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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.
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...
Father of James Holmes thought 'he might be depressed'

...celebrate Halloween with them each year in California. She said he was quiet, smart and good-humored. The families went rafting together when Holmes was 21, and Bidwell recalled how he laughed and watched sea otters."When I first heard it on the news...
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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.
Raft flips on Mendenhall River during tour

A group of tourists rafting the Mendenhall River on Thursday afternoon...asked a booking agent about a river rafting adventure she'd seen online. The...People were screaming and the (rafting guide) was clearly not equipped to...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Juneau man still missing after five nights

...normal day for Chris Walkenford Sr. as he moved along the trails along the Mendenhall River. Tour guides practiced their river rafting skills, hikers walked with pets, and sunshine permeated the foliage. It should have been a normal day except that Walkenford...


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