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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...Childs glaciers receded.There are other spillways that helped empty Lake Atna. One is to its northwest near the Susitna River. Another is into the Matanuska River through Tahneta Pass, now the route of the Glenn Highway from Glennallen to...
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...
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted

...proposed 705-foot dam in the upper reaches of the Susitna River has been pegged at $5.6 billion in 2014 dollars by...president of the lead Susitna-Watana opposition group the Susitna River Coalition, in a July 16 release called resuming the...
State land auction is biggest in 20 years

...sold for $81,259 to Gwendolyn Gervelis. The least-expensive parcel was a 4.98-acre piece of land west of the Susitna River and accessible only by floatplane. It was sold for $3,710 to Peter Paul Pagni.Parcels unsold during the auction...
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...


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