Category: Outdoors

Cold kills

Update: This story has been updated to reflect Keith Stephens’ condition. A Willow man is in a coma in a hospital in Alaska’s largest city after apparently slipping on snow-covered and icy […]

Avalanche death

A highly experienced and well-known Anchorage skier has been identified by Alaska State Troopers as the man killed in a pre-Thanksgiving Day avalanche about 60 miles north of the state’s largest city. […]

Shifting seasons

November brought winter like weather to coastal Alaska at last, ending another October of the new-normal. The National Weather Service in Anchorage reported up to four inches of snow turning in places […]

Cat tales

In the wake of an unconfirmed sighting of a mountain lion on the Anchorage Hillside, it is worth revisiting the history of cougar reports in and around Alaska’s largest city. Wildlife biologists […]