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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Wolf-control boundaries expand near McGrath

...controversial aerial wolf-control program near McGrath. The decision Tuesday - two days after...more moose for villagers in and around McGrath. More than 80 bears were moved from the...reduce bear predation of moose calves. The McGrath wolf hunt began in November, after the...
Game Board backs wolf, bear control near McGrath

...bears from a 520-square mile area near McGrath. A final decision on the predator control...members in their decision cited pleas from McGrath-area residents and state law that calls...constitutional mandate and the people of McGrath are suffering right now because they don't...
McGrath fire finally under control

...More than two weeks after it began, the McGrath fire that scorched more than 90,000...Five fire crews were scheduled to leave McGrath on Sunday, said fire information officer...Vinasale Mountain about 15 miles south of McGrath. The fire at times provided plenty of...


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