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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Transportation says the Dalton Highway has been reopened to limited traffic.The department Sunday announced the road to North Slope oil fields was opened at 8:30...
Unhinged Alaska: Silent night, heavenly light

...night of lonesomeness.It began as just another occasion where I ended up working along a high Arctic section of the Dalton Highway during a festive time of year. Vacation rotations work out that way sometimes and during particular spans of employment...
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...
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...
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...
Forward-thinking on LNG paying off for Talkeetna Lodge

...Alaska if the Interior Energy Project - the state-subsidized plan to develop a North Slope LNG supply chain down the Dalton Highway to Fairbanks - comes to fruition.Likewise if a commercial or state gas pipeline from the Slope to Southcentral is...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...because of the project's $5 billion price tag.The proposed Ambler road would stretch 200 miles west from the Dalton Highway, providing access for mining companies to harvest copper, zinc, lead and silver on the south slopes of the Brooks...
Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...resource access road, which could be built from the Dalton Highway to mineral exploration areas in the western Brooks...Parnell also proposed $5.09 million for continued Dalton Highway improvements and while this is a state-funded initiative...
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...


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