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  1. 'Nothing was as he expected': Trip to remote Interior Alaska ends in river rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On the North Fork Kuskokwim River, a remote stretch far from McGrath where almost no one goes, Vladimir Yakushin on Wednesday waved frantically from his small raft at a plane flying past. He was in trouble, trouble that suddenly seemed too big to get out of on his own.

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  2. A family's incredible story of surviving a plane crash in the Alaskan wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | NewsTarget.com

    ... the United States Marine Corps when their single-engine propeller plane slammed into a low mountain 37 miles west of McGrath, Alaska. When darkness fell, the Evanses tried to stay awake as they were afraid that if they fell asleep they would die of ...

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  3. Understaffed weather service scales back Alaska balloon launches that collect vital dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to working for a month without a break due to the staff shortages. He said one employee worked 145 days straight in McGrath, one of the six stations. While staff went to great lengths to sustain the balloon launches and attend to other duties, ...

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  4. Looking Back - Nov. 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... be the cost of filling a fuel tank in rural Alaska. Last November, a gallon of gas cost $3.98 in Tanana, $4.14 in McGrath, and $4.75 in Hughes, according to a state study. And it's only gone up since then. Gas was $4.69, $5.30 and $5.50, ...

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  5. How hip housing helped bring donuts to Anchorage's Spenard RoadRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 26 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... They're investing as well.' A couple different investments in the community that we could benefit from." Tom McGrath owns part of the building that houses Dipper Donuts. He started buying property in the area 30 years ago because he saw the ...

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  6. How hip housing helped bring donuts to SpenardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | APRN

    ... They're investing as well.' A couple different investments in the community that we could benefit from." Tom McGrath owns part of the building that houses Dipper Donuts. He started buying property in the area 30 years ago because he saw the ...

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  7. Iditarod committee says Dallas Seavey's sled dogs failed drug testRead the original story

    Monday Oct 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Dallas Seavey, pictured at then 2016 Iditarod Willow restart, was the first musher into McGrath. After weeks of speculation over a top Iditarod contender doping sled dogs, the race's governing body has announced the name of the musher.

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  8. 60 Inch ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... above knee-high but was moving so fast that it sloshed over the tops of the waders. It was worth it, Jesse said. Deb McGrath likes to go harvest a moose early in the hunting season before the bulls enter the rut. This year ended up being a ...

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  9. 49 Voices: Carlos Godfrey of AnchorageRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | APRN

    Today we're hearing from Carlos Godfrey in McGrath. Godfrey works for the National Weather Service and is based in Anchorage.

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  10. Ask a Climatologist: Fairbanks records early first freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | APRN

    ... than normal. But some places where you normally would have expected a freeze they actually haven't had one yet - in McGrath and Talkeetna, places that normally by the first week of September, they've already had freezing temperatures. Brian: A lot ...

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  11. 49 Voices Brittney Anderson of McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | APRN

    ANDERSON: I don't know what my first impression was. There were a lot of people out and I thought there was an awful lot of activity for such a small town.

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  12. Sidelined ferry bid deadline delayed - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... deadline has been extended to allow a potential buyer more time to examine the ship. (Creative Commons photo by Ted McGrath ) The state has pushed back the bid deadline for the ferry Taku until Sept. 15. That's because a potential buyer wants more ...

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  13. Alaska Residents -- Stake your own parcel of State LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | DNR Public Notices

    ... area. The Granite Mountain staking area is located along the Kuskokwim River approximately 45 miles southwest of McGrath and 40 miles northeast of Stony River. The Mount Ryan II area has relatively easy access via ATVs on existing trails, and is ...

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  14. Science and culture merge as one at summer camp on the KwethlukRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... who use the fish.' I learned that there are people all the way from the mouth of the river to the headwaters above McGrath. All people want to use the fish, and all the villages are by the river, not away from it," said Charles, speaking in Yup'ik. ...

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  15. PenAir files for bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    PenAir officials said in a statement released Monday the Chapter 11 reorganization won't affect scheduled flights in Alaska, where the company serves eight communities: Unalaska, Cold Bay, King Salmon, Sand Point, Dillingham, St. Paul, St. George, and McGrath. The bankruptcy filing comes two months after PenAir canceled daily freight service to Unalaska, citing declining revenue from its contract with the U.S. Postal Service.

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  16. The joy of returning to an Alaska hunter's favorite placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a mountain hunt for Dall sheep in the Wrangells, black bear hunting out of Petersburg, a float trip for moose in the McGrath area, a brown bear hunt on the Alaska Peninsula, caribou hunting on the North Slope of the Brooks Range, Sitka black-tailed ...

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  17. 3 Interior Alaska towns just had their warmest month on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the Interior Alaska towns of Bettles, Tanana and McGrath, July was the warmest calendar month ever recorded, the National Weather Service reported Tuesday. Rick Thoman, climate science and services manager for the weather service in Alaska, said the towns didn't record any sort of heat wave or unusually scorching temperatures in July, but there were persistently warm days and warm nights.

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  18. North Central fires in 2012 put Troy cops on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2012 | Albany Times Union

    ... will have firefighters patrolling in marked vehicles, Mayor Lou Rosamilia said. Republican Councilman Mark McGrath asserted that the blazes were set in retaliation for court testimony, though he declined to share more specific details. "It's a ...

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  19. Ask a Climatologist: Utqiagvik ends above normal temperature streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | APRN

    ... everyone else is at, or slightly above, normal. Anchorage is about half a degree above normal. Fairbanks, Bethel and McGrath are about two degrees above normal. And then over on the west coast in Nome and Kotzebue, it's about five degrees above ...

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  20. State fights, monitors 15 SW firesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... they're busy fighting or monitoring 15 fires burning in southwest Alaska. The fires have burned 65 square miles from McGrath to Dillingham. They began after lighting strikes. The division says firefighters are staffing five fires and monitoring the ...

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