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Following the caribou's lead

...Heuer and his wife Leanne Allison off on the frozen Porcupine River at the beginning of their epic journey to follow the...after his wife has a vivid dream about seeing the Porcupine River break up and begin to flow (again prompting skepticism...

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Fire near Fort Yukon doubles to 59,000 acres

...outside Fort Yukon but the blaze remained north of the Porcupine River, keeping the community out of immediate danger...headed home. Some were traveling to Old Crow on the Porcupine River. Kempton said there were no reports of problems in...

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Fire near Fort Yukon spreads toward the community of 600

...the weekend and crossed Nuntragut Slough toward the Porcupine River, which separates Fort Yukon from the blaze, fire...fire line. "Our goal is to keep it north of the Porcupine River," Kempton said. Federal air traffic controllers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062205/sta_20050622012.shtml
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Winds cause wildfire near Fort Yukon area to spread

...officer Tom Kempton. The fire had threatened to move closer to the village of Fort Yukon, which lies across the Porcupine River to the southwest. Fire crews kept the blaze from advancing in that direction, though. Crews had already burned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062305/sta_20050623021.shtml
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Caribou's late arrival may cost calves' lives

...When last counted in 1998, the herd numbered about 129,000 animals. The herd recently was still south of the Porcupine River, which was not yet safe for crossing, Kassi said. If the cows are delayed too long, they won't make it to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052901/Loc_Caribou.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...When last counted in 1998, the herd numbered about 129,000 animals. The herd recently was still south of the Porcupine River, which was not yet safe for crossing, Kassi said. If the cows are delayed too long, they won't make it to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052901/Loc_Caribou.shtml
Porcupines: Watchable wildlife, but a gardener's worst nightmare

...program coordinator Karla Hart has seen them in action in the water and once even saw a porcupine waddle into the Porcupine River and swim across. "All those quills are like a life jacket," she said. "They float high in the water." Hart...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052503/out_porcupines.shtml
Outdoors
Prince of Wales Island piques interest of paleontologists worldwide

...spreading, said Blodgett. One exception - a triangular portion of east-central Alaska bound on the northwest by the Porcupine River and on the southwest by the Yukon River - was part of ancient North America, he said. During work on Prince of Wales...

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Knowles, Yukon premier discuss natural gas pipeline

...But he said the Mackenzie route also compared favorably with a route crossing the Alaska-Yukon border along the Porcupine River, and also with the existing oil pipeline route to Valdez, or with a spur from that route to the Kenai Peninsula...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091000/Loc_Yukon.html
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Alaska Digest

...grew from 23,500 acres early Saturday to 59,000 acres by Saturday night, but the blaze remained north of the Porcupine River, keeping the community out of immediate danger. Wind diminished somewhat Sunday but inclement weather in Fairbanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621012.shtml
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