McCarthy Road & Denali Highway Closed To DOT Service Until Spring

THE PARTY'S OVER  Denali Highway in summer is lonely enough. (Photo, Country Journal )  McCarthy Road & Denali Highway  DOT&PF E...

Kuskokwim 300 Race Joins Iditarod: Mandatory Vaccines For All

Full Vaccinations Required On September 24th, 2021, the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race announced that everybody who is in any way involved with...

ALASKA 511 Reports: Difficult Driving From Eureka To Sutton Friday Morning, September 24th

  Heavy Snow Through The Mountains On Glenn Highway Hamper Road Travel     Rest Of Copper Valley Shown With " Fair" Driving Condit...

Iditarod Requires Shots For All Participants – Except For The Dogs

50th Anniversary Of Race To Battle A Deadly Early Epidemic Leads To Helping Rural Native Communities Today  Race Says It's "Hyper F...

Man Who Shot Hunting Companion Near Chicken Charged With Manslaughter, Troopers Say

A 74-year old Vietnam veteran who once worked for Municipal Light & Power died after being shot on a hunting trip near Chicken, north of...

Woman Mauled In Copper Center By Bear With Cub, Treated & Released

Location Of The Bears At This Time Is Unknown, Troopers Say  ...They're Somewhere Near Copper Center   An unidentified woman was mauled ...

DUI, Controlled Substances, Along With Weapons Misconduct Charged In Copper Center By Troopers

Transport To Mat-Su Pre-trial  Location:   Copper Center Type:   DUI & MIW IV Dispatch Text: On 09/18/2021 at approximately 1647 hours, ...

84-Year Old Man Collapses On Lake Louise Road, Dies In Spite Of CPR Efforts

Probable Cause & Circumstances Not Reported  Location: Glennallen Type: Death Investigation Dispatch Text: On 09/19/2021 at approximat...

71 New Cases Of Covid In Copper Valley In Past Two Weeks, Including 38 In Last 7 Days

Covid Cases In The Copper Valley Are Beginning To Spiral Out Of Control  September 17th, 2021 The Copper River Native Association, which rep...

Bear Mauling Victim Near Chisana In Wrangell-St. Elias Sends SOS For Help

Lesson #1 For Hunters:  Take A Garmin Satellite System With You Everywhere  Rescue Triggered By "InReach" SOS System  On September...

Troopers: Child Killed When Falls Off Pickup Tailgate While Hauling Wood Near Tanacross

Tragic Incident Took Place At Mile 1294 Alcan Hwy  Location:   Mile 1294 Alaska Highway Type:   Death Investigation Dispatch Text: On Septem...

Park Service Announces Major Work On Upper Levels Of Historic Kennecott Mill Building

Work On Saving The Kennecott Mines Continues  In 1938, the last train pulled out of Kennicott, famously leaving the tables in the dining hal...

2 Kidnappers Arrested With Female Victim At Sutton General Store On The Glenn, Troopers Say

Witness Followed Vehicle, Called 911 Location:   Sutton Type:   Kidnapping, Robbery, Assault, Weapons Offense Dispatch Text: On 09/4/2021 at...

How Two Copper Valley Men Went To New York City To Help After 9/11

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 Rescuers at 911 site. (Photo, Wikimedia Commons)  LESSONS LEARNED IN THE WILDS OF ALASKA  (Reprinted from Country J...

Department Of Public Safety: Take Note Of Various Hunting Area Laws When Out In The Field

  Department of Public Safety Advisory  Reminder That Alaska's Lands Have Confusing Property & Access Rights  TROOPER NOTICE BELOW: ...

Retired NYC School Teacher Wins 20 Lbs Of Copper River Salmon In Chamber Drawing

Noel Brooks, Of New York City, Won Salmon In Drawing  The Greater Copper Valley Chamber would like to thank all who participated in the Cham...

DOT Starts Work On New Gulkana River Boat Ramp

WORK BEGINS Gulkana River Boat Launch  Project Due To End In November  DOT is working at a fast pace along the riverbanks. (September 1st ph...

Wildlife Troopers: Grizzly Cub Taken Illegally On Denali Highway

Bear Cub Hide & Skull Seized On Denali Highway  Location: Glennallen Type: Take Grizzly Bear Cub Dispatch Text: On 9-1-2021, the Alaska ...

Progress On New Glennallen Subway Restaurant Continues

New Subway Restaurant In Downtown Glennallen Moves Forward  September 1st, 2021 Soon there will be a new place to get a sandwich in Glennall...

After Devastating Winter Fire, Tazlina Trading Post & Casa De La Arte Build Again

BUILDING BOOM  Last December's Christmas Fire At Tazlina Trading Post Also Destroyed Casa Del Arte Both Businesses Build To The Future  ...

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