Alaska Snowboarders Stassel

A couple of Anchorage snowboarders learned Tuesday that they are made a beeline for the Winter Olympics. Ryan Stassel, who contends in slopestyle and huge air, and Rosie Mancari, who contends in snowboardcross, were named to Team USA by U.S. Ski and Snowboard. Both were optional picks who earned spots on the group in view Read More…

Missile Defense Gets Major Boost with Big Alaska Impact

While the Republican assessment upgrade was commanding year-end features, a noteworthy bit of bipartisan enactment moved toward becoming law that likewise has critical ramifications for Alaska. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, marked by President Donald Trump in mid-December, designates $699 billion to guard organizations in the coming year. Expansive help of the yearly safeguard Read More…

Unalakleet: Water running low after pipe break

The city of Unalakleet’s water circumstance is crumbling, a city official said Friday. The water tank in the group of 700 dipped under 4 feet, which implies all Unalakleet occupants are on a bubble water see, said City Manager Davita Hansen. A remote support laborer from Nome and Unalakleet staff were utilizing an excavator to Read More…

Party With a Polar Bear

Saturday was booked to be Ahpun the polar bear’s birthday party at the Alaska Zoo, yet rather the general population recollected the bear’s life. A staple at the zoo for right around two decades, Ahpun suddenly passed on not long ago. There were shading stations and shows at the occasion, and also a slide appear Read More…

Skating Party Celebrates New East Anchorage Park

Ice skaters filled the new skating strip at Chanshtnu Muldoon Park on Monday evening, festivity the close finishing of the recreation center’s first period of development. It’s a recreation center a long time really taking shape, said previous Northeast Community Council Member Ainslie Phillips. “It was my fantasy in 1997,” Phillips said Monday after she Read More…

Naknek Record Different Species of King Salmon bird

Dillingham, Naknek and King Salmon winged animal watchers partook in the Audubon Christmas Bird check toward the finish of December. The outcomes are in, and the two sides of the cove announced seeing winged creature species that regularly head advance south for winter. Naknek and King Salmon flying creature watchers archived a record number of Read More…

Anchorage Will Give Bus a Winter Test Run

Jetty intends to test its first electric transport beginning in mid-December, a trial for how the innovation performs in frosty temperatures and an indication of endeavors by Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to direct the city toward elective and sustainable power sources. City authorities aren’t precisely certain how well a battery-controlled transport will work in Anchorage’s subarctic Read More…

Snorkeling Songbird, Swim Alaska Rivers

On the upper Chena River in the core of a cool winter, a warbler showed up on a rock bar alongside sputtering water that some way or another stayed unfrozen in 20-beneath zero air. At that point the fowl bounced in, vanished submerged, and flew up a couple of feet upstream. The feathered creature kept Read More…