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  1. Augvie women win in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska The Augustana women's basketball team kicked off the North Star Invitational with a bang, defeating Colorado Christian 92-67 in the opening game of the three-day invitational on Thursday. The Vikings' record jumped to 5-1, while the Cougars fell to 0-4 on the year with the loss.

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  2. U.S. Snow Cover 33.2%Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    ... -11F at Churchill, quite cold for this early in winter. Other temps as of 6 pm EST: +1 Thunder Bay, Ontario, -5 Fairbanks AK, -15 Yellowknife, -18 Dawson. Wednesday morning the temp. reached -21.3F in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Jamestown ND was 28 below ...

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  3. Design Challenge encourages innovative solutions for Cabin FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in doors and windows for future add-ons. It's that very Alaska style architecturea " Dowdy lives in Ester near Fairbanks. She doesn't have plumbing, electricity, or internet access. When she thinks of a cabin of the future, it would have those ...

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  4. RISKO, Charles H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dayton Daily News

    ... Sinclair College before enlisting in the Army Air Force at the start of World War II. Stationed at Ladd Field in Fairbanks, Alaska, Charles was a machinist for the 1596th AAF (2nd Foreign Transport Group) in support of "The Lend-Lease Program" which ...

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  5. Donald BoschertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Minot Daily News

    Donald Robert Boschert, 82, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at his home in Willow, Alaska, surrounded by his family. A celebration of life will take place in spring of 2015 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: November 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    ... and a school district committee voted to remove the books from the classroom. A cross country skier from Fairbanks is taking on the world's best. Alaska Pacific University team member Reese Hanneman, who grew up in Fairbanks, will compete for the ...

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  7. Feds charge 3 Fairbanks businesses for transporting, selling SpiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Three business operators in Fairbanks have been federally charged for selling misbranded Spice, or synthetic marijuana -- the first time the government has sought to charge Alaska head shop owners for selling the over-the-counter drugs. Brandon Michael Newman, operator of The Scentz; Richard Stanley Krakowski of Mr. Rock & Roll; and Nan Young Siddiqui of The Smoke Shop have been charged with "delivery of misbranded drugs received in interstate commerce," a misdemeanor.

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  8. Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, NOV. 29-30 - In this photo taken on Nov. 17, 2014, Nordic ski instructor Tim Buckley demonstrates applying kick wax as he works with beginning classic cross country skiing students from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UAF during their class at Birch Hill Recreation Area in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  9. Chemical designer drugs like Spice pose new puzzle for lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal sting in Fairbanks to combat an elusive designer drug has led to the seizure of more than $150,000 in cash plus silver bars, guns and more than $750,000 worth of the synthetic marijuana commonly called spice. At a shop called The Scentz in the Interior Alaska city, special agents saw what appeared to be a spice-packaging operation, according to a civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney's office in Alaska.

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  10. Alaskan shares knowledge of cross-country...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, NOV. 29-30 - In this photo taken on Nov. 17, 2014, Nordic ski instructor Tim Buckley demonstrates applying kick wax as he works with beginning classic cross country skiing students from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UAF during their class at Birch Hill Recreation Area in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  11. Hilcorp buys Point MacKenzie LNG plant serving FairbanksRead the original story

    Wednesday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fairbanks Natural Gas President and CEO Dan Britton said the prospect of the sale was spawned from discussions between the companies on how longer-term gas supplies could be secured. Titan Alaska LNG, a partner company of Fairbanks Natural Gas under Pentax Natural Gas Co., operates the Point MacKenzie LNG plant.

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  12. Board allows municipalities to weigh in on gasline taxesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... gas pipeline does not exist, and must be developed. The 12-member board includes the mayors of the North Slope, Fairbanks North Star, Denali, Matanuska-Susitna and Kenai Peninsula boroughs, in addition to the commissioners of the Department of ...

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  13. Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... give people a permanent, stable place to live, it's easier to address why they're on the streets. Anchorage and Fairbanks have had success with Housing First projects, and the Juneau group has been in the planning stages for about two years. In ...

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  14. Students and staff at a 2013 ANSEP Middle School AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | APRN

    ... afterward. Jules Mermelstein is only 15 but is set to graduate next year from West Valley High School in Fairbanks. He says that ANSEP encouraged him to set his goals higher and graduate early. "I definitely wouldn't have been doing a three-year ...

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  15. Find the ideal Alaska vacation and relax for a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LivePressWorld

    ... the remains of Alaska's historic "Gold Rush" period can be seen and experienced at the El Dorado Gold Mine near Fairbanks, Alaska. Idea #2: Dinner and a Show Alaska Style. Because the Alaska Salmon Bake Restaurant is conveniently located in Pioneer ...

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  16. Home foreclosures up in Fairbanks, and heating costs may be partly to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    More Fairbanks homeowners are losing their homes to foreclosure, and the high price of keeping them warm may be a factor, according to long-time observers of the market. According to statistics collected by the Fairbanks North Star Borough, 150 homes were foreclosed upon this year through September in the Fairbanks Recording District.

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  17. Continue moving Alaska forward after electionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Homer Tribune

    ... working with the delegation to save Essential Air Service. We supported our military by protecting our F-16s in Fairbanks and missile defense at Fort Greely, secured F-35s coming next year and ensured Alaska bases aren't facing the threat of ...

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  18. 'Tis the season for harvesting a Christmas tree in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | DNR Public Notices

    It's the time of year when Alaskans want to know where and how to harvest Christmas trees on state and other public lands. Multi-agency maps and information for Christmas tree harvest areas in Southcentral and Interior Alaska, as well as tips for cutting and caring for a Christmas tree, are available online at , or by calling the DNR Public Information Centers at 269-8400 in Anchorage or 451-2705 in Fairbanks.

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  19. DOF awarded grant to help restore Chena River using "green infrastructure"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | DNR Public Notices

    The Alaska Division of Forestry's community forestry program recently received a $135,000 grant to help restore the Chena River watershed in Fairbanks using green infrastructure to reduce storm water runoff into the river. Green infrastructure is a way of building or landscaping that uses natural hydrologic features and manmade devices to manage water from rain and snow melt in a way that is cost-effective, sustainable and environmentally friendly.

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  20. Explore Fairbanks Releases New Destination Video Featuring the Aurora...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PRWeb

    Explore Fairbanks released a new three-minute, 41-second destination video on October 7, 2014 to more than 470 state visitor industry professionals at the 2014 Alaska Travel Industry Association Conference in Fairbanks. The video highlights the midnight sun and the aurora borealis , two natural phenomenon that define Fairbanks as a destination.

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