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Editor’s note: Channel 2 viewers Glenn and Cheryl Flothe submitted this story and its accompanying photos after several visits to Denali National Park. The Flothes’ account provides some interesting perspective on the park’s...
Channel 2 NewsIt is one of the least visited National Parks in the United States, but what it lacks in tourists -- it makes up for in wonders. Katmai National Park is home to the greatest concentration of protected Brown Bears anywhere in the world. An estimated 2500...
Channel 2 NewsKenai Fjords National Park is one of Alaska's smallest national parks and one of the newest in America's national park system, but don't be deceived within its boundaries you'll find the Harding Ice Field. It's the largest ice field in the United States,...
Tim Mowry, Fairbanks Daily News-MinerThe National Park Service expects to limit the number of vehicles allowed daily on the wilderness stretch of the Denali Park Road beginning in 2015. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/4TNKpm) says the 160-vehicle cap effective in 2015 still...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Travel, National Parks
Channel 2 NewsThe National Park Service is reviewing alternatives to a bridge at Alaska's Katmai National Park that people occasionally have to share with the park's grizzly bears. The floating bridge crosses the Brooks River at its outlet with Naknek Lake. The...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, National Parks, Travel
Channel 2 NewsThe state has joined an Anchorage man's lawsuit challenging the authority of the National Park Service on state-owned waters within national parks and preserves in Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/zgaz5J) says federal Judge H. Russel...
Channel 2 NewsTroopers have released the names of the five injured in an explosion and fire at a gas station convenience store in Cantwell Sunday night. From Troopers Dispatch: At approximately 6 p.m., the Alaska State Troopers dispatch center in Fairbanks received...
Channel 2 NewsThere was a 2 percent increase in visitors to national parks in Alaska, according to preliminary figures. The National Park Service in a release says there were about 2.32 million visits to Alaska's parks in 2011. That's an increase of about 50,000 from...
KTUU.comDenali National Park visitors will see a change in fees to enter the park effective Jan. 1, as the park eliminates a $20 per vehicle fee and instead charges an entrance fee of $10 per person over 16. Park spokesperson Kris Fister says the park is...
Channel 2 NewsThursday was the last trip of the summer season for shuttle buses driving into Denali National Park. From Friday through Monday, 400 drivers a day from the 1,600 park road lottery winners will be able to drive the 93-mile road. A major road construction...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, National Parks, Travel, Lotteries
Somewhere in the rolling tundra east of Deadhorse, a lone wolf hunts. The 100-pound male will take anything it can catch, or find - a ptarmigan, a darting tundra rodent, a fish, the scraps of a carcass, or, if lucky, a moose calf or caribou. Hunger is a...
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...
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