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Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...late-spring heat wave that followed record-breaking temperatures in May.Temperatures reached the mid-80s in southcentral Alaska. Low humidity and a forecast of dry thunderstorms in Alaska kept authorities on high alert.The human-caused...
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...undergrowth. The conditions are expected to last into Memorial Day weekend.The same weather system is drying out southcentral Alaska and even making coastal rainforest on the Panhandle susceptible to forest fire, Mowry said.In the last decade...
Alaska wildfire responders keeping eye on dry conditions

...the low 80s, conditions are perfect for sparking a wildfire.Mowry says the same weather system is drying out southcentral Alaska and even making coastal rainforest on the Panhandle susceptible to forest fire.Twenty-seven wildfires this...
Ferry breakdown strands many Haines brewfest visitors

...distributors and volunteers attended on free tickets. While many traveled by car from Canada, Interior Alaska and Southcentral Alaska, many more arrived in Haines by ferry.The Taku had been scheduled to make two trips between Haines and Juneau...
Minor quake felt in several Alaska communities; No damage

ANCHORAGE - A light earthquake was felt across a large part of southcentral Alaska on Monday morning but there were no immediate reports of damage.The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the magnitude 4...
Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod award

...held its official restart in Fairbanks for only the second time due to a lack of snow on parts of the trail in Southcentral Alaska.The village of 338 people had about 30 days to prepare for the arrival of 78 mushers along with crowds of volunteers...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...the Railbelt at 20 cents a kilowatt-hour. In comparison, the cost to produce natural gas-powered energy in Southcentral Alaska is closer to 5 cents a kilowatt-hour."We support renewables, but do we support renewables that raise (the...
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...of shortsighted and would almost certainly set us back decades. Complete with an 800-mile gas pipeline from Southcentral Alaska to the North Slope, a gas treatment plant and an LNG plant, the Alaska LNG project is expected to draw nearly...
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known

...south coast of the Yukon and lifted up the St. Elias mountains; now it's moving northwest, is colliding with Southcentral Alaska, and is probably responsible for lifting up Denali, she said. Scientists now have very precise mass spectrometers...
3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche

ANCHORAGE - There's an extra moose alive in southcentral Alaska thanks to three snowmachiners who freed it from an avalanche.Marty Mobley, Rob Uphus and Avery Vucinich, residents of the Matanuska-Susitna...


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