Depending on temperatures and how much snow falls, the city’s Urban Avalanche Advisory could be raised to “extreme” danger, which is the highest level on the scale.
It took two years for Camp Denali to install its new 90-kilowatt array at the end of the Park Road, near Wonder Lake.
A safer route to the Mendenhall Glacier ice caves is along the West Glacier Trail, but the hike will take a full day.
Juneau Assembly member Michelle Hale helped write the draft fireworks ordinance. She said she really wants to target the booming, concussive fireworks.
Kaduce’s win comes after a substantial rule change requiring longer-than-usual rests at checkpoints to boost dog health.
Ptarmigan Chairlift will be out of operation as ski area managers assess the damage and make repairs.
Aliy Zirkle has finished either the Iditarod or Yukon Quest every year since 1998. She won the Yukon Quest in 2000. At the Iditarod, she finished second three times in a row.
A Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka responded to transport the man to a hospital.
Troopers are asking hikers to avoid the area until avalanche conditions improve.
Wednesday’s avalanche forecast says winds are expected to gradually push snow off of high points and slowly reduce the risk of natural avalanches.