It’s been snowing at Eaglecrest, while it’s raining at sea level.
On KTOO’s weekly report from Eaglecrest Ski Area, Casey Kelly talks to Barb Lindh about the improving conditions on the mountain, upcoming classes and events, and January’s Learn to Ski and Snowboard month.
The Eaglecrest Ski Area Report is a weekly feature on KTOO-FM’s Morning Edition every Friday at 6:50 a.m. during the ski season.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries