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  1. Alaska man gets 18 years - 5 suspended - for fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Anchorage Daily News reports 21-year-old Damien Peterson, of Big Lake, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison - with five suspended - and five years' probation for fatally shooting Frankie Woodford.

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  2. Joan Paal-Fridley and David Fridley, from Big Lake, watch a FedEX Jet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    It caught my attention because it characterized the criminals as "hackers," as it appears the theft is taking place by gaining access to travelers' frequent flyer accounts. In the story, Alaska Airlines was listed because the airline's frequent flyer miles were available for purchase on the "dark web."

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  3. Siemens-led consortium plans to test old Houston well for gas to be sent to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pair of Alaska Native organizations and a multinational industrial technology firm believe they can find the missing link to the natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks in an old exploration well near Houston. Knikahtnu Inc., an Alaska Native village corporation, in a partnership with Siemens Government Technologies and the Knik Tribe, has applied to lease about 6,200 acres north of Big Lake from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office on the prospect that the tract holds commercial quantities of natural gas.

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  4. Bruce Cech retires from hockey, Sandhill Crane Festival beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... more year. The 1,000-mile snowmachine race is billed as the toughest snowmachine race in the world and goes from Big Lake to Nome and ends in Fairbanks with a flurry of excitement on the Chena River, next to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors ...

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  5. Troopers: Man linked to Valley stabbing arrested after he steals SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Big Lake man wanted in connection with a stabbing late Sunday was arrested Wednesday after he stole a car in Wasilla, Alaska State Troopers said. Wasilla police arrested Zackery R. Cornelius-Vincent, 23, after a resident reported a maroon Ford Explorer stolen late Wednesday night, according to a troopers update posted Thursday morning.

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  6. 2019 Iron Dog snowmachine race is a go, organizers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Johnson, a board member since 2006 who on Tuesday was elected board president. Staging the 2,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks costs about $425,000 a year, organizers say. Johnson said the 2019 race will be financed by entry fees, ...

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  7. Kunniak's Spices brings new flavors to Native dishesRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... everything at the store was so expensive, so we relied on caribou and whale and geese," she said. Tangman moved to Big Lake about five years ago from Nuiqsut, but her relatives and friends bring her Native foods when they visit from the North Slope. ...

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  8. Iron Dog board could consider 2019 cancellation, 2020 revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iron Dog racers, who compete in two-person teams for safety reasons, prepare to start the 2018 race in Big Lake. Iron Dog racers, who compete in two-person teams for safety reasons, prepare to start the 2018 race in Big Lake.

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  9. Iron Dog to decide next week whether to hold 2019 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... resigned - Jim Wilke, the president of board, and Skip Boomershine. The Iron Dog began as a 1,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome and eventually expanded to 2,000 miles, making Nome the midway point and Fairbanks the finish line. In advance of ...

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  10. Reject Gary Wilken's IGU nomination: Conflict of interest outweighs his gas project credentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Gas company from AIDEA for roughly $60 million. As a result, the IGU acquired a natural gas liquefaction plant near Big Lake, transportation trucks and the Fairbanks Natural Gas company among other assets. AIDEA has been scrutinized by members of ...

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  11. Kunniaka s Spices brings new flavors to Native dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    ... everything at the store was so expensive, so we relied on caribou and whale and geese," she said. Tangman moved to Big Lake about five years ago from Nuiqsut, but her relatives and friends bring her Native foods when they visit from the North Slope. ...

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  12. Army Corps releases final EIS for in-state gaslineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... the ASAP project, meant for in-state gas use, is 36 inches versus the 42-inch Alaska LNG pipe and would stop near Big Lake in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The Alaska LNG line would continue south, cross beneath Cook Inlet and end at the LNG plant ...

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  13. Natural gas no longer a pipe dream: With IGU merger complete, Interior energy project moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Right now, IGU only has the means to truck liquefied natural gas to Fairbanks from its gas liquefaction plant near Big Lake. This may certainly be the best way to supply Fairbanks with natural gas for years to come. However, if a more efficient, ...

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  14. Man arrested after using pliers to smash the windshield of a tour bus ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... roadway, according to a dispatch posted online by troopers Friday night . Troopers said the man, Chad Risinger from Big Lake, had thrown items at passing cars, causing damage, and stopped a tour bus on the highway. When Risinger was told he was ...

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  15. Spreading their wings: Bird TLC is finally getting a home of its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... There are other bird rehabilitation groups in the state, including the Alaska WildBird Rehabilitation Center in Big Lake and the Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka. But Bird TLC is the busiest. In addition to caring for birds, its education program ...

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  16. Anchorage man charged with manslaughter in fatal Mat-Su boating collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 26-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with manslaughter in a boating collision Saturday in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough that left a woman dead, according to Alaska State Troopers. The crash happened on Flat Lake, adjacent to Big Lake.

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  17. 1 dead in Mat-Su boating accident on Flat LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    At least one person died Saturday in a boating accident on Flat Lake, according to the Mat-Su Borough Department of Emergency Services. Ken Barkley, fire deputy director at the borough, said emergency crews were responding to the lake, west of Big Lake, around 3:30 p.m. for reports of an accident.

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  18. NANA strengthens in-state business holdingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Dustin Cook, a welder for NANA Development Corp., works on a new gas processing module for BP's North Slope Gathering Center 2 in 2014 at the NANA fabrication shop in Big Lake. The large size and location allows truckers hauling materials to and finished products from the facility to avoid the congested areas of Anchorage and Wasilla.

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  19. House passes bill to allow bonds to pay off oil and gas tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | APRN

    ... all but two of the 16 voting members of the Republican minority - Reps. David Eastman of Wasilla and Mark Neuman of Big Lake - voted for it. Reps. Mike Chenault of Nikiski and Steve Thompson of Fairbanks were absent.

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  20. House passes bill to allow bonds to pay off oil and gas tax creditsRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... all but two of the 16 voting members of the Republican minority - Reps. David Eastman of Wasilla and Mark Neuman of Big Lake - voted for it. Reps. Mike Chenault of Nikiski and Steve Thompson of Fairbanks were absent.

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