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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 $209,500 which is roughly $122/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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1 hr ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

The Sterling Highway narrows down to one lane on a bridge near Cooper Landing April 19. Work near Cooper Landing is part of more than $482 million in work planned by the Department of Transportation for Central Region roads.

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5 hrs ago | Seward City News

Winter Bear a powerful play on suicide

The Winter Bea r , a travelling play about suicide by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley from Fairbanks Alaska, reached an audience of about 300-350 Wednesday, April 22 during daytime performances for Seward Middle School and High School students, and an evening turnout of another 45-55 community members.

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5 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

The Presidents of the United States of America released their first...

Veteran quirk rockers The Presidents of the United States of America had planned to be done recording music after 2008's These Are the Good Times People , but as drummer Jason Finn puts it , they "accidentally did it again" with this year's PledgeMusic-funded Kudos to You! , which came out this past February.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Capital budget among last big pieces of legislation pending

The House began taking up amendments Monday. Sunday was supposed to mark the end of the legislative session, but ran long after the House and Senate failed to find agreement on an education plan.

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Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks hatchery opens to the public

The Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery actually opened 18 months ago, but the Alaska Department of Fish and Game didn't have funding to staff the visitors center, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

DNR Public Notices

Seasonal trail restrictions go into effect for Chena River State Recreation Area

Between Sunday, April 20 and May 22, multi-use trails in the Chena River State Recreation Area will be closed to all but pedestrian use.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

Many people think ticks can't live in Alaska but a state veterinarian says that's not the case.

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Anchorage Daily News

Bill designates house for lieutenant governor lodging

The Senate added that language to HB246, which would add land to Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in Fairbanks.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks tries to improve water quality

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that many residents are apparently unaware that storm drains lead directly into the Chena River or Noyes Slough.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Denali Park road open to Mile 30

This April 4, 2014 photo released by the National Park Service shows the road going toward the Sable Pass in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Bill designates Juneau house for lt gov lodging

The Alaska Senate has passed a bill that would designate an historic house in downtown Juneau as the official residence of the state's lieutenant governor.

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The Washington Post

Feds Talk: How do they feel about political appointments?

Stacey Fritz, who works with the Bureau of Land Management in Fairbanks, Alaska, said the managers at her agency "do not all have much BLM experience."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Jeffrey, Jensen, Morisky Board of Fisheries appointments confirmed

Three incumbent members of Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed, after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Senate draft of fisheries act begins circulating

Subsistence fishermen Fred Huntington of Galena asks a question during a Yukon River fisheries pre-season planning meeting on April 8 in the Binkley Room at Pike's Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks.

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National Geographic

Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

Sarah James, an Alaska Native elder, says global warming is radically changing her homeland.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Thawing toolik station is no small task for scientists

Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

The Flint Hills refinery in North Pole plans to cease operation this spring, and the Parnell Administration warns Petro Star's refinery in North Pole might be next.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Bill allowing jury 'nullification' of criminal laws is dead for session

A House committee chairman killed a bill Monday that would grant extraordinary powers to juries to ignore criminal laws at the request of a defendant.

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KSL-TV

Fairbanks releases more info on super's leave

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials say the superintendent was placed on leave earlier this month while authorities investigate how the school handled an alleged sexual abuse case involving an employee.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

Administrators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a major challenge on their hands since learning that students in a medical assistant program at UAF's Career and Technical College were instructed to inject fellow students with a solution not authorized for use on humans or animals.

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