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Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains, the University of Alaska Museum of the North announced Wednesday.Fossil bones of an elasmosaur (ee-LAZ'-moh-sohr...
Kivalina unlikely center for odd Alaska news year

...earning him an extra $100,000. - Four out-of-state teenagers were injured in a grizzly mauling in the Talkeetna Mountains last July. It happened as they neared the end of a 30-day survival course when they suddenly came upon the bear...
Slim pickings for sheep hunters

...situation is the past winter. Fish and Game reports that extremely deep snow in some areas, including most of the Talkeetna Mountains, and the devastating combination of freezing rain and snow, caused the death of numerous mature rams and nearly...
Higher rent closes Eagle River natural history museum

...back 90 million years, Lizzie is the oldest known duckbill dinosaur in North America. She was discovered in the Talkeetna Mountains by school teacher Virginia May. A growing number of education programs offered by the museum have given it an...
Old rocks, renewed passion

...standing at the top, as small as a mouse, comparatively speaking. The rock had been carried by glaciers from the Talkeetna Mountains and landed just off Robinson Loop in the Sterling area about 18,000 years ago. Such rocks are also visible on...
Bear mauling victim recounts ordeal groups can be vulnerable: Four teenage wilderness survival students were attacked by a grizzly in Alaska's Talkeetna Mountains last year and survived. "There are things you can do to make yourself safer, but bears are unpredictable...
Sterling musher hits the trail with team of rescued sled dogs

...5 of the Glenn Highway, and consists of three legs -- each approximately 50 miles long -- through the rugged Talkeetna Mountains, with two mandatory layovers of five hours separating them. "It's my first race and I feel we'll be pretty...


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