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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
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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...

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Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

...478-1456 or donald_mike@fws.govOct. 28-29Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory CouncilCity Chambers, McGrath Contact: Melinda Burke; (800) 478-1456 or melinda_burke@fws.govMeeting dates and locations are subject to change...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-08/federal-subsistence-regional-advisor
Outdoors
Clavon McGrath Gatewood

Clavon Gatewood McGrath, 77, passed away on December 17, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska...Clavon was born in Norfolk, Virginia to Helen Gatewood McGrath and Everett Upshur McGrath. She was a member of the first graduating class of Virginia...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168870197
Today in Sports History

...Hingis becomes the youngest champion in Wimbledon history at 15 years, 282 days, teaming with Helena Sukova to beat Meredith McGrath and Larisa Neiland 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 in women's doubles.2000 - Venus Williams beats Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-08/today-sports-history
Sports
McGrath bear effort deemed a success

...bears from killing moose calves in the McGrath area appears to be paying off, officials...winter. Hunters killed 20 wolves in the McGrath area and 127 in the Nelchina Basin. The bear relocation program in McGrath is timed to coincide with the spring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062104/sta_bears.shtml
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