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Wildfires continue to threaten homes near Nenana

...said. The blaze was caused by a resident who dumped hot ash from a burn barrel into the woods. Fairbanks area forester Marc Lee said the family responsible has received death threats. Most of the fire growth has been to the east away from the Parks...

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Man pleads no contest on fire

...black spruce. Hoyem, who had no phone at his house, had to walk 90 minutes to find a phone and report the fire, said Marc Lee, Fairbanks area forester for the state Division of Forestry. Hoyem, who represented himself, pleaded no contest at...

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Black spruce the bane of firefighters

...name for the black spruce tree, the scourge of Interior Alaska this summer. "We call it gasoline on a stick," said Marc Lee, Fairbanks area forester for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. With nearly 4.1 million acres burned in wildfires...

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Northwest Digest

...dog sleds, snowmobiles and four-wheelers. "This isn't quite how we envisioned it," said Fairbanks area forester Marc Lee, who inspected the trail after getting calls from Green and Kelly. Two slain men were sex offenders BELLINGHAM - Two...

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State commission listens to testimony about problems caused by warming

...and compensated for the changing conditions. Fires in the Fairbanks area during 2004 were the largest in memory, said Marc Lee, a Fairbanks area forester. "We had strong northeasterly winds that we normally do not get," he said. Roughly 6...

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Fuel costs drive Alaskans to cut their own firewood

...price of home heating fuels, it was normal for about 200 permits to be issued on a yearly basis, said area forester Marc Lee. In 2004, 180 permits were handed out. Last year, the number increased to 308 permits. Lee said he wouldn't be...

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Tanana Valley annual timber sale to be held

...cutting companies next week, but it remains to be seen how much demand there will be for the wood. Fairbanks area forester Marc Lee said the interest is hard to gauge. The state put 11 different timber parcels up for bid. They range from as small as...

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Fire danger prompts wood-cutting suspension

...fire danger. The closure covers personal use wood cutting and commercial logging and firewood cutting. Area forester Marc Lee says the suspension is to prevent the accidental start of any new fires from equipment use. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

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Juneauites pass on Tea Party

...like to go back to that," he said. Featured speakers at the rally included Debbie Lee of Hood River, Ore. Her son, Marc Lee, was the first U.S. Navy SEAL to die in Iraq, during combat in Ramadi. The day he died, Lee repeatedly exposed...

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Fire danger prompts wood cutting ban

...fire danger. The closure covers personal use wood cutting and commercial logging and firewood cutting. Area forester Marc Lee said the suspension is to prevent the accidental start of any new fires from equipment use. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

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