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KTUU.comAnchorage firefighters sent 15 units to the site of an East Anchorage trailer fire Saturday night. The fire, which was reported shortly after 5 p.m. near the Malaspina Glacier Trailer Park at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Hoyt Street, was brought...
Tags: Landforms, Disasters and Accidents, Fires
Only a few thousand people have seen the face of Columbia Glacier. For years no one could navigate through the ice, but this year tour boats can get within a half mile. Channel Two's Ashton Goodell and photographer Shawn Wilson go Day Trippin' from Valdez...
Channel 2 NewsA national park in Southeast Alaska is seeing a big boom in visitors, thanks to the ferry. Gustavus is the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park, and the newest stop on the Alaska Marine Highway System. Reporter Jackie Bartz and Photographer Eric Sowl...
A few years ago, Ronald Daanen was driving north of Coldfoot on the Dalton Highway, looking for drunken trees. He pulled over when he saw some tipsy spruce on a hillside. The University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist thought the tilted trees would be a...
KTUU.comAlaska State Troopers have identified the two men who were injured in a Wednesday plane crash near the Knik River Wednesday morning. The Alaska National Guard rescued Wasilla pilot Richard Lee Cline, 60, and California passenger Paul Germeraad from the...
Tags: Army National Guard, Landforms, Richard Lee, Alaska, California
KTUU.comRising waters on Juneau’s Mendenhall River, stemming from the release of a glacial ice dam on a nearby lake, were threatening homes in the state capital’s most populous residential district Thursday morning, but the waters have begun to...
Tags: Weather Warnings, Landforms, Weather, NBC (tv network), Floods
Yakutat Glacier, near the Alaska town of the same name and flowing from the mountains near the Canada border, calves into a lake as deep as an ocean bay. The icefield that feeds Yakutat is large enough to cover the five boroughs of New York City....
Tags: Fairbanks, Landforms, New York City, Education
Magic 98.9Mt. Marathon Race & Seward 4th of July Celebration Race Start Times: Junior Race - 9:30 a.m., Women’s Race - 11:15 a.m., Men’s Race – 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 4, Seward, AK The highlight of Seward’s July 4th Celebration weekend,...
Tags: Marathon, Festive Events, Sports, Landforms, Track and Field
There's a speed limit in place in parts of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve near Juneau to protect numerous humpback whales that have been sighted. Superintendent Susan Boudreau says the speed limit for vessels is 13 knots, and it is in effect as...
University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical InstituteNot long ago, a glaciologist wrote that the number of glaciers in Alaska “is estimated at (greater than) 100,000.” That fuzzy number, perhaps written in passive voice for a reason, might be correct. But it depends upon how you count....
KTUU.comA missing New York man was found dead Tuesday near Juneau’s Herbert Glacier, according to Alaska State Troopers. Officials say a family member of 30-year-old Adam Webb reported him missing Monday. Local search groups and helicopters searched the...
Juneau police say one person was killed and another injured in an accident on the Glacier Highway. Sgt. Paul Hatch told the Juneau Empire that the single-vehicle accident occurred near Mile 35 of the highway on Monday night. The accident forced the...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Accidental Death, Travel, Juneau, Landforms
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