Nenana

Tim Ellis/KUAC

An ambitious plan to develop agricultural land west of Nenana is on hold until the town can find another $5 million to complete work build a bridge across the Nenana River.


Harnessing rivers to generate electricity …

A bridge being built across the Nenana River will open up access to long sought after state agricultural lands.

The bridge from the city of Nenena will stretch across the river in two concrete spans totaling over 450 feet, providing a road link to tens of thousands of acres of prime growing land.

Nenana Continues Borough Formation Study

Nov 20, 2013

Fairbanks, AK - The City of Nenana continues to look at borough formation.  Last year, the legislature appropriated 75-thousand dollars for a study to investigate the benefits and pitfalls of establish a new Borough.  A Juneau Based community planning firm released a draft of the study earlier this month.

Doyon

Fairbanks based Native corporation Doyon is seeking permits to mobilize for oil and gas exploration work in the Yukon Flats and Nenana Basin. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Alaska Railroad

Fairbanks, AK - The Parks Highway near Denali National Park is down to one lane after flooding on the Nenana River.  The west side Denali Highway is closed and the Alaska Railroad is scrambling to repair erosion damage in the central part of the state.