Outdoors

Digital Technology Aids Caribou Count

Digital Technology Aids Caribou Count

  (Fairbanks) – Counting caribou in Alaska’s largest herds has become more effective, thanks to a pair of newly acquired digital aerial camera systems. The systems replace World War II-era black-and-white film cameras previously used since the 1970s and enabled biologists last summer to pinpoint numbers for the Porcupine, Fortymile, […]

Considerable Avalanche Danger Dec. 9-10

Considerable Avalanche Danger Dec. 9-10

Advertisement 1:13 PM Friday, December 8th From Valdez Avalanche Center Avalanche danger is decreasing, but due to the huge storm, totals, large human-triggered avalanches are likely through the weekend.  All Backcountry riders headed to Thompson Pass should be prepared for rescue with beacons, probes and shovels (and airbag packs if […]

Valdez Avalanche Center Prepares for The Season

Valdez Avalanche Center Prepares for The Season

From Valdez Avalanche Center: Please join the Valdez Avalanche Center in kicking off winter with Avalanche Awareness Month. Prepare for your winter adventures and support your local avalanche forecast: November 17 Winter is Coming Movie Night Boondocker Films, Civic Center 7pm Refresh your avalanche skills- November 18 Avalanche Rescue Workshop, […]

Faith Revell Takes A Walk in The Park

Faith Revell Takes A Walk in The Park

Story by Shannon Kelly, KCHU Edited for print by Sue Bergstrom Tuesday evening, September 19th, Valdez Museum Egan Commons hosted Tuesday Nite History Talk with special guest, 2017 Denali National Park Artist in Residence Faith Revell. Revell presented “A Walk in the Park”, an illustrated talk about her experience in […]