Burmeister has lead in Iditarod, first to leave Galena

...Burmeister of Nome was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Galena just before 6:30 a.m.Also on the trail of about 80 miles...Neff and Curt Perano.There's about another 20 mushers in Galena, including four-time champion Jeff King.King claimed a...
A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...issue in Egan's eyes."It's convenient for people here, but it's the only way for people in Barrow, Nome, Kotzebue, Galena or Wasilla to be able to watch what's going on in the Capitol," Legere said.Though Juneau isn't at risk in the same...
Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod award

...through 2 feet of fresh snow through one of the most remote parts of the course, 80 miles in each direction, to Koyukuk and Galena, Olin said.During the race, Iditarod mushers routinely said they felt especially welcome when they reached Huslia, race...
Impact of Galena flooding seen all over town

GALENA - Residents gradually are returning to the town of Galena, which was flooded in May by the Yukon River, and signs...service is accessible only behind the levee surrounding Galena's former Air Force station, the one part of town that...
'Galena Hotel' houses villagers moved by flood

FAIRBANKS - At the heart of the Galena evacuee community this week is a computer...that's informally become known as the Galena Hotel.The computer was logged in Thursday...said Loretta Nollner, who's also a Galena evacuee and has been volunteering at Willow...
Galena flood victims struggle with red tape as they attempt to rebuild

...homeowners after flooding devastated the interior community of Galena in May.More than 50 homes have been repaired or rebuilt...Edwards said. "We have about a week left of large teams here in Galena working, so they're trying to wrap up as much as they can...
Commerce commissioner will live in Juneau

...The commissioner has been the city manager of Unalaska for 14 years. He was previously the city manager of Dillingham and Galena.Hladick was appointed to his new role in January and is replacing Acting Commissioner Fred Parady. The Legislature must approve...
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Fire destroys Galena school shop building

GALENA - The entire village of Galena pitched in to help fight a fire that destroyed a school shop, even as temperatures plunged to 50 degrees below zero. The unattached two-story shop building at the Sidney C. Huntington School caught fire...
Ice breaks, flows by Galena longer threaten to flood the village of Galena. The ice began moving Thursday night, but Galena residents had worried Friday the ice might...river level upstream would rise and flood Galena. That fear never materialized. City manager...
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2 charged with assaulting Galena child

FAIRBANKS - Police in Galena have arrested two teenagers accused...are charged with felony assault. Galena police Chief John Millan received a...was treated at the Nollner Clinic in Galena. Settle and Solomon were arraigned...


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