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Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine

...that have high (energy) costs," Rein said.Power rates vary from village to village. The cost per kilowatt hour in Fort Yukon last year was 66 cents but the state's Power Cost Equalization subsidy program lowered that to 17 cents for residential...
Fires damage 3 Fort Yukon buildings

...the interior Alaska community of Fort Yukon.The fires destroyed a tribal education...on fire again.Ivey and the other Fort Yukon police officer responded with a fire...comment on whether the fires were set.Fort Yukon is a city of 586 at the confluence...
Imparting words of wisdom

...they wanted him to come to their town or village to host a basketball camp. Vote and 'run the state'Daisy Stevens of Fort Yukon talked to conference delegates about the importance of voting. She told a story about her mother, who she said is featured...
Speaker criticizes treatment of Natives

...Congress. The commission's report was released in November and blasted Alaska's system.At Tuesday's conference, Fort Yukon Chief Steve Ginnis asked delegates to consider a resolution asking the federal government to treat Alaska Natives under...
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Hoops polls still kind to Falcons making a case for the conference's power rankings too sitting in at second, Noatak is third, Noorvik fourth and Fort Yukon fifth.Southeast's Kake and Yakutat girl's teams are sitting fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 1A girl's...
Alaska's Don Young longest serving Republican in House

...born and raised in California but considers home to be Fort Yukon, Alaska, a community of about 600 people his official biography.Young served as mayor of Fort Yukon and in the state Legislature before he was elected to...
Where are the Alaska bats?

...the far, frigid edge of their existence, but they do live in Alaska, in places with trees, perhaps as far north as Fort Yukon. The palm-size creatures are now, in mid-October, avoiding below-freezing temperatures by either hibernating...
Measuring the winds in space

On a clear, cold night two winters ago in Fort Yukon Carl Andersen watched a rocket he helped design pierce the upper atmosphere. He and three other scientists shot pictures as the...
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Officials: Fort Yukon flooding threat mostly over

FORT YUKON - The threat of flooding in Fort Yukon is mostly over, but residents of the town northeast of Fairbanks remain vigilant.Fort Yukon flood coordinator Velma Carroll said she posted people in certain...
Alaska's top temp is 100 degrees, set back in 1915 weren't around in 1915.The highest temperature ever recorded in Alaska was 100 degrees on June 27, 1915, in Fort Yukon, according to official records of the National Weather Service. Records date back to 1904.The highest reliable temperature...


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