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Man dies in rollover crash of minivan north of North Pole

FAIRBANKS - A man riding in a minivan died early Wednesday morning in a crash off the Richardson Highway between North Pole and Fairbanks.The man's name was not immediately released because his next of kin had not been notified...
EPA steps in to finish cleanup of diesel fuel spill

...the job.Much of the low-sulfur diesel remains frozen in a roadside creek bed weeks after a tanker slid off the Richardson Highway on Dec. 9 near Valdez as it was transporting the fuel to the North Slope for drilling operations.Environmental...
Plow trailer expected to cut snow-clearing times

...plowing time will be halved at some locations.A pair of plow trucks had used a full eight-hour shift to plow the Richardson Highway between Fairbanks and Eielson Air Force Base making five round trips. A team with the new trailer should be able...
Analysis: Sullivan's lead will increase

...went for Walker instead of the Republican incumbent. Gutierrez pointed to District 9, which covers much of the Richardson Highway. "You have a lot of people in that region who were voting for Walker, and then were voting for Dan Sullivan...
What's next for Sean Parnell?

...The Interior Energy Project) then becomes the anchor project to deliver gas to river system communities and Richardson Highway communities. (If the project gets off track), Fairbanks, North Pole and rural Interior communities will suffer...
Avalanche survivor says mountain gave warning sign

...The avalanche covered his head, and he could not breathe. His body has not been recovered because the mountain remains unstable.Hopper dug out his skis and descended to the Richardson Highway, where a passing motorist assisted him.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned for new bridge

...The U.S. Department of Defense paid $104 million of the cost with the state picking up the remainder.Salcha, with a population of just over 1,000 people, is located about 35 miles southeast of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway.
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry all fit exactly right."Flynn does business all around Alaska, driving his truck up and down the Parks and Richardson highways for installs as far as Valdez and the Kenai Peninsula.He's not the only one in the state who does ornamental...
Swollen Clear Creek not enough to halt Thai take-out order

...Knott's Take Out in North Pole, forded the swollen waters of Clear Creek to reach two customers stuck along the Richardson Highway, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Mike Laiti and Brandon Borgens were completing a multi-day drive Saturday...
Weeks after avalanches, lone road to Valdez reopens Valdez has reopened.Crews finished clearing away the remaining avalanche debris, and there was no damage to Richardson Highway, the Anchorage Daily News reported.A dozen or so avalanches combined to close the road on Jan. 24, including...


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