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Wildfires grow in southcentral Alaska

...Buist said.Far to the north in interior Alaska, 16 smokejumpers worked to protect buildings from a fire east of the Dalton Highway at the Yukon River Bridge. Structures west of the highway, including a restaurant and cabins, could be in the fire's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-22/wildfires-grow-southcentral-alaska
State
Talks progress on 220-mile Ambler road

...development officials planned to be in Kotzebue on Wednesday for discussions on a road that would stretch 220 miles from the Dalton Highway west to a copper deposit in the Northwest Arctic Borough.The Alaska Legislature appropriated $8.5 million to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/talks-progress-220-mile-ambler-road
State
DNR seeking input on Interior land offerings

...staking area is located along the Elliott Highway approximately 20 miles south of the intersection of the Elliott and Dalton Highways. DNR proposes to award up to 31 opportunities to stake a parcel within the approximately 6,100 acre staking area...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/dnr-seeking-input-interior-land-offe
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf, part II

...at the wolf's belly.Beckmen, who just finished a necropsy on an arctic fox that had been hit by a truck on the Dalton Highway, leans in on a wolf found dead on a trail east of Fairbanks. She checked her database this morning, she says. More...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/alaska-science-forum-solving-mystery
Outdoors
Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities; Interior fire moves away from TAPS

...the fire was about three-quarters of a mile from the pipeline but winds shifted and pushed it farther from the Dalton Highway and TAPS.Alyeska has moved three water spray units with 1,000-gallon water storage bladders and earthmoving equipment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-23/firefighters-keep-tyonek-blaze-away-oil
State
Department proposes overhaul of Dalton Highway

...Alaska's northernmost highway amid growing traffic.The Dalton Highway is primarily a long-haul trucking road used to carry...that area the most hazardous part of the 414-mile Dalton Highway due to the mountainous terrain.Under the plan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-22/department-proposes-overhaul-dalton-hig
State
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist sees value in unchanged landscape

...Robards, Forrest McCarthy from the University of Wyoming, and Gary Kofinas of UAF. Most of the group drove the Dalton Highway to Deadhorse, took a trip down the Canning River by raft, and then flew to Arctic Village and the upper Sheenjek...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-25/alaska-science-forum-biologist-sees-
Outdoors
More than a million acres burn for first time since 2010

...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.Late...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/more-million-acres-burn-first-time-2010
State
Fuel truck crashes, spills fuel off Dalton Highway

...fuel hauler says nearly 2,200 gallons of diesel fuel is estimated to have leaked from a tanker after a crash on the Dalton Highway.The Eggor Enterprises truck rolled late Tuesday night at Mile 309.5 within the North Slope Borough.The Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/fuel-truck-crashes-spills-fuel-dalton-h
State
Hyperbole and hypocrisy of the King Cove road dispute

...commercial use. But the NWRA, along with 10 other environmental groups, still filed objections, citing how the Dalton Highway evolved from a limited-access haul road to having its use unrestricted.In an Empire My Turn published Oct. 4...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-09/hyperbole-and-hypocrisy-king-cove-roa
Opinion

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