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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...flames.Hundreds of fires are dotting the state even now, including growing blaze of about 1 square mile near the Yukon River village of Nulato. Thick smoke has made air evacuations impossible, forcing some in the small Athabascan Alaska Native...
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...villages were taken to other communities as a precaution for elders, children and medically vulnerable people.In the Yukon River village of Nulato, dozens of the Athabascan community's 250 residents fled on boats to other communities last week...
Alaska LNG exports to non-free-trade countries authorized

...fuels, without specific reference to Alaska. "They didn't say 'oh, this with Cook Inlet,' or 'this, with the Yukon River.' There's nothing site-specific about Alaska," Persily said. Alaska LNG external affairs manager Kim Fox said...
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

...before being released. That calf rejoined the herd after about two weeks.The next step is to add 29 bulls to the heard in time for the late July breeding season. Those animals will be barged down the Tanana and Yukon rivers from Nenana.
Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...humidity in place is expected to continue this week in eastern Interior Alaska. Red flag warnings remain in effect for the Yukon River Flats and surrounding uplands, Fortymile River country, the Deltana-Tanana flats, and the Eastern Alaska Range...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...late June and early July came an unusual five days of dry winds wheezing from the Brooks Range and the uplands of the Yukon River. The fires, born of lightning strikes in May and June, "were fanned into conflagrations," Richmond wrote.Fairbanks...
Trooper at center of Palin probe loses police certificate

...Wooten's last post was in the western Alaska village of Emmonak, 10 miles from the Bering Sea at the mouth of the Yukon River.Information from: KTUU-TV,
Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Game's reintroduction of wood bison to the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers area has made the news lately. It's truly in the meadows and woodlands of the Lower Innoko/Yukon Rivers.Sam Cotten is the Commissioner of the Alaska Department...
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

...been disqualified. Aliy Zirkle was the first musher to leave the checkpoint at Tanana, and was traveling down the Yukon River on the race's longest stretch between checkpoints. The next checkpoint is in Ruby, 119 miles from Tanana. She left...
Seaveys take top spots in Nome

...the "warm, warm, warm winter" and conditions on the Yukon River, he said. In fact, a snowmobile sank on thin ice on...easy run that a lot of people had anticipated for the Yukon River." Seavey's father, Mitch, finished in second place...


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