mountains."This is going to be a great place for weddings," Orheim said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/new-sports-arena-could-become-major-mus
State
Empire Editorial: Know the snow, before you go

...This week, we ran a news item about the fact avalanches were immanent in backcountry areas of the Kenai and Western Chugach Mountains - four happened last Friday resulting in the death of a dog that ran down Tincan Peak. Luckily, no other injuries...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-10/empire-editorial-know-snow-you-go
Opinion
Avalanche danger keeps road closed

...slides that may have affected single lanes of the highway in Thompson Pass, the 2,800-foot passageway through the Chugach Mountains.The more serious problem remained at the site of the other major slide at Mile 12.Tons of snow fell onto the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/avalanche-danger-keeps-road-closed
State
Avalanches cut off only road to Valdez

...with cars.Valdez is on Prince William Sound 105 miles east of Anchorage. The Richardson Highway goes through the Chugach Mountains at the 2,800-foot-high Thompson Pass, one of the snowiest areas of Alaska.Snow fell by the foot in early...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-28/avalanches-cut-only-road-valdez
State
Woman walks for help after bear attack

...base is not fenced, allowing bears and moose to travel freely between base land and forest land surrounding the Chugach Mountains.Based on past studies, officials estimated that up to 40 brown bears and up to 300 black bears migrate through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-20/woman-walks-help-after-bear-attack
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...beneath 4 feet of snow in the Chugach Mountains near Nelchina Glacier. The...beneath 4 feet of snow in the Chugach Mountains near Nelchina Glacier. Snowmobiler's...beneath 4 feet of snow in the Chugach Mountains near Nelchina Glacier. Home...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040599/Loc_snowmobiler.shtml
Foul weather, far travel always fights Alaska football dreams

ANCHORAGE - A light drizzle coated the synthetic turf and a chill wind blew against the nearby Chugach Mountains, but there was no need for Friday night lights when the Chugiak High School Mustangs took the football field against the Wolverines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082506/spo_20060825098.shtml
Sports
Beyond the Chugach: Arctic-to-Indian traverse is a spring pleasure

...ridge back from Anchorage. Sound off on the important issues at Behind the protective parapets of the Front Range Chugach Mountains, the snows are white and pure, the sky a perfect blue, and the silence so otherworldly it touches the soul. Above...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040807/out_20070408021.shtml
Outdoors
Marquette leaves Alaska with Shootout title

...to see glaciers, no heli-skiing atop pure powder snow. All the guys could manage were a few snapshots of the Chugach Mountains from the team bus. They did bring home one souvenir, however -- the gold trophy pan awarded to the champion of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112601/spo_shootout.shtml
Sports

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