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Flood warning issued for upper Chena River

...Authorities have issued a flood warning for the upper Chena River after more than 2 inches of rain have fallen since Monday...Tors campground and Stiles Creek shooting range in the Chena River State Recreation Area east of Fairbanks.The newspaper...
Wettest summer on record in Fairbanks

...first time in six years.The dam redirects part of the Chena River into the Chena Flood Control Project, sparing 1967.Parts of the Salcha, Chatanika and upper Chena rivers still overflowed their banks in June and July, covering...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...welcoming family, friends and strangers - who soon became friends - into his hand-built Alaskan log cabin on the Chena River; and all were in awe of its size and craftsmanship," Romer wrote.
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...gates at Moose Creek Dam to restrict flow into the lower Chena River. Engineers were holding more water back than usual because of the high flows in the Little Chena River, which is located below the dam.Dave and Mary Blurton...
Rainfall nearly sets records in Interior

...gates at Moose Creek Dam were lowered Wednesday afternoon, restricting water to prevent flooding below the dam on the Chena River. That's the second time in two weeks the gates have been lowered and the 22nd time since the flood control project...
Fairbanks assigns officer to downtown foot patrol after safety complaints

...feel unsafe.Mayor John Eberhart requested the foot patrol with an emphasis on Golden Heart Plaza, the park along the Chena River that draws tourists but also is a hangout for chronic inebriates, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.A member...
Sign of spring: Geese arrive in Fairbanks

...morning, a couple hours before a swan appeared in the Chena River just downstream of the University Avenue Dan Kennedy noticed a swan downstream in the Chena River behind the Bureau of Land Management building. He said...
Poems in Place submissions deadline extended through April 30

...The first four poems were installed last September; two in Totem Bight State Historical Park in Ketchikan and in two Chena River State Recreational Area above Fairbanks. Poems installed at Totem Bight were written by two Juneau poets, Ernestine...
Business finds harmony with unusual combination

...together into his everyday life through his business.Smith owns the music store Pro Music, a cozy shop located on the Chena River just across the water from the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall. Smith sells various musical equipment upstairs and teaches...
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body - a bushy trail leads to a rental cabin here in the Chena River State Recreation Area, about 35 miles east of Fairbanks...


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