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  1. Road construction to tie up central peninsula this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... season on the Kenai," said Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesperson Shannon McCarthy. Both major arteries to Kenai from Soldotna - Kalifornsky Beach Road and the Kenai Spur Highway - will be under construction this ...

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  2. Alaska Mining Hall of Fame searches for new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... for miners in several communities, spending years on the Seward Peninsula and later moved to the copper boomtown of McCarthy. The museum is also working to establish an archive of papers from important Alaska miners. It has accepted records from the ...

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  3. Bethel highway repair begins as warm winter destroys state roads across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... it up; we're gonna shape it and get it in good shape. It'll be more of a gravel/recycled asphalt product," Shannon McCarthy, Department of Transportation spokesperson, explained. The road will stay in that condition with the city grading the product ...

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  4. DOT: All lanes of Glenn Highway on track to reopen for Monday morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... spent the weekend removing the broken girder, finishing early Sunday morning, said DOT spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy. Crews were also removing debris and disposing of the girder. The Artillery Road overpass remained closed for much of the day Sunday ...

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  5. Driver cited for load that damaged Glenn Highway overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... daily. "That is our best estimate," Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said Friday. "And that is our goal." A hole all the way through a girder can be seen on the Artillery Road overpass on the ...

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  6. The Latest: Glenn Highway bridge repair estimated at $1.8MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 23 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Department says a 200,000-pound (90,720-kilogram) girder could fall onto the highway. Spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy says emergency repairs are in the works that could remove the damaged span and allow the highway to reopen. Lanes of the Glenn Highway ...

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  7. New route for Glenn Highway commuters after day of frustration, unexpected bright spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... at 4 a.m. Friday, the Glenn Highway will be down to one lane near the North Eagle River Access Road, said Shannon McCarthy, spokesperson for DOT. Vehicles will follow the exit at Artillery Road, around the damaged bridge. Then, cars will go down ...

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  8. As bridge fix continues, Glenn Highway congestion could go on for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | APRN

    ... found is the whole thing was shattered, so the concrete is pulverized and it's not holding any weight anymore," McCarthy said. "And the most problematic part of it is that falling onto the southbound lanes." The bridge's clearance is listed at a ...

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  9. A Department of Transportation worker chips loose concrete from the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... structural integrity of the overpass, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said Thursday. "What's at risk now is it could fall," McCarthy said. "It's incredibly dangerous. We don't even want our ...

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  10. Avalanche-closed road to Hatcher Pass reopened, freeing stranded skiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... up here." Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said that the road had been cleared. On Wednesday morning, a team of DOT operators drove into the pass with two loaders, a ...

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  11. Related:There's plenty of fuel, food and beer. But people trapped by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to trigger smaller avalanches, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said. That's in hopes of reducing the pressure on the snowpack and avoiding large, naturally caused slides. The two men up at Gold ...

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  12. After avalanche, crews clear road to Hatcher PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 21 | APRN

    ... the debris until avalanche mitigation work could be done, Department of Transportation spokesperson Shannon McCarthy said. "They had just had 12 to 15 inches of new snow," McCarthy said. "That's that critical time within that 24 to 48 hours after a ...

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  13. Southbound Glenn Highway closed indefinitely after overpass damagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and oversize signage. It was also required to travel at a reduced speed and to travel only during non-peak hours, McCarthy wrote. When an overweight or oversize permit is requested, the agency shares information about which bridges will or won't fit ...

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  14. The thin line between Canada and AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... he called the happiest of his life, marking the border. After his crew tied in the final section of border east of McCarthy in 1914, he described his feelings for the raw wilderness work with a short telegram to his supervisor at the end of August ...

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  15. Rare home loss denies UAA women a shot at 4th straight GNAC hoops championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... two of them. "I give SPU the credit for taking the game to us - they were the better team tonight," UAA coach Ryan McCarthy said after the game. "They did the things it took to win, and we didn't. We missed too many free throws and layups, and you ...

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  16. Nanooks' Carpenter chosen for All-GNAC TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Patty Center. Alisha Breen, of Montana State Billings, was named Player of the Year. Alaska Anchorage's Ryan McCarthy received the Coach of the Year honor for the second year in a row and third time overall. Seattle Pacific's Jordan McPhee was ...

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  17. On eve of conference tourney, Wandersee, McCarthy pick up GNAC honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... news, because the No. 1 team is likely to host the West Region tournament next week. The good news? UAA coach Ryan McCarthy and Kodiak junior Hannah Wandersee were among four Seawolves earning postseason honors from the Great Northwest Athletic ...

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  18. JAHC: We - let the entire community down' at Wearable Arts ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... 21, 2018 board meeting. More than 100 people showed up to speak about the issue of cultural appropriation. (Alex McCarthy "Doragon" by Beth Bolander, modeled by Dani Gross, at the Wearable Art Show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. ...

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  19. The road to Hatcher Pass Friday, Feb 16, 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Emergency crews responding to an injured snowmachiner in the Talkeetna Mountains Thursday encountered a steep, switch-backed and unplowed road under more than a foot of snow. The Alaska Department of Transportation stopped plowing the road to Hatcher Pass on Feb. 11 due to the avalanche danger, spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said.

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  20. UAA women avenge only conference loss by pummeling Seattle PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "As you could imagine, our ladies were extremely hungry to play them after they beat us down there," UAA coach Ryan McCarthy said in a press release from UAA. "You could tell from the start tonight that we had a focus and intensity that our coaching ...

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