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  1. Gallery at North Pole Grange is the picture of successRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... the side of the North Pole Grange, which was built in 1964 to promote agriculture in the Interior. (Amanda Bohman/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via AP) NORTH POLE (AP) - About 25 years ago, a judge ordered artist Dan Bates to paint a mural as the ...

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  2. Mary E. Rulon, at 79, a resident of WestportRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Wife of the late Phillip J. Jr., Mrs. Rulon is survived by three sons, Phillip J. III of Fairbanks, Alaska, Waldo S. "Smokey" of Milton and Charles W. of Warren, R.I.; five grandchildren; and one niece.

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  3. For $1B radar, it's ClearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The selection of Clear helps solidify Alaska's role as host to the ground-based mid-course missile defense system, designed primarily to shoot down warheads from North Korea. Clear is on the Parks Highway, 80 miles from Fairbanks.

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  4. Unhappy public speaks for first time in special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... But there was one common theme: frustration. While many expressed their vexation with restraint, Frank Gold of Fairbanks did not hold back on his opinion of state government. "Stop playing with Alaska's money like it's your own alone," said Gold. ...

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  5. Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... seven square miles. "We've been pretty aggressive with our initial attack efforts," said spokesman Tim Mowry in Fairbanks. "When a fire has broken out, we've gotten right on top of it." Most fires occur in summer, when lightning strikes are common. ...

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  6. Trio adds to surge of work pouring forth from Alaska poetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... they encounter nature, life, death, poets who preceded them, ecology, human existence and mortality. Frank Keim of Fairbanks is primarily known as a wilderness activist and essayist. Accounts of his backcountry explorations are extensively detailed ...

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  7. Anatomy of the worst fire yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... of black spruce, which a firefighter once described as "gasoline on a stick." But that May was also wetter. Fairbanks received 2 inches of rain, more than three times normal and still the rainiest May on record. The first hint of something unusual ...

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  8. Walk for Tsucde, 2015: Remembering roots, over 270 miles to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a beating, pictured here with blisters after losing a large callus on his sole. Mentasta-Delta. A poster of the Fairbanks Four. Ten-year-old photos: Top is Eugene Vent. Bottom L-R: George Frese, Marvin Roberts and Kevin Pease. In the crowd photo, ...

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  9. Study suggests link between domestic violence and obesity in Native childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of such stress probably go beyond dietary behavior, said another study co-author, Dr. Peter de Schweinitz , a Fairbanks physician who works with the Tanana Chiefs Conference . Chronic stress causes a signal from the brain to the adrenal gland, that ...

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  10. 2004: The year Alaska's Interior went up in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of black spruce, which a firefighter once described as "gasoline on a stick." But that May was also wetter. Fairbanks received 2 inches of rain, more than three times normal and still the rainiest May on record. The first hint of something unusual ...

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  11. Gary D. OrrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Estherville Spirit

    Gary D. Orris, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle, died Monday, May 11, 2015 in Fairbanks, Alaska, after a brief but valiant struggle with cancer. Family was at his side.

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  12. Fairbanks hospital CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Powers, hired as chief financial officer in 1986, has served as CEO since 1995. Banner Health said it plans to have an interim executive on the job by June 10. During his years at the hospital, Powers oversaw the building of the Denali Center nursing home, the J. Michael Carroll Cancer Treatment Center, the Fairbanks Imaging Center, the new emergency department and the Harry and Sally Porter Heart & Vascular Center.

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  13. For $1B Radar, Ita s ClearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | APRN

    ... system, designed primarily to shoot down warheads from North Korea. Clear is on the Parks Highway, 80 miles from Fairbanks. It is already home to an upgraded early warning radar system that will be part of the missile defense system. Riki Ellison, ...

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  14. Joyce M. McGlothlinRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Joyce was born in 1936 to the late Dorothy Mink and Alfred DeBow in Gotebo, Okla. She was formerly a resident of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Wingo, Ky. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and other family members, most notably her husband, Cecil ...

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  15. Record heat roasts parts of Alaska, where ita s warmer than Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Since Wednesday, high temperatures in Fairbanks, Alaska have outdone the highs in Washington, D.C. The Last Frontier is in the midst of an extended streak of record-challenging warmth that will continue through next week. Barrow - Alaska's northernmost city, located above the Arctic circle - has logged record highs four of the past five days, including a toasty 47 on Thursday.

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  16. Why it will be a warmer Memorial Day in Fairbanks than in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mashable

    A series of atmospheric events, beginning with El NiA o and a string of powerful Northwest Pacific typhoons, have led to record heat across much of Alaska. The heat has caused rapid snowmelt that flooded the crucial oil trucking route between Fairbanks and Deadhorse, Alaska, which may jeopardize oil production in Prudhoe Bay.

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  17. Parked grain cars annoy Helena manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SFGate

    ... harvest of crops. Annie and Kevin Huddy , who have lived in their rural home about four years after moving from Fairbanks, Alaska, said the empty rail cars began appearing on tracks near their home in late April. From their back deck, the line of ...

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  18. Obituary Notice: Mary Ellen SwansonRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | GantDaily.com

    ... MD, of Peters Township; Penny Truesdale and her husband, Tom of DuBois and D. Scott Swanson and his wife, Sandy of Fairbanks, Alaska; a sister, Nancy Griffin of Lakewood, Colo.; and 10 grandchildren.

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  19. Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... dry grass that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information officer at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center in Fairbanks. A meteorologist described the conditions as "an insanely dry air mass sitting on top of us," Mowry said. Temperatures this ...

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  20. Dr. Fermento: A good readRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Capital City Weekly

    ... breweries ("Beer on the Last Frontier: The Craft Breweries of Alaska," Volume 1) and the second book on Anchorage, Fairbanks and everything in between ("Beer on the Last Frontier: The Craft Breweries of Alaska," Volume 2) will be followed by the ...

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