Eight years after being told by national park rangers that he couldn't use a hovercraft on a river within the boundary of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, an Anchorage man's court case is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.Sean Doogan
The ski train carries hundreds of skiers – 664 last year – to Curry for a day of skiing, touring, and, for many, partying. Typically, tickets are gone in about two weeks, and skiers who reserve early can pick their rail car.Mike Campbell
The civilization of the sometimes lawless and rugged recreation destination that is the lower Knik River began with creation of the Knik River Public Use Area with legislation in 2006 and was followed by a management plan in 2008. The KRPUA grappled for years with an unsavory reputation, particularly around easily accessible Jim Creek, which became a dumping ground for everything from appliances to vehicles stolen out of Anchorage and a wild party spot with a soundtrack of automatic weapons fire.
Alaskans aren’t positioned to have the best view of Sunday's supermoon lunar eclipse, a phenomenon that hasn’t happened since 1982. But the best places to be are in eastern or southeastern Alaska. Laurel Andrews