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Weakening winds give fire crews a break

...smoldering toward dozens of recreational cabins along the Goodpaster River northeast of Delta Junction. Just outside Central...about 4 percent of the 23,400-acre fire near Goodpaster River, fire officials said. "Basically what that percentage...

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...Saturday past Sand Creek and toward cabins on the lower Goodpaster River. Firefighters hoped to stop the fire at the creek...South Fort and Central Creek. Low levels on the Goodpaster River were hampering efforts to move firefighters and equipment...

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State Briefs

...wildfire near Delta Junction continued to spread south Tuesday, coming within a mile of two dozen cabins along the Goodpaster River. State fire officials were hoping southerly winds that kicked up Tuesday afternoon would help push the 40,000-acre...

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State Briefs

...Interior wildfire. The Sand Creek Fire near the Goodpaster River northeast of Delta Junction grew to approximately...from the nearest cabins on the south fork of the Goodpaster River. Crews continued to work at cabin sites, clearing...

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State OKs permits for Pogo gold mine

...then decide whether to move forward. The Pogo Mine site is about 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction in the upper Goodpaster River valley. The project promises to create about 360 jobs in the area while the mining activities pursue an estimated...

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Not as bad as last year, but blazes burn up central Alaska as they near pipeline, buildings

...East Volkmar fire 15 miles northwest of Fairbanks has grown to 34,000 acres. Winds spread the fire toward the Goodpaster River, where there are homes and cabins. Firefighters from Oregon took command Saturday. It is 8 percent contained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-04/not-bad-last-year-blazes-burn-central-a
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Firefighters intensify efforts to keep Alaska blaze away from homes, oil pipeline

...than 73 square miles on Tuesday. Firefighters continued efforts to protect cabins and other structures along the Goodpaster River. Currently, there are 40 active fires burning statewide. According to Alaska Interagency Coordination Center...

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Caribou hunters smash fall quota in three days

...third hunt area remains open. It's in a remote area, accessible only by plane or boat, near the upper Salcha and Goodpaster rivers. Hunters have killed about 20 caribou there from a quota of 160.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083009/sta_487759059.shtml
Crews gain ground on Alaska wildfires, continue battling blaze inching toward oil pipeline

...square miles, but it is burning in remote terrain. The nearest homes and cabins are about four miles away at the Goodpaster River, and the blaze has not been moving in that direction, said forestry division spokeswoman Sharon Roesch. More than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-05/crews-gain-ground-alaska-wildfires-cont
State
Learn from Interior mine dispute

...announcement that the environmental center is withdrawing its appeal in exchange for additional monitoring of the Goodpaster River, along with a study of the river's fisheries and creation of a seven-person citizens advisory panel. Judging...

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