| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A trip last week to Hawaii was a successful one for the Laguna Beach High cross-country program at the 15th annual Iolani Invitational on the island of Oahu.
The boys' team placed second among 18 teams in the varsity team standings. The Breakers...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:54 AM
After falling 40 feet into a crevasse in Glacier National Park, Ted Porter prepared for the worst. Alone with his back broken, he turned on a video camera and recorded a goodbye message.
“You guys, if I don’t make it out, I love you,”...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
At least four agencies have committed more than 80 flight hours as of Friday to a search effort for an Eagle River man and his plane missing near Yakutat, which has yet to find any confirmed sign of the flight.
According to a Friday statement from Lt....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:10 AM
A Los Angeles man is recovering in a Montana hospital after slipping on a glacier, falling into a crevasse and breaking his back.
Ted Porter, 36, climbed 40 feet out of a glacial crevasse in Glacier National Park last week and walked three miles for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:04 AM
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — They were newlyweds, but she was having second thoughts about the 8-day-old marriage, court documents say. The couple drove the short distance from their Kalispell home to Glacier National Park, where they got into an argument....
| May 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Given the short half-life of DNA, we may never have a Jurassic Park – but could we one day boast of an Ice Age Garden?
Scientists have brought back to life a collection of roughly 400-year-old frozen plants recovered from melting glaciers in the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Black soot from 19th century homes and factories in Europe hastened the end of the Little Ice Age and caused glaciers in the Alps to retreat decades sooner than they would have otherwise, according to a new study.
The black carbon particles caused the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Antarctica’s Lake Vostok doesn’t seem like the most hospitable home on the planet for any kind of life. Trapped under a glacier 2.3 miles thick, it’s subject to extreme pressures, extreme cold, extreme heat (possibly from hydrothermal...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 12:47 p.m. at 9/7/13:
Three people stranded in a helicopter due to poor weather on a volcano in the Alaska Peninsula for over a day were rescued Friday, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Megan Peters, AST spokesperson, said the Rescue...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
For the first time in 10 years, I got on a bicycle yesterday. It took a good 10 minutes to retrain myself how to ride without falling over, but when I took off, it felt like absolute freedom.
The wind hit my face and I stopped pedaling as my downhill...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
While climate scientists fret over the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet, a geographer using NASA data made it disappear, revealing a canyon as long as Arizona’s Grand Canyon, buried a mile below the ice.
At 460 miles long, the chasm bests...