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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
After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...staff. Through the governor's cuts, the staff, based in McGrath, would be diminished from 22 people to six. Combined with...Tok area," Fogels said. "If there is fire activity in the McGrath area, we will be able to fight those fires. ... If we have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/after-funny-river-fire-academy-faces-ax
State | AK legislature
Building our state

...was essential. He had a vision for opening up Alaska to get to our resources - specifically advocating for roads to Nome and McGrath.Alaska will not survive on oil alone. We must get to our other resources and open up the state to as much commerce as possible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/building-our-state
Letters
Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record

...weather monitoring stations gather data from Alaska locations. Most are operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, Cold Bay, King Salmon and Homer experienced their warmest years on record in 2014.Fairbanks' 2014...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-14/weather-service-2014-was-alaskas-warmes
State
Alaska communities reach record-high temperatures

...broke the record for highest-average temperature recorded in a single year include Cold Bay, King Salmon, Homer, Bethel, McGrath, Nome and Kotzebue.But despite the concerns, not everyone misses the cold, KTUU reported."We're so excited," said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-05/alaska-communities-reach-record-high-te
State

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