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  1. Around the rinks: Catching up on junior pucksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Trying to play catch-up here, we'll first note that the NAHL's defending Robertson Cup champions, the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, are among eight teams left in the hunt for the 2015 title. The Ice Dogs swept the Minnesota Magicians in three games in their opening-round series, courtesy in no small part to goaltender Patrick Munson, who went 2-0 with a shutout, .50 goals-against average and .979 save percentage .


  2. Long-term weather models point toward a warm summerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Wild fire season also fizzled last summer as the interior experienced wetter than normal conditions, including in Fairbanks, where a June, July August rain fall record was set.


  3. Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... on a ferry Tuesday, and vans that will transport computer equipment bound for communities such as Anchorage and Fairbanks are scheduled to arrive beginning Wednesday, said Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency. Computers in ...


  4. Community tree steward class offered in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNR Public Notices

    There is still time to sign up for the Alaska Division of Forestry's Tree Steward Class scheduled next month in Fairbanks. The class is a basic introduction to planting and caring for trees and shrubs in Alaska communities.


  5. EPA changes air monitoring location in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The federal Environmental Protection Agency is changing the location of an air monitoring site in the Fairbanks North Star Borough and local officials are predicting it will result in higher readings of winter pollution. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the monitoring site will move out of downtown Fairbanks to Hurst Road east of North Pole.


  6. Decked out: Skateboards, skis are Southeast Alaska artist's canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    This collection of boards hangs at University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. The museum has agreed to loan these items to the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University.


  7. Burglary Suspect Foiledby His Croc TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | KGOT-FM Anchorage

    An Alaska man faces theft, burglary, and criminal mischief charges after his comfy footwear managed to bite him in the butt. Fairbanks police say Roland Huntington Grace, 21, stole $400 from a crepe restaurant, took $30 from a church, returned to nab $5 more from the crepery, and stole $1,000 in jewelry from an art gallery over a few days early this month, reports the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner . 8 comments

  8. Impasse continues in Juneau over school funding and employee payRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... meetings and floor sessions at the State Capitol in Juneau on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Sen. Click Bishop (R-Fairbanks), passes people who gathered oppose education spending cuts on the 2nd floor of the State Capitol. With the end of the 2015 ...


  9. Marijuana Control Board bill passes Alaska Senate; municipal regulation bill failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... R-Wasilla; Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage; Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel; Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla; Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks; Anna MacKinnon, R-Wasilla; Donny Olson, D-Golovin; Bert Stedman, R-Sitka; Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak; and Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak. ...


  10. a Tips on photographing Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CBS News

    Fairbanks, Alaska-based photographer and guide Ronn Murray offers "Sunday Morning" his advice on how best to capture the nighttime spectacle of the Aurora Borealis. During a very large geomagnetic storm, it is possible to see the Northern Lights as far south as Iowa, and even on rare occasion Southern California.


  11. Letter still makes it to Nome after musher scratchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Washington Times

    When Salcha Elementary School teacher Ronda Schlumbohm found out the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race would start in Fairbanks this year, her thoughts turned to her former student, Naomi Tidwell. Tidwell attended second and third grade in Schlumbohm's class at Salcha.


  12. Play about redemption and survival speaks to good and bad of Alaska village lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... despair -- help it reach beyond performances into the lives of those who see it. The biggest grant supporting the Fairbanks-based Winter Bear Project comes from the state Department of Health and Social Services. In Bethel this week, Paul O'Brien, ...


  13. Bomb squad responds to an egg filled with candy: The week in weird newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Salon

    You should never leave the house wearing Crocs, especially if it's to commit a crime, we learned from AP this week. A 22-year-old man from Fairbanks, Alaska was convicted of burglary after he decided to show up to his police interview wearing the same shoes he was wearing when he broke into a building.


  14. Banner Vivica Genaux Cavalli 515Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Opera News

    ... coloratura lines. I see the notes as travel, a trip - in Italian, percorso ." Genaux's home officially remains Fairbanks, Alaska, although she doesn't often spend time there. Sixty to seventy days a year, she can be found in Motta, because her ...


  15. Search for Sarabi the Iditarod sled dog continues 100 miles north of AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in her yard April 10. "Like, how the heck did she get out there?" said Allaway, who drove to Anchorage from her Fairbanks home last week to help search for the dog. "I knew she was an amazing dog, but I didn't know she was that amazing," Allaway ...


  16. Salvation Army testifies to the good Medicaid expansion will do in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... help meet these basic needs for a wide variety of Alaskans in the 17 Alaska communities we serve as far north as Fairbanks and as far south as Ketchikan. Throughout the state, The Salvation Army provides services without discrimination to those who ...


  17. Gov. Bill Walker hints at special session over MedicaidRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... said she wants to see the data to back up statements on the changes that have been made. Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, and co-chair of the House Finance Committee, said adding people to a system that isn't working properly could hurt the state. ...


  18. Battle over Medicaid spills onto capital stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... functioning properly could really hurt the state a lot," said Representative Steven Thompson, a Republican from Fairbanks, during a majority press briefing earlier in the day. "We need to be careful that we have things that are going to work before ...


  19. Interior gas bill movesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Petroleum News

    Two versions of a bill to promote natural gas for the Fairbanks area moved in the Alaska Legislature April 15. As introduced, the administration bill removed the restriction that a liquefied natural gas project for the Interior must be based on the North Slope. House Bill 105 passed that body by a 37-2 margin April 15 and includes the major elements of the bill as proposed - the elimination of the requirement that the Interior gas project use North Slope natural gas; an adjustment of Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority bond authority amounts to reflect inflation; and termination of old bond authorizations AIDEA has not used.


  20. Alaska Intertie problem causes large power outage in Interior, Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    A widespread power outage Thursday evening affected thousands of Matanuska Electric Association and Golden Valley Electric Association customers along the Railbelt from Houston to the Fairbanks area. The outage was triggered by an issue on the Alaska Intertie transmission line near Houston, according to Julie Estey, MEA spokesperson.


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