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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 $210,000. More Fairbanks information.

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2 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

How SB 21 attempts to solve the problems with ACES

Surrounded by workers employed by the oil industry, Gov. Sean Parnell signs Senate Bill 21 at a special event hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce in May 2013.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Water Online

Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk From Fuel Tanks In EPA Settlement

The U.S. Army is taking steps to improve management of its fuel storage tanks and comply with federal laws designed to protect groundwater at Fort Wainwright Garrison, located near Fairbanks, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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CNN

Proud of our Twin Grandsons - Army Soldiers

Twin grandsons PFC Travis Adams and PFC Tyler Adams, stationed at Fort Drum, NY.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Fairbanks homeowner fills 8-story sinkhole

Geophysicists don't know what caused a sinkhole measuring about 80 feet deep to appear in a Fairbanks resident's yard last week.

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Anchorage Daily News

New rest rules means major shakeup for Yukon Quest

The 1,000-mile dog sled race announced Tuesday it was shortening its mandatory 36-hour layover in Dawson City to 24 hours, changing for the first time in history one of the race's most defining characteristics.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Promotion or enforcement? Alcohol regulation sparks contradictory claims

The state board charged with regulating the alcohol business in Alaska doesn't belong under a state agency that promotes business, the head of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority said here Tuesday.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Boy Scout leader charged in York sexual abuse case was barred from Scouting in 1980s

A Boy Scout leader recently charged with sexually assaulting two Boy Scouts in York County was supposed to be permanently barred from the Boy Scouts of America after an allegation that he sexually abused a Scout while stationed overseas in the 1980s.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

AIDEA advances Interior gas project amid unknowns

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors approved the framework of an agreement for the construction and operation of a North Slope natural gas liquefaction plant June 26 without yet knowing exactly what its financial contribution to the plant will be.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks music notes, part Two

This is essentially a second level of eliminations, winnowing the field from 10 semifinalists to 5 finalists.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

Saturday Night at the Movies by Dennis Hartley --- Out there, in the dark: "Life Itself"

This was not the ideal environment for an obsessive movie buff. At the time, there were only two single-screen movie theaters in town.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Troopers use helicopter to pluck two boaters from river in northeast Alaska

The Alaska State Troopers used a helicopter to pluck two boaters from a rain-swollen river in northeast Alaska late Wednesday, the troopers said in a prepared statement.

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Bellingham Herald

Miss Teen Alaska 2014 goes for national crown

"It's very exciting," said her mother Lisa Gentry. "She's a pretty organized young lady, so she makes lists every day of what she needs to accomplish and what things she still needs to get, and who she needs to talk to."

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Peninsula Clarion

Alaska VA has difficult recruiting, staffer says

The chief of staff for the Alaska Veterans Affairs Health Care System said Thursday that recruitment of doctors and nurses is one of the biggest challenges the system faces.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Interior Alaska rivers push higher after storm surge

The storm ended Wednesday, but the aftermath of heavy rain over Interior Alaska pushed rivers and streams to the highest levels in years.

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Anchorage Daily News

Rainfall nearly sets records in Interior Alaska

The National Weather Service reported 3.31 inches of rain fell from Tuesday to mid-day Wednesday, making it the third wettest two-day period in 102 years of record keeping in Fairbanks, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Golden anniversary could produce fast times at Alaska Raceway Park

Bodenstadt, of Fairbanks, is bringing his 6,000-horsepower dragster to Alaska Raceway Park for three days of racing in honor of the track's 50th anniversary.

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WaterWorld

Alaska Army post reduces fuel tank water contamination risk in EPA settlement

According to a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency , the U.S. Army is taking steps to improve management of its fuel storage tanks and comply with federal laws designed to protect groundwater at Fort Wainwright Garrison, located near Fairbanks, Alaska.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Man suspected of ramming pickup with Porsche

A man who Fairbanks, Alaska, police say launched his sports car into a three-quarter-ton pickup in a fit of road rage has been charged with felony criminal mischief.

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Anchorage Daily News

Compass: Alaska Commerce commissioner no friend to alcohol board enforcement

Until my retirement last month, I served for five and a half years as the Executive Director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board with the last two after the board was moved to the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development from the Department of Public Safety for supposedly "administrative purposes only."

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Interior under flood warnings as another storm moves in

A five-day forecast full of rain prompted the National Weather Service on Tuesday to issue flood advisories, watches and warnings for a swath of the state from the upper Tanana Valley to Denali National Park to Tok.

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