NENANA — The clock is ticking in Nenana. The tripod was raised on the Tanana River on Sunday afternoon for the 2014 Nenana Ice Classic.
The Ice Classic, Interior Alaska’s annual guessing game to determine when the Tanana River ice will break up, begins each March and continues until the inevitable spring thaw several weeks later. The winner of the 98-year classic is determined by the closest guess — down to the minute — that the ice breaks up and topples the tripod, stopping the clock connected to it.
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