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  1. Cleanup under way at sites along old pipeline that fueled Interior basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | APRN

    The cleanup contractor at the Timber Pump Station, about 10 miles north of Delta Junction, has begun excavating contaminated soil at the north end of the site where the old burn pit was located. Cleanup work began this month at a mothballed pump station near Delta Junction that was part of the old Haines to Fairbanks Pipeline.

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  2. Alaska Department of Natural Resources tracks bear that killed Anchorage teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | APRN

    Alaska's Department of Natural Resources is still searching for the black bear that killed 16-year-old Patrick Cooper on Sunday. Meanwhile, another bear attack has claimed the life of a worker and injured another in a gold mine near Delta.

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  3. African-American soldiers who helped build Alaska Highway honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | APRN

    Greely. Credit: Tim Ellis/KUAC Fort Greely and Delta Junction celebrated the Alaska Highway's 75th anniversary Saturday - and one of the soldiers who helped build it.

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  4. Hea s back: Former Gov. Murkowski pitches Alaska-Canada rail linkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | APRN

    Frank Murkowski is again pitching a rail link between Canada and Alaska, an old idea the former senator and governor worked on when he was in office. Now Murkowski is back, as a special envoy working under the current governor to get talks on the rail link on track.

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  5. Repair season under way on - just about every road in Alaska'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | APRN

    Workers and equipment will be busy on roadways throughout the state over the next few months, to get as much done as possible during Alaska's short construction season. The Alaska Department of Transportation's summer road-construction season has begun, with major projects in Fairbanks and on both the Richardson and Parks highways.

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  6. Closure of Interior's only dairy shows vulnerability of Alaska's food securityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | APRN

    The owners of the Northern Lights Dairy in Delta Junction plan to shut down the facility in the near future. The only commercial dairy in the Interior will soon shut down.

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  7. Wind-farm developer assails GVEA's refusal to buy more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | APRN

    Alaska Environmental Power's wind farm near Delta Junction produces about 2 megawatts with its two 900-kilowatt and one 100-kilowatt wind generators. Lawyers representing the Delta Wind Farm are asking state regulators to deny a tariff filed by Golden Valley Electric Association that argues the utility should not be required to buy more power from the wind farm.

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  8. Alaska Highway 75th anniversary events to include tribute to black soldiers' key roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | APRN

    A monument outside the Delta Junction Visitors Center marks the endpoint of the Alaska Highway - milepost 1422, some 1,422 miles from Dawson Creek, B.C. 75 years ago, the U.S. Army began work on a road to connect the far-flung territory of Alaska to the continental United States. This week, the town at the end of that road, Delta Junction, will consider a proposal to celebrate the Alaska Highway's 75th anniversary.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | KSKA

    An avalanche came down Mt. Juneau yesterday. Juneau's Emergency Programs Director Tom Mattice said there have been no reports of missing people, injuries or property damage.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | KSKA

    State wildfire officials report a rare winter incident in Delta Junction. An Alaska Division of Forestry post says a 20 by 50 ft.

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  11. Southcentrala s only meat packing plant up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | APRN

    Southcentral Alaska's only federally-approved meat packing plant, Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage in Palmer, is up for sale or lease.

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  12. Two Athabascan men join Standing Rock protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | KSKA

    On the chilly plains of North Dakota, organizers estimate that around 2,500 people are now gathered near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation to support the Great Sioux Nation, or Oceti Sakowin, in their efforts to stop an oil pipeline from crossing under the Missouri River near their reservation. The demonstrators, who call themselves water protectors, say they have been facing increasing violence from local law enforcement.

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  13. High-level U.S., Canadian military chiefs meet again to confer on Arctic training, operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | APRN

    A second Chinook helicopter carrying U.S. and Canadian general/admiral-ranking officers and their staffs kicks up dust Tuesday upon landing at Black Rapids Training Site after a flight from Eielson Air Force Base. Ten high-level U.S. and Canadian commissioned and noncommissioned officers toured the Army's Black Rapids Training Site in Delta Junction, Nov. 15. The event was part of an ongoing series of meetings intended to enable commanders of the two country's troops to operate jointly in the far north.

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