This story has been updated FAIRBANKS – The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race has sanctioned former champion Hugh Neff, a hard driver and veteran of both that race […]
Winter ice still clogs Alaska’s Kenai River, but there is a definite sign of breakup on the horizon. The phantom Ice Surfer is back.
About a week before Christmas, 26-year-old Mike Watkins took off on a snowmachine adventure in the foothills of the Alaska Range mountains about 100 miles north of the state’s largest city. He […]
Commentary Updated: This story was updated on Feb. 14 to include a 2007 dog death in the team of then rookie Quest musher Brent Sass. For the second year in a row, Eureka’s […]
UPDATED with victim’s names With a badly mauled hiking guide in a Seattle hospital starting down a long road to recovery, a more complete picture is beginning to emerge of what at […]
Bear attacks. Moose attacks. And now a whale attack. What a summer in Alaska.
If you’re going to get lost in Alaska and you want to be found before you die, pick a popular national park for your northern adventure. Within hours after a man disappeared […]
The subtle but dangerous difference between wild and urban Alaska was underlined this week by the tragic death of a mother and son on the Kobuk River and the combat-fishing rescue of […]
A July Fourth hike to the top of Flattop Mountain to watch Anchorage fireworks ended with a young man from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in a helicopter on his way to a local […]
That there was some great meaning to the sad, 1992 death of a young man in an abandoned bus near the northern edge of Denali National Park and Preserve became a modern-day […]