Park halts cable project

...the Yukon.That Canadian territory is currently served by a single, vulnerable cable stretching south along the Alaska Highway, and outages are not uncommon. Southeast Alaska is connected to the Outside via a pair of connections, but each...
BC researchers study hitchhiking

...have caused the highway to be nicknamed the "Highway of Tears."The expansion of the program allows surveys to be conducted in the Peace River area as well as along Highway 16. The expansion was first reported by Alaska Highway News.
Songwriters wanted for anniversary

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Alaska Highway, the Peace-Liard Regional Arts Council is seeking submissions for an anniversary theme song.The anniversary takes place in...
John Mark Kinney

...Div. from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in 1958.John came to Alaska in 1958, driving the Alaska Highway in his VW Beetle (with his first wife, Sue, and one year old daughter Laura); to serve as a curate at All Saints...
Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...the move was made, traveling across the lower 48 from Silver Springs Maryland to Juneau via the dirt roads of the Alaska Highway. Arriving in Haines, where we caught the final sailing of the year on the Chilkat ferry to the Tee Harbor terminus...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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