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4-H state horse competition wraps up

With a prom dress in one hand and cowboy boots in another, Chena Litzen, 17, was ready to take on her hectic Saturday. During the day, the team captain for North Wind Riders competed in the...
Sharing their horse sense

...Named the North Wind Riders, team captain Chena Litzen, 16, from Nikiski, placed third...Emma Osimowicz, 17, from Fairbanks. Chena compared their team's experience to the...peninsula gets set to host the event again, Chena said. "We want to get a lot of other...
What others say: Agreement between Fairbanks, railroad makes sense

...pedestrian/bike path on the north side of the Chena River.A review of the proposal shows...goal of a lengthy and continual path - the Chena River Walk - along nature's centerpiece...railroad land on the north side of the Chena.The segments total just more than one...
Chena River State Recreation Area to get makeover

...several construction projects planned for the Chena River State Recreation Area, including...5-mile Angel Rocks trail at Mile 49 Chena Hot Springs Road, where there will be...the top of the rocks to get a view of the Chena River valley. ''Right now we've got...
New machine to benefit Chena River

...Instead of being dumped back into the Chena River, minerals removed at the water treatment...long run, the quality of the water in the Chena will be enhanced.'' The Alaska Department...of water and solids were pumped into the Chena River each year. The two-story press...
alaska of evacuees headed westward down Chena Hot Springs Road on Sunday - some with...wildfire danger.Even after 18 years as a Chena Hot Springs Road resident, Charlotte Carpenter...serious. Flames could be seen from parts of Chena Hot Springs Road on Sunday, she said...
Frozen Chena River doubles as an ice bridge for drivers

...FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Leave it to intrepid drivers to use the frozen Chena River as a shortcut instead of taking the more circuitous asphalt...done by people driving smaller or more expendable cars. The Chena Ridge Road resident said he regularly uses the ice crossing...
Men use tow rope to fish yearling moose out of thawing Chena River

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A snowmachine ride on the Chena River turned into an unexpected fishing expedition Monday afternoon for Bret Helgeson when he pulled a yearling moose out of the...
Kenai Peninsula leads fight against elodea

...documented in Alaska in the Cordova area in the early 1980s, but wasn't to the point of concern. In 2010 it was discovered in the Chena Slough in Fairbanks taking up 80-90 percent of the growth space in a 10-mile stretch of the slough. The discovery led to...
Woman recounts terrifying ordeal with bear

...encountered the aggressive grizzly while hiking Thursday at Chena River State Recreation Area, east of Fairbanks. She said it...the encounter, she and her nieces had to hitchhike back to Chena Hot Springs Resort. They later hired a locksmith to open the...


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