Rudolph Christian Burkart [also known as Ronald Calvin Burkart], a long-time resident of High Prairie, passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Peace River on July 27, 2017, at the age of 86 years. In 1914, another family set sail for Canada and took up residence in Regina, his mother Rosa Deibel.
Midway through the mountains, scattered spruces cling only to valley bottoms; further upslope is tundra, covered only with low-lying plants.
At about 320 miles from Fairbanks, you pass the last little trees.
In northern Alaska’s Brooks Range, the earth as most of us know it comes to an end.
From Fairbanks, the northernmost city on the North American road grid, drive up the graveled Dalton Highway.
Publically available marine traffic tracking data shows the Island Princess made a stop in Panama on April 24, followed by Los Angeles May 5, and San Francisco May 7 before arriving in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 11.