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Alaska Science Forum: Earth's coldest spot is not in Alaska

...also official observers for the National Weather Service - recorded the same temperature at O'Brien Creek off the Taylor Highway.? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska...
Wolf gashes Alaska trapper riding on snowmobile

...3-inch wound to his arm and will be treated for rabies as a precaution after the attack Thursday about 30 miles from Taylor Highway in eastern interior Alaska.Grangaard told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in a story Monday that he was "putting...
Fires in Interior, B.C. create Juneau haze

...evening, four major fires near Fort Yukon, Fairbanks and Tok had consumed hundreds of thousands of acres, crossed the Taylor Highway and stranded residents of Chicken. Also, the fire hazard potential for the Southeast s Tongass National Forest remained...
Alaska Digest

...stranded by wildfires safely left the tiny community of Chicken early Saturday and fire managers planned to reopen the Taylor Highway on a limited basis beginning at midnight if conditions allowed. Several dozen vehicles were escorted on the highway...
Alaska Digest

...108,541 acres. There were 57 active fires in Alaska on Tuesday, 13 of which were staffed. North of Tok, the Taylor Highway was closed for a few hours Tuesday afternoon between miles 9 and 14 when winds kicked up at the 80,000-acre Porcupine...
Hundreds flee Interior wildfires

...30 years have never seen this kind of behavior," Moss said. To the south, fire crews were keeping an eye on the Taylor Highway - the only link to Eagle - as they battled several fires in the area. "We've got more of a priority to keep the...
Warmer temperatures recharge wildfires in Alaska's Interior

...near the small village of Bettles and choking the Taylor Highway. The Evansville fire, about a mile outside of Bettles...for the state. Five separate fires burned near the Taylor Highway between Tok and Eagle, delaying traffic and increasing...
Biologists to study caribou response to fires

...fatten up on lichens along the Taylor Highway. That could change this year...east of Tok to winter along the Taylor Highway from Tetlin Junction to Mount...caribou would return from the Taylor Highway area in April weighing more than...
Wildfires making Fairbanks air risky

...traffic and tourist activities. According to the Alaska Department of Transportation, travel is not advised on the Taylor Highway from Columbia Creek to American Creek due to reduced visibility and trees weakened by fire. The road is open to traffic...
State Briefs

...FAIRBANKS - The Fortymile Caribou Herd crossed the Taylor Highway this year for the first time in many years, and hunters...Fish and Game. Some of those animals crossed the Taylor Highway near O'Brien Creek, something the herd hasn't...


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