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On the road to recovery

...with a Department of Transportation semi-truck towing a trailer on January 10, 2014 on a remote stretch of the Richardson Highway. The group had been travelling to Valdez for a cross-country ski meet. It was lightly snowing and windy and...
Leslie James Bradley

...Jersey City, New Jersey. He arrived in Fairbanks in 1949 and grew up on his parent's homestead at 12 ½ mile Richardson Highway, where the family established Bradley Sky Ranch.A 1963 graduate of Lathrop High School, Les soloed at age 16...
Avalanche survivor says mountain gave warning sign

...body has not been recovered because the mountain remains unstable.Hopper dug out his skis and descended to the Richardson Highway, where a passing motorist assisted him.Peterson's dog, Rowdy, a Labrador-spaniel mix, disappeared in the...
Troopers says skier dead in Alaska avalanche

...Michael Hopper was skiing with Peterson when they were caught in the avalanche in the Rainbow Mountains near the Richardson Highway.Hopper told authorities it took him 2-to-3 hours to dig himself out and once he was free, he found Peterson's...
To keep public informed, details are needed

...rather than a more formal release of information.In January, when a charter bus full of students crashed on the Richardson Highway, district staff posted on two different Facebook pages rather than taking the time to aggregate the information...
Valdez hospital staff glad to have been of service

...afternoon of Friday, Jan. 10, Providence Valdez Medical Center was notified of a bus accident at Mile 55 of the Richardson Highway. The school bus was carrying high school ski-team students and coaches from Kenai and Soldotna. As the staff...
Avalanche danger keeps road closed to Valdez

...officials said Tuesday.Two major avalanches and 10 or so smaller ones dumped snow Friday along 27 miles of the Richardson Highway, the only road access to the city at the end of the trans-Alaska pipeline.One avalanche blocked a river and...
Ski teams headed home after accident

...according to a district media release. The accident happened sometime before 11:45 a.m. Friday near Mile 55 of the Richardson Highway, said Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen. Providence Valdez Medical Center confirmed that Kenai Central...
Alaska has lots to offer in wintertime

...the 135-mile, unmaintained highway between Cantwell and Paxson. One group heads in from the Paxson end on the Richardson Highway and one group heads in from the Cantwell end off the Parks Highway. You meet in the middle, camp out for a night...
UAF student has double life as pro snowboarder

...well-known for its slopes, he's taken advantage of the prime back-country snowboarding that exists down the Richardson Highway at Thompson Pass. "Knowing that Valdez was close - that I could drive there in an evening and be in some of the...


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