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The avalanche Tuesday afternoon came amid warnings that recent high winds could make for dangerous conditions.
Alaska officials say the decision to charge both reflects the operation of the snowmachine “in a manner which created a substantial and unjustifiable risk of harm to a person or property.”
Denali Brehmer was 18 in 2019 when an Indiana man convinced her to orchestrate her friend Cynthia Hoffman’s killing, according to sentencing memoranda filed in the case.
A Kenai Peninsula man died in January of the virus that until now had resulted in mild symptoms and only been detected in Interior Alaska.
A foot of snow and 90 mph wind gusts early Friday pushed avalanche danger to high in Turnagain Pass.
Silverton Mountain Guides said the incident occurred near Knik Glacier on Friday afternoon. Alaska State Troopers said they were not notified of the fatality.
Officials urged residents to conserve natural gas as a precautionary measure during the cold period but said there are no specific conservation measures in place.
Shannon Rust Robertson was headed from Big Lake to Eagle River on Thursday morning when she saw an SUV blocking both lanes on the Knik River bridge.
Thirteen people were transported by ambulance from the Knik River bridge where the pileup occurred, authorities said.
Authorities recovered both bodies Friday from Eagle Summit on the Steese Highway where conditions Wednesday were described as winds of 60 mph and snowdrifts up to 10 feet deep.
Alaska State Troopers said that the garbage truck driver violated a state statute prohibiting harassing, “driving, herding or molesting game” with a motorized vehicle.
No one was inside at the time. It’s at least the third time in less than three years that a roof on an Alaska SBS building has buckled.
Two dogs from Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey’s kennel died and several more were badly injured in the Nov. 17 incident near Cantwell on the Denali Highway.
The incident that left two sled dogs dead and several others injured occurred on the Denali Highway. Troopers said Friday that the snowmachine operator received a citation.
A 450-foot-wide debris field of earth, rock and trees barreled down a mountainside, swallowing three homes and cutting off the only road to more than 70 households.