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Along the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Of course I'm doing this the wrong way round. Those gold rush stampeders of the naughty nineties surged up to Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory, ...

Nome's Iditarod and the Lost Continent of Beringia: Alaska's Wild West on the Looney Front, Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

After its gold rush days, Nome won everlasting fame as the destination of the original Iditarod dog mushing race, although it was not called that back...

There's No Place Like Nome: Alaska's Wild West on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.27.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Now do you want to know how Nome - without road connections, on the Bering Sea, in far west Alaska, 102 miles south of the Arctic Circle, only 161 mil...

Rare, Blue-Colored Red King Crab Attracts Visitors

AP | Posted 07.09.2015 | Green

NOME, Alaska (AP) — A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. KNOM report...

'Green News Report' - January 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The owner...

A 'Grand Collaboration': Tanker Begins Fuel Transfer To Iced-In Alaska Town

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Crews began transferring 1.3 million gallons of fuel Monday from a Russian fuel tanker to the iced-in western Alaska city of...

Fuel Transfer Runs Smoothly For Iced-In Alaska City

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Russian tanker that went on an ocean odyssey of 5,000 miles to deliver fuel to the iced-in city of Nome was offloading th...

Remote Alaska Town 'On The 5-Yard Line' Waiting To Reconnect With World

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 03.16.2012 | Green

NOME, Alaska — Crews worked to build a path Sunday over a half-mile of Bering Sea ice for the final leg of a Russian tanker's mission to deliver...

Fuel Tanker Finally Reaches Iced-In Alaska Town

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Russian tanker with a cargo of much-needed fuel for Nome was moored less than a half mile from the Alaska town's iced-in ...

Ship Delivering Fuel To Iced-In Alaska Town Aided By Camera Drone

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — As a Russian fuel tanker slowly moves through the frozen Bering Sea toward an iced-in city in western Alaska, it has been g...

Alaska Community Buried In 'Relentless' Snow Seeks Help Digging Out

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska community blitzed by nearly 15 feet (4.5 meters) of snow was hit by another storm Tuesday and a new problem &ndash...

Storm May Leave Alaska Town With $9 Gas This Winter

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The residents of Nome, Alaska, could be looking at a very costly winter: $9-a-gallon gasoline. The coastal city of more tha...

Storm Batters Alaska Coast With Snow, Hurricane-Force Winds

AP | By RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A massive storm that battered Alaska's western coast with hurricane-strength winds and towering sea surges has passed out of the ...

Unusual Weather Slams Alaska

Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

Unusual weather has hit Nome, Alaska, slamming the state's western region with strong winds and high seas. According to the Associated Press, the ...

Powerful Storm Rips Off Roofs, Floods Western Alaska

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — One of the strongest storms to hit western Alaska in nearly 40 years battered coastal communities Wednesday with snow and hu...

Grizzly Severely Mauls Alaska Bear Hunter

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green

May 17, 2011 12:34:03 AM ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 16 (Reuters) - An Alaska bear hunter who was severely mauled by a grizzly over the weekend has ...