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Sensitive Alaska snowpack could cause early avalanches

...lookout for early-season avalanches. Jed Workman of the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Information Center says Wednesday was this season, with more than a dozen observed at Hatcher Pass north of Palmer. He says most of them were remotely...
Alaska's berry crop varies by region

...But she heard blueberries were abundant at nearby Hatcher Pass. Horticulture and agriculture agent Steve Brown of UAF Cooperative Extension Palmer said Hatcher Pass was busier than he'd ever seen it during a recent...
Making progress: Local artists and artisans active during Progress Days

...heat off the saw. You've got to drink a lot of water, (and) it wears you down a lot faster." Carmen West, of Hatchers Pass, said she didn't always have as much time to "play with wood" as she would have liked, having owned a restaurant...
Alaskan-made comedy and suspense flick comes to town

...scenery in the film, as it was shot entirely in the state. "Some of the most beautiful scenery in the movie was in Hatcher Pass," he said. "The other places are just real pretty, but they could be anywhere in Alaska." While the bloodthirsty...
Arts & Entertainment
Statebound skiers ready to finish season of misery

...Nyquist said the poor conditions on the Peninsula led to his team being able to participate in an REI winter festival in Hatcher Pass, as well as a cool and historic ski through Independence Mine."I'm so proud of the way they hung in there all...
In the Hopper based out of Boise, Idaho, recently completed his fifth album, "Jersey Finger," out on his record label, Hatcher Pass Records. He's in the middle of a month-long tour around the state promoting his record and appeasing, and perhaps...
Body of missing snowmachiner located

...hypothermia due to environmental exposure on Feb. 25 when he became separated from his brother while snowboarding in Hatcher Pass. The second was Yancy Flair, 35 of Anchorage, who died when he was buried in an avalanche while snowmachining in...
Sports Briefs

...National Park headquarters, and then concludes with the eighth and final stage on Sunday, a 30-mile jaunt through Hatcher Pass. SoHi volleyball tryouts upcoming Soldotna High School volleyball tryouts will be held on Monday and Tuesday, Aug...
Avalanche warning issued for Turnagain, Hatcher Pass areas

Alaska State Troopers have issued an avalanche danger warning for the Turnagain and Hatcher Pass areas. According to the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center the avalanche danger is considerable and increasing...
Our Progress Days

...Sterling, Sawfest Founder Scott Hanson, Derrick Stanton of Kenai, Jamie Roxenberger of Wasilla and Carmen West of Hatcher Pass. Sponsors of the event were Stihl Inc., Ron's Rent it Center, Tesoro, Odie's Deli, The Duck Inn, and Hot...


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