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Alaska wildlife center takes orphaned bear cub

PORTAGE GLACIER - The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is assisting the state Department...The cub, named Shaguyik, arrived Saturday and will stay at the Portage Glacier nonprofit center until a permanent home is found for him.
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EPA administrator McCarthy making visit to Alaska

...of a premier salmon fishery during this week's visit to communities across the state.On Monday, she was at the Portage Glacier in south-central Alaska to survey the impacts of climate change. The glacier, which the U.S. Forest Service...
Explore Alaska without the pricey excursions

...doesn't disappoint, and offers views of waterfalls above the tree line. The Portage Pass hike affords views of Portage Glacier.ANCHORAGENo cruise ships are scheduled to sail to Anchorage this year, but many passengers wind up here by bus...
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ANCHORAGE - Portage Glacier, a major Alaska tourist destination near Anchorage's southern edge, has retreated so far it no longer can be seen from a multimillion-dollar...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...while making a first ascent near Portage Glacier. Stephen Garvey, 40, of Anchorage...while making a first ascent near Portage Glacier. Pioneering climber killed in...while making a first ascent near Portage Glacier. Home>Archives> Pioneering...
Pioneering climber killed in glacier fall

...climber known for his evangelical devotion to his sport was killed Friday when he fell while making a first ascent near Portage Glacier. Stephen Garvey, 40, of Anchorage dropped 100 feet down a sheer rock face when a sharp rock sliced his safety rope...
Court rejects appeal on license revocation

...with a long prison term that Robert E. Richardson, 36, received for killing two young boys in a drunken crash on Portage Glacier Road in July 2000. Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton sentenced Richardson to 28 years in prison, with 15 years...
Southeast students set for JASON journey

...marine animals)." Tolson said her group will spend its week studying glaciers. That research will be based at Portage Glacier southeast of Anchorage. The JASON Project, founded by Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard in 1989, travels to different...
Alaska Digest

...said. Payne was in Alaska to work as a U.S. Forest Service volunteer at the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center near Portage Glacier about 50 miles south of Anchorage. On Friday, Payne and fellow volunteer, 52-year-old Mark Hall of Wasilla...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...well above the legal limit for drivers of 0.10, when his pickup truck crossed the center line at Mile 1.3 of Portage Glacier Road July 12, according to Alaska State Troopers. It was Richardson's first drunken driving charge. Kevin D...


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