| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A Friday break in the weather allowed seven occupants of an air taxi flight stranded on Ruth Glacier since Tuesday by poor weather to be flown out, according to Denali National Park officials.
Park spokesperson Maureen McLaughlin says a Talkeetna Air...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series about Sports Editor Larry Vaught’s spring trip to Switzerland.
Again, it was exhilarating to start the day with another 30-minute run around Lake Geneva. The scenery was a bit...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A recovery team from Hawaii has begun to retrieve materials from the wreckage of a military cargo plane crash dating back to the Korean War, which locked the remains of all 52 people on board inside a Southcentral Alaska glacier.
Lee Tucker, a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Military investigators are returning to Alaska this week for another look at wreckage and possible human remains from a Korean War-era plane crash, which continue to emerge from a Southcentral Alaska glacier.
Alaskan Command spokesperson Capt. Tania...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Seventeen student-athletes on the Wichita State baseball team will be playing on teams this summer. Following is a list of the athletes with their teams.
Tyler Baker – Rochester (Minn.) Honkers
Garrett Bayliff – Santa Barbara (Calif.)...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
The pilot in last week’s deadly flightseeing plane crash near Petersburg says the aircraft didn’t show any major mechanical problems before it slammed into a mountain, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
A preliminary NTSB...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Its native peoples called it Alyeska, "the Great Land," and no wonder: Alaska has many eye-popping and mind-boggling attributes to richly justify that name. Consider it has 586,000 square miles (equivalent of one-fifth of the lower contiguous 48 states)....
| 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....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:48 AM
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Jagged peaks, a lucky glimpse of a bear or moose, and, of course, glaciers - these sights are just the tip of the iceberg at Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana.
Red, blue, yellow and white wildflowers fill the alpine...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
No injuries were reported after a Talkeetna Air Taxi plane with four people on board slid onto its nose after a glacier landing near Mount McKinley Friday, in an incident where federal agencies initially indicated the plane had gone down.