Gov. Mike Dunleavy has ordered that U.S. flags and Alaska state flags fly at half-staff on Monday.
On Thursday, the utility held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new North Pole storage site, located near the now-defunct Flint Hills Resources refinery, to mark the occasion.
Neighbor to Neighbor provides food boxes every holiday season for families in need. It also helps families when tragedy strikes, like house fires or other crises.
Mushers will travel approximately 60 miles to the first checkpoint at the Pleasant Valley Community Center off Cory Ranch Road, about Mile 23 Chena Hot Springs Road.