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Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

On a clear day last spring, fire sizzled on water at Poker Flat Research Range in the Chatanika River valley.There, scientists were spilling...
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...conditions, with images updated every 10 minutes, according to the FAA. The images can be compared with the view on a clear day.Officials with Alaska aviation safety groups say strides have been made to improve flight safety in general in a...
Bask in appreciation, Juneau

This day is for you, Juneau. Think of it as a chance to play downtown before tourists swarm South Franklin and towering cruise ships block the view of the channel from the library.
Off the Beaten Path: In defense of slogging

...don't recommend anyone going up it in the winter unless they have a fair amount of experience in the mountains. On a clear day, a hiker can look out on Stephens Passage, Admiralty Island and the Coastal Range from here. That day, there were...
AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...means "getting water from the stream" in Yupik.Enough work has been done there that it can be seen from Newtok on a clear day. No wonder people are excited about someday moving to their new beginnings."It's not hard to envision it at all...
Alaska Digest

...the helicopter and allow tourists to get out and photograph the mountain. "They can have a video of Mount McKinley on a clear day," McDonnell said. "If you're not going to land on a glacier, you need to land somewhere with a vista."
Alaska's vibrant biodiversity displayed along Eagle River

The long walk to the Eagle Glacier cabin is rewarded - on a clear day - by stunning views of towering, stream-laced rock walls across the lake. A couple more miles brings one close to the retreating...
Trail upgrades continue near glacier

JUNEAU - On a clear day near the Mendenhall Glacier, parking lots are packed, dogs run with tongues flapping and crowds of cross country skiers, snowshoers...
Augustine shows signs of erupting

A sulfurous steam plume, hundreds of miniature earthquakes and a new swath of ash on snowy Augustine Volcano have scientists alerted to a possible eruption in the next few months.
Filling a Void

On a clear day from his dental office at the Kake Health Center, Dr. Stan Oldak would gaze across Chatham Strait to Baranof Island. On his...


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