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Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...been able to concentrate resources when one begins.As the 555-acre Bolgen Creek Fire north of Fairbanks along the Steese Highway was winding down Wednesday, the Seaton Road House fire began and spread to both sides of the Alaska Highway about...
Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...they've covered only 5.3 square miles. They include the Bolgen Creek Fire covering almost 1 square mile along the Steese Highway between Circle and Central. Fire officials reported Wednesday afternoon that the 179 people assigned to the fire...
Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...near local railroad crossings and intersections. Crews paid special attention to a notoriously slick section of the Steese Highway between Chena Hot Springs Road and Farmers Loop that DOT workers have nicknamed "the luge."The brine trucks are...
What others say: Fairbanks pushes to make Interior compatible with military's role

...this simply by watching the traffic coming and going from Fort Wainwright's main gate, near Airport Way and the Steese Highway. It's one of the busiest crossroads in town, a tangible sign of all that economic activity.A downturn in that...
Man dies in Fairbanks vehicle accident

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A Fairbanks man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident on the Steese Highway Sunday night, Alaska State Troopers said. A witness told troopers a truck passing another vehicle struck the median, spun out...
State game managers restrict Fortymile caribou hunt

...corridor near a stretch of the Steese Highway where a couple hundred be at least one mile off the Steese Highway to shoot a caribou,'' said...the two-day season along the Steese Highway, forcing the closure of the season...
State closes Fortymile caribou winter hunt

...herd moved into the area near Eagle Summit along the Steese Highway, said Al Keech, a fish and wildlife technician...up a no-hunting corridor near the stretch of the Steese Highway where a couple hundred of caribou had gathered. The...
Murder trial bogs down over Miranda rights dispute claiming the suspect had been read his rights. Hamilton is accused of stabbing David Dixon to death in his Old Steese Highway residence on Nov. 24. Rebekah Dixon, the victim's wife, said she woke about 2:30 a.m. to find a man wearing...
Woodchucks among us: They really do live in Alaska

...Fort Wainwright. Bruce has seen them at the Chena River Flood Control Project and they have been spotted along the Steese Highway and Chena Hot Springs Road north of town. Bruce is about as close to a woodchuck expert as there is in Alaska. She...
Golf Report: Azzara brothers win men's Birch Ridge Cup; Weaver-Parker capture women's title

...Alaska Golf Trivia -- The northern most USGA rated golf course is North Star Golf Course located at Mile 4.5 of the Steese Highway in Fairbanks. * Erin's Tip of the Week -- compliments of Erin Bell, PGA assistant pro, Big Spring Golf Course...


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