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...to plan for the transitions necessary to close Fort Greely School. With enrollment and funding dropping, and the Fort Greely Army post slated to close, the district can't afford to maintain the school, which is about five miles from its other...

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Alaska Railroad challenges EPA on bridge plan

...It's also viewed as the first step in an extension project between the North Pole area and Delta Junction, host to Fort Greely Army post, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports. "To say we are disappointed in the EPA's recent actions would...

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Delta Junction unsure how to fill $1 million hole

...transpired. Allvest had brokered a deal with the Delta Community Coalition organized to look for alternative uses for Fort Greely Army Post, which was slated for closure. Because the coalition was not a government entity, the state told the city...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to plan for the transitions necessary to close Fort Greely School. With enrollment and funding dropping, and the Fort Greely Army post slated to close, the district can't afford to maintain the school, which is about five miles from its other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051600/Loc_briefs.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: State and local briefs 1/19/98

...numbers Saturday for a special election and overwhelmingly approved a plan that would turn the soon-to-be-closed Fort Greely Army post into a private prison. A total of 640 residents voted in favor of the plan; 396 voted against it. ...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Corrections department would send more prisoners south

...in tents this summer. As part of a longer-term solution, the Legislature is debating whether to convert the Fort Greely Army post near Delta Junction into an 800-bed private prison. Much of Fort Greely is being closed by the U.S. Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031098/prison.html
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Prison bill makes headway 4/1/98

...to determine if Mulder's bill makes economic sense instead. The bill authorizes a minimum of 800 beds at the Fort Greely Army post in Delta Junction. Supporters said that will boost employment and family contact by allowing inmates currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040198/prison.html
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: State and local briefs 6/10/98

... The fire, which was kindled by a lightning strike, has now burned 56,460 acres of state land and land on the Fort Greely army post. The fire is actively burning in an area 22 miles long and eight miles wide about 15 miles west of Delta Junction...

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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Allvest merges with Texas-based operator 6/24/98

...effort earlier this year to get the state Legislature to approve a plan that would turn the soon-to-be abandoned Fort Greely Army post into the state's first private prison. The Legislature approved the proposal and the planning process is under...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062498/allvest.html
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Alaska prisoners gassed in Arizona 9/1/98

...facilities. Earlier this year the Alaska Legislature approved a controversial plan allowing the soon-to-be abandoned Fort Greely Army post to be converted into the state's first private prison. Supporters said the 800-bed facility will boost employment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090198/prison.html

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