| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:07 AM
The Richardson Highway was closed from Mile 12 to Mile 46 due to an avalanche Friday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In the last 24 hours, the area has received more than 30 inches of snow and high wind.
Two slides occurred...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Overnight avalanches have closed roads beyond Mile 3 of the Copper River Highway Friday morning, according to the Cordova Police Department.
Weather reports said the area received more than 14 inches of snow.
Crews were assessing the conditions and...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Cordova City officials say since record breaking snow has now turned into heavy rain, flooding and avalanches are now their major concern as a state of emergency continued in the Prince William Sound community Sunday.
More than 70 Alaska National...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:27 PM
An American was killed Friday in an avalanche near Golden, Canada, about 440 miles east of Vancouver, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Reported.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a party of backcountry skiers from the United States were caught in the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Anchorage residents have seen their fair share of the heavy snowfall Alaska's been hit with this season -- slightly more than 81.4 inches in the city, according to Channel 2's Jackie Purcell.
The extra powder comes as many parts of the Lower 48 are...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:47 PM
A winter snow storm along with two morning avalanches created extremely dangerous driving conditions and closed the Seward Highway between Bird and Girdwood Tuesday.
DOT said the Bird-Girdwood stretch of the road would remain off-limits until at least...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Cordova residents woke up Wednesday to rain that had turned a lot of the city's heavy snowfall snow into slush, causing several inches of water to accumulate on the roads.
Temperatures reached into the upper 30s, prompting fears of an avalanche on the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Alaska State Troopers say both men who were caught in a Tuesday avalanche near Haines have died.
Nick Dodov of Truckee, Calif., 26, was listed in critical condition early Wednesday, but died Wednesday afternoon. His next of kin have been notified....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 10:28 PM
A Truckee man is the second fatality in a Tuesday avalanche near Haines, Alaska, according to several media reports.
Nickolay Dodov, 26, was taken off life support in Seattle Wednesday.
The avalanche hit a group of six heli-skiers. The group’s...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 9:14 AM
The Alaska Air National Guard rescued two skiers early Saturday morning. They were stranded for hours near Turnagain Pass when one of them was injured in an avalanche slide.
Alaska State Troopers say the slide happened at 8 p.m. Friday. It buried 20...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Juneau's electric utility company has completed another barrier designed to protect power lines from avalanches.
Alaska Electric Light and Power says work is finished on a second avalanche splitter that will divert snow around power line towers.