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Fairbanks, Alaska is located in Fairbanks North Star County. Zip codes in Fairbanks, AK include 99710, 99790, and 99709. The median home price in Fairbanks is $209,000 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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14 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

Why Juneau should be next for Housing First

A considerable amount of city resources is spent on addressing the needs of chronic inebriates who are homeless.

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15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

ArtBeat: Harding's train becomes Christmas ornament -- but not Harding's Alaska train

There was a flurry of excitement in the newsroom when a call came in last month announcing the selection of the 2014 White House Christmas Ornament.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Salcha River threatens to swallow 2,800-square-foot home

John Sauer has spent 16 years building a home along the Salcha River, and now he's struggling to keep it from being washed away.

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Anchorage Daily News

Airplane day trip: Fairbanks to Eagle and Dawson City

Alaska's gold rush history is celebrated across the state, but aircraft owners can enjoy a particularly unique perspective by flying to the Interior town of Eagle and then on to Dawson City in Yukon Territory, Canada.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Fairbanks voters to consider air quality

Air quality initiative headed to Fairbanks ballot: Interior Alaska voters will get another chance to decide whether the Fairbanks North Star Borough should have the authority to regulate air quality in the region.

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Seaway News

Pamela Cumming: Bringing her music back home

If Pamela Cumming was unsure that she wanted to make music her career, she certainly came to an immediate and forgone conclusion when she set foot on the campus grounds of the Berklee College of Music, five years ago.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Relative of historic mining figure visits memorial

An Italian relative of the man whose discovery of gold in Interior Alaska helped spark the Fairbanks gold rush helped rededicate a monument to the discovery.

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Capital City Weekly

Doctor Fermento: Visiting beer fans have new option in Anchorage

Just about anyone can walk into a brewery and - if the staff isn't busy and they are asked nicely - a tour might be in order.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leader

Earlier this week Secretary Tom Perez visited facilities in Fairbanks and south-central Alaska.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

St. George makes top 5 U.S. cities for mild weather

It ranked 5th best city for mild weather lovers by Wallet Hub, who looked at which cities consumers could move to in order to protect themselves for having to pay for weather-related costs.

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Anchorage Daily News

Thai restaurants flourish in Fairbanks

Laong Boonprasert, right, owns Thai House in downtown Fairbanks. She speaks with one of her staff, Joy Gryska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure

Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Incoming art

Artist John Coyne is working on a raven sculpture at his studio in Iowa City for the Dena?ina Wellness Center in Kenai, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

One for the road: A hungry traveler's guide to the Parks Highway

As I rearranged my load of road trip essentials near the train station in Cantwell on a recent drive to Fairbanks, a gentleman with a worried expression pulled up and said, with a European accent, "We are looking for a restaurant."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks Craigslist 'rants' peel back layers of anti-Native racism

Something foul is in the air in Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart city, and this time it's not woodsmoke smog.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

It's hand-to-hand combat at World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

There aren't many sporting events where the athletes can take on their parents, but families can compete against each other in the Eskimo Stick Pull at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Supreme Court affirms tribal court's authority in ICWA case involving ...

In a decision with important implications for tribal powers in Alaska, the state Supreme Court on Friday rejected a case in which the Parnell administration had challenged the authority of a tribal court in order to protect the constitutional rights of a man who had brutally assaulted and kidnapped his girlfriend.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Healy Lake chief refuses to step down despite court orders

Despite the federal court order barring a Fairbanks woman from taking positions that include the handling of money, she has refused to give up her rank as Healy Lake's village chief, according to her opponents.

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Petroleum News

Explorers 2014: Doyon doggedly pursuing exploration in the Interior

The vast majority of oil and gas exploration in Alaska takes place on the North Slope and in the Cook Inlet basin, but Doyon Ltd. has been searching in the middle of the state.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

UAF starts layoffs due to budget, power plant prep begins

The university said about 40 positions will have to be eliminated to help make up for a $12 million budget deficit.

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