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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...
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...
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...
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...
Warm weather plays havoc with Interior trapping

...attention to them.'' There are some trappers having some luck, Barrette said. He knows of two who trap off the Steese Highway who have caught ''three or four wolves and a couple of wolverines,'' he said. Another trapper he knows has caught...
Milne wins Quest red lantern; race ends

...turning black,'' he said. It took Milne 10 hours to make the 33-mile run over Eagle Summit from Central to the Steese Highway Mile 101 dog drop. He said getting down was the hard part. ''The trail was completely gone,'' Milne said...
Oct. 30, 2001 The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner highlights the drunk driving problem in Alaska

...and brave -- method to get out the anti-drunk driving message in Fairbanks. He put on display at the corner of Steese Highway and Third Street his daughter Heather's crumpled 1991 Toyota Camry. Seventeen-year-old Heather was driving...


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