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Fairbanks, Alaska is located in Fairbanks North Star County. Zip codes in Fairbanks, AK include 99710, 99790, and 99709. The median home price in Fairbanks is $209,000 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

St. George makes top 5 U.S. cities for mild weather

It ranked 5th best city for mild weather lovers by Wallet Hub, who looked at which cities consumers could move to in order to protect themselves for having to pay for weather-related costs.

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Monday | Anchorage Daily News

Thai restaurants flourish in Fairbanks

Laong Boonprasert, right, owns Thai House in downtown Fairbanks. She speaks with one of her staff, Joy Gryska.

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Monday | Anchorage Daily News

Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure

Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Incoming art

Artist John Coyne is working on a raven sculpture at his studio in Iowa City for the Dena?ina Wellness Center in Kenai, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

One for the road: A hungry traveler's guide to the Parks Highway

As I rearranged my load of road trip essentials near the train station in Cantwell on a recent drive to Fairbanks, a gentleman with a worried expression pulled up and said, with a European accent, "We are looking for a restaurant."

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks Craigslist 'rants' peel back layers of anti-Native racism

Something foul is in the air in Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart city, and this time it's not woodsmoke smog.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

It's hand-to-hand combat at World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

There aren't many sporting events where the athletes can take on their parents, but families can compete against each other in the Eskimo Stick Pull at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Supreme Court affirms tribal court's authority in ICWA case involving ...

In a decision with important implications for tribal powers in Alaska, the state Supreme Court on Friday rejected a case in which the Parnell administration had challenged the authority of a tribal court in order to protect the constitutional rights of a man who had brutally assaulted and kidnapped his girlfriend.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Healy Lake chief refuses to step down despite court orders

Despite the federal court order barring a Fairbanks woman from taking positions that include the handling of money, she has refused to give up her rank as Healy Lake's village chief, according to her opponents.

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Petroleum News

Explorers 2014: Doyon doggedly pursuing exploration in the Interior

The vast majority of oil and gas exploration in Alaska takes place on the North Slope and in the Cook Inlet basin, but Doyon Ltd. has been searching in the middle of the state.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

UAF starts layoffs due to budget, power plant prep begins

The university said about 40 positions will have to be eliminated to help make up for a $12 million budget deficit.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

DNR Public Notices

Alaska firefighters headed to Lower 48 fires

Alaskan firefighting crews and personnel are headed Outside as wildland fire potential continues to decrease in much of the state.

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Current

Incentive auction threatens over-the-air public TV service, says CPB report

Though the FCC's incentive auction next year might give a short-term financial boost to a handful of public TV stations, it could erode the field's ability to provide over-the-air signals to all of the nation's homes, according to a new CPB white paper that outlines policy implications for local decision-makers.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fairbanks legislator suggests Interior gas pilot project

A Fairbanks legislator is pushing state officials to market the benefits of converting home heating systems away from fuel oil to Interior residents.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Wildlife troopers increase fishery enforcement

With thousands of dipnetters on the water in anticipation of the peak sockeye salmon runs on the Kenai River, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers have increased their presence in the area for the rest of the month.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Homer News

Friend, foe of oil tax repeal effort square off

The Juneau Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon was much more crowded than usual July 10 with one of the state's hottest topics on the agenda.

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Aerotech News And Review

NASA's high-flying laser altimeter to check out summer sea ice, more

This summer, the Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar, or MABEL, will fly above Alaska and the Arctic Ocean on one of NASA's ER-2 high-altitude aircraft.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Man charged with felony eluding on ATV

A North Pole man was charged with felony eluding after a chase on an all-terrain vehicle outside the city.

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Space Ref

High-Flying Laser Altimeter Checks Out Summer Sea Ice

Sea ice in summer looks dramatically different than sea ice in winter, even in the polar Arctic.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Weekend dog show draws competitors from Alaska, Lower 48

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Tammy Dohmen runs Rev, a rough collie, during the Kenai Kennel Club's annual dog show Friday July 11, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

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