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Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires The fire has burned 500 acres on an island in the Tanana River island three miles northwest of the village of Dot Lake. Water-scooping aircraft, fire retardant tankers and helicopters with water buckets joined 94 firefighters on the...
Parnell signs declaration to help rebuild public facilities after fire in village of Dot Lake

...public utility building.The August blaze in the village of Dot Lake, about 150 miles southeast of Fairbanks, left five homes...without calling the Legislature into special session.Dot Lake Tribal Council President Bill Miller said crews are already...
My Turn: Continuing the work of Katie John

...traditional subsistence rights for her people. Last May, the 71-year-old elder and his brother walked 375 miles from Dot Lake to Anchorage to raise awareness for subsistence rights.
Timber scraps providing heat

...of dollars annually to ship in petroleum-based oil. Dot Lake, another small community 40 miles northwest of Tok, has...boilers to create a public school heating source. But Dot Lake's boiler is fueled with cordwood, rather than wood waste...
Oil flowing again after earthquake

...and Yukon-Koyukok Regional Education Attendance areas, including the cities of Tetlin, Mentasta Lake, Northway, Dot Lake, Chistochina, Tanacross, Slana and Tok. "I think almost every home reported being cracked up in Northway," Knowles...
Mule deer, mountain lion sightings in Alaska

...agriculture project to Dry Creek, about eight miles north of Dot Lake, the same area where Lydic saw one on Aug. 1. Lydic...the Delta agriculture project, and one was glimpsed near Dot Lake between Delta and Tok. The large cats were suspected...
Echo Hawk will look at shareholder issues

...Act, a 1971 law that settled aboriginal land claims by transferring 44 million acres of land to Native corporations. Dot Lake village council president Bill Miller echoed the testimony of many speakers, calling ANCSA an "experiment" that has...
Alaska Digest

...believe a truck carrying a high load of construction equipment slammed into cross pieces of the Johnson River Bridge near Dot Lake, a community of 33 about 50 miles northwest of Tok. The Johnson River is a tributary of the Tanana River. Temporary...
Petersburg wrestlers are state runners-up

...Newhalen, 14; 26. Ninilchik, 13.5; 27. Nenana, 13; 28. Bristol Bay, 12; 29. tie, Cordova, 11; 29. tie, Dot Lake, 11; 29. tie, Unalaska, 11; 32. Nome-Beltz, 10; 33. Seldovia-English, 4; 34. Pelican, 3.5; 35. tie...
Alaska Digest

...threat because wind currents were running parallel to the community, Ricker said. A 200-acre fire was burning around Dot Lake, a tiny village near the Alaska Highway about 40 miles northwest of Tok. The blaze started Sunday night, creeping near...


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