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  1. NTSB report: Plane failed 2 takeoff attempts before crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... pilot and injured two passengers, KTUU-TV reported . Colt Richter was flying for Regal Air to FBI Lake in the Skwentna area, carrying a woman, her 2-year-old son and cargo. The float-equipped DHC-2 Beaver lost control during the climb after takeoff ...

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  2. NTSB: Cargo of floatplane in fatal Willow crash included masonry mortar and propaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A floatplane that crashed July 18 on a chartered flight from Willow Lake was carrying masonry mortar, several totes full of food and two propane tanks, according to a new report from the National Transportation Safety Board. The single-engine de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver was on a commercial, chartered flight from Willow Lake to a lake north of Skwentna.

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  3. Troopers identify man killed in airplane crash near WillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Richter was flying for Regal Air. Troopers say he took off from Willow Lake and planned to fly with cargo and two passengers to FBI Lake in the Skwentna area.

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  4. 24-year-old Anchorage pilot killed in Mat-Su plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... flying for Regal Air. He took off at Willow Lake with cargo and two passengers and was en route to a lake in the Skwentna area. Troopers said the two passengers were believed to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The crash was just west of ...

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  5. Yentna River at moderate flood stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | KTNA

    ... stage, one level below minor flooding. According to projections from the Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center, the Skwentna could enter minor flood stage. The Talkeetna River is also listed at action stage where it is crossed by the railroad bridge. ...

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  6. Interior Alaska's once numerous fishwheels dwindle in numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... upstream into Canada. Fishwheel usage eventually spread to other river systems, including the Copper, Kuskokwim and Skwentna Rivers. Athabascans and Westerners both used fishwheels, and in 1918 there were 393 fishwheels operating along the Yukon and ...

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  7. Searchers find body of man missing east of SkwentnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers say the body of 67-year-old William Mazoch was recovered Thursday in a log jam in the Lake Creek area.

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  8. Search underway for man missing from property near SkwentnaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A search is underway for a man missing from rural property near a lake east of Skwentna in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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  9. Most Improved Musher' Ryan Redington leads Iditarod frontrunners into NikolaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Jake Berkowitz . Seavey is racing without his 2017 Golden Harness winner. The musher dropped Pilot way back in Skwentna, his son Danny Seavey wrote on the iditaride.com website . Also missing: Mitch's son Dallas. The younger Seavey, who won the race ...

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  10. Redington, Pettersson and Seavey first into Skwentna checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mitch Seavey feeds his dogs shortly after arriving at the Skwentna checkpoint Sunday night in the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. A few dozen fans and onlookers were gathered when the first musher's blue-headlamp emerged out of the darkness and headed toward the race checkers under a welcome banner.

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  11. Golden Harness winner is out of Iditarod, but Seavey stays with lead packRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to victory last year. Pilot, the winner of the 2017 Golden Harness award as the race's top lead dog, was dropped in Skwentna, Seavey's son Danny reported on the ididaride.com website . Skwentna is 83 miles into the 1,000-mile race to Nome. Seventy ...

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  12. Zoya DeNure scratches in Skwentna, first scratch of 2018 IditarodRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | APRN

    According to a statement from the Iditarod, DeNure decided to scratch for personal health reasons. She arrived at the Skwentna checkpoint just after 3 a.m. this morning with 15 dogs on the line.

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  13. DeNure scratches as mushing royalty - " Redington, Seavey, Zirkle - " ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Trail Sled Dog Race in Willow on Sunday. (Bill Roth / ADN) Zoya DeNure, 41, scratched at 7:49 a.m. Monday in the Skwentna checkpoint, citing "personal health reasons." DeNure has finished the race twice in seven attempts. Mushers began leaving ...

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  14. Iditapod: Race day 2, plus Rookie of the Year contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | APRN

    Mitch Seavey feeds his dogs shortly after arriving at the Skwentna checkpoint Sunday night in the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In less than 24 hours, the Iditarod front-runners have made it to the Finger Lake checkpoint, 123 miles into the 1,000-mile race.

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  15. Fish Factor: Us-Canadian impasse a first for halibut allocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... for diesel fuel to be delivered via a 315-mile pipeline from Cook Inlet, including along the Iditarod trail from Skwentna to Finger Lake. Waste materials from the mine, called tailings, would be stored in a manmade pond held back by a 475-foot main ...

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  16. Suggested catches of Pacific halibut decrease this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... for diesel fuel to be delivered via a 315-mile pipeline from Cook Inlet, including along the Iditarod Trail from Skwentna to Finger Lake. The pipeline would cross streams for anadromous and resident fish species at 77 locations. Waste materials from ...

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  17. Stranger-than-fiction manhunt ends in SkwentnaRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Around noon on April 30, two Alaska State Troopers advanced on a remote log cabin in Skwentna, Alaska. It was cloudy and only a few degrees above freezing.

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