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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 $209,900 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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ASAP Project makes design chages, requires supplemental statement

While the Alaska LNG Project has taken the spotlight lately, the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline Project, another proposed natural gas project, is still in the works.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Top 10 fall airfare deals from Anchorage

My friend Alan Swensen had a great phrase regarding airfares: "Fare wars are like buses.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

First Japanese flight kicks off aurora season

The first aurora borealis seekers from Japan have arrived in Alaska's interior to launch the unofficial beginning of the northern lights viewing season.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Financing plan OKa d for Interior Energy Project gas plant

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors unanimously approved a key deal with its Interior Energy Project partner at its Aug. 25 meeting in Anchorage.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Thieves target automated teller machines

Law enforcement officials in the Fairbanks area say thieves have targeted automated teller machines in two bars.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

APRN

Libertarian Senate Candidate To Withdraw, Leaving One Walker On Ballot

There won't be two Walkers on the November ballot after all. Thom Walker, the Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate, announced he was dropping out of the race via Facebook on Wednesday.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Driver crashes impounded van through gate

A van towed to a fenced yard in south Fairbanks didn't stay impounded long Sunday morning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Tanana resident sues village for 'illegal banishment sentencing'

A man banished from the Interior Alaska village of Tanana by the community's tribal council has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court arguing for his right to return.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is slammed in a new TV ad airing in Fairbanks for support he's drawn from an outside group linked to the industrial Koch brothers.

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Alaska station cuts PD to offset university budget reduction

FM in Fairbanks, Alaska, laid off programming director Jerry Evans Friday as part of ongoing measures to cut spending.

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Anchorage Daily News

Atigun Pass plane crash that injured 4 occurred during sightseeing tour

Officials on Monday identified the four people who were critically injured in a sightseeing flight that crashed near Atigun Pass in northern Alaska Sunday afternoon as a Fairbanks pilot and three Canadian passengers.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Defeat of oil tax referendum puts Alaska in win-win territory

Congratulations to the no campaign on their hard-fought victory. Fifty-two percent of Alaskans have chosen to keep Senate Bill 21 in place.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Man arraigned in Fairbanks on federal drug charges

A 58-year-old man with ties to Washington state has been arraigned in Fairbanks on charges of dealing heroin and laundering money.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Dems' gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott leads a rally on the Capitol Steps.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Village workers begin hands-on construction of $11 million road to Tanana

With summer firefighting jobs in short supply, the mayor for the village of Tanana said she welcomes well-paid construction work created by an $11 million effort to link the remote community to the Alaska road system.

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Petroleum News

AK-WA Connection 2014: Authority leads oil, gas development

Under the guidance of the Parnell administration, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is taking a leading role in driving oil and gas development much in the same way that it has nurtured and helped to finance mining and infrastructure projects across the state during the past 47 years.

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Anchorage Daily News

AFL-CIO declines to endorse candidate for governor in 3-way race

As predicted earlier this week by its president, Alaska's umbrella labor organization on Friday withheld an endorsement for governor out of concern that the current three-way race will inevitably end in an easy re-election victory for Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Oil-tax vote deconstructed shows Fairbanks, Southeast, most rural hubs wanted repeal

Regions of Alaska where the oil industry has its deepest roots voted in favor of the contentious oil-production tax cut known as Senate Bill 21, but there were exceptions, including Fairbanks, where five of six districts supported the law's repeal.

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LiveScience

What's Melting Arctic Ice? NASA Investigates Clouds

Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise.

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Petroleum News

SB 21 recall defeated

The results were still unofficial as Petroleum News went to print, but at 80,508 opposed and 73,628 in favor, ballot measure No.

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