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Burnout operation conducted on Healy coal seam fire

The Alaska Division of Forestry conducted a burnout operation on the 2016 Louise Creek Fire, a 2,500-acre coal seam fire near Healy, on Friday.

Under the guidance of Incident Commander Cameron Winfrey, firefighters with the White Mountain Type 2 Initial Attack Crew burned more than 1,000 acres along 3 miles of dozer line to the north and west of the fire. 52 more words

Active Wildland Fire

Wildfire activity heating up in Interior

Wildfire activity is heating up along with the weather in Interior Alaska. The Fairbanks Area State Forestry office responded to two small wildfires today and a coal-seam fire near Healy continued to grow.. 547 more words

Active Wildland Fire

Inside the Matchup: RoughRiders vs. RockHounds

The RoughRiders series with the Midland RockHounds is a matchup of the teams with the two best records in the Texas League. Frisco is still in first place at 21-7 after dropping last night’s close 4-3 contest, but Midland is just 3.5 games behind the Riders with an 18-11 record. 352 more words

DOF responds to new coal seam fire near Healy

The Alaska Division of Forestry is monitoring a new coal seam fire in the Healy area reported on Tuesday.

The 2016 Louise Creek Fire is burning in an old burn scar approximately 1-2 miles north of another coal seam fire that was reported about three weeks ago, the 2016 French Gulch Fire. 418 more words

Active Wildland Fire

Lower Savage Alpine Trail - Denali National Park and Preserve - Healy, Alaska

April 3, 2016

The Lower Savage Alpine trail is located not far from the visitor center in Denali National Park. This was a nice and easy hike and was very easy to follow. 269 more words


Sad News: Bob Healy, Founder of "Cool Moose" Party Has Passed Away

Robert Healey, founder of Rhode Island’s Cool Moose Party and a fixture on the state’s political scene for many years, has died. The news was confirmed by June Sager Speakman, president of the Barrington town council, and by Barrington police.Healey, 58, was discovered by a friend in his home, on Sowams Road, just before 10 p.m. 186 more words

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