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Face of northern Alaska pitted by tundra fire

...before a possible road-building project from the Dalton Highway to Umiat. The scientists sponsored another LIDAR...the fire.Why should anyone care?A road from the Dalton Highway to Umiat would cross the Anaktuvuk River fire swath...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-06
Outdoors
Walker lifts another megaproject halt

...Gov. Sarah Palin and continued under her successor, Sean Parnell, would build a highway extending west from the Dalton Highway through the southern foothills of the Brooks Range to the Ambler Mineral Belt, an area eyed for exploration east...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-22/walker-lifts-another-megaproject-halt
State
Troopers suspend search for missing Fairbanks hunter

FAIRBANKS - The search for a Fairbanks man who went missing during a hunting trip off the Dalton Highway has been suspended after air and ground efforts turned up no sign of him.Twenty-three-year-old Dalton Hanson was reported...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-29/troopers-suspend-search-missing-fairban
State
Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...21 miles above the ground. A spray of space rocks sizzled to Earth in a quiet part of the Brooks Range east of the Dalton Highway.Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) institute in Mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/rocks-space-alaska-backcountry
Outdoors
Water levels drop enough for repairs to Dalton Highway

...2-feet of water was over the road at some parts. There was also concern the water is eroding the road.The 414-mile Dalton Highway is a mostly gravel road that starts 84 miles north of Fairbanks. Despite crossing hundreds of miles of Arctic and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-26/water-levels-drop-enough-repairs-dalton
State
Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...attorney on the road issue.The committee late Thursday also approved up to $5 million for emergency repairs to the Dalton Highway. Walker on Wednesday declared a state disaster in response to flooding that made the highway impassable.The Senate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...money per person than Bettles, which spends more than $70,000 each winter to build an ice road connecting the Dalton Highway to Bettles and its neighboring town, Evansville.Bettles is an outlier. Most revenue sharing recipients are towns...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
Juneau photographer Ben Huff opens show at Museum of the North

...Road, technically Alaska Route 11 or the James W. Dalton Highway, was built in 1974 as a supply route for the trans-Alaska...Fairbanks."Many of our visitors don't know about the Dalton Highway or what it looks like, so I'm hoping the exhibit...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-8
Art
Linc Energy in Cook Inlet fined over information required by regulators

...company is exploring for oil at Umiat, a site about 100 miles west of trans-Alaska pipeline Pump Station 2 and the Dalton Highway.The company's annual reports say the exploration effort has received tens of millions of dollars in state oil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-09/linc-energy-cook-inlet-fined-over-infor
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 8, 2015

...It took 18 days of hard work, but the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities finally has the Dalton Highway open again to truck traffic. Breakup flooding put the highway two feet under ice in places, but traffic is now moving...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-08/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion

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