Many of the swans are headed north to Marsh Lake, near Whitehorse, for an extended rest.
The Alaska Department of Public Safety announced the extension Wednesday in response to continued winter weather.
The 100-person town of Tenakee Springs is turning to crowdfunding to rebuild a bridge destroyed during record-breaking storms last December.
As the only team to complete the original upper Kobuk loop trail through the storm, 38-year-old Ryan Redington took home the $16,000 first prize.
The Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center says five different avalanches crossed the upper stretch of the road.
Many teams were pinned down by the weather for hours, unable to find each other and unsure if they were on the trail at all.
Blizzards and winter storms battered the Seward Peninsula and surrounding region throughout the month of March, but the sea ice has proved more resilient than in recent years.
The Seward Highway incident was one of several high-profile Southcentral avalanches this week.
Ketchikan residents woke up this weekend to find their homes, cars and roads covered in as many as 20 inches of heavy, wet snow.
Recent storms have battered the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta coast and dumped many feet of snow in various places. Some are saying this is more snow than they’ve seen in decades.