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  1. Feds charge 3 Fairbanks businesses for transporting, selling SpiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Three business operators in Fairbanks have been federally charged for selling misbranded Spice, or synthetic marijuana -- the first time the government has sought to charge Alaska head shop owners for selling the over-the-counter drugs. Brandon Michael Newman, operator of The Scentz; Richard Stanley Krakowski of Mr. Rock & Roll; and Nan Young Siddiqui of The Smoke Shop have been charged with "delivery of misbranded drugs received in interstate commerce," a misdemeanor.

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  2. Chemical designer drugs like Spice pose new puzzle for lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal sting in Fairbanks to combat an elusive designer drug has led to the seizure of more than $150,000 in cash plus silver bars, guns and more than $750,000 worth of the synthetic marijuana commonly called spice. At a shop called The Scentz in the Interior Alaska city, special agents saw what appeared to be a spice-packaging operation, according to a civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney's office in Alaska.

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  3. Home foreclosures up in Fairbanks, and heating costs may be partly to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    More Fairbanks homeowners are losing their homes to foreclosure, and the high price of keeping them warm may be a factor, according to long-time observers of the market. According to statistics collected by the Fairbanks North Star Borough, 150 homes were foreclosed upon this year through September in the Fairbanks Recording District.

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  4. Hilcorp agrees to buy Point MacKenzie plant that supplies Fairbanks with LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fairbanks Natural Gas wants to sell its natural gas plant in Point MacKenzie to Hilcorp and sign a 10-year deal under which it would buy natural gas from Hilcorp for $15 per thousand cubic feet. The proposed deal is likely to come under review by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska as part of a request by FNG for a rate hike of 6.92 percent.

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  5. Alaska Railbelt still lacks long-term energy solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Railbelt has potential solutions, but no guarantees for long-term energy supply. Pictured: The Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska well pad in Kenai.

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  6. Hilcorp acquires Point MacKenzie LNG plant that supplies FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    The energy company has agreed to buy the Point MacKenzie LNG plant, which supplies LNG to Fairbanks Natural Gas, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported . The sale sprang from discussions between Hilcorp and Fairbanks Natural Gas about how the Fairbanks utility could secure a long-term gas supply, said Fairbanks Natural Gas CEO Dan Britton, who is also president of Titan.

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  7. UAA ski team wins in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    The UAA ski team captured its first Alaska Nordic Cup since 2011 Sunday by getting a win from Mackenzie Kanady and Kathrin Schratt in a classic sprint relay at Birch Hill in Fairbanks. Kanady, a junior who won Saturday's individual freestyle race, teamed with freshman Schratt to win the women's sprint relay.

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  8. Bringing Inupiat culture to the beauty pageant stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Denali Whiting sat down in a Fairbanks movie theater last month to watch "When the Game Stands Tall," she didn't even get through the previews. An idea popped into her head -- to compete in the upcoming Miss Alaska USA pageant -- and she hasn't been able to think about much else since.

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  9. Walker and Mallott pick Juneau for swearing-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov.-elect Bill Walker will be sworn into office in the state capital, leading to sighs of relief in Juneau, which is still smarting from former But Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan is praising the decision by Walker and running mate Byron Mallott to be inaugurated in Juneau. "I'm really happy that this is back in Juneau, but there will be inaugural balls all over," Egan said.

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  10. Imprisoned Fairbanks man charged with soliciting murder of federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 56-year-old Fairbanks man imprisoned there on weapons charges since last October now stands accused of asking an unidentified person to murder federal officers. A federal grand jury handed up a single-count indictment against Guy Christopher Mannino, charging him with "solicitation to commit murders of federal officers."

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  11. Thursday's prep hockey roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Service got goals from Edgar Gonzalez, Brad Kuper and Tyler Millar to pick up a 3-2 nonconference boys hockey win over West Valley on Thursday at the Patty Center in Fairbanks. Kris Heck, Bryson Schmitz and John Matson scored goals as South defeated West 3-0 in a Cook Inlet Conference boys hockey game on Thursday night at Ben Boeke.

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  12. Warmer winter weather brings hazards but can benefit caribouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Aerial of the Western Arctic Caribou herd, 2011. Warm winter temperatures and consequent easy access to food could be good for the herd, although a thaw followed by a freeze can be disastrous.

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  13. In speech to industry group, Parnell highlights his years in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Amid a batch of positive news linked to his major energy initiatives, outgoing Gov. Sean Parnell gave what may be a swan-song speech before a supportive crowd on Wednesday, saying he has worked aggressively with Alaskans to create economic opportunity across the state. The speech at the Resource Development Council's annual meeting came just after the state held a huge lease sale of North Slope oil field tracts that was one of the largest in history, bringing in about $60 million in high bids and prompting observers to credit the oil-production tax rewrite Parnell pushed through the Legislature in 2013.

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  14. Iron Dog's Anchorage move approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    After months of speculation about a move to the big city , the Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night approved a resolution in support of establishing a ceremonial start in downtown Anchorage beginning with this winter's race. After the Feb. 20 ceremonial start, the 2,031-mile snowmachine race will start for real the next day on Big Lake.

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  15. After what Murkowski did, Alaska might have been better off with Joe MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    This last election saw a horrifying tidal wave of billionaire dark money sweeping over Alaska, mostly in the form of TV attack ads. In this sickening environment of lies and distortions, there was one act of betrayal that struck me as especially painful.

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  16. Apparent Claman victory in Anchorage gives bump to Democrats in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    With Matt Claman's narrow victory boosting Democratic numbers in the Alaska House, the Democratic minority will nearly double its representation in standing committees where bills are considered before they reach the floor. That should reduce the chance Republican measures might be "rammed" through committees with little discussion, something that happened with House Bill 77 in 2013, said Rep. Chris Tuck, leader of the minority caucus.

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  17. Begich concedes after hard-fought Senate battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    After holding on to dwindling hope for days, Sen. Mark Begich on Monday conceded he had lost his U.S. Senate race to Republican Dan Sullivan. Sullivan, Alaska's former attorney general, led the Democratic incumbent by 7,718 votes as of late Friday.

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  18. Parnell concedes governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a message sent to supporters and posted to his Facebook page Saturday evening, Gov. Sean Parnell conceded the governor's race to independent challenger Bill Walker, who has maintained a close lead in the vote count since election night. It has been an honor to serve as Governor of Alaska for more than five years.

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  19. Seawolves stop Simon Fraser; Zanders closes in on 1,000 killsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Simon Fraser's Madeline Hait, left, and Alison McKay both reach in vain for the ball during a game against UAA on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Alaska Airlines Center. Simon Fraser's Kelsey Robinson blocks a spike by UAA's Julia Mackey during a game against UAA on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Alaska Airlines Center.

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  20. As waterfowl hunters know, Alaska's seasons are changing fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fall came late to the Anchorage Hillside this year. The winds didn't go over 80 mph until early November, and when they did, they ripped leaves off the alders.

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