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Fireworks ban lifted in Western Alaska but still in effect for most of state

The Alaska State Fire Marshal’s Office, in consultation with the State Forester’s Office and in accordance with Alaska Administrative Code 50.025 Fire Code, has canceled the fireworks sales and use suspension in Western Alaska, including Dillingham, Bethel, McGrath, Nome, Kotzebue and surrounding communities.Until further notice, fireworks sales and use suspensions remain in effect in the […]

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U.S. Forest Service responding to 5-acre wildfire near Haines

The USDA Forest Service is supporting suppression efforts for a wildfire in Haines that started on Monday, May 27 as a structure fire and spread into the wildlands. Called the 8.5 Mile Fire, the approximately 5-acre wildfire is currently burning on private and state lands north of the Haines Highway at Milepost 8.5. There are […]

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