What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...fact, the first notion of a road into the Yukon appears in the Sept. 20, 1888 issue of a suitable wagon road into the Yukon, to assist the miners. The trifling refer to "More on the 'Road to the Yukon' in November 1888, but it seems likely...
Strong salmon runs recorded in Yukon River

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and...king salmon.Sonar counts on the Lower Yukon at Pilot Station had tallied 233,000...than 245,000 silvers are expected on the Yukon this summer.Jeff Estensen, an area management...
Fort Yukon man charged with felony assault

FAIRBANKS - A Fort Yukon man has been charged with felony assault...bail set at $65,000.A man told Fort Yukon police Luke broke into his home and began...judge ordered Luke to stay out of Fort Yukon unless a court order is changed.Fort...
Jeff King enters Yukon Quest sled dog race

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will get a boost next...musher is not a stranger to the race between Whitehorse, Yukon, and Fairbanks.King was in the first Yukon Quest in 1984 and competed in the first seven. He won...
Alaska Science Forum: Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

A smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further...volcano-like."Carl Stapler, a ranger at nearby Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, called Windfall Mountain "the Yukon-Charley volcano." Though he was joking...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...she said, focused on one person.Fairbanks Native Association President Steve Ginnis said he grew up with Wallis in Fort Yukon."I'm a little disappointed that we don't have news today, basically an update," he said. "I think there are people...
Yukon River Quest registration opens tomorrow

...444-mile) wilderness adventure paddling race is held during the last week of June on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City in Canada's Yukon Territory. Last year, it was named one of the ten toughest races in the world by renowned...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...Dihle and me to head north and do a week-long paddle on a Yukon river in September, when the trees are turning, the to a gas station told us the night was the coldest the Yukon had seen since summer's end. The night was clear, and he...
Fire at partially built Bethel treatment center

...treatment center in the southwest Alaska city of Bethel caught fire Monday night.KTUU-TV reported that a spokeswoman for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. says the $12.5 million center was expected to be completed next year.Spokeswoman Donna Bach said...
First Yukon River king salmon reach Canada

...Department of Fish and Game said the first Yukon River spawning king salmon have reached...salmon treaty.King salmon runs on the Yukon have declined dramatically and king salmon fishing is banned for the length of the Yukon.As of Sunday, 122,923 king salmon...


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