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Fearing stigma, Colorado contested Superfund status for mine

...to prevent this accident, regional EPA administrator Shaun McGrath indicated it could have."Being listed under a national-priorities...resources under the Superfund, which are significant resources," McGrath said. "And it does allow for potentially more extensive clean-up...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-12/fearing-stigma-colorado-contested-sup
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Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...Sudan twice to build water wells.He was flying to Anchorage from McGrath, where he lives and works as an equipment operator.Grant Fairbanks said the family is planning memorial services in Anchorage, McGrath and Bethel.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/family-members-identify-missing-pilot-k
State
Downed plane spurs investigation

...dispatch. A trooper helicopter was sent to join in search and rescue efforts.Investigators think the plane originated in McGrath, but no planes have been reported missing, according to the dispatch. In the absence of a tail number, Peters said there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-09/downed-plane-spurs-investigation
State
Wildfire near McGrath grows to 21,760 acres

McGRATH - A wildfire burning near McGrath has grown to 21,760 acres and additional help was being dispatched...covering about 3 acres, is burning about 100 miles northwest of McGrath, near the Innoko Wildlife Refuge boundary. This fire is being...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052909/sta_445021353.shtml
McGrath gets new medical center

...4 million medical center has opened in McGrath. The Fairbanks Daily News says the medical...the clinic will serve the villages of McGrath, Medfra, Nikolai, Takotna and Telida...transferred responsibility for health clinics in McGrath, Nikolai and Tokatna to the Southcentral...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122710/reg_762164642.shtml
Regional News
McGrath-area fire stalled due to weather

McGRATH - Wet weather has kept a fire burning near McGrath at a standstill. The so-called Broken Snowshoe Fire continues to burn about 3.5 miles from the town, but remained Sunday at 25,575 acres. Fire information officer Tracy Skinner...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060109/reg_445892892.shtml
Lightning-sparked McGrath wildfire grows to 5,000 acres

...ANCHORAGE - A wildfire burning north of McGrath in Alaska's Interior is growing...Tuesday said the blaze burning north of McGrath has grown to more than 5,000 acres. "The fire is only 4 miles north of McGrath so it has precipitated a lot of concern...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052709/sta_444272761.shtml
McGrath fire grows, but weather helping

ANCHORAGE - A wildfire burning north of McGrath in the Interior has grown to nearly 12,000 acres, but wetter...the fire. Winds that had been pushing the blaze closer to McGrath are expected to shift and move the fire away from the town...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052809/reg_444691335.shtml
High gas prices fuel anger in McGrath

ANCHORAGE - Residents in the town of McGrath went to bed Friday with the price of gasoline...under $6 a gallon. When they drove to McGrath's lone pump the following day, the...said. Mayor Dustin Parker said he hopes McGrath will find a way to fly in fuel at a lower...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042910/sta_627604111.shtml
News
Doctor: 3-4 months for George HW Bush's fracture to heal

...neurological deficits, spokesman Jim McGrath said. The 41st president never lost consciousness...with a brace to immobilize his neck, McGrath said.Dr. William D'Angelo, a neurosurgeon...about when Bush will be released, but McGrath suggested it won't be a lengthy stay...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-17/doctor-3-4-months-george-hw-bushs-fra
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