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Mrs. Esther Lily Mulcahy Foode

...Bank of Anchorage.In 1970 Esther, Bob and their family left Alaska and took a yearlong vacation, driving down the Alaska Highway visiting all the national parks west of the Mississippi. The Mulcahy family wintered in San Patricio, Mexico and...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...a ferry ride to Skagway, we drove north. It was evening by the time we dropped off two bikes in Teslin, on the Alaska Highway. A man we met as we were locking up our bikes next to a gas station told us the night was the coldest the Yukon had...
The long road to recovery

...arrived in Kenai. "This motorcycle is so comfortable to ride on the freeway or highway," he said. ... "(The) Alaska Highway (is) sometimes under construction for several miles." Along the way he educated dozens of groups and audiences...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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