Off the Beaten Path: Hitchiking on mystery road

Years ago, on the Castner Glacier - an icy corridor leading into the alpine clutches of the easternmost region of the Alaska Mountain Range - I lost my two spare pairs of...
New Icy Strait Point pier project under construction

...of a new floating pier began last week at Icy Strait Point, a seasonal cruise firm, is working offshore at Icy Strait Point with completion expected by...ashore to the century-old salmon cannery at Icy Strait Point. The new 400-foot floating...
Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage overnight snowstorm.Anchorage school spokeswoman Heidi Embley says the district decided to cancel classes Monday due to icy road conditions that became worse as the morning commute got busier.The Alaska Dispatch News reported police dispatchers had...
Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...Southeast Alaska is drawing the showers farther east, through Icy Strait and toward the Coast Range and Juneau.Juneau is at just...fender-benders, particularly on Egan Drive. "Egan Drive is very icy," the department reported on Twitter. "JPD and (Capital...
Rampant Rabbits: Invasive, feral rabbits overrun Valley Neighborhood

...initiative. Sell is part of a three-person wildlife management staff that is responsible for a region spanning from Cape Fanshaw to Icy Bay. Peyerk said that Animal Control is similarly short staffed."Animal Control doesn't have the resources to catch a bunch...
Local | Outdoors
Little Pluto bigger than scientists thought

...spacecraft has nailed the size of the faraway icy world.Measurements by the spacecraft...density than thought, which could mean an icier and less rocky interior.New Horizons...confirmed that Pluto's north pole is indeed icy as had been suspected. It's packed with...
Not For Web

...misadventure was so thick and the slope was so steep that we ended up climbing hand over hand down a rocky creek running with icy cold water. That was a great incentive to learn to study topographic maps much more carefully and pay attention to those little...
State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...seems like a waste for them not to harvest these animals."There is little chance stranded musk oxen could swim to shore in the icy waters. "They're just terrible swimmers," Jones said.The Alaska Board of Game changed the rule at the suggestion of residents...
DOT chief brings creative approach to road maintenance back, tanks of salty road brine are available for melting icy intersections.Such tools were absent in the Interior a few...haven't been plowed or why liquid road brine is being sprayed on icy asphalt, and admits his approach will continue to evolve...
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...extraction, or incineration.Alaskan Brewing Company's Coastal CODE program donates one percent of the proceeds from its Icy Strait IPA to fund projects that promote ocean and coastline sustainability, such as beach cleanups and water habitat restorationAlaskaCAN...


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