The off-ramp to Palmer at the Palmer-Wasilla Interchange is expected to remain closed for two to three hours as of 3 p.m., troopers say. The 63-year-old driver, Stephen Blodgett, is unhurt.
Ship traffic could be more dangerous than oil industry activity, borough officials say.
“We worry of something happening just like what happened in the Gulf," one Barrow resident said of potential offshore development.
State responds to biologist's accusations it's not prioritizing climate change
In 1778 one of the world's greatest explorers set off to find the fabled Northwest Passage. Captain James Cook set off for the Arctic Ocean looking for the shortcut that would connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
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