The Nenana Ice Classic tripod starts moving downstream on Monday afternoon at 3:41 p.m. A Kenai couple won the $318,000 jackpot. Reader Justin sent in this screenshot from the ice classic webcam in Nenana.
Nenana Ice Classic tripod
Karen Lord and Theresa Lord wave to the Nenana Ice Classic webcam on the record for the latest breakup came and went on Monday at 12:41 p.m. with the tripod still standing on the Tanana River. Cody Nelson of Fairbanks grabbed this screenshot of the moment.
Nenana Ice Classic
The Nenana Ice Classic tripod stands solidly in the Tanana River ice Thursday, May 2, 2013. There is no sign of wet spots or any indication the ice is weakening.
Jeff Richardson/News-Miner Spectators use a rope to hold the Nenana Ice Classic tripod in place on March 3, 2013, on the Tanana River near Nenana.
Jeff Richardson/News-Miner Athena Rubio, 5, ducks beneath a tripod-inspired limbo pole on March 3, 2013, during the Ashley Hecox Memorial Limbo Contest at the Nenana Civic Center. Tripod weekend featured a variety of games and contests in Nenana, including baking competitions, jump rope contests, tug-o-war and a moose call contest.
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 3:45 pm
Updated: 2:44 pm, Thu May 23, 2013.
FAIRBANKS — A husband and wife from Kenai were the sole winners of the $318,500 Nenana Ice Classic jackpot on Monday in what was the latest breakup on record in the 97-year history of Alaska’s richest guessing game.
While nobody guessed the exact time — 2:41 p.m. Alaska Standard Time — that the Tanana River ice went out on Monday, Warren and Yvonne Snow of Kenai were the closest to it with a guess of 2:40 p.m.
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Monday, May 20, 2013 3:45 pm.
Updated: 2:44 pm.