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Gulkana River kayak trip first for writer

...kayaking and I'm eager to sample more, I'm far from done with flat water and hope to squeeze in a trip on the Upper Nenana River this weekend.That said, I'm eager to go back to the Gulkana.Next time, I won't be such a whitewater wimp.
State Briefs

...acres. Buist said the fire was running and spotting through black spruce in an area where the Parks Highway crosses the Nenana River, about 80 miles southwest of Fairbanks. The river served as a natural barrier for the east flank of the blaze, while...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...instructor at Eaglecrest Ski Area in the winter. For the next two summers, he went north and guided raft trips down the Nenana River in Denali National Park while spending his winters in Juneau on the slopes of Eaglecrest. Starting in the summer of...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...night in a rafting accident on the Nenana River near Denali National Park and Preserve...has been offering tours on the Nenana river, which forms the eastern boundary...night in a rafting accident on the Nenana River near Denali National Park and Preserve...
Alaska's bridges see extra scrutiny after Minnesota collapse

...Kuskulana River between Chitna and McCarthy Robertson River on the Alaska Highway Susitna River on the Denali Highway Nenana River at Moody on the Parks Highway Icy Bay Big River Center Crossing Icy Bay Big River West Crossing After the incident...
Musher ends chemo just in time for race

...Boulding said. When the rivers were flowing in summer, he'd motor a riverboat 90 miles up the Tanana to the Nenana River, then jump in a car and drive the George Parks Highway to Fairbanks. That worked until the river started to freeze...
Drilling rig bound for natural gas

...11,000 feet deep. For the next week or so, rig parts will wind down the Parks Highway, then be barged across the Nenana River to the drill site. Jim Mery, a Doyon vice president, expects the roughly 40-day drill program to launch within...
State and local briefly

...from hypothermia, examinersays ANCHORAGE - Two Georgia women who lost their lives in a weekend rafting accident on the Nenana River drowned after becoming hypothermic, the state medical examiner said Wednesday. Eloise Hubbard, 75, and Doris North...
Tourists, trucks clog Denali highway

...rerouted around the area. But the Alaska Range's 5,000-foot peaks restrict the road to the narrow canyon cut by the Nenana River. Businesses hem in the highway and cling to cliffs. ``It's so congested,'' Jim Young, Fairbanks operations...
Railroad: Flood damage, lost revenue may top $1M

...A little earlier than anticipated, barring any damage from rainfall."The railroad is watching track along the Nenana River, which flows from Denali National Park to the Tanana River at the city of Nenana."The river has crested in that...


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