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Alaska is beating drunk driving

...they're accurate enough to reveal the downward trend over decades. That trend is confirmed by other data.The Alaska Highway Safety Office keeps track of fatal car accidents statewide and records if alcohol was involved. In 1994, 47.1...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/alaska-beating-drunk-driving
State
Wildfires flare up in the Interior

...square miles and has threatened several cabins in the area. Smoke from the fire could affect visibility along the Alaska Highway to the Canada border, fire officials said.Jim Schwarber with the Alaska Division of Forestry said sprinklers have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/wildfires-flare-interior
State
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...were human caused and have displaced hundreds of residents.A third fire, begun by lightning Sunday, threatened an Alaska Highway community. The fire has burned 500 acres on an island in the Tanana River island three miles northwest of the village...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-17/forecast-has-crews-battling-willow-fire
State
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...people assigned to the fire had it 60 percent contained.The Seaton Roadhouse Fire, burning on both sides of the Alaska Highway about 50 miles northwest of the Canada border, on Thursday was estimated at nearly 500 acres, or just under 1 square...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/state-wildfire-responders-keep-eye-dry-
State
Alaska wildfire responders keeping eye on dry conditions

...outdoor activities heading into Memorial Day Weekend.The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center says a fire along the Alaska Highway 50 miles northwest of the Canada border grew Thursday to 500 acres.Spokesman Tim Mowry says trees may be green with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/alaska-wildfire-responders-keeping-eye-
State
House built before Alaska colonized is up for sale

...Brundenell hired expert craftsmen to disassemble it board by board and reconstruct the house after it was trucked up the Alaska highway."It was more or less virgin," he said. "It had never been plumbed or wired. There was a well right outside...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/house-built-alaska-colonized-sale
State
My Turn: The case for big projects

...fishing to mining and tourism - and encouraged telecommunication companies to get us all connected. Imagine if the Alaska Highway had never been built. First used as a military supply route, it eventually became the economic lifeline for a fledgling...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-23/my-turn-case-big-projects
Opinion
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...Fairbanks.Her family used to regularly take trips to the Lower 48, packing a 1976 Ford Maverick and heading down the Alaska Highway to explore new places. They'd hit a handful of kid-friendly museums along the way, and the fond memories of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-18/childrens-museum-dream-fairbanks-direct
State
Jim Cameron

...fishing the local woods and waterways . By 16, Jim had worked commercial fishing, commercial truck driving, the Alaska Highway construction, and for Alaska Coastal Airlines. Jim was 17 when he entered the military serving in the US Army's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173708345
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...past Kookatsoon Lake and into heavy motor vehicle traffic.And finally, leg 10 is 12.1 miles and will include the Alaska Highway and Miles Canyon.If still standing when entering Whitehorse, if still traveling by my own power, I plan to be...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports

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