Fairbanks Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via Greenwich Citizen 

    Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

    In this photo taken Feb. 17, 2015, a casket and cross are loaded into a pickup truck to be taken to the airport for transport during the memorial service Athabascan sprint racing champion George Attla Jr. at the the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall in Fairbanks, Alaska. Attla died over the weekend at age 81. Photo: Eric Engman, AP In this photo taken Feb. 17, 2015, Amanda Attla reads during the memorial service for her father, Athabascan sprint racing champion George Attla Jr., at the the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via KTOO-TV Juneau 

    Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest win

    The bells of the historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Fairbanks rang in honor of legendary musher George Attla who died this week as Eureka musher Brent Sass cruised across the finish line to win this year's Yukon Quest. Sass has been trying to win the Quest for years.

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via Peninsula Clarion 

    Crowd gathers in Fairbanks to remember legendary musher

    Hundreds of people gathered in Fairbanks to remember George Attla Jr., the legendary Athabascan sprint racing champion who died over the weekend at age 81. A service for Attla was held Tuesday at the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. Attla died Sunday at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via APRN 

    Yukon Quest finish line.

    The bells of the historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Fairbanks rang in honor of legendary musher George Attla who died this week as Eureka musher Brent Sass cruised across the finish line to win this year's Yukon Quest. Sass has been trying to win the Quest for years.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Alice24-7.com 

    Agustin R. Vasquez Sr.

    Agustin R. Vasquez Sr., age 81, passed away February 15, 2015, in Alice, Texas. He was born to the late Julian Vasquez and the late Maria Ruiz Vela on October 20, 1933, in Alice, Texas.

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  • Thursday Feb 5 | via Canon City Daily Record Newspaper 

    Colorado felony DUI bill advances after victims, sur...

    Oleson was among dozens of people whose lives have been impacted by drunk drivers who showed up at the Colorado State Capitol Thursday to testify during a House bill hearing. The bill would make a third drunk driving offense within seven years, with aggravating circumstances, a felony instead of a misdemeanor.

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  • Thursday Feb 5 | via York Dispatch 

    Obit of Seahawks fan jokingly blames 'lousy play cal...

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The family of a Seahawks fan who died after the Super Bowl says he would have enjoyed the dig at the team they put in the last line of his obituary: The 53-year-old Kent man actually didn't see the game.

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  • Thursday Feb 5 | via The Bennington Banner 

    Mr. Read's life, his gifts set a great example

    Americans are known the world over for conspicuous consumption. Many of us are obsessed with "keeping up with the Joneses" in our quest for all the latest gadgets, the biggest homes and the nicest cars.

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