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Things to Look For in a Good Trucking Job

April 23, 2019

When you're first starting out in the world of trucking, it's tempting to say "yes" to the first job offer you get. And while it's true that racking up experience and seat time is very important, you also want to make sure that you actually li...Read More

Hunting Stolen Vehicles: A Hobby…?

March 26, 2019

Something strange has been going on in Anchorage. A man there, Floyd Hall, who is fifty-four-years-old, has an interesting hobby. He likes to spend his free time hunting down and then recovering stolen vehicles. But, as a result of this strange hobby, he has faced some issues with the law. In fact, he had a nineteen-month battle with the courts and has finally reached ...Read More

Kicking off the 47th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race!

March 4, 2019

It’s that time again! This weekend, a large crowd got together as the 47th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off. It began on Saturday with a ceremonial sprint in Anchorage. A whopping 52 musher-dog teams prepared for the 1,000-mile race. And the dogs were excited. Man...Read More

Truck Driving in Alaska – An Incredible Journey for Carbon Express

February 4, 2019

Last year, sixteen drivers from the company Carbon Express Inc., tackled a special delivery project. They transported petroleum-based drilling fluids from Illinois and Texas to Alaska in a cross-country trip. And apparently, the journey was an incredible experience for the trucke...Read More

Alaska Seeks Disaster Declaration

January 4, 2019

Will the federal government help Alaska out? The governor is seeking money from the federal government following the recent large earthquake in the state. But will the ongoing partial federal government shutdown affect the governor's request for Alaska earthquake relief? On Thursday, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy requested that the federal government declare a major dis...Read More

“Awesome” Alaska Repairs Roads in Just Days

December 7, 2018

Major road repairs take a long time – unless you’re an Alaskan! A week after a huge earthquake shook Alaska, the state has amazed the nation with its speed at repairing roads. Usually, major road repairs require more than just a few days. However, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities got the job done within four days. Alaska Tour & Travel shared ...Read More

Imagine the Sun Will Not Rise in Alaska Until Next Year

November 19, 2018

America’s northernmost city of Barrow, Alaska just saw its last glimpse of daylight for the next 2 months. Are you wondering why might this happen? Let’s get this straight, the unusual activity of time between sunset and sunrise is due to the way the Earth tilts in relation to its orbit around the sun. Therefore, when the Earth’s northern part tilts away from the sun, some northern areas are being left without sun (daylight). Thanks to be...Read More

The Strongest Earthquake Ever Recorded For The Region

August 14, 2018

  Kavik River Camp, Alaska— The most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region hit Alaska’s North Slope on Sunday, said the state’s seismologist.   At 6.58 a.m. Sunday the magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the area 42 miles east of Kavik River Camp and 343 miles northeast of Fairbanks. The latter is the state’s second –biggest city. According to the agency, the earthquake had a depth of about 6 miles.   Mike W...Read More

National Park Service’s New Rule To be an Opposite of Most Alaskans Values

July 16, 2018

Apparently, at the Interior Department, people think that unsporting and unethical hunting practices, which includes killing hibernating black bear mothers and cubs in their dens; killing wolf or coyote mothers, pups or even entire packs at their den sites; killing caribou while they're swimming; and hunting black bears with packs of dogs — are perfectly fine to allow on Alaska's National Park Service lands. But wh...Read More

South-Central Alaska Weather During the Week of July 4th

June 29, 2018

It is almost a weekend, and Independence Day arrives on Wednesday. Southcentral Alaska is expected to have sunny skies and the year's warmest days so far, the National Weather Service says. Starting Monday, the weather should become downright "pleasant" for Alaskans who like their summers warm, with the trend possibly extending into next weekend, said Samuel Shea, an NWS meteor...Read More

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Things to Look For in a Good Trucking Job

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When you're first starting out in the world of trucking, it's tempting to say "yes" to the firs

At least four dead after midair collision

At least four dead after midair collision

Ketchikan, Alaska - Officials report that at least four people are dead after a midair collisio