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Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...new flood threats emerged in southeast Alaska.The Skagway Police Department issued a moderate flood warning for the Taiya River, and says the river crested Saturday at 18 feet. The National Park Service closed Chilkoot Trail for 24 hours and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/flooding-threat-tips-southeast-alaska
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Landslide leads to Dyea flood

...Glacier. "The sudden surge of the lake volume moved the water down the West Creek drainage to Dyea," he said. The Taiya River, into which the West Creek flows, crested at 21 feet at 7 a.m. today and fell to 17 feet by 10 a.m., Ward said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072302/loc_flood.shtml
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Dyea gauges flood damage

...to move its rafts, but the bridge is closed. "We hike the passengers in on the Chilkoot Trail and float out on the Taiya River," he said. "We're trying to come up with an alternate to get our passengers out into the wilderness." Ferragi...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072502/loc_flood.shtml
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Wind-felled tree injures man

...The Kahtaheena Creek between Gustavus and Excursion Inlet is about a foot higher than the previous record, and the Taiya River in Skagway is within 3 inches of overflowing its banks. Juneau received 1.73 inches of rain at the National Weather...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081302/loc_storm.shtml
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State Briefs

...Camp campground is closed because of flooding from the Taiya River, according to Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Superintendent Bruce Noble. "The Taiya River has jumped out of its channel by the National Park Service...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081602/sta_briefs.shtml
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Ready to burst?

...tourists flooded out by the release of water-logged sediment and floodwaters from a glacial dam above a tributary of the Taiya River, said doctoral geology student Denny Capps, who did a hazard assessment of the jökulhlaup. "No one washed away but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082105/out_20050821016.shtml
Outdoors
Skagway cabin a treasure trove of old newspapers

...National Park Service. But instead of taking up a pickax and heading for the Yukon, he eyed the sliver of land where the Taiya River meets the Skagway, correctly predicting that would be the jumping-off point for the prospectors making their over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082805/sta_20050828010.shtml
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Skagway trolls for winter business

...sales, but they support the project. "No business yet, but I had some friends e-mail me saying it looks good," Taiya River Jewelry owner Casey McBride said. "It does connect us to the Outside, and I think it has a future." Marj and John...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113000/Loc_Skagway.html
Local
Fingerprinting Glacier Bay

...used to plan what to develop and what to protect, McCluskey said. He hopes they'll help identify what channels the Taiya River, near Skagway, has run in before, as the Park Service tries to keep the shifting stream bank from washing away a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052100/Ins_coastwalk.html
Inside
Skagway: Graves restored in Native cemetery

...Slide Cemetery by the park service in 1978. The Native Cemetery had been in danger of being eroded by the meandering Taiya River. "The crib was in poor condition and fell apart when they moved it over there," Norman said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072102/sta_skag2.shtml
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