Breakup Is Coming:
Tickets for the 2014 Nenana Ice Classic went on sale Saturday, and will continue to be available through April 5. Starting as a bet between local railroad workers in 1916 on when the ice would go out on the Tanana River, Alaskans have been betting on the outcome every year since then.
In 2013, the ice went out at 3:41pm on May 20, which set a record for the latest breakup. A Kenai couple won the $318,500 pot.