Argentinian climber dies on North America's tallest peak

JUNEAU - An Argentinian climber has been found dead at a camp at 17,200 feet on North America's tallest peak.Denali National Park and Preserve says the body of 39-year-old Heraldo Javier Callupan was discovered Sunday by two climbers...
Video calls bike gang arrests into question

...viewed by The Associated Press shows dozens of bikers at the Twin Peaks restaurant who were not involved in the altercation that led...intelligence that the motorcycle gangs would be gathering at Twin Peaks for a meeting.But, said Police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton...
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Parking dispute triggered gang shooting

...firearms, and Swanton said more than 100 weapons may be found once authorities are done analyzing the crime scene at the Twin Peaks restaurant, which is part of a national chain that features waitresses in revealing uniforms.Preliminary autopsy results...
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North America's tallest peak opens for climbers

FAIRBANKS - Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt to summit North America's tallest peak this season, which has begun.National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next three months to help...
See the future in flowers

...weeks into the future. Arboretum manager Merrill Jensen said with the streak of sunny weather, the garden has already hit "peak spring bloom." "Middle-of-June flowering plants are popping open," he pointed out. "Like Himalayan Blue Poppies...
Charges filed against 170 bike gang members in Texas

...they were arrested, police said.Sunday's melee at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco drew a broad police response that included...Swanton said. "They came here with violence in mind."Twin Peaks - a national chain that features waitresses in revealing uniforms...
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Tlaxsatanjin now official name of peak on Heintzelman

...Board of Geographic Names has approved the official naming of a peak on Heintzelman Ridge to be called by its historical Tlingit name...Hands at Rest". The approval by the board means the name of the peak will now be officially printed on federal maps and in publications...
Today In Sports History for May 15

...Preakness, run in two divisions, is won by War Cloud, ridden by Johnny Loftus in the first half. Jack Hare, Jr., ridden by C. Peak, wins the second half.1937 - War Admiral, ridden by Charles Kurtsinger, battles Pompoon head-to-head from the top of...
Wilderness Peaks Gallery: 10-Year Retrospective" by Daniel Buckscott

The Wilderness Peaks Gallery will celebrate its grand re-opening at a new location at 263 South Franklin St. (near the Red Dog Saloon) with a 10-year...
Spring safely into Summer

...down. In these situations it's important to know where you are and have a general sense of the topography of the ridges and peaks in your area. It's very challenging to navigate "blind" no matter how well you know an area, but it's pretty much impossible...


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