Mike Litzow and Alisa Abookire raised their two sons while living a sea-faring nomadic lifestyle. The couple returned to Kodiak this July after roughly 10 years of sailing the world. Now, the family plans to call Kodiak home for the foreseeable future.
Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Don Young reverted to form Thursday night. He spoke somewhat harshly of another lawmaker on the floor of the U.S. House. Judged against his past statements, it was nothing spectacular. But then Young did something unusual: He made nice.
Skagway’s Chilkoot Trail is closed because of a flood warning on the Taiya River. The trail is part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. It starts in Dyea and a significant portion of the trail runs along the Taiya River.
A Florida man fell Sunday afternoon and hurt his leg while hiking on Dude Mountain. A hunter and his son heard the hiker, later identified as Zach Green, 27, signaling for help and called in the report, according to the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad.