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Bear killed, another spotted near Bettles

...350-pound grizzly bear was killed in the Brooks range village of Bettles. A local hunter killed it on Thanksgiving as the bear rummaged...food. Others have reported seeing another grizzly this week. Bettles Lodge manager Jamie Klaes says the bears have residents on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120308/reg_363100506.shtml
Recycling program gains popularity in Allakaket

...Henzie said his dream is to overhaul the community's landfill, bringing in waste handling similar to the village of Bettles, where trash is bailed, some is incinerated and crushed glass is used to layer the landfill."My goal for it is less stuff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-03/recycling-program-gains-popularity-alla
State
Bettles crash pilot had a passion for travel

...who piloted a floatplane that crashed about 50 miles south of Bettles on Sunday was known as a safe pilot who would take friends...Mexico died in the crash Sunday near Lake Sithylemenkat, near Bettles, about 180 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Alaska State Troopers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071801/sta_Bettles.shtml
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Plane crash kills four near Bettles

...people died Sunday afternoon after their plane crashed south of Bettles, about 180 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Alaska State Troopers...The signal indicated a downed plane 48 to 50 miles south of Bettles, a rural community in the foothills of the Brooks Range...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071601/sta_Crash.shtml
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Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

...Service didn't have a helicopter, so it contacted the rescue coordination center. The Air Guard sent out crews in a helicopter and a HC-130 King aircraft.Rescuers picked up the hiker and flew him to Bettles. He was in good condition.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/alaska-national-guard-rescues-kobuk-riv
State
Rescue doesn't sit well with lodge owner

...well with Jamie Klaes, manager of the Bettles Lodge. It would have been different had...and her family, who own the lodge and Bettles Air Service, refused to fly Roberts out...he was planning. Another air taxi in Bettles ended up flying him out to his destination...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120708/out_364732467.shtml
More than a million acres burn for first time since 2010

...than $1.8 million, AICC reported. It was discovered June 22.The Prospect Creek blaze has burned 64,000 acres between Bettles and the Dalton Highway near highway mile marker 135 since June 20. An attributable cost to the Prospect Creek fire was unavailable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/more-million-acres-burn-first-time-2010
State
National Park Service proposes to counteract state hunting changes

...To that end, the Park Service will hold public hearings in Bettles, Denali Park and Eagle in the next two weeks to discuss the...at the Eagle School on Dec. 18 and at the ranger station in Bettles on Dec. 20.The hearings are the first step toward including...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-11/national-park-service-proposes-countera
State
Alaska bucks the global temperature trend

...during winter, when most of the cooling occurred. One example was the frigid January of 2012. How could you forget it in Bettles, where the average temperature was an all-time low of minus 35.6 degrees F? That's a chilly month.But January 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-15/alaska-bucks-global-temperature-tren
Outdoors
Warmer temperatures recharge wildfires in Alaska's Interior

...Monday, edging near the small village of Bettles and choking the Taylor Highway. The Evansville fire, about a mile outside of Bettles, has tripled in size and become fire...relative safety of rooftops and cars. Bettles is about 185 miles northwest of Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071304/sta_warmup.shtml
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