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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 $204,900 which is roughly $122/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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5 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

Jeffrey, Jensen, Morisky Board of Fisheries appointments confirmed

Three incumbent members of Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed, after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.

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9 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Senate draft of fisheries act begins circulating

Subsistence fishermen Fred Huntington of Galena asks a question during a Yukon River fisheries pre-season planning meeting on April 8 in the Binkley Room at Pike's Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks.

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18 hrs ago | National Geographic

Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

Sarah James, an Alaska Native elder, says global warming is radically changing her homeland.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Thawing toolik station is no small task for scientists

Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

The Flint Hills refinery in North Pole plans to cease operation this spring, and the Parnell Administration warns Petro Star's refinery in North Pole might be next.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Bill allowing jury 'nullification' of criminal laws is dead for session

A House committee chairman killed a bill Monday that would grant extraordinary powers to juries to ignore criminal laws at the request of a defendant.

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KSL-TV

Fairbanks releases more info on super's leave

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials say the superintendent was placed on leave earlier this month while authorities investigate how the school handled an alleged sexual abuse case involving an employee.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

Administrators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a major challenge on their hands since learning that students in a medical assistant program at UAF's Career and Technical College were instructed to inject fellow students with a solution not authorized for use on humans or animals.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Composer John Luther Adams, former longtime Alaskan, wins Pulitzer Prize

"My hope is that the music creates a strange, beautiful, overwhelming - sometimes even frightening - landscape, and invites you to get lost in it."

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Anchorage Daily News

Senior housing shortage prompts churches to explore their own building projects

Mindful of Anchorage's housing shortfall, a local church is moving forward with plans for a senior housing development on its property in the Tudor area.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Snowmachiner breaks back after Arctic Man

Doctors are hopeful a 21-year-old North Pole man, who broke his back attempting a snowmachine jump at the Arctic Man Classic on Friday, will walk again, his family said.

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Anchorage Daily News

Bbooks and things' turns into a store

The small book store is located at the end of a hallway in the Co-op Market on Second Avenue in Fairbanks.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Judge rules on winning parties in redistricting

Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy found George Riley and Ronald Dearborn to be the prevailing litigants in the lawsuit against the Alaska Redistricting Board from the filing of the original complaint in 2011 until July 14, 2013.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Summer comes early in the far north

A sun dog above the entrance to Toolik Field Station, 111 miles south of Prudhoe Bay.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Injured sit-skier medevacked from Arctic Man

Alaska State Troopers responded to multiple injuries at the Arctic Man on Friday, flying one man to Fairbanks with serious injuries.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

AIDEA backs first loans for LNG trucking plan

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board approved $23.1 million in loans for the Interior Energy Project April 3 - money that will be used to build the first part of the complex natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks-area residents.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fish Factor: Kodiak seiners get first shot at pollock; fish talk in Juneau

You heard right. Seiners have a chance to test the waters to determine if a directed pollock fishery makes sense for that type of gear in the Gulf of Alaska.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska soldier charged in death of son, 3

Sgt. Nathaniel E. Ulroan also has been charged with assault and communicating a threat, the Army said in a statement.

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Anchorage Daily News

Brain injuries, safe footwear on the agenda for weekend sports clinic

Everything from traumatic brain injuries to how running shoes can impact health and safety is on the agenda for this weekend's Alaska Sports Health & Safety Clinic.

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APRN

Statewide Smoking Ban Gains Traction In Senate

A proposal that would ban smoking in most public places in Alaska is making headway in the state Senate.

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