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Borough drops plan to access North Road gravel pit

...end up getting both roads built."The borough's project is on hold while administration works with the Alaska Department of Transportation to obtain a categorical exclusion, which would bypass the cost of an environmental impact study. The borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12/borough-drops-plan-to-access-north-r
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Voices of Alaska: General aviation helps Alaska's farms, businesses take off

...farms are spread far apart and they often have little to no roadway access. In fact, according to the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, roughly 82% of Alaska's communities are inaccessible by road. The highway system...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-07/voices-of-alaska-general-aviation
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Ice roads create slippery morning commute

...The district works with First Student, Alaska Department of Transportation, police and the borough to assess road...drop, the roads turn to a sheet of ice.Alaska Department of Transportation spokesperson Shannon McCarthy said in response...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/ice-roads-create-slippery-morning-co
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Icy roads create slippery commute

...icy roads, KPBSD spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff wrote in an email. The district works with First Student, Alaska Department of Transportation, police and the borough to assess road conditions to determine if a two-hour delay start or school closure...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/ice-roads-create-slippery-commute-1
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Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski

Several hundred gallons of drilling waste bound for the newly opened AIMM Technologies monofill site in Nikiski, splashed out of a truck, onto the Kenai Spur Highway and the parking lot of Charlie's Pizza whose owner, Steve Chamberlain, fought hard to keep the state from granting a permit for the site.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/truck-driver-spills-drilling-waste-i
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Apache unveils north road extension plans

Once the pavement ends past Mile 39 of the Kenai Spur Highway at Captain Cook State Park, an all-terrain vehicle trail continues along the Tyonek pipelines through the wetlands. A mile into the trail is a creek that is not navigable by vehicle.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
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Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...that they wouldn't have considered until recently - trucks loaded with massive tanks of salty brine.The Alaska Department of Transportation purchased a pair of roughly 2,000-gallon brine tanks three years ago and began using them consistently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-18/fairbanks-increasing-use-of-brine-fo
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Let there be light on Poppy Lane

...the grant agreement in place. Because the project will be completed on college property, involving an Alaska Department of Transportation right of way, and is in Soldotna city limits, the borough is working with all the parties involved to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/let-there-be-light-on-poppy-lane
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed to support its operations.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-13-1
Son's death weighing on family

After moving back to Soldotna at the end of August to begin a new job, the future looked bright for Connor Jezorski until tragedy struck. On his way to work at 7 a.m. Sept.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-15/sons-death-weighing-on-family
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