Talon Lobaugh spent several hours on Sunday rescuing a woman who was stuck between two trees while paragliding.
The man told troopers that he was hiking with his dog Sunday evening, on the upper part of the Kenai River Trail, which starts off Skilak Lake Loop Road, when they encountered the bear and two cubs.
Decades of studies have pointed to the very real possibility of a big, destructive slide in this Juneau neighborhood’s future. But a mix of personal choices and policy decisions keeps people in at-risk areas.
Alaska’s top cybersecurity official quietly left his job last month as the state was grappled with a pair of cyberattacks.
There are several communities in close proximity to new fires.
Westfall thanked his training with the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association to help him maximize his odds for survival.
By looking for clues in the tree rings, these researchers are trying to reconstruct the frequency of avalanches all around the region.
Before there was a Behrends neighborhood, the avalanche path that goes through it saw slides big enough to level forests. It will happen again someday.
Johnson-Barr’s death rippled across the state, generating outrage over the high rates of violence against Alaska Native women and children.
Anthony Lee Herring faces nine felony charges related to the shooting, including for first-degree murder.