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Board Of Game says no to Denali buffer zone

Board Of Game says no to Denali buffer zoneThe Alaska Board of Game has turned down an emergency petition to re-establish a buffer zone to protect Denali National Park area wolves.

Update: Skier injured in avalanche near Haines

A skier who was testing slopes near Haines for an upcoming international ski competition was injured in an avalanche this morning.

Yukon Quest champ Brent Sass disqualified from Iditarod

Yukon Quest champ Brent Sass disqualified from IditarodBrent Sass will not be able to continue the Iditarod, because he was carrying an iPod touch, a wireless communication device, in violation of race rules.

Forest Service wraps up Lena Beach improvement planning

Forest Service wraps up Lena Beach improvement planningA planned improvement project at a Juneau area beach is in the final stages of preparation by the U.S. Forest Service.

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perks

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perksIf you bought an Eaglecrest season pass that you can’t use, you can get a 50 percent discount on rates at the city pools and ice arena.

Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest win

Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest winSass has been trying to win the Quest for years. This year, he gave up a 10-hour lead to two-time defending champion Allen Moore, who refused to give up easily.

Mushing legend George Attla dies

Mushing legend George Attla diesAlaska Native dog mushing great George Attla has died.

Moore claims lead in the Yukon Quest as top two head for Two Rivers

The race for the finish line is on after Brent Sass gave up a 10-hour lead Sunday on Allen Moore’s dog team.

Layovers vital to Yukon Quest mushers, dogs

Layovers vital to Yukon Quest mushers, dogsAfter Yukon Quest mushers arrive in Dawson City, they drive their teams head across the Yukon River to a public campground, where handlers build elaborate camps for the dogs.

Rescued hiker: “We definitely got more than we bargained for”

Rescued hiker: “We definitely got more than we bargained for”Matt Callahan, one of four Juneau hikers rescued off a wind-scoured mountain earlier this month, says they got more than they bargained for in their search for adventure.