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Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

...Reese said.A continuation of work from last year, sections of the Seward Highway from Ingram Creek at the base of Turnagain Pass to Canyon Creek - 19.5 miles of highway - will be resurfaced.DOT is also studying options to make the section...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-24/construction-season-approaching-on-m
News
Seward Highway reopens, troopers searching for suspect

...started in Anchorage earlier in the day. Troopers had closed the highway from Mile 69.5 to Mile 73, in the area of Turnagain Pass, to search for a suspect. The victim was able to escape, however the suspect is believed to be armed and at large...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-07-20/troopers-close-seward-highway-search
News
Why haven't you died in an avalanche yet?

...Soldotna in early December. Later that bright, sunny day in March, six snowmachiners were killed in an avalanche at Turnagain Pass. There aren't many avalanche accidents. Avalanches are predictable. Accidents aren't. Bush pilots have accidents...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121401/out_1214010004.shtml
Outdoors
Local Trails

...peaceful break on your drive through the Chugach National Forest. How to find it: Along the Seward Highway from Turnagain Pass, or just past the Sterling Highway cutoff, access the trail from the south side at the designated parking area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/activities/2012-01-02/local-trails
Activities
Pioneer Potluck: About bears in Alaska cont'd?

...great time and it was time to head home and go to work in the morning. The trip usually took me three or four hours. Turnagain Pass was beautiful with the trees just starting to turn a nice shade of yellow and orange, and the fireweed and the wildflowers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2011-10-05/pioneer-potluck-a
Food
Storm flirts with area

...said motorists should continue to watch for wind, snow and icy roads if they are travelling, specifically along Turnagain Pass. "If they are planning on going up or down the Seward Highway, people should make sure their cars are prepared...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-26/storm-flirts-with-area
News
Blizzard warning for western Peninsula to carry into evening

...Moose Pass, according to the National Weather Service. The warning covers the area north of Moose Pass, including Turnagain Pass and eastern Turnagain Arm. The NWS expects 12 to 24 inches of snow during the storm, with east wind 40 to 65 mph...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-01/blizzard-warning-for-western-peninsu
News
Thanks for the help

We would like to thank all of the wonderful people who helped during my daughter's accident in Turnagain Pass last Thursday. The first to help were visitors from Wisconsin, one of whom was an EMT and stayed until the Troopers arrived...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081510/let_695537776.shtml
Opinion
Stay safe on peninsula's wintry roads

...you can check in with by phone. Cellular phone service is usually pretty good except for a short distance around Turnagain Pass. If the worst happens, at least the person you were checking in with will know approximately where you are on the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120609/ope_480033248.shtml
Skiers hopes dashed by weather

...option of connecting with the Iditarod Historic Trail, they could get in as much as 10 or 12 kilometers there. The trail is mostly flat. Cross-country skiers can also head to Turnagain Pass for a multitude of options, such as Summit Lake.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122200/out_1222000006.shtml
Outdoors

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