Jan 26, 2014
Trekking through the Arctic with dogs and a sled
A former biological basis of behavior major, Zirkle is now a competitive dog sled racer.
Lots of Snow
The map on the left is snow cover in N. America. You can see the snow in the Rockies and the recent storm that left snow from northern Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and far northwest Iowa thru Minnesota, northwest Wisconsin into the U.P. Pipestone MN had 10".
Record "Warmth" At The South Pole, Early Season Cold In Alaska
The South Pole isn't a place that's warm at any point in the year, let alone in August...which is their equivalent of February and the height of Antarctic winter.
'Critical' failure would decommission Bettles, Alaska localizer
The FAA has completed a feasibility study of maintaining the Runway 1 localizer/DME at the Bettles, Alaska airport , concluding that the navaid will be decommissioned on the occasion of a critical failure.
Anchorage Daily News
Interior communities set new low temp records
The reading of 22 degrees at Fairbanks International Airport broke the previous record low on this date, set in 1938 at 26 degrees.