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Annual Alaska ice guessing game begins in earnest

...Alaska's biggest annual guessing game has begun in earnest, with workers setting up equipment that will note the time the Tanana River ice starts to move.Crews set up a tripod Sunday on the icy river in the tiny community of Nenana, about 55 miles...
Alaska Science Forum: A walk through the UAF Cold Preserve

...minus 45 degrees here.This windless pool shows the unique upside-down atmosphere at the junction of the Chena and Tanana river valleys. Because of the box created by local hills and so little sunlight to stir the air, severe temperature inversions...
Hollywood comes to Fairbanks for movie to film in Fairbanks in January, according to producer Ron Carlson.The crew has been filming along the frozen Tanana River for just over two weeks. The weather has been surprisingly accommodating for part of that time, so much so that it might...
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...FAIRBANKS - After mushing dogs on the Tanana River for 20 years, both for trapping...changing ice conditions on the Tanana River."After running around on bum...potentially hazardous places on the Tanana River near Fairbanks, Manley Hot Springs...
Fat biking and other outdoor activities for winter in Fairbanks them every winter. This winter, I'm going to make sure I take advantage of it.13) Catch a burbot in the Tanana River.Another item that's been on my list in past years that I've never done, in large part because I don't own a...
Hot and very dry weather spreads interior Alaska fires

...that threatened structures on the south side of the Tanana River.The fire Wednesday sent heavy smoke into Delta Junction...upper stretches of Clear Creek, a tributary to the Tanana River, and threatened recreation cabins along its banks...
Nenana Ice Classic's 2013 jackpot set at $318,500

...11 million in winnings.Participants in the Ice Classic try to guess exactly what time the ice will break upon the Tanana River in Nenana, located in between Fairbanks and Denali National Park. The official time is determined using a wooden tripod...
90-mile aqueduct still etched in Interior hills

...the water needed to float dredges the size of apartment complexes and power hydraulic giants that firehosed water at Tanana River valley hillsides, stripping them to bedrock.In the early 1900s, migrants from the Klondike gold rush were splashing...
Interior fire season lingers amid lack of rain

...mapping out defense strategies," Anderson said.Wind gusts of up to 40 mph have been reported. Some sections of the Tanana River are less than a quarter-mile across, and the fire could leap it."We're hoping it doesn't push the Tanana too...
Alaska Warrior transition units ready

On the edge of the Arctic, on Alaska's coastal plain and on the banks of the Tanana River two elite Army units assemble daily for a unique mission. On their report day the orders are simple, to heal.The mission of...


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