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Missing Person Group: Craigslist Killer May Be Lying

Missing Person Group: Craigslist Killer May Be Lying

By Lacy Langley February 19, 2014

Craigslist Killer Miranda Barbour may not be entirely truthful in her shocking recent confession to local police, says Seeking Alaska’s Missing, a local missing persons organization. Barbour’s claims that she belongs to a satanic cult and has killed so many …

Alaska Glacier Thaws, Ancient Forest Emerges Alaska Glacier Thaws, Ancient Forest Emerges
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News that will no doubt spark global warming debates, an ancient forest floor has surfaced thanks to an Alaska glacier thawing. According to Live Science, trees in the forest are at least 1,000 years old. (image) Stumps and logs coming …

Mount McKinley Height Was Incorrect Until Now Mount McKinley Height Was Incorrect Until Now
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Mount McKinley, North America’s tallest mountain peak, has now been proven to be several feet shorter than was originally estimated. In 1952, an advanced form of calculating measurements known as “photogrammetry” calculated the Alaskan peak as having a high point …

Mayor Stubbs the Cat in Critical Condition Mayor Stubbs the Cat in Critical Condition

Stubbs the Cat, honorary mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, is in critical conditional after a weekend assassination attempt by a local dog, which was said to be a large one. Allegedly, the unleashed canine went after Stubbs, as the mayor was …

Alaska Earthquake Shakes Small Towns Alaska Earthquake Shakes Small Towns
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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the small towns of the Aleutian Islands on Friday.The earthquake occured in a seismically active region, and produced aftershocks of up to 5.2 magnitude. Even though the area is known to have earthquakes now and …

Giant Pumpkin Ineligible for Alaskan Fair Giant Pumpkin Ineligible for Alaskan Fair

This year, 2013, was going to be the year J.D. Megchelsen broke his own 2011 record for giant pumpkins in Alaska, but it seems he’ll have to wait until next year to create a new record. Megchelsen had himself a …

Spends 36 Hours in Wilderness Before Rescue Spends 36 Hours in Wilderness Before Rescue

A hunter spent nearly 36 hours in the Alaskan wilderness awaiting rescue, after being mauled by a brown bear, according to the Alaska National Guard. The grizzly attack took place about 35 miles north of Anaktuvuk Pass, a small Nunamiut …

Sarah Palin PAC is Losing Money, But Why? Sarah Palin PAC is Losing Money, But Why?
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Sarah Palin’s political action committee raised a little over $460,000 during the first six months of 2013. Though it may sound like a sizable amount of cash, it isn’t as much as the committee raised during the same period in …

Alaska Air Crash Kills All 10 On Board Alaska Air Crash Kills All 10 On Board

In a tragic turn of events, a small Alaskan plane crashed at an airport in Soldotna just one day after the San Francisco crash, killing the pilot and all nine passengers on board. Soldotna is about 75 miles southwest of …

Man Lands Record-Breaker Fish: Could Be 200 Yrs Old Man Lands Record-Breaker Fish: Could Be 200 Yrs Old
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It’s a real fish tale, and one that Henry Liebman’s buddies will likely never be able to top. Liebman is a real estate developer from Seattle, Washington. He likes to fish, just like lots of other guys, But Liebman headed …

200-Year-Old Rockfish Caught in Alaska 200-Year-Old Rockfish Caught in Alaska
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They say that everything is bigger in Texas, but the world’s biggest rockfish was caught pretty far away from the land of spurs and cowboy hats. Henry Liebman, an Alaskan real estate developer, hooked a record-breaking beast about ten miles …

Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights

An Alaska volcano which has been slowly erupting for the past several weeks found new vigor on Tuesday, throwing ash and glowing cinders 5 miles into the sky. Pavlof Volcano–located almost 600 miles southwest of Anchorage–erupted with such force yesterday …

Bear Mauls Man in Alaska After He Fed It BBQ Bear Mauls Man in Alaska After He Fed It BBQ
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In things-you-know-you-shouldn’t-do-but-do-anyway-and-wind-up-in-the-news news, an Anchorage, Alaska man has been treated and released from a local hospital after he was attacked by a black bear while attending a church picnic at the Eklutna Lake campground. According to an Alaska State Troopers …

Bodies Found on Iditarod Route in Crashed Airplane Bodies Found on Iditarod Route in Crashed Airplane
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It’s no secret that the Iditarod race can be dangerous. However, dog sledders are generally more prepared for disaster than others who may find themselves stranded in the harsh conditions along the race’s route. The Associated Press is reporting that …

You Won, Internets: Pitbull Is Heading To Alaska You Won, Internets: Pitbull Is Heading To Alaska
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A few weeks ago Walmart, Energy Sheets brand, and “high integrity Zumbacore sensation” Pitbull partnered for a promotional contest. The premise was simple – whichever local Walmart could garner the most likes on their Facebook page would win an appearance …

Say Hello to Stubbs, Feline Mayor of Talkeetna Say Hello to Stubbs, Feline Mayor of Talkeetna
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The cat mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska has enjoyed his position for 15 years now, and is considered by many to be the town’s most popular tourist attraction. Stubbs the cat, who calls locally-owned Nagley’s General Store his home, has roughly …

Underwater Tunnel To Go Between US And Russia Underwater Tunnel To Go Between US And Russia
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I am absolutely terrified of planes. The idea of being hurtled through the air at hundreds of miles per hour in a giant steel coffin does not sit well with me. That’s why I’m all for trains making a comeback …