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State shores up river bank on Sterling Highway

KENAI - Crews are piling rock on the bank along a stretch of the Kenai River trying to protect the Sterling Highway from erosion.This work is being completed just west of Cooper Landing, at Mile 57, the Peninsula Clarion reported.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/state-shores-river-bank-sterling-highwa
State
Homes in Alaska village threatened by erosion

...An eroding river in Alaska's interior is threatening several homes in the Athabascan village of Huslia.The Koyukuk River bank has shifted 70 feet in the last several days, coming within 5 feet of one resident's home, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/homes-alaska-village-threatened-erosion
State
Homes in Alaska village of Huslia threatened by erosion

...An eroding river in Alaska's interior is threatening several homes in the Athabascan village of Huslia.The Koyukuk River bank has shifted 70 feet in the last several days, coming within 5 feet of one resident's home, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/homes-alaska-village-huslia-threatened-
State
Photo: River bank repair

The north side of the Mendenhall River is being hardened against erosion as an Alaska Airlines jet approaches for landing on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-11/photo-river-bank-repair
Local
Spruce root used to halt river erosion

...When boats come by, the water from the wake slips up under the vegetative mat, and the soil starts to wash away."River bank stabilization is part of Festival Fairbanks' plan to build a foot path on the north side of the Chena. The organization...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-22/spruce-root-used-halt-river-erosion
State
Impact of Galena flooding seen all over town

...flood.It was closed for another 48 hours this week while a crew moved part of the narrow dirt path farther way from the river bank.Like 90 percent of the buildings in Galena, Marshall's house was damaged in the flood. He's now living on the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-01/impact-galena-flooding-seen-all-over-to
State
Man flees into Mendenhall River to escape police

...on the important issues at Approximately 50 to 75 feet down river, the man exited the river. Officers searched the river bank and found him. Ross Mercer, 40, was arrested on felony charges of failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082807/loc_20070828002.shtml
News
Fairbanks residents plunge into icy Chena

...driving a snowmobile on the river just before 1 a.m. and swerved to avoid a patch of open water. He hit a stump or the river bank and was thrown into the water. A neighbor heard his cries for help. Therrell spent about 10 minutes in the water but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021610/reg_563673135.shtml
Regional News
Fairbanks man accused of sexual assault

...complaint filed in court says 32-year-old Greg Ketelson punched the woman in the neck and tried to drag her to the river bank. The woman told police she and Ketelson had been drinking by the river when he began assaulting her. The complaint...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081609/reg_482258227.shtml
Searchers find missing Oregon hunter

...while search and rescue team members from the village of Noatak conducted a ground search. Knapp was found along the river bank. He told rescuers he had become disoriented Friday night. He was reunited with his hunting party.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092010/reg_710097078.shtml
Regional News

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