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  1. Alaska ferry service faces dramatic new cuts under proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... System has many fixed costs and cutting service is one of the only ways to save money. But Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said the ferry and other reductions in the transportation budget "reflect the need to bring the state of Alaska's budget ...

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  2. The 'Battle for Seattle' yields airfare dividends beyond the Emerald CityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    There's quite a bit of buzz about Del ta 's buildup of its international hub in Seattle. Last year, new service from Seattle to Fairbanks and Juneau led to lower fares all summer long.

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  3. Independent Power Producers Seek Utility Regulations ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | APRN

    ... because of each of the six major electric utilities owns a portion of the transmission lines linking Homer and Fairbanks. "And so it makes it very difficult for an independent power which has inexpensive power to offer, and wants to do a phase two ...

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  4. No. 5 UK Rifle Selected for 15th-Straight NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The fifth-ranked Kentucky rifle team was selected as one of eight team qualifiers for the NCAA Championships on Thursday. Hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the championships will be held March 13-14 at E.F. Horton Rifle Range and Patty Center on the Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  5. What weather can mushers expect on new northern Iditarod route?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    On Feb. 10, the Iditarod Trail Committee announced the race restart will take place in Fairbanks due to poor snow conditions along much of the normal route across Alaska. Video of the Iron Dog race between the Alaska Range and the Nikolai checkpoint on the banks of the South Fork Kuskokwim River revealed a trail completely absent of snow for at least 100 miles.

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  6. Budget proposal could ground some Public Safety aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... said Thursday. It is safe to say that would include sports teams, she said, with travel budgets for Anchorage and Fairbanks among the cuts. -A subcommittee on the Legislature's budget proposed cutting about $920,000 from the current year during a ...

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  7. Southcentral communities team up with the State to tackle geologic hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | DNR Public Notices

    (Fairbanks, AK) In support of public safety, the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) has entered into partnerships with two Alaska communities to assess and monitor geologic hazards. Residents of Southcentral Alaska face a host ...

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  8. New geologic map available for the east-central North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNR Public Notices

    (Fairbanks, AK) The Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) has published a geologic map of the east-central North Slope. The map covers more than 1,200 square miles of the south-central Sagavanirktok Quadrangle of northern Alaska, a ...

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  9. Alaska legislators' own budget avoids deep cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... leaders, including Neuman, who is co-chair of the Finance Committee; the other co-chair, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks; Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski; Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage; and two members of the Democratic leadership, ...

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  10. Led by Faeo and Quam, rested Iron Dog racers head toward Fairbanks finishRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Led by the speedy Mat-Su duo of Scott Faeo and 2008 champ Eric Quam, rejuvenated Iron Dog drivers ended their Nome layovers and roared east at dawn Thursday. By 9:17 a.m., Faeo and Quam had already made the 75-mile journey from Nome to White Mountain and were looking to put a gap between themselves and the other competitors.

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  11. AGDC board nominees include former AGPA lobbyistRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Walker selected Rick Halford of Dillingham, Joe Paskvan of Fairbanks and Hugh Short of Anchorage to serve on the AGDC Board of Directors. At the same time, the governor said he would seek to expand a state-backed pipeline plan developed by AGDC as a backstop in case a large gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project fails to proceed.

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  12. We could have told you that: The 1 word that describes Alabamians in Thursday's Wake Up CallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Wall Street recently ranked the 50 coldest places in the U.S. The winner - or loser, if you like the heat - is Fairbanks, Alaska where the average monthly temperature is -16.9 degrees. The average monthly maximum temperature is 52.3 degrees. You can ...

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  13. The 2015 Iditarod Now Scheduled to Run From Fairbanks to Nome.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The 2015 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, also known as "The Last Great Race" is now scheduled to run From Fairbanks to Nome, moving it closer to it's original historic route. The start of the Iditarod is just one of many reasons to "Explore Fairbanks" during the month of March.

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  14. West boys, West Valley girls post basketball winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... r West Valley, which never recovered from a lopsided second quarter that saw the Eagles outscore the visitors from Fairbanks 31-9.

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  15. Legislators reach into Labor Department to cut appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... specific positions to cut from the state labor department. Joe Thomas, a former Democratic state senator from Fairbanks, holds one, while Zack Fields, the former communications director for the Alaska Democratic Party, holds another. A third ...

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  16. State geologists raise estimates for Inlet gas reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... future utility needs, a possible restart of the Agrium fertilizer plant near Kenai and possibly supplying gas to Fairbanks. That will probably take continued exploration and investment in the producing fields, Decker said. The increase in estimated ...

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  17. Middle school wrestlers bring home Boroughs medalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Homer News

    ... is taking six Homer and Chapman wrestlers to the 50th middle school state tournament at Tanana Middle School in Fairbanks. They are Chapman wrestlers Fasulo, Wells and Harrington and Homer wrestlers Newman, Cavasos and Cook. The competition is ...

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  18. Ottavi returns to BunnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Homer News

    Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi returns to Homer and Bunnell Street Arts Center for a month-long residency in March. An opening reception for Ottavi is 5-7 p.m. March 6 at Bunnell.

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  19. Explore Winter's Coolest ICE DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Budget Travel

    A visit to the Fairbanks, Alaska, area in winter means a front-row seat for the Northern Lights as well as a unique museum of ice sculptures! You know, this time of year, when we think of "travel" we usually think of fleeing the cold. But some people don't mind getting into it.

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  20. Crowley Presents Scholarships worth $10,000 to Four University of Alaska Fairbanks StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    Crowley Maritime Corporation has awarded four Thomas B. Crowley, Sr., Memorial Scholarships to University of Alaska Fairbanks students John Oulton, Shamariah Hale, William Kelly and Elizabeth Lindley. These students were chosen for their outstanding academic records and having met other scholarship criteria.

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