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Subsistence Alaska village fights mining road

...crossings, including over the Alatna River, where Allakaket residents fish. The proposed road would span from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska, The Fairbanks News-Miner reportedSunday. The road is being...
Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

...the fire was about three-quarters of a mile from the pipeline but winds shifted and pushed it farther from the Dalton Highway and TAPS. Alyeska has moved three water spray units with 1,000-gallon water storage bladders and earthmoving...
Tyonek fire burns 3 structures

...Buist said.Far to the north in interior Alaska, 16 smokejumpers worked to protect buildings from a fire east of the Dalton Highway at the Yukon River Bridge. Structures west of the highway, including a restaurant and cabins, could be in the fire's...
Voices of Alaska: Budgeting with Alaskan opportunity in view

...dollars are flooding into oilfield investment, creating new opportunities for Alaskans. More trucks are hauling on the Dalton Highway, and more aircraft fly in and out of Deadhorse. The new oil tax law is keeping businesses, shops and Alaskan workers...
It won't be long now ...

...along her outdoor flower pots.I recall one time when I was away from the south bank of Brooks Range area of the Dalton Highway for just over a week and returned to discover a radically changed environment. I'm talking seemingly instant full...
Memories of the high Arctic

...sleeping in late. Case in point: Last week, while digging through one of the journals I kept while working along the Dalton Highway and pipeline, some June entries caught my eye. The notes made me feel like a primo wuss for grumping about what...
Oregon man takes lonely trek across Brooks Range

...miles of the trek from the Northwest coast to the Dalton Highway during four months in 2007.Metz, who grew up hiking...logging roughly 300 miles as the crow flies from the Dalton Highway to the border of Canada's Yukon Territory in two...
Geologists find use in minerals survey

...six-fold increase from the $498,000 allocated last year. The "core shack" at the Hotspot rest stop along the Dalton Highway about 2½ hours north of Fairbanks is filled with the latest technology from GPS mapping tools to something that can...
$871M DOT budget includes roads, airports, more

...million is being requested for a road reaching from the Dalton Highway to Umiat. The project is multi-phased, allocated to a project that aims to connect the Dalton Highway to the Ambler mining district. This allocation would...
Gov.'s budget includes $10.5M toward roads to resources

...could access this road instead of connecting to the Dalton Highway, he said. The study does identify a variety of potential...the west or east. It may span 200 miles from the Dalton Highway to the east, or it may stretch 250 miles from the...


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