High Waters & Flooding On The Tazlina

Darn That Ice Dam!  July 31, 2021: The National Weather Service has put out a warning that the ice dam up the river from Tazlina has broken ...

Local Roadwork In The Copper River Valley: DOT Status Report, July 30th, 2021

 Here's The Most Recent Rundown Of The Status Of DOT Roadwork Granite rock mimics appearance of snow at Hogan Hill road project. (File p...

Biggest Quake Since 1964 Triggers Evacuations On Alaska Coast. Tsunami Warning Called Off

Alaska Just Dodged The Tsunami Bullet. But That Doesn't Mean It Can't Happen Again A few "historic" signs are all that'...

Did You Lose A Firearm At The Lions Head Trailhead? Call The Troopers

Troopers: Weapon Found At Lions Head On The Trailhead Lions Head On The Glenn Highway. (File Photo, Country Journal)  Call To Reclaim  TROOP...

Tough Enough: 17-Year Old Seward Girl Wins Olympic Gold Medal After Practicing In Frosty Resurrection Bay

Resurrection Bay in summer. (File Photo, Copper River Country Journal)   First Alaskan Swimmer To Medal In Olympics  Unable to swim in the c...

Smoke From Fire Visible On Tok Cutoff: Black Hills Fire Blazes Through Black Spruce Thickets In Tetlin Refuge

A growing fire in Tetlin Wildlife Refuge is billowing smoke that can be seen from nearby roads – including the Tok Cutoff. The fire is 56 mi...

Sunday, July 18th: DUI & Violating Conditions Of Release

FROM TROOPER REPORT Location:   Glennallen Type:  DUI Dispatch Text: On 07/18/2021 at approximately 1259 hours, Alaska State Troopers conduc...

Copper Valley Lightning Strikes: Sunday, July 18th, 2021

Hot Days, Rain, Thunder & Lightning   Lightning Strikes Hit The Ground All Over The Copper Valley On Sunday  Alaska Wildland Fire Inform...

Starting July 26th, Permits Will Be Available For Federal Subsistence In Wrangell-St. Elias

Information From The Park Service On How To Apply For Subsistence Permits  Copper Center NPS building. (Photo, Mike Townsend, NPS)  The Nati...

72-Year Old Michigan Man Drowns While Swimming at Victory Bible Camp, Mile 94 Glenn Highway

Troopers, EMTs, Helicopter & Dive Team Called To Locate Missing Swimmer At Religious Summer Camp  Family, friends and other campers trie...

Pipeline Threatened By Melting Permafrost North Of Fairbanks

The Pipe where it passes through Glennallen. (File photo, Country Journal)  When the 800-mile long Trans Alaska Pipeline was built in the mi...

This Week In 1898 In The Copper Valley: Jim Buckley Fell Into The Copper & Was Swept Away Forever

July 10th, 2021  Copper River History:  Falling Into The River This Week In 1898   In early July, 1898, a group of miners was headed up the ...

Wildlife Troopers: 35-Year Old Anchorage Man Guilty Of Multiple Caribou Hunting Violations At Tyone Lake

Infractions Committed Last Fall, 2020, Troopers Said  Trooper Report: Location:  Tyone Lake - GMU 13 Type:  Over-limit caribou, Wanton waste...

Wednesday, July 7th: Helped By Cool Damp Weather, Firefighters attack Munson Creek Fire

Munson Creek Fire Slows Its Advance  Firefighters take advantage of cool, damp weather to engage Munson Creek Fire White Mountain firefighte...

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