Copper Center, AK

Lake Louise Road closed near Glennallen after culvert collapses

This week the State of Alaska Division of Forestry presented JBER a Tree City USA award on behalf of the National Arbor Day Foundation. The base was presented the award for their ongoing commitment to planting and caring for trees in the community. The National Weather Service issued multiple red...
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Sleetmute and Red Devil residents impacted by spring flooding can register for state relief grants

Beginning May 18, Alaska residents impacted by flooding in May 2022 can register for funding to offset the cost of damages and flood-related expenses. Gov. Mike Dunleavy declared a disaster on May 7 after the ice jams caused flooding at Manley Hot Springs. Later, on May 13, he added other communities where flooding also occurred, including Sleetmute, Red Devil, McGrath, and Glennallen.

Spring weather varies wildly across Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Flood warnings remain in place for Circle on the Yukon River and Glennallen. Moose Creek near Glennallen and other waterways are causing water to inundate yards, homes and community buildings. Circle will see the flood warning through 4 p.m. Wednesday, and through Friday morning in Glennallen, unless canceled earlier. Residents living along the river systems should be extra vigilant this time of year.

Flood Warning: High water reported as breakup continues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The National Weather Service Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center issued a Flood Warning for Circle after an ice jam was reported on the Yukon River. Forecasters say the jam is about six miles downriver from Circle and is causing river levels to rise and flood the area....

Traffic stop in Glennallen sees arrest of resident on drug charges

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Glennallen resident was arrested Wednesday after troopers located meth, fentanyl, and heroin within their car. Troopers report that on the afternoon of April 29th, they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was driven by 26-year-old Glennallen resident Alece Miller. A search warrant for...

Fatal accident near Glennallen, one dead

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Investigation continues into a fatal two-car accident near Glennallen Thursday afternoon. Glennallen troopers had received a report at about 1:50 pm of a two-vehicle crash on mile 82 of Richardson highway. A blue dodge pickup was involved, inside was 35-year-old Valdez resident Preston Welter, who was...

Glennallen AST Report to Tragic Vehicle Collision

On Thursday, Glennallen alaska state troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Richardson Highway. 35 year old Preston Welter of Valdez was declared deceased at the scene after life saving measures were taken. The Investigation is still ongoing.
Midland Daily News

Gladwin native completes sled dog race in 60-below temps

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Gladwin native Shaynee Traska recently raced in the Copper Basin 300 sled dog race in temperatures that reached 60 below zero, finishing in sixth place with her team of seven dogs. She finished the race in two days, eight...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner


At the age of 79, surrounded by family, Herman Schliesing, our beloved father and “Papa” went home to the loving arms of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Herman was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Herman Carl and Wava Lee (Shearrer) Schliesing. After high school the family moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, in search of a new life and to share in Alaska’s opportunities for prosperity.

BLM announces proposed East Alaska Resource Management Plan amendment

GLENNALLEN, Alaska – The Bureau of Land Management is announcing the availability of an environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact for a proposed amendment to the East Alaska Resource Management Plan of 2007. The environmental assessment analyzes the environmental impacts of potentially making lands near Thompson Pass in the vicinity of Valdez, Alaska, available for exchange.
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska Air National Guard rescues ATV riders in Glennallen

Members of the Alaska Air National Guard rescued two all-terrain vehicle riders in Glennallen in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, according to a news release from the Guard’s public affairs office. The individuals, a male and a female, were riding an ATV in the Glennallen area when the...

Alaska Air National Guard makes Rescue near Glennallen

The Alaska Air National Guard’s rescue coordination center rescued two all-terrain vehicle riders in Glennallen through a combined effort early morning on September 11th. The individuals, a male and a female, were riding an atv in the Glennallen area when the female sustained an injury during an accident. They reached out to the Alaska state troopers using a commercial satellite communication device. Troopers sent the request for assistance to the coordination center at approximately 10 p m on September 10th.

Body of hunter found in Wrangell-St. Elias

COPPER CENTER, Alaska (AP) — The body of a missing hunter has been found in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, where authorities believe he may have been swept away by a current while trying to cross a creek. The park, in a statement Sunday, identified the hunter as David...