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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...spring rain, combined with high temperatures and low humidity, have made the region a tinderbox. The Yukon Flats, the Tanana River Valley and the Copper River Basin remain under "red flag" alerts and burn bans because of the high danger of fire...
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...followed eight minutes later by veteran musher Aaron Burmeister of Nome. Tanana is near the confluence of the Yukon and Tanana rivers, and is 227 miles into this year's weather-changed route for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The winner of...
What others say: Reasons to keep Fort Wainwright's brigade

...Wainwright's brigade, from cold-weather readiness to training opportunities to access to massive range space south of the Tanana River opened up by the rail bridge recently built in Salcha. If history is any guide, Interior residents are likely to turn...
Summer in Alaska all about multi-tasking

...shouldn't be too hard, either, since I still have yet to take a float trip on the Chatanika River or paddle the Tanana River from Fairbanks to Nenana even though I've lived in Fairbanks for almost 25 years, but I'm hoping for something...
What others say: The village of Tanana needs Alaska's support

...Patrick "Scott" Johnson and Gabriel "Gabe" Rich.It also has wrenched Tanana, a small community sitting where the Tanana River meets the powerful Yukon.Tanana, too, is a victim in this crime. And Alaskans should recognize this.Curtis Sommer...
Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes just a few examples, we have repeatedly seen the agency seek to delay or halt development in NPR-A, near the Tanana River, at Kensington, at Usibelli, and in the offshore Arctic. EPA's cumulative actions, both in Alaska and elsewhere...
Fairbanks unicyclist completes 100-mile race

...began commuting to work on the Tanana River from his home on Rosie Creek on the Tanana River. The farthest he had ridden at...from Nenana to Fairbanks on the Tanana River."I wanted to get an idea of...
At least 24 winners in Nenana Ice Classic

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The goal of the contest is to guess exactly when the ice will give way on the Tanana River in the tiny community of Nenana, about 55 miles south of Fairbanks. Each guess takes a $2.50 ticket. The ice broke...
Fairbanks newest beach to open in June

...floating dock in between them and can be used to access the Tanana River.The beach at the bigger of the two lakes, which are remnant channels of the Tanana River created when a levy was built years ago, is going to...
Showshoe hares and moose interact to change browse

...resin droplets. In interior Alaska, studies along the Tanana River have shown that the combined browsing pressure of hares...affect vegetation dynamics. A computer model for the Tanana River floodplain of interior Alaska, published in the journal...


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