Tag: died

All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]

Danger times

Just about this time last year, the Kenai Mountains claimed the life of 29-year-old Tyler Kloos in an avalanche, and on Thursday Chugach National Forest Service officials were warning of danger building again […]

Water kills again

The growing Alaska sport of packrafting has tragically added to the number of drowning victims in America’s largest national park this year.   Officials in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve along […]

A tale of trouble

Never before has the 49th state’s biggest sporting stumbled toward its early March start surrounded by so much controversy and disarray.   With CBS Sports nationally headlining that “Alaska’s Iditarod sled dog […]