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Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

...truck accidents and this girl's death. The 1952 Seward Highway and the Sterling Highway were created by the Alaska Road Commission and have remained the same in Cooper Landing despite spending millions of dollars in environmental studies. The...
Nathan Dale Bagley

...years old. They lived in Anchorage for 10 years and in 1952 moved to Soldotna when his father took a job with the Alaska Road Commission building the Sterling Highway.He was a school teacher and taught mostly at Soldotna Middle school teaching Science...
In retirement, still trucking

...could go on such a budget. The clerk's first suggestion was Anchorage, and away he went. He approached the Alaska Road Commission with a job solicitation, and they hired him on the spot. He slept in a tiny bunk house out back of the commission's...
Gift helps watershed forum: $7,000 to go toward White House renovation

...building to be renovated is the historic "White House," built in 1955 by the Territorial Alaska Road Commission. Ralph Soberg, Alaska Road Commission general foreman responsible for peninsula road development in the 1940s and 1950s, occupied...
Peninsula Reflections

"Ralph Soberg, Alaska Road Commission general foreman 1955 by the Territorial Alaska Road Commission. A north-south section...Norwegian-born Ralph Soberg, Alaska Road Commission (ARC) general foreman...
Peninsula Reflections

...Richard in March. Maude and the girls flew up in May. (James had joined the Air Force). Jacob worked for the Alaska Road Commission and Maude as a cook for Joe and Alice Scarintino. They leased the restaurant portion of Sky Bowl. At that time the restaurant...
Money gives group a boost: Chevron donates $100,000 toward Kenai Watershed Forum project

...capacity building. The building to be renovated is the historic "White House," built in 1955 by the territorial Alaska Road Commission. In 1980, the state deeded to Soldotna 15 acres, including the White House, and early in 2009 the Watershed...
Peninsula Reflections

...used his horses for smoothing the surface. About 1945 Archie bought an Allis-Chalmers wheel-tractor and the Alaska Road Commission delivered a tow-behind grader for upkeep of the strip. The grader was retrieved in the early 1950s for use...
Dangerous mail trail holds significant past

...Commissioners. Two years later this became the Alaska Road Commission (ARC). The ARC rapidly became the main player...trails were inevitably abandoned. In 1939 the Alaska Road Commission finally quit maintaining its shelter cabins, ending...
Iditarod Trail centennial celebration kicks off in Seward

...America's Last Great Gold Rush Trail. Skibo said the year 2008 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Alaska Road Commission's efforts to open an overland route from Seward to Nome. First scouted in 1908, the Iditarod Trail was completed...


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