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Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...Mile on the park road, and the eastern crew, which picks up where the western crew leaves off at Sable Pass and runs to Kantishna at the terminus of the park road.Since Sable Pass and beyond is typically accessible only by bus, many visitors don't...
Project would help power Kantishna

...inside Denali National Park. The project would help power the Kantishna area of the park - a non-wilderness area known for mining...small weir on Eureka Creek, and will provide power to the Kantishna Roadhouse, a backcountry lodge owned by Doyon. Sen. Mark...
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Toklat fire continues to grow

...spreading and continuing to threaten structures along the Kantishna River on Sunday. The Toklat fire measured about 28,000...than 20 private cabins and two Native allotments along the Kantishna River. The Alaska Fire Service said 128 firefighters are...
Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...road into the park on Thursday.Overnight rains swelled small streams, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said. Flooding in the Kantishna area, near the end of the 92-mile road, prompted a road closure near Wonder Lake. Later in the day, falling rock closed...
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Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...south of Fairbanks. When she was hit by a vehicle, she was only about a block from her work as a tour bus driver for the Kantishna Roadhouse. Troopers investigating the incident quickly identified Dustin Dollarhide, 30 years old and a resident of Healy...
Dispute ends over Denali mine claims

...Both sides in the lawsuit that pit the Kantishna Mining Co. against the Interior Department...revolved around 14 mining claims filed by Kantishna Mining on Caribou Creek, in an area...was reopened to mining in 1991, but Kantishna Mining contended that the government...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...resident Heacox's deep love for, and knowledge of, Southeast Alaska shines forth in this fine essay collection.? "Kantishna" by Tom Walker This rich history of the Interior gold rush, incredibly well-researched and solidly written, hits on all...
Joe Craig

...up the Inside Passage to settle in Juneau and explore Southeast Alaska. The family also chased gold on the Fortymile and Kantishna Rivers of the Alaska interior. Joe stayed in Southeast after graduating from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1970. He built...
Climbers' descendants mark Denali centennial

...Fairbanks to McGonagall Pass with all their gear, as Stuck, Karstens and Harper did, the centennial climbers will fly to Kantishna and start from there. Most of their gear will have been flown or carried in by dog sled for them.Their launch date of June...
Three rescued from Denali Park river after boat sinks

...the river. The group traveled up the Kantishna River and then turned into Birch Creek...the Muddy River converge to form the Kantishna River, park officials said travel up the Tanana River to the Kantishna River and then travel up the Muddy River...


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