Regular visitors may be interested to learn that our own reader Eric has started his own blog on interior Alaska's weather and climate; I expect I will link to it occasionally or even repost some material. Take a look here:
On another note, the webcam from Dawson (Yukon) reveals that the Yukon River has at long last frozen over completely next to the town. There's been no lack of cold weather this winter, but an unusual ice jam upstream allowed an open lead to remain in the middle of the river throughout the entire winter until now. It looks like the ice road to West Dawson may finally have opened just in time for the onset of spring.