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Wasilla man eluding troopers suffers frostbite

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers a 20-year-old Wasilla man suffered frostbite and hypothermia after a foot chase in 20-below temperatures in Cantwell.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is...
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

...Ever wonder what you would do if your boat flipped over in the middle of the Gastineau Channel? Or if your friend got frostbite on a winter camping trip in the backcountry? Or if your float plane crashed in the middle of nowhere?If so, there's...
Responders rescue 3 hikers stranded on Alaska glacier

...Glacier north of Anchorage before flying them to an Anchorage hospital. Officials say preliminary evaluations indicate minor frostbite.The hikers were dropped off at the site April 3, but weather conditions prevented them from making their scheduled pickup...
Musher suffers frostbite in Alaska river plunge

...that Gatt scratched in Central after falling into a river overflow two miles before Birch Creek and suffering second-degree frostbite on both hands. The 52-year-old musher from Whitehorse said he spent an hour pulling his dogs out of the water, not noticing...
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North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.One Mount McKinley climber died last year, and 32 climbers required medical attention. Frostbite and hypothermia were listed as the most common serious health problems.National Park Service spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri...
Autopsy says dead toddler had been burned

...that he suffered burns to his body but not frostbite, as his mother claimed.Amber Lynn Aubrey...examiner concluded Julian had not suffered frostbite, but "what had appeared to be frostbite on the upper extremities (of the boy's...
Rotola storms the Sullivan Arena

Juneau's Complete Warrior MMA Academy fighter Christian Rotola won a unanimous decision over Fairbanks' Frostbite Vale Tudo battler Darren "Death Row" Snow on Wednesday at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage."I am not feeling too bad today...
Ex- UAA star on the run again after losing feet

ANCHORAGE - A former University of Alaska-Anchorage star is running again after losing both of his feet to frostbite.Marko Cheseto lined up to run the Skinny Mini 6-kilometer race in the city Friday night with a big smile and some new gear...
National Park Service identifies climbers, guide involved in Mount McKinley rescue

...after breaking his leg and suffering frostbite on Mount McKinley before he was rescued...Providence patients. O'Sullivan suffered frostbite to his hands, legs and face as well...leg, and Staeheli and Cutler suffered frostbite to their hands and feet. Staeheli...
Cold feet, warm bird

...relied on my insulated Xtratufs. Why didn't it get frostbite?Frostbite is what happens when tissue freezes. When a the core of the body to warm the vital organs. Frostbite causes damage in two ways. First, the lack of blood...


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