Dr. Liam Walsh – Are you beeping?

Dr. Liam Talley Walsh was known for his gregarious, happy personality and kind, compassion for others. “That was the very reason he became a doctor,” said his mother, Janet Talley. “He was truly committed to helping others and was able to empathize with them.” He also loved big adventures and getting outdoors to explore and […]

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Erik Peterson Memorial Fund

Erik Peterson died in an avalanche December 6, 2014 backcountry skiing south of Delta Junction. An assistant West High football coach and Dimond High track coach, Erik was a role model and inspiration to many young Alaskans. He brought out the best in his athletes. As much as he loved coaching, Erik loved the Alaska […]

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Johnny Soderstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Johnny Soderstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund encourages young mountain enthusiasts to acquire avalanche education in order to improve decision making and increase their level of safety and awareness in the backcountry. Awards range from partial to full scholarship depending on an individuals’ needs and the cost of the chosen avalanche course. Applications are accepted throughout […]

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Mike O’Leary Memorial Avalanche Education Scholarship

Congratulations to James Smith, Jason Severs, John Tierney, and Kevin Salys, the 2016 recipients of the Mike O’Leary scholarship. They will be attending their Level 2, Level 1s, and Level 3 in 2016! Mike O’Leary Fund Application Avalanche education is not always easy to afford and/or travel to. The Mike O’Leary Scholarship is for individuals […]

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