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Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...20 miles of the Parks Highway. Roads lace the forest and lead to smatterings of cabins and year-round homes.The Susitna River is a natural barrier west of the highway. Firefighters are using Alaska Railroad tracks as a firebreak on the east...
Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes

...residents are spread between Miles 60 and 80.7 of the Parks Highway. The community is bordered on the west by the Susitna River.The fire has remained on the west side of the highway so far, Mowry said, but it was approaching the highway between...
Uncertainty about kings despite promising numbers

...Inlet streams.On the Deshka River, a tributary of the Susitna River, a two-day surge of fish pushed the run total heat up quickly and king salmon will hold in the Susitna River and wait for cooler temperatures.Ivey said he'd have...
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...residents and others who live near the Susitna River say they're scared of the dam...where the dam will be built.The Susitna River at that point is far upstream...some effect on the flow of the Susitna River. Dams are designed to regulate...
Upper Cook Inlet sockeye harvest forecasted to beat 2014 numbers

...Cook Inlet including the Kenai and Kasilof rivers, the Susitna River, the Crescent River and Fish Creek.On the Kenai River...four-year-old fish.In the northern part of the inlet, Susitna River and Fish Creek sockeye salmon runs are each expected...
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...the goal is what draws me to these 100-milers."The Alaska Slam consists of the Susitna 100 in February in the Susitna River Valey, White Mountains 100 in March, the Sluice Box 100 in July near Fairbanks and the Resurrection Pass Trail 100...
Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

...high dam - higher than the Hoover Dam - built into the Susitna River Canyon. The project website says the dam would provide...pursuing a major natural gas pipeline project. The Susitna River Coalition says the dam would hurt salmon runs, harm...
Laws finishes Alaska Slam quest

...human-powered (ski, foot or bike) race started in Big Lake and followed packed snowmachine and sled dog trails in the Susitna River Valley north of Anchorage. Laws placed fourth for foot participants with a time of 26 hours, 49 minutes. His time...
Board takes steps to aid Mat-Su salmon

...borough streams.The rules were put in place to protect Susitna River sockeye and weak runs of coho in popular angling spots such as the Little Susitna River and Jim Creek, the Anchorage Daily News reported...
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Laws prepares for Susitna 100 endurance run

...powered (ski, foot or bike) race starts in Big Lake and follows packed snowmachine and sled dog mushing trails in the Susitna River Valley, north of Anchorage. David Johnston was the fastest male with 24 hours, 11 minutes. Laura McDonough was...


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