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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...
Two vehicles sink on ice stretch used as a shortcut in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - At least two vehicles recently sank into the Chena River on a section long used as an ice-covered shortcut between Airport Way and Chena Small Tracts Road.Bob Weaver, the owner of...
Airboat ride on frozen Chena River causes stir, packs snow

...year's event in hopes of making the Chena River ice thicker, Olsen didn't to his airboat on the frozen Chena River Saturday afternoon in downtown...and drove it three miles down the Chena River from Fort Wainwright to the Cushman...
Construction underway at Chena River State Recreation Area

FAIRBANKS - The State Department of Natural Resources has announced that construction is underway in the Chena River State Recreation Area and it will result in closures and limited access at the Granite Tors and Red Squirrel campgrounds over the...
State fines company for Chena River crane collapse

...FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Department of Law has proposed a $2,250 fine for the company operating a crane that fell into the Chena River in June. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the fine includes $1,500 for exposing employees to safety hazards...
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Officials keep eye on Chena River flooding

...FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks officials are keeping an eye on the Chena River. Record-high temperatures in recent days are causing the river to rise. The water level in the Chena River rose 4 feet in downtown Fairbanks on Saturday afternoon...
Crews remove fallen crane from Chena River

FAIRBANKS - Crews have finished removing a crane that fell into the Chena River and continue to clean up the fuel that spilled into the water. The final piece of the crane, the hammer used to drive pylons...
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...
Fire threatens to cross river east of Fairbanks

...blaze on the south side of the Chena River and away from hundreds of runs roughly parallel to the Chena River.Fire officials early Sunday afternoon...been kept to the south side of the Chena River, which provides a natural fire...
Lance Mackey enters 2015 Yukon Quest field

...promising young team helped persuade him to race himself."This is my backyard," he said, gesturing toward the Chena River. "It's hard not to want to be a part of that."Mackey won his first Yukon Quest in 2005. Three more titles followed...


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