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  1. Iditarod: the ceremonial startRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Critical Section

    ... dogs. Each team can rest or run whenever or however they please, but they must take one 24-hour rest (usually at McGrath or Takotna), then one 8-hour rest somewhere along the Yukon river (Cripple, Ruby, or Galena), and one final 8-hour rest at White ...

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  2. Repeat champions Best, Johnston impress in Iditarod Trail InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Iditarod Trail Invitational welcomed its first runner to McGrath on Friday morning, and it was no surprise who it was. Dave Johnston of Willow, one of Alaska's best ultra-runners, captured his fourth straight title in the 350-mile race from Knik Lake to McGrath.

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  3. Second wildfire of the year reported in Mat-Su, raising fears for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... was when we started getting (fires) in mid-April," said Norm McDonald, state fire management officer for Mat-Su and McGrath. "And then over the last few years that's changed to mid-March and now the end of February." McDonald said 2015 was the first ...

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  4. Anchorage cyclist wins Iditarod Trail InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | APRN

    Anchorage cyclist Tim Berston has won the Iditarod Trail Invitational 350 mile human powered race between Knik and McGrath. Bernston peddled his fat bike into the Kuskokwim River village Monday afternoon, clocking a time of just under 2 days.

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  5. It's time for Alaska to end extreme predator-control measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... other administrative costs that are not reported, or the huge amount spent for predator-control research in the McGrath area over the past 15 years. Predator control has a long and controversial history in Alaska. Over the years a few things have ...

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  6. Inaugural Fat Bike Expo starts Friday, followed by Iditarod Trail InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    After all, it was just a year ago that Anchorage cyclist John Lackey pedaled 350 miles on the Iditarod trail to McGrath in the jaw-dropping time of 1 day, 18 hours, 32 minutes, demolishing the race record by 10 hours, 11 minutes, which, until Lackey's ride, was some 14 hours faster than the second-fastest time in race history. Now compare Lackey's time to Aliy Zirkle, who led the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race into McGrath two years ago behind 15 dogs.

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  7. Aklestad, Johnson lead on a snowy Iron Dog trail - with only one scratchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... are moving much slower - but at least they're moving. Rookies Barney Anselment of Takotna and Dietrich Nikolai of McGrath headed toward their hometowns Monday afternoon, having averaged just 16 mph over the first 310 trail miles. Compare that to ...

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  8. Iron Dog rookie from Nome has high hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | APRN

    ... snowmachine. Pomrenke's success in gold mining, along with some arm-twisting by his partner Amos [A-mus] Cruise of McGrath, helped convince him to enter this year's race. "Amos actually works for me through the summer," said Pomrenke. "He's the one ...

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  9. With Johnson and Aklestad leading, Iron Dog racers stream out of McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    If there is strength in numbers, the Iron Dog snowmachine race was looking mighty strong Monday as a mob of drivers piled up in McGrath taking layovers of varying lengths. As of 10 a.m., 37 of the 40 two-driver teams remaining in the race were bunched up in the town of 350 on the south bank of the Kuskokwim River, resting after an unusually smooth journey across the snow-covered Farewell Burn that in recent years has been pockmarked by long stretches of bare ground.

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  10. Against loss: A pledge to honor Doug Demarest with actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... friends is best, and will help promote conversation and accountability. Here is the UK pledge: Luc Mehl grew up in McGrath and lives in Anchorage. He plays outside whenever he can and was a paddling partner of Doug Demarest. The views expressed here ...

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  11. Community and military brothers join forces to search for snowmachinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The search for a missing 24-year-old snowmachiner continued Thursday in an Interior Alaska village with help from the local community, family members, government agencies and his U.S. Marine Corps brothers. Casey Graham was on leave from his North Slope job when he traveled to his hometown of McGrath on Dec. 9, his older sister Megan Conner said.

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  12. Search continues for missing snowmachiner near McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    McGrath SAR members chain sawing away ice so that a new area of the river bottom can be checked. Notice the frosted trees -- common near open water in cold weather.

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  13. Missing Anchorage man's snowmachine found in Kuskokwim RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 24-year-old Anchorage snowmachiner is missing and state troopers say his snowmachine has been found in the Kuskokwim River. A McGrath-based wildlife trooper was told that Casey Graham was overdue from a snowmachine trip Thursday afternoon by one of Graham's family members, troopers reported in an online dispatch.

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  14. AC Quickstop begins plans for Bethel liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... said the company understands the role of alcohol in rural Alaska. "We have stores in Nome. We have a liquor store in McGrath, Alaska. We have a store in King Salmon. So we understand the sensitivity in the community," Pickett said, "And we're doing ...

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  15. Delaney Reece takes smallbore title, Lathrop wins MAC team rifle titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... and starts over again," the West Valley coach continued. "She kind of resets herself." Eberhardt's teammate, Kelcy McGrath, shot 559 to place fourth in the smallbore, one day after she gained the air rifle individual title. "Just focusing and paying ...

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  16. Lathrop shooters lead region rifle meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Kelcy McGrath and MaLinda Malendafant went 1-2 in the standing air rifle on Friday, propelling Lathrop High School to the first-day lead in the Region VI Rifle Championships in the E.F. Horton Range in the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center.

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  17. Weather warnings scaled back as Bering Sea storm weakensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... storm warnings in effect until 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, in a smaller area roughly bounded by Nome, Kotzebue and McGrath. The upper Kobuk, Noatak and Koyukuk valleys were also covered by the warnings, which included up to 2 inches of snow and winds ...

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  18. No surprise: Alaska can't afford raises for its top officials, board saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... up to keep politics out of the process for setting pay, but that's never really worked, said commission chair Tom McGrath of Anchorage. From the start, Gov. Sarah Palin weighed in on the process. "She said, 'I don't care what you do, but you can't ...

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  19. Alaska governor: We need more oil drilling to pay for climate change damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    Yep. In an interview with the BBC's Matt McGrath, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker just made perhaps the most remarkable statement I've ever encountered. "We are in a significant fiscal challenge.

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  20. Cook Inlet gas reviewRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | Petroleum News

    ... from exports of LNG to Japan by Resource Energy Inc.; from the supply of gas to the Donlin Creek gold mine near McGrath; and from the delivery of LNG to the greater Fairbanks area. For the new study a team of three reservoir engineers used publicly ...

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