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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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1 hr ago | APRN

Alaska News Nightly: August 1, 2014

Less than a week after launching her own online subscription channel, former Gov. Sarah Palin is using the platform to call for the repeal of her successor's oil tax law.

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6 hrs ago | DNR Public Notices

2014 Annual State Land Auction bid opening rescheduled for Aug. 6

The 2014 Annual State Land Auction bid opening has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. on August 6 following the late arrival of bids mailed from the Fairbanks regional office.

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12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Trustees settle dispute, clearing way for $23 million Fairbanks foundation

The trustees of the Bill Stroecker Foundation have resolved their differences over settling the estate of the late Fairbanks banker, clearing the way for one of the largest Alaska foundations to become fully operational.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Refinery tax credit bill signed, renews Tesoro royalty contract

The Tesoro refinery in Nikiski will benefit from a tax credit bill signed by Gov. Sean Parnell on July 29. New investments will be eligible for a 40 percent tax credit under the legislation.

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Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks police: Suspect committed suicide during chase

According to a Fairbanks Police Department press release, at 1:32 a.m. local police responded to a domestic violence call.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks radio station to drop APRN for budget reasons

The public broadcasting stations in Fairbanks, faced with a $170,000 budget cut, plan to withdraw from the Alaska Public Radio Network at the end of August, KUAC Manager Keith Martin said.

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Post and Courier

TSA demonstrates explosive-detecting dogs at Charleston airport

A black Labrador retriever bounds down rows of passenger seats in the terminal at Charleston International Airport, stopping at carry-on bags to take a sniff before moving on to the next piece of luggage or backpack.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Fairbanks priest in alcohol treatment after arrest

A Fairbanks priest is in an alcohol treatment program following his arrest earlier this year on a charge of driving under the influence.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Homer Tribune

August First Friday a mid-summer night's dream

Homer's downtown art galleries celebrate the height of summer with new exhibit openings and First Friday receptions.

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Anchorage Daily News

One dead in vehicle collision near North Pole

One person is confirmed dead as the result of a two-vehicle collision on the Old Richardson Highway early Tuesday morning.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Borough calls for rate investigation of Fairbanks private gas utility

The small private natural gas utility in Fairbanks, which has about 1,100 customers, "engaged in numerous highly irregular transactions" that warrant a state investigation, according to the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Alaska Editorials

There's an old saying attributed to the Native people of Alaska's panhandle: "A tall tree has fallen."

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

'River of Light' an elegant mix of masterful words, art with Copper River backdrop

"River of Light," a recent addition to the University of Alaska Press' Alaska Literary Series, takes readers down the Copper River in the company of masters.

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The Las Vegas Sun

2013 Best Warrior Adam Christensen

Spc. Adam Christensen poses at Fort Wainwright near Fairbanks, Alaska, on June 20, 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Antique cars find an unlikely home in Interior community of Fairbanks

Museum docent Paul Tekin dusts the fender of a 1904 Franklin in the repair shop of the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.

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KASH-FM Anchorage

Judge rules feds wrongly protecting bearded seals

Judge Ralph Beistline in Fairbanks says the decision by the National Marine Fisheries Services was ``arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion.'

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The Gazette

University's "outreach" reindeer is a charmerFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Henry the...

In this photo taken on Friday, July 18, 2014, Jennifer Robinette takes Henry the reindeer out for his morning rounds at the Experiment Farm on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Why Juneau should be next for Housing First

A considerable amount of city resources is spent on addressing the needs of chronic inebriates who are homeless.

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Anchorage Daily News

ArtBeat: Harding's train becomes Christmas ornament -- but not Harding's Alaska train

There was a flurry of excitement in the newsroom when a call came in last month announcing the selection of the 2014 White House Christmas Ornament.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Salcha River threatens to swallow 2,800-square-foot home

John Sauer has spent 16 years building a home along the Salcha River, and now he's struggling to keep it from being washed away.

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