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Sterling man presumed dead following Portage Lake accident is missing and presumed dead after a boating accident on Portage Lake. Larry Dobson jumped into the lake Monday in an Larry and Dave Dobson had canoed to the south side of Portage Lake on Monday. They spent the afternoon hiking, but when...

...takes about 4 four hours from Anchorage to Kenai because of the traffic and motor homes on the road. Also be sure and stop at Portage Glacier turn off, for the most interesting Animal Reserve, with almost all the animals and their babies of Alaska. A most...
Explorers finding glacier is as good as gold

...Quaterra Resources Inc. and Grande Portage Resources Ltd. formed a 35 percent...copper, zinc, lead and tungsten. Grande Portage, headquartered in Vancouver, a lot of gold." To date, Grande Portage has drilled a total of 21,400 feet of...
Pursuit ends at Whittier tunnel

...then fled northbound at a high rate of speed in excess of 110 mph, according to a troopers dispatch.Arndt turned onto the Portage Highway and continued to the Whittier Tunnel. Troopers contacted the Alaska Department of Transportation to have them close...
Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season one - for sport caught kings in the large Bristol Bay watershed July 7. As of that day, 59,539 kings had passed the Portage Creek sonar on the Nushagak, well off last year's total of 86,054 kings for the same day. The total Nushagak king run...
NWS issues weather advisories

...Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream advisory for western Prince William Sound including Seward, Whittier and Portage that will be in effect from 10 a.m. Monday until 10 p.m. Tuesday. A second advisory issued Monday said rainfall across...
Back to nature

...Homer High School paddle through a water portage at the Swan Lake Canoe Trails in the Kenai...Which way, Al?' and "Where's the portage, Al?" and "How much longer, Al...go," he said. Near the last overland portage, Homer resident Skip Richards, EMS program...
Naturalist shares tips for nature photos

...student at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and then working in Jay Cooke and Gooseberry Falls state parks and at Grand Portage National Monument. He's also the half-time executive director of the nonprofit Friends of Sax-Zim Bog, runs two publishing...
EPA administrator plans Alaska trip

...headwaters of a premier salmon fishery during this week's visit to communities across the state.On Monday, she was at the Portage Glacier in south-central Alaska to survey the impacts of climate change. The glacier, which the U.S. Forest Service...
Refuge notebook: The lives of trumpeter swans revealed

...River and Watson Lake. Migrating swans then flew to Chickaloon Flats, turned abruptly east, crossed the Kenai Mountains near Portage Glacier, and entered Prince William Sound where some flew directly across, stopping briefly on Hinchinbrook Island, before...


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