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Photo: Rafting down the Mendenhall

Tourists near the finish off their Mendenhall River rafting trip at the Brotherhood Bridge Monday afternoon.
Photo: Rafting tour down the Mendenhall River

Tourists float the lower portion of the Mendenhall River behind Thunder Mountain High School Tuesday afternoon with a local rafting tour.
Woman dies in rafting accident on Glacier Creek

ANCHORAGE - A 73-year-old California woman died and her husband is critically injured after a four-person rafting accident in Girdwood. Alaska State Troopers said Ronnie Zoffer of Laguna Hills, Calif., died of injuries in the accident Wednesday...
Mat-Su man dies after being thrown from packraft

...COPPER CENTER - The body of a man has been recovered after a rafting accident in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.National...packraft on the Tana River inside the park and last seen by his rafting partner Saturday afternoon.Officials were notified Sunday...
Around Town for Friday, Jan. 9

...m., Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery, 223 Seward St. Free and open to the public.Fireside Lecture: "Pack-Rafting Across Admiralty Island with John Neary, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Doors open at 6...
Photo: Rafting trip

Big Sister Charlotte Tom and her Little Sister, Julia, participate in a Big Brothers Big Sisters August group activity. Alaska Travel Adventures treated Big Brothers/Big Sisters to a Mendenhall River rafting adventure on Aug. 17.
UAS Fall courses include fly fishing, pack rafting, scuba

...of classes. The School of Arts and Sciences has course openings in fly fishing and various Outdoor Studies including pack rafting and scuba diving, as well as Tlingit, print making, sculpture, media studies, geology, environmental economics, yoga...
Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Air National Guard has rescued a hiker who had been rafting down the Kobuk River when his raft overturned in the Gates of the Arctic National Park.Capt. John Romspert with the Alaska Rescue...
Photo: Training for tourists

ATA raft guide Mike Himan, front, shows, from right, rookie rafting guidesJeremy Johnson, Patrick Markquis and Dudley Commander thedirection to go through a section of the Mendenhall River Saturday...
Thank you to those involved in our rescue

My husband and I were involved in the rafting accident on the Mendenhall River on Aug. 17. This excursion was advertised as a river float trip. We had never been on this...


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