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  1. Explorers 2014: Exploration licensing program still draws interestRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Petroleum News

    ... to leases. The Susitna basin covers a broad swath of land west of the Susitna River between the community of Skwentna and the Parks Highway communities of Willow and Houston. In January 2011, the state issued a 10-year license in the Healy basin to ...

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  2. Upper Valley Flood Advisory ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | KTNA

    ... now expects rivers that drain the Alaska Range to be subject to flooding. Those include both the Yentna and the Skwentna. Both rivers are now forecast to reach moderate flood stage. Denali National Park has also experienced significant rainfall, ...

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  3. Hand-to-fang combat with wolf just one gripping Joe Delia story told at memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... when he passed away, as Iditarod Joe. He helped get the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race started in the 1970s, and the Skwentna home of Joe and his wife, Norma, has always been the race checkpoint there. It remained so even after illness forced Joe and ...

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  4. Frank Gerjevic: Joe Delia leaves legacy of strong hands, tender heartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is no surprise to anyone who ever sat at his table, and that would be almost anyone who ever passed through Skwentna, about 65 miles northwest of Anchorage, since before statehood and later when Skwentna became an Iditarod checkpoint. Norma recalled ...

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  5. Longtime Iditarod checker Joe Delia diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center in downtown Anchorage, AK on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Joe Delia, whose Skwentna home has served as an Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race checkpoint since the race began in 1973, died Thursday. He was 84. Delia, ...

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  6. Lanier, Jonrowe among several mushers out of the IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and Gus Guenther, according to Iditarod officials. (Minnesota musher Cindy Gallea scratched the day before in Skwentna.) Lanier's troubles began Monday just before reaching the Steps, which wind wickedly down to the Happy River. His sled tipped on a ...

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  7. Racers struggle to slow teams on icy-fast Iditarod TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The oldest racer on the trail, 73-year-old Jim Lanier, said he'd been bucked off his sled 10 miles out of Skwentna on the way to Finger Lake. Lanier is wearing a helmet for the first time on the trail this year, to go with the hockey gear he wears ...

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  8. Uncertainty lingers over aircraft radio rules in Susitna crash areaRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... during king salmon season, from May 15 to July 15. Multiple private airports in the valley reaching as far west as Skwentna are assigned CTAF 122.8, according to the chart. Page 402 of the Supplement Alaska handbook, required to be onboard during a ...

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  9. Uncertainty lingers over aircraft radio rules in Susitna crash areaRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... during king salmon season, from May 15 to July 15. Multiple private airports in the valley reaching as far west as Skwentna are assigned CTAF 122.8, according to the chart. Page 402 of the Supplement Alaska handbook, required to be onboard during a ...

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  10. Uncertainty lingers over radio rules in Susitna crash areaRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... during king salmon season, from May 15 to July 15. Multiple private airports in the valley reaching as far west as Skwentna are assigned CTAF 122.8, according to the chart. Page 402 of the Supplement Alaska handbook, required to be onboard during a ...

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  11. Iditarod to Start in Willow, Not FairbanksRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | APRN

    ... to Fairbanks in the last week because of low snow and icy conditions on the 65 miles of trail between Willow and Skwentna. Iditarod Trail Committee executive director Stan Hooley said it wasn't a tough decision to keep the start in Willow after race ...

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  12. Alaska News Nightly: February 17, 2014Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | APRN

    The Iditarod Sled Dog race will start from Willow as planned. The Iditarod Trail Committee has been weighing moving the race start to Fairbanks in the last week because of low snow and icy conditions on the 65 miles of trail between Willow and Skwentna.

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  13. Iditarod to start in Willow, not FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to Fairbanks in the last week because of low snow and icy conditions on the 65 miles of trail between Willow and Skwentna. Iditarod Trail Committee executive director Stan Hooley said it wasn't a tough decision to keep the start in Willow after race ...

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