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  1. As warm summer continues, Deadhorse ties record high temperatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A weather station that sits in the hub of Alaska's North Slope oil fields tied its all-time high temperature Sunday, though it comes with a couple of caveats. A little after 3:30 in the afternoon, the mercury in thermometers at Deadhorse topped out at the 82-degree mark, according to the National Weather Service .

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  2. As warm summer continues, Deadhorse sets new record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A little after 3:30 in the afternoon, the mercury in thermometers at Deadhorse topped out at the 82-degree mark, according to the National Weather Service . That's the highest temperature ever recorded at the community, situated near the Arctic Ocean and well above the Arctic Circle -- though official records only extend back 20 years, the weather service said.

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  3. Pair to ride 12,000 miles to benefit veteransRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | KeysNews.com

    ... and multiple overseas deployments. Originally from Alaska and friends since elementary school, they are travelling Deadhorse, Alaska, to attend their 20-year reunion in Wasilla.

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  4. Alaska's Dalton Highway ReopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Transport Topics

    Alaska's "road to the bank" is back in operation after an 18-day closing caused by flooding off the northern slope of the Brooks Range that occurred when mid-May temperatures hit 70 degrees and much of the spring break-up of ice happened suddenly. The James Dalton Highway, or Route 11, reopened June 5 after engineers were able to divert water back into the Sagavanirktok, or Sag River, and then repair the northern stretch of the 414-mile road from Livengood, Alaska, northwest of Fairbanks, to Deadhorse, south of Prudhoe Bay.

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  5. Alaska road used to haul oil supplies reopens after floodingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    ... Dubbed the Haul Road, the Dalton is a 414-mile, often desolate stretch that begins near Fairbanks and leads to Deadhorse, the oil-industry town serving Prudhoe Bay. It can be treacherous in winter, and has been featured on the cable show "Ice Road ...

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  6. Alaska oil haul road reopens after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    This photo provided by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities shows trucks moving along the reopened Dalton Highway outside of Deadhorse, Alaska on Friday, June 5, 2015. The only road available for hauling supplies to Alaska's North Slope oil fields has reopened following unprecedented flooding that intermittently closed portions of it for more than two months.

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  7. Dalton To Re-Open, But Repairs Still NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | APRN

    ... Northern Region Director Dave Miller says erosion repairs between Dalton Highway mile posts 356 and 414, south of Deadhorse, have progressed well since water levels began dropping late last week. Miller provided an update on the Dalton's status ...

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  8. Haul road to reopen after limited impact to Slope operationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Dalton Highway is scheduled to reopen June 5, with the completion of repairs to flood damage, said Meadow Bailey, spokeswomen for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The highway is a vital supply link to North Slope producing fields that has been closed for an extended period due to flooding of the Sagavanirktok River near northern end of the road at Deadhorse.

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  9. Dalton Highway Still Closed, But Repairs UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | APRN

    ... on when the road will be able to be re-opened." The closure extends from mile 335, all the way to mile 412 near Deadhorse. Bailey says repairs have been focused on at either end of the closed section, laying culverts, filling in erosion and ...

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  10. Texas & Alaska Floods: El Nino & Hot Oceans Start a Year of Hellish Weather. It Will Get Worse.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... flooding of multiple rivers cut off the north slope's main road, the Dalton highway, oil fields and the airport in Deadhorse, Alaska. Workers were cut off from the north slope oil fields. The extraordinary Alaskan heat combined with heat in the ...

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  11. Dalton Highway repairs underway after floodwaters dropRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Road crews began repairing the flood-battered Dalton Highway on Alaska's North Slope over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing hope to Deadhorse hotels and work camps forced to fly in supplies after spring melting ripped away portions of the road to some of the nation's largest oil fields. State officials said Tuesday they had no idea when the northern end of the 415-mile gravel route to Prudhoe Bay, closed for eight days after severe flooding along its last 25 miles, would reopen.

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  12. Severe Flooding Cuts Off Lone Road to Alaska's OilfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Marine News

    Alaska's lone road to North Slope oil field operations remains closed for the third time in two months while emergency crews continue to redirect flooding from an adjacent river, state officials said on Friday. Alaska Governor Bill Walker's office said he would sign a second disaster proclamation while in Deadhorse, the base of operations for several oilfields, after a three-day tour of drill sites that included a fly-over of the flooded area.

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  13. Gov. Walker strengthens ties with oil industry in Slope tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... into the Lisburne Reservoir in Prudhoe Bay on Friday, May 22, 2015. With Walker is BP employee Frank Paskavan. DEADHORSE -- Known for having an adversarial relationship with the oil industry as a private attorney, Bill Walker made his first trip as ...

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  14. Dalton Flooding: DOT Digs Trenches to Keep Airport OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | APRN

    Melt water from extensive overflow along the Sag River began flowing across the road last weekend, resulting in an initial closure Sunday effecting miles 375 to 410, south of Deadhorse, and the Prudhoe Bay oilfield. The closed area was expanded about 40 miles on the south end, and a few miles to Deadhorse on the north side, Tuesday, as water began impacting additional sections of the highway.

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  15. Portion of Dalton Highway to remain closed until next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    About 80 miles of the Dalton Highway north of the Brooks Range will remain closed until at least next week because of flooding. Anchorage television station KTUU reports the highway is closed from Mile 334.5 to Mile 413, or at the edge of the community of Deadhorse, because of flooding from the Sagavanirktok River.

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  16. Severe flooding cuts off lone road to Alaska's oilfield operationsRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Reuters

    May 22 Alaska's lone road to North Slope oil field operations remains closed for the third time in two months while emergency crews continue to redirect flooding from an adjacent river, state officials said on Friday. Alaska Governor Bill Walker's office said he would sign a second disaster proclamation while in Deadhorse, the base of operations for several oilfields, after a three-day tour of drill sites that included a fly-over of the flooded area.

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  17. Why it will be a warmer Memorial Day in Fairbanks than in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Mashable

    A series of atmospheric events, beginning with El NiA o and a string of powerful Northwest Pacific typhoons, have led to record heat across much of Alaska. The heat has caused rapid snowmelt that flooded the crucial oil trucking route between Fairbanks and Deadhorse, Alaska, which may jeopardize oil production in Prudhoe Bay.

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  18. 'Epic' flooding on Dalton Highway hinders North Slope oil operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Dalton Highway is washed out south of Deadhorse on Thursday, May 21, 2015. The nearby Sag River has overflowed the road, cutting off the main supply route for the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.

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  19. Alaska Communications Partners With Quintillion Holdings To Acquire North Slope Fiber NetworkRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Fiber Optics Online

    ... to all telecom service providers." This expansion by Quintillion contemplates a new fiber-optic connection between Deadhorse, on Alaska's North Slope, and Fairbanks, and the construction of a subsea fiber connection from Prudhoe Bay to Nome, making ...

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  20. Alaska Communications, Quintillion purchase North Slope dark fiber networkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | America's Network

    ... telecom service providers." Part of Quintillion's planned expansion includes a new fiber-based connection between Deadhorse, on Alaska's North Slope, and Fairbanks, and the construction of a subsea fiber connection from Prudhoe Bay to Nome, two ...

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