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Son's death weighing on family

...Transportation and Public Facilities released in August, traffic crashes killed 56 Alaskans during 2010 and one person died on Alaska highways every 6.5 days.A 2011 study from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services lists unintentional injuries...
Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's second season, that of road construction, is upon us. The Parks Highway will get a major facelift starting this year, with a dozen projects along the entirety of the Anchorage-Fairbanks link.
3 motorcyclists killed in Glenn Highway accident

...ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Three motorcyclists are dead and another is injured following a crash Saturday night on a key Alaska highway north of Anchorage. Alaska State Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain says the four motorcyclists struck a vehicle on the...
Water recedes behind Valdez avalanche

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska highway officials say water continues to recede from behind an avalanche that blocked road access to Valdez.The avalanche Jan. 24 dammed...
New Kenai city planner welcomes citizen input, he said.He towed up a snowmachine and his mountain bikes and made the drive from Colorado to Alaska up the Alaska Highway. He said he is looking forward to salmon fishing and seeing all the crowds during dipnet season. He is currently...
Seward, Borough watch for flooding

...are warned to use caution when heading into the Seward and Bear Creek area according to the release. For current Alaska Highway information visit State temporarily closes Pillars boat launch Due to heavy rainfall and...
Speaking Alaskan

...Dick's Crick, B.C., named for the U.S. Marines who served as "bear guards" in construction camps along the Alaska Highway, or ALCAN, during World War II, when the ALCAN was constructed.1. (b.) Much cheaper and quicker than a...
Paving paradise? Effects of the urban interface on wildlife

...through a well-groomed lighted trail system, adjacent to a well-maintained high school just off a segment of the Alaska highway system, within spitting distance of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, 2 million acres set aside by Congress for...
James R. Carew

...When the opportunity arose to take a job in Alaska he jumped for it. In March 1961, Jim and his family drove the Alaska Highway in sub-sub-subzero temperatures to Fairbanks, where he worked as an electronics technician for the FAA. For...
Katherine Flora Hummel Greimann

...spent summers in Alaska and winters in Green Valley, Ariz. She enjoyed spending time with family and traveled the Alaska Highway numerous times with children and grandchildren. During her years in Alaska she worked for the Kenai Peninsula College...


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