Tag: Denali

Doomsday warming?

  On the day the¬†Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations publicly revealed its special report warning of an impending global-warming catastrophe, the daily temperature in Alaska’s largest city […]

Hand-out news

The climbing season on North America’s tallest mountain is now well over, and if it feels like you missed it, well, there’s a reason. And that involves a story not about mountaineering, […]

Unhealthy parks

Alaska may be the last bastion of heart-healthy national parks, according to a study out this week warning that visiting a national park in the Lower 48 states could be bad for […]

Rescued

¬† BIG PORTAGE LAKE, MICH. – The difference between getting in trouble in the civilized world and getting in trouble in the wilds of Alaska could not have been better illustrated than […]

Two-faced Alaska

On the horizon north of Alaska’s largest city, the continent’s tallest peak loomed resplendent Sunday against the evening light in the land of the midnight sun, and if you knew personally the […]

New climate old

La Nina – the cold-shouldered sister of El Nino – is reported to be dying in the central Pacific Ocean, but you sure couldn’t tell it in Alaska’s urban core on Sunday […]