Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and...bodies of the three climbers off Mount Rainier on Tuesday, in the same area where a...on the 14,410-foot volcano, Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said...
Fairbanks dealing with plethora of potholes

FAIRBANKS - Interior Alaska has endured one of its rainiest Junes, and that has opened a plethora of potholes in Fairbanks.State and city road crews are working overtime to patch them...
Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...Jo Jo potatoes that badly. True, the Lower 48 does have a few good points. For instance, Apple stores. Also, even its rainiest regions receive more sunshine than us, but in Alaska, we're not afraid of a little spray-on tanning product, no matter...
Landslide wipes out Sitka restoration projects

...couple of events we've had this summer have been a little out of the ordinary for sure, but yeah, we're not even in the rainy season, and we lose our seasonal crew in a couple of weeks," Forest Service recreation manager Mike Mullin said. "And obviously...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...rain from June through August - typically the three driest months of the year in Southeast Alaska. Instead, Juneau had its rainiest summer in 72 years of accurate records, and Haines had its wettest summer in 104 years of record-keeping. If summer was...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...activity.Foss Maritime is building three new Arctic tugs at Rainier Shipyard for work in the far north.The first - the Michele...east side and Beluga on the west side.Beyer said the Foss Rainier shipyard has done work in both aluminum and steel fabrication...
Rainy Retreat Books: Book signings with R. Phillip Ritter and Dale Brandenburger

Rainy Retreat will host two book-signings this week...fisheries biologist as well as an author, will be at Rainy Retreat from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for a book signing and a reading.Rainy Retreat is located at 113 Seward St.
Deluge of rain causes mudslides in Kodiak

KODIAK - Kodiak has been hit with its second-rainiest day on record. The 6.40 inches of rain Friday caused mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road. The volume of...
Obama declares mudslides a disaster

...mudslides a major disaster, a move that qualifies local governments for federal money as the community recovers from the second-rainiest day in Kodiak weather history. The 6.4 inches of rain triggered mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road...
Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

...the Federal Building. He's been selling dogs downtown for 22 years during Alaska's summer tourist season, even on the rainiest days, and he's such a draw that an adjacent competitor started using a green umbrella too.Just remember: Anderson has...


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