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The southern Seward Peninsula was under a winter storm warning expected to usher in blizzard conditions and deliver up to a foot of snow to White Mountain and Golovin, with less-severe conditions farther east, according to the National Weather Service.  Mike Campbell
Alaska State Troopers said they picked up two men Tuesday who had accidentally sent an SOS signal from Red Salmon Lake in Southcentral Alaska a day earlier. A troopers helicopter had previously tried to respond to the signal but turned back due to rough weather.Megan Edge

Iron Dog Restart on the water-covered ice of Big Lake on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.  Thirty-seven two-person teams plan to cover more than 2,000 miles of Alaska wilderness on their way to Nome with a Fairbanks finish next Saturday.


Craig Medred

ShoreZone offers an up-close look at some 38,000 miles of Alaska coastline -- much of it hidden from the view of most Alaskans. The result is both beautiful and informative. 

Alaska Dispatch News
The Fortymile caribou herd is the largest in the Interior. It numbers about 50,000 animals, with a winter harvest quota of 472 animals. Craig Medred

Sunshine and temperatures in the 20s lured fishermen onto Kotzebue Sound to target sheefish lurking under three feet of ice.

Bill Roth
The National Park Service published a map that depicts the quietest locations in the Lower 48: the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.Rowena Lindsay
COMMENT: Regulations most important to the sportsmen along Alaska's road system concern Unit 13, which has the heaviest hunting pressure of any area of the state.  Access to hunting in Unit 13 is relatively easy. All one needs is a truck and an ATV. Spider webs of trails cover most areas.John Schandelmeier
COMMENT: Alaskans who brush up on the paddling and rolling skills during the winter will be ready to roll once it warms up. And for fun, there kayak polo and bumper boats for students who develop and fine-tuning their ability in the cold months. Lisa Maloney
Race officials are hoping against hope that the Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship sled dog sprint races will still be held as planned in spite of record-breaking Anchorage temperatures and deteriorating trail conditions.Matt Tunseth