An avalanche closes the Seward Highway for several hours
In the most interesting news of the day -- okay, besides wondering about Mount Redoubt -- an avalanche closed down the Seward Highway for several hours today. The avalanche occurred in an area just south of Girdwood. Here's a link to the rough location on Google Maps.
The Seward Highway is the road that connects Anchorage to all the towns in the southcentral area, including Seward, Cooper Landing, Soldotna, Kenai, Homer, and many more.