Tag: weather

Danger land

Once again the dangerous tourist season in the north is underway with six people dead in a floatplane collision at the southern end of the Alaska Panhandle and an injured snowboarder rescued […]

Warm-aska

Here we go again Alaska, if weather guru Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has it right. Get out the rain gear and the cleats for those walkways and roads […]

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 […]

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 […]

Something’s missing

Halfway through the winter season, Southwestern Alaska finds itself confronting a strange, new world. The lower Kuskokwim River remains unfrozen. December felt like an average November, maybe October. And  the temperature on Sunday […]