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  1. Alaska ranks among least energy-efficient statesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Alaska for its two residential energy-efficiency think tanks, including Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. And the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's energy-rebate program, which gives qualifying homeowners up to $10,000 to improve ...

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  2. Alaska Ranks Among Nation's Least Energy-Efficient StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... Alaska for its two residential energy-efficiency think tanks, including Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. And the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's energy-rebate program, which gives qualifying homeowners up to $10,000 to improve ...

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  3. HooDoo does that voodoo so wellRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    It was late 2012 when I got a call from Bobby Wilken. He was on the cusp of opening HooDoo Brewing Company in Fairbanks.

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  4. Advocacy Circle to form diversity council advisory boardRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... to form a diversity action plan, the AC has already looked at using an ordinance adopted by a diversity council in Fairbanks, Alaska, as an example. "I don't think we're completely sold on the board appointed by the mayors," Goodson said. "We would ...

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  5. Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's controversial A0-37 will appear on the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    ... and development. "In 1959 we moved down to Anchorage," Sullivan explained. The family had been in Nenana, and then Fairbanks before heading south. "It was literally still a small town in those days. You know, we grew up by the Park Strip on 12 Ave ...

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  6. Fort Wainwright soldier to be tried for murder of son, 3, and rape of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Fort Wainwright soldier accused of murdering his 3-year-old son and raping his wife will be court-martialed in Washington state, according to the U.S. Army Alaska. Sgt. Nathaniel E. Ulroan, 24, originally from the Southwest Alaska village of Chevak, was charged with the April 3 death of his infant son at his residence on the Fairbanks military post.

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  7. What others say: Utility's pipe order meaningful step toward Interior energy reliefRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... miles of polyethylene pipe of varying diameters and will be installed next summer in North Pole. As residents in Fairbanks found this year as crews installing pipe for Fairbanks Natural Gas extended existing lines, it's one thing to read about ...

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  8. Alaska News Nightly: October 27, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | APRN

    ... by providing unauthorized access to proprietary software. A proposed lease expansion could put an end to a popular Fairbanks ski area. Most of the trails at Mt. Aurora Skiland could fall victim to a mineral exploration project.

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  9. Unions put public safety at core of AO 37 debate; mayor calls claims 'hyperbole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... firefighting crews deliver water 6 percent faster than three-person crews. Other cities in Alaska, including Fairbanks, operate fire trucks staffed with fewer than three firefighters, Wescott said in an interview. But there's nothing to suggest that ...

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  10. AFN Endorses Begich After Hearing From Senate CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | APRN

    ... appointed to the position last year, lost to Jerry Isaac, a former president of the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks. Sweeney is a senior vice president for the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and also the co-chair of the Sullivan for Senate ...

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  11. Troopers release name of man killed on SteeseRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaska State Troopers say a man killed in a weekend crash north of Fairbanks was driving the wrong way in lanes of a divided four-lane highway. Troopers say 51-year-old James Wilder on Friday night was driving south in the northbound lanes of the Steese Highway when he crashed head-on into another vehicle.

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  12. Walker, Mallott offer best strategy to develop Alaska's oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... perspective it would be equal to 48 times the total grants and tax credits made available by the state for the Fairbanks gas trucking project. Furthermore, the needed subsidy is likely understated because the study makes highly optimistic ...

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  13. Marijuana campaigns disagree over what can be regulated under ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... been no hash oil explosions. Representatives for fire departments in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Fairbanks all said they had not responded to -- or heard of -- any fires related to butane hash oil extraction. The Alaska Department ...

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  14. Marijuana campaigns disagree over what can and cannot be regulated under ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... been no hash oil explosions. Representatives for fire departments in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Fairbanks all said they had not responded to -- or heard of -- any fires related to butane hash oil extraction. The Alaska Department ...

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  15. Now is not the time to abandon the Alaska Stand Alone PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... or increased production extend Cook Inlet supplies, that activity alone does nothing to provide relief for Fairbanks, or to connect North Slope gas to Alaskans. Gov. Parnell and the Legislature demonstrated tremendous foresight in creating AGDC and ...

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  16. In Chickaloon coal debate, does what's best for locals even matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the race for sea otters, gold, and oil. During World War I, as the railroad was being built to link Seward and Fairbanks, a spur was built out here for this particular patch of convenient coal. Local coal powered the trains for a while. It ...

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  17. A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Carbon dioxide emissions, like these from a Fairbanks coal-burning plant, have accelerated worldwide in the recent past. Jim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores.

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  18. Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy Shares Success Story Of Past...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | PRWeb

    ... success of these students. The first student from the academy to be interviewed by Simone is Dennard Hegna from Fairbanks, Alaska. Dennard Hegna came to train at the Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy in 2013, immediately after purchasing his ...

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  19. Elders peek into past while helping sort museum's photo collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... collection of images, which Williams said consists of about half a million images. Last year, when AFN was held in Fairbanks, the museum brought just more than 400 images, and people were able to identify faces in half of those, she said. But the ...

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  20. Alaska court reinstates indictment of former youth hockey coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a Fairbanks judge misinterpreted the word "may" as used in a phrase in the grand jury clause in the Alaska Constitution. In doing so, the three-member court reinstated a sexual abuse indictment against Tara Leighton, 32, a former youth hockey coach.

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