| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:38 AM
INTERLAKEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - The Virgin, the Monk, and the Ogre — in German, the Jungfrau, the Moench and the Eiger — are three classic Swiss mountains that for centuries have drawn artists, thrill-seekers and tourists.
For a weekend...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Lonnie Dupre, mountain climber and Arctic explorer, made progress today in his 3rd attempt to become the first person to summit the highest peak in North America solo in January.
After weather delays over the weekend, today Dupre was finally able to...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:27 AM
The following school districts have closed their schools today, January 14, due to road safety concerns caused by the weather.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District posted a notice on their website around 9 p.m. Sunday saying that all schools in...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:12 AM
People from all over the world visit Alyeska Ski Resort to ring in the New Year, but those on top of Alyeska Resort on New Years Eve, experienced a little more than what they paid for.
One guest suffered minor injuries when strong wind gusts caused...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:14 AM
The final night of our two-night special event takes us to Canada.
Sean seems to be in better spirits after the fiasco in Montana and the ladies were ... being the ladies.
We'll have the opportunity to join them for three dates tonight two, one-on-...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Do I hear a bison chortling?
Yes, it's a laugh a minute these days in Montana. The bears are slapping their grizzly knees; the bighorn sheep are high-hoofing the pronghorn antelopes; the glaciers are splitting their sides.
And my attempt to rally...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The National Marine Fisheries Service is planning workshops in Juneau and Yakutat on April 22 and 23 to take comment on whether cruise ships or other vessels in glacial fjords disturb harbor seals.
Harbor seals are an important subsistence game animal...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The body of a 9-year-old boy has been recovered from a crevasse in an Alaska glacier.
Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says the body of Shjon Brown, of Fairbanks, was recovered at 12:40 a.m. Monday.
The boy was on a snowmobile outing...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory may be most famous for sending Curiosity to Mars and Voyager to the edge of the solar system, but some of its coolest technology is being used right here on Earth.
For the last month, a manned C-20A aircraft owned by...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A Canadian aquarium in British Columbia is offering Twitter users an opportunity to help name its newest female sea otter pup, which has been rehabilitated after it was rescued on the Homer Spit last year.
Work to care for the pup began after it was...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:48 AM
ILULISSAT, Greenland - It's so cold, they closed the igloos. The icebergs are shivering. Two of my toes are slightly frostbitten. Yesterday my life seriously flashed before my eyes on a dogsled ride through the mountains.
But what a trip. What a place....