Tag Archives: Alaska

EXTREME VIDEO: Man Almost Killed in Horrible Way on Snowy Alaska Highway – WACH

On Christmas Day, a local tow truck driver and Officer Busby had a close call while helping a disabled vehicle on the Seward Highway. Had any tiny variable been slightly different in these 3 seconds, this could have been an incredibly tragic day. We’re grateful that nobody was hurt.

Source: DASHCAM: Close call on the Seward Highway

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5-Year-Old Carries 18-month-old in Extreme Cold 31 degrees below zero in Alaska – WATCH

A 5-year-old child carried a toddler for half a mile in below-zero temperatures after they were allegedly abandoned in a remote Alaska home, state troopers said Friday.

On Dec. 3, Alaska State Troopers were dispatched to the small village of Venetie when after receiving alerts that two children had arrived at a neighbor’s house and were suffering from cold-related injuries, according to a news release from authorities.

The older child had became nervous when the power went out in the home, prompting him to carry the 18-month-old to another while, while dressed only in light clothing and socks, authorities said. At the time, the temperature in Venetie — a village of about 175 people — was 31 degrees below zero.

VIDEO: Dentist operates on patient while riding hoverboard – Alaska – WATCH

The dentist is facing reckless endangerment charges and felony Medicaid fraud.

ANCHORAGE Ak. – A dentist in Alaska is being accused of removing a patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard.

Video from inside the Anchorage office shows a dentist standing on a hoverboard while working on a woman’s mouth.

Source: Video shows dentist operating on patient while riding hoverboard

Take a deep dive into the Alaskan wilderness without the crowds

Say the words “Alaskan cruise,” and visions of oversized ships hauling hordes of tourists instantly come to mind. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Kruzof has kayaks available for daily excursions. Image by Alaskan Dream Cruises As the state’s only Alaska Native-owned small-ship cruise line, Alaskan Dream Cruises offers an angle the big guns don’t, traveling through lesser-trafficked waters with far fewer passengers than your average liner. Continue at Source: Take a deep dive into the Alaskan wilderness without the crowds

How to see Alaska’s beautiful glaciers before it’s too late

As Alaska’s glaciers recede, tour guides and tourists are dealing with the the consequences.

When Alaska was admitted into the Union in 1959 it was officially nicknamed ‘The Last Frontier.’ It’s as suitable a label now as it was then: the majority of the state’s land — an area approximately 2.5 times the size of Texas — remains wilderness. Some peaks here have never recorded a single human ascent. The sweeping, mountainous panorama suggests an unshakable permanence. In actuality, though, much of this landscape is shifting at an alarming pace.

Source: How to see Alaska’s beautiful glaciers before it’s too late

B.C. Travel: 3 ultimate road trips to the farthest reaches of British Columbia

Whether it’s north Alaska, east to Vancouver Island or west to the Kootenay Rockies, hit the road for a fun-filled and memorable BC holiday. . . . READ MORE >>>