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Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes, strong response

...wildfire Sunday afternoon closed the Parks Highway and forced the evacuation of about...between Miles 60 and 80.7 of the Parks Highway. The community is bordered on the...Community Center at Mile 69.7 mile Parks Highway.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-14/willow-fire-prompts-evacuation-of-ho
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Forecast has crews battling wildfires on high alert

...started Sunday and has blackened 12 square miles along the Parks Highway, the main route between Anchorage and Fairbanks.Through...unincorporated community of 2,000 spread along 20 miles of the Parks Highway. Roads lace the forest and lead to smatterings of cabins...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/forecast-has-crews-battling-wildfire
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...associations washed away, Vinter focuses instead on giving the dog a fresh start.Touring her property just off the Parks Highway, Vinter, originally from California, explained how she ended up living amid dozens of sled dogs in the Alaska wilderness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-13
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Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

...the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.More than 2,000 rural residents are spread along about 20 miles of the Parks Highway, which was intermittently closed.The blaze has been dubbed the Sockeye Fire for the avenue in Willow where it started...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/willow-wildfire-quickly-grows-forces
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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

...construction, is upon us.The Parks Highway will get a major facelift starting...Bailey."Almost all of the (Parks Highway) projects are safety improvements...for July through September on Parks Highway miles 123-146. Delays of up...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-24/construction-season-approaching-on-m
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UAF Catholic Priest arrested on drugs, weapons charges

...Fairbanks was spotted driving into the oncoming lane of the Parks Highway and charged with driving under the influence, according...complaint, a trooper on Monday stopped Thomson at Mile 228 Parks Highway near McKinley Village about 134 miles south of Fairbanks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-27-1
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Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...noted that road conditions weren't as big a factor then, since Fairbanks was a much more compact community. The Parks Highway, for example, didn't exist."Even though we've seen these cycles, it was in a much different cultural and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-18/fairbanks-increasing-use-of-brine-fo
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Forward-thinking on LNG paying off for Talkeetna Lodge

...lower-cost natural gas."The long-term hope of course was thinking that there might be a pipeline coming down the Parks Highway so we were pre-deployed and ready to tap into that if need be," he said.The lodge's location just outside of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-19/forward-thinking-on-lng-paying-off-f
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Injured musher won't race in the Iditarod this year

...of ice under that, but the highways were pretty much dry." The team took off on a trail that runs parallel to the Parks Highway. After about 14 miles, at about 7:30 p.m., they were along a section of trail that's just 4 to 6 feet from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-29-0
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What others say: Conversation about alcohol abuse, DUI issues overdue

...while intoxicated in particular, takes on our communities. Ms. Stryhn was riding her bicycle on Coal Street in the Parks Highway town about 120 miles south of Fairbanks. When she was hit by a vehicle, she was only about a block from her work...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-22/what-others-say-conversation-abou
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