Twenty-seven-year-old Travis Loughridge left Shungnak on Saturday around noon and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening. According to Alaska State troopers, it is believed that Loughridge broke through the ice at a water crossing and died from hypothermia.
“There will be no delays. There will be vivid, vibrant colors, and it will be immediate, interactive sharing of data and information back and forth between people,” says GCI’s Heather Handyside.
The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region’s dependency on diesel is easier said than done.
In Ambler on Friday, Kobuk 440 mushers focused on their dogs’ rest, pacing, and the trail ahead. Near the mid-point of the 440-mile course, it’s still anyone’s race.
Brent Norton is being charged with supplying alcohol to a minor and raping her while she was unconscious. His case brings up questions about the vetting of VPOs.
In Friday’s News: STG pulls out of Stebbins tank farm project due to threats from teenagers; Cause of July fire in Selawik deemed as arson; Drowning…