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  1. Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expenseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    ... that's because asphalt oil now has to be trucked up from the Tesoro refinery in Nikiski for road projects in Fairbanks and sites to the north. Contracts for summer road projects were awarded last winter or in early spring. Flint Hills Resources ...

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  2. Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Road construction costs north of the Alaska Range have increased because of the higher cost of asphalt, a consequence predicted when the North Pole refinery stopped producing asphalt oil June 1. Asphalt oil for projects in Fairbanks and points north now has to be shipped from the Tesoro refinery in Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported. The change has increased the cost of asphalt oil by about 20 percent, or $150 per ton, said Travis Cline , general manager for Exclusive Paving.

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  3. Cheaper Turboprops Lower Some AK Jet FaresRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | APRN

    The airline began flying smaller, turboprop planes between Anchorage and Fairbanks earlier this year. They also flew summer routes between Anchorage and Kodiak.

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  4. U.S. v. GadsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | California Appellate Report

    This house is somewhat cute . Small, of course. A fixer-upper. But right along the river in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  5. Tax man shuts down ANC's Sandman plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Keith Day, the financial controller for the Alaska International Airport System, which includes the Anchorage and Fairbanks airports. "We made the determination that the most conservative approach was to not take any risk with it." Sleeping pods are ...

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  6. Denali road crews juggle access with protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... the narrow, two-lane road that runs for miles between 6,000-plus foot ridge lines. Photo: ERIN CORNELIUSSEN, AP FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The workers on the Denali National Park and Preserve road crews spend their time navigating a narrow path ...

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  7. Award-winning children's book recreates an Alaska mining campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    The kids are back in school, and parents and teachers are once again tasked with finding them quality books to help improve their reading skills. One recent entry that fits that bill comes from Fairbanks resident Kirkpatrick Hill.

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  8. Victor Chinn captured this aurora photo on Sept. 12, 2014, near Cleary Summit, Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Live Science

    The superheated particles launched from the sun after two back-to-black solar flares erupted this week have created dazzling light shows for skywatchers. Filling the skies near Cleary Summit in Fairbanks, Alaska, with their eerie green and purple-pink glow, the northern lights made for quite a sight .

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  9. Spectacular Auroras Light Up Alaska SkiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | LiveScience

    The superheated particles launched from the sun after two back-to-black solar flares erupted this week have created dazzling light shows for skywatchers. Filling the skies near Cleary Summit in Fairbanks, Alaska, with their eerie green and purple-pink glow, the northern lights made for quite a sight .

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  10. There's no substitute for community policing and high standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... communities to their police. Pictured: A recent demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. Val Van Brocklin's observations in "Fairbanks incident shows value of smart police with military gear" (ADN, Thursday) was much needed nourishment to the consumer of law ...

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  11. Veterans explore old nuclear missile sites in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | APRN

    Veterans from across the United States gathered in Anchorage last weekend to tour two of Alaska's eight Nike Sites. The sites housed nuclear missiles in bunkers around Anchorage and Fairbanks during the Cold War.

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  12. Alaska News Nightly: September 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | APRN

    ... to tour two of Alaska's eight Nike Sites. The sites housed nuclear missiles in bunkers around Anchorage and Fairbanks during the Cold War. In business the general rule is cut costs and raise revenue wherever possible. A company in Homer partially ...

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  13. AK: Going GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | APRN

    ... napkins, and even a line of janitorial supplies. "We've sent coffee cups up to Nome and we have a customer up in Fairbanks and we have several customers in Anchorage," Dale Banks, Loopy Lupine's owner, said. "But the bulk of our sales are down here ...

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  14. Earthquake Unleashes Avalanche Over Sprawling GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Live Science

    ... from the Alaskan city of Yakutat, reported the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. NASA scientists based in Fairbanks, Alaska, flew near Seward Glacier one day before the quake, on July 16, and observed that an earlier landslide had strewn rocks ... 1 comment

  15. Champion Distance Musher Jeff King Plans a Return to the Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | APRN

    ... young, upcoming mushers. It's been 25 year's since Jeff King has driven a dog team on the 1000 mile trail between Fairbanks and Whitehorse. King announced via Facebook he plans to make a comeback in February. "I'm looking forward to seeing and ...

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  16. Football: Mesa can't keep up with KatellaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Pilot

    ... four consecutive games at Jim Scott Stadium. "We run four plays, and I don't care if we're at home or if we're in Fairbanks, Alaska, you know, the kids are going to learn that those four plays work," said Grant, whose team on the final play of the ...

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  17. Providence lands coveted route to EuropeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | USA Today

    ... cities. Condor offers at least seasonal service to the following airports: Baltimore/Washington; Calgary, Alberta; Fairbanks, Alaska; Fort Lauderdale; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Las Vegas; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; Toronto ; ...

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  18. What is the solution?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Petroleum News

    The limitations and risks associated with the Railbelt power grid, the aging electricity artery that connects Alaska communities from Homer in the southern Kenai Peninsula north to Fairbanks in the Interior, have for several years formed the subject of lively debates and not too many decisions. And on Sept.

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  19. Guide to Alaska natural gas projectsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Petroleum News

    Part 1 of review by Office of the Federal Coordinator of recent natural gas projects; Alaska LNG, REI, highway line in this part Ideas for moving Prudhoe Bay's natural gas bounty off Alaska's North Slope are as plentiful as cottonwood seed in the June air. Some are modest: Truck small amounts of gas to Fairbanks consumers.

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  20. AK Beat: Forecast calls for spectacular auroras, but also cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Powerful aurora forecast, along with rain clouds: Two solar events that occurred Tuesday and Wednesday, should bring especially high levels of aurora activity beginning Thursday and lasting through the weekend, according to an aurora forecast from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "The effects of a solar event on the 9th of September facing roughly toward Earth should reach Earth around midnight on September 11th UT," the report said.

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