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  1. Ballerina Misty Copeland Makes HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    ... Alaska, brought an incredible display of the aurora borealis over many parts of the state. Here they are seen over Willow, Alaska, and reflected on a small pond near Nancy Lake. Aurora borealis over Hotel ION in Iceland. Hotel ION is close to ...

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  2. New reports highlight recent energy-related field studies in the Susitna basinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | DNR Public Notices

    ... encompasses approximately 5,000 square miles of lowland on the north side of Cook Inlet, and is west of the towns of Willow and Talkeetna. Field studies were undertaken to improve understanding of the geology of the basin and its potential for ...

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  3. Fires are spreading like crazy in Alaska and scientists are concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... was the volume and variety of the fires. Trees are consumed by flames as an out of control wildfire burns near Willow, Alaska, in this picture courtesy of Mat-Su Borough taken June 14, 2015. Fires actually serve a purpose in nature , as the charred ...

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  4. Wildfires continue across Alaska, though containment efforts advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Lake Fire has burned 580 acres. The Card Street fire was contained at 40 percent by Friday. The Sockeye fire in Willow was 96 percent contained by Friday afternoon. The fire burned 7,220 acres, according to the Incident Information System. On ...

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  5. Mushers a tough, caring bunch in the face of tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bangor Daily News

    But when the chips are down, I can't think of anyone better to have on my side than another musher. On June 14, a major wildfire tore through Willow, Alaska, the heart of the state's dog sled community and start site for the annual Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

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  6. Severe Weather South of MichiganRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | WOODTV.com

    ... Blake's pic. of the sunset in Hudsonville . Cool lightning pic. from Helena AL . 5.8 magnitude e-quake 64 mi. west of Willow AK (NW of Anchorage). Lightning and rainbow . In the Welland Canal moving from Lake Erie toward Lake Ontario (or vice versa ...

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  7. Earthquake rattles AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KSBW-TV

    A moderate earthquake struck west of Willow, Alaska, on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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  8. Willow meeting gives wildfire victims a look at available assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Burned-out Willow residents got more sobering news Tuesday: The Sockeye wildfire has destroyed 55 homes, more than twice an early estimate that surfaced last week. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough released the new information as part of a damage assessment linked to getting help for fire victims.

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  9. 55 Homes Destroyed by Sockeye, According to New AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | APRN

    ... ls are holding a meeting Tuesday on next steps in the damage assessment process for those affected by the fire at the Willow Community Center from 4-8pm.

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  10. Wildfires prompt evacuations in Alaska, road closures in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Reuters

    The setting sun is partially obscured by smoke from an out of control wildfire on the Parks Highway near Willow, Alaska, in this picture courtesy of Mat-Su Borough taken June 14, 2015. Several hundred residents in Alaska were told to leave their homes on Tuesday as swiftly growing wildfires on the drought-stricken U.S. West Coast closed highways and destroyed buildings, officials said.

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  11. Smoke from Local Agricultural Burns and Canadian Wildfires Mixing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | U.S. Air Quality

    ... fires in the Carolinas. Remnant plumes in Alaska (light to moderate in density) can be traced back to the wildfire in Willow, AK.

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  12. A June 18 photo of the Sockeye fire near Willow, Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABC 27

    While many gathered to celebrate Father's Day, a prayer service was held in Harrisburg to remember the lives lost in the Charleston Shooting Nearly 800 firefighters battled one fire that destroyed 26 homes and displaced 800 people from the town of Willow, north of Anchorage.

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  13. Amid ashes of Willow fire, heavy patrols keep crime, mischief downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    As a wildfire burned around Willow last week, Alaska State Troopers and even a volunteer group of former military members and law enforcement officers made the rounds to stave off crime. The efforts seem to have paid off, with just a handful of official reports of criminal activity surfacing so far from within the fire area.

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  14. Burned-out Willow residents start long road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Red Cross of Alaska. Ten of the homes belonged to mushers, including the Highs and DeeDee Jonrowe, according to the Willow Dog Mushers Association. Two of the homes reportedly belonged to Willow firefighters. Now people are going back into the ...

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  15. Fire Capt. in Willow AK loses everything, while fighting fire to save others' homes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Kos

    A valiant and unselfish fire captain in the town of Willow Alaska has been fighting fire, without end, since Sunday. Sometime during the week he realized the smoke he saw in the distance was his own home.... his truck..

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  16. Firefighters battling massive wildfires from California to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... destructive fire season. (REUTERS/David McNew) Smoke from an out of control wildfire partially blocks the sun over Willow Lake, near Willow, Alaska, in this picture courtesy of Mat-Su Borough taken June 14, 2015. (REUTERS/Mat-Su Borough/Stefan ...

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  17. At least 10 wildfires rage on in four statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | CBS News

    Willow Fire Capt. Leo Lashock responds to an out of control wildfire burning near Willow, Alaska, in this picture courtesy of Mat-Su Borough taken June 14, 2015.

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  18. Firefighters battle massive blazes from Alaska to drought-hit CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Reuters

    Trees are consumed by flames as an out of control wildfire burns near Willow, Alaska, in this picture courtesy of Mat-Su Borough taken June 14, 2015. A firefighting helicopter fills up with water from Jenks Lake as firefighters battle the Lake Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest, California June 19, 2015.

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  19. Willow fire evacuees return home as wind shift poses new threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Even as victims of the destructive wildfire burning around Willow got the official OK to return home Friday, fire crews braced for the first wind shift since the fire started last Sunday. The Sockeye wildfire in the Susitna Valley has destroyed 26 homes, burned across 132 properties and displaced 800 people around Willow, a town of about 2,100 people that once harbored dreams of being the state's capital city.

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  20. Alaska FF Loses Home While Battling Wildfire; Sled Dogs OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | FireHouse.com

    June 19--WILLOW -- Cecily Boeve urged the spooked sled dog past the wreckage of Leo Lashock's home Thursday morning. Lashock is a captain with the Willow Fire Department and a recreational dog musher.

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