David John Nesgoda

...understood the importance of his trade. At the same time, the seasonal nature of his work allowed Dave to "go on campaign" each winter. His desire to explore new waters would eventually lead him to the steelhead streams of the Pacific Northwest. There, he...
Juneau runners fare well at White River 50-mile

...I thought it would be a good training goal for me over last winter. It turned out to be a lot of fun that there was a Juneau group...Hitchock said.Hood and Hitchock trained together through last winter with runs out Thane Road. In the spring and summer, training...
Park Service plans new trail off Chilkoot

...Construction would begin in late 2015, and the loop would be complete by summer 2016 after eight weeks of work interrupted by winter.The Park Service is accepting public comments on the proposal, which is available in full at http://parkplanning.nps...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...The United States hasn't hosted a Summer Olympics since the Atlanta Games in 1996, or any Olympics since the Salt Lake City Winter Games in 2002. Bids for 2012 (New York) and 2016 (Chicago) both ended in fourth-place embarrassments.The USOC spent...
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Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

Some say Alaska has two seasons: Winter and Construction. While mildly funny...baker's dozen. First, in addition to Winter, we've got the other three conventional...years, Summer is actually Fall, Fall is Winter, Winter is Spring, and Spring is both...
Artist's marine debris headed to US Capitol

...artists chosen to provide ornaments for a Chugach National Forest tree that will be featured in Washington, D.C., this winter, KTVA-TV reported.It will be the first time a tree from Alaska has been used as the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree, also...
Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...2-million-acre coastal plain expired in 1987.Under former Gov. Sean Parnell in 2013, the state had proposed a limited winter seismic program to gather more information on potential resources, arguing that Jewell's authority had not expired and the...
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...watching a pilot cruise while listening to music, that eventually inspired him to climb into the front seat.Kveum said as the winter season starts to settle in, shorter days and snow showers will mean more planning and timing flights around storms, but it's...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...AK67. Nicole Gorle, 24, F, 5:47:09*, Juneau, AK68. Paul Fournier, 63, M, 5:50:01*, Gurnee, IL69. Shanti Winter, 37, F, 6:00:14*, Dana Point, CA70. Craig Carlson, 60, M, 6:00:57*, Vacaville, CA71. Lori Jones, 63...
Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...July tally of endangered orcas is complete, and researchers have counted 81 whales, including four babies born since last winter.Researchers tracking the southern resident killer whales have photo confirmation of each whale and nobody is missing, said...


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