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Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...along the Steese Highway was winding down Wednesday, the Seaton Road House fire began and spread to both sides of the Alaska Highway about 50 miles northwest of the Canada border.Firefighters responded with an attack with aircraft that dropped 30...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...people assigned to the fire had it 60 percent contained. The Seaton Roadhouse Fire, burning on both sides of the Alaska Highway about 50 miles northwest of the Canada border, on Thursday was estimated at nearly 500 acres, or just under 1 square...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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Lyle Douglas Cole

...Russell was born. Lyle graduated from High School in San Fernando in 1948. In 1949 he and a friend drove up the Alaska Highway in a 1929 Chevy with a homemade tent trailer. In 1950-51 he worked at Libby's Cannery in Kenai and was engineer...

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Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...a ferry ride to Skagway, we drove north. It was evening by the time we dropped off two bikes in Teslin, on the Alaska Highway. A man we met as we were locking up our bikes next to a gas station told us the night was the coldest the Yukon had...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-30/semi-southeast-adventure-paddlin
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The long road to recovery

...arrived in Kenai. "This motorcycle is so comfortable to ride on the freeway or highway," he said. ... "(The) Alaska Highway (is) sometimes under construction for several miles." Along the way he educated dozens of groups and audiences...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-25/the-long-road-to-recovery
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Son's death weighing on family

...Transportation and Public Facilities released in August, traffic crashes killed 56 Alaskans during 2010 and one person died on Alaska highways every 6.5 days.A 2011 study from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services lists unintentional injuries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-15/sons-death-weighing-on-family
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Mrs. Esther Lily Mulcahy Foode

...Bank of Anchorage.In 1970 Esther, Bob and their family left Alaska and took a yearlong vacation, driving down the Alaska Highway visiting all the national parks west of the Mississippi. The Mulcahy family wintered in San Patricio, Mexico and...

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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's second season, that of road construction, is upon us. The Parks Highway will get a major facelift starting this year, with a dozen projects along the entirety of the Anchorage-Fairbanks link.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-24/construction-season-approaching-on-m
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Water recedes behind Valdez avalanche

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska highway officials say water continues to recede from behind an avalanche that blocked road access to Valdez.The avalanche Jan. 24 dammed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-30/water-recedes-behind-valdez-avalanch
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3 motorcyclists killed in Glenn Highway accident

...ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Three motorcyclists are dead and another is injured following a crash Saturday night on a key Alaska highway north of Anchorage. Alaska State Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain says the four motorcyclists struck a vehicle on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-04/3-motorcyclists-killed-in-glenn-high
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