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DNR seeking input on Interior land offerings

...the approximately 6,100 acre staking area. The Dillinger River II staking area is approximately 65 miles east southeast of McGrath and west of the South Fork Kuskokwim River and Farewell Lake. DNR proposes to award up to 30 opportunities to stake a parcel...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/dnr-seeking-input-interior-land-offe
Outdoors
Letter: Resolutions won't offer balance

...statehood: Mary Jane Fate of Fairbanks (1981-1987); Leona Okakok of Barrow (1987-1993); myself, originally from McGrath (1995-2000); and Gigi Pilcher of Ketchikan (2000-2005). Because no recent Governor has appointed a rural resident...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/letter-resolutions-wont-offer-balance
Opinion
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
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
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

...This is the craziest trail I've ever seen," Neff said in McGrath, where he completed a mandatory 24-hour layover Wednesday...snow coverage. "Here on out, it's nice," Neff said in McGrath. Conditions also look good on the Yukon River, at least from...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-07/iditarod-5-things-know-about-trail-con
Sports

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