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  1. Looking Back: August 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Aug. 20, 2008 - ANCHORAGE - Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Jim Whitaker is slated to address the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Tuesday.

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  2. Say - yes' to Gary Wilken for IGURead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Board. Both Gary Wilken and Dana Pruhs sat on the AIDEA Board throughout this process and have lifelong roots to Fairbanks with proven leadership and public service. It is comparing apples to oranges when you try to compare cost basis for 35,000 ...

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  3. Troopers report missing woman in Fairbanks areaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ontact them. Williams was last known to be driving a dark blue 2015 GMC Sierra truck near the College Road area of Fairbanks.

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  4. Transformed, but not to a fault: Fairbanks seismologist hooked on quakes since childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Matt Gardine, operations seismologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Earthquake Center, poses outside his office on Friday Aug. 17, 2018.

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  5. Retired teachers still help drive students' educationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Scholarship recipients Shayna Matson and Yuki Nagaoka are offered special door prizes from the Fairbanks Retired Teachers Association.

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  6. Why I think Pamela Goode is good for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... at letters@newsminer.com or call 459-7574. Send Community Perspective submissions by mail (P.O. Box 70710, Fairbanks AK 99707) or via email (letters@newsminer.com). Submissions must be 500 to 750 words. Columns are welcome on a wide range of issues ...

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  7. Regarding Abegg's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the story. I agree with Mr. Abegg in that IGU has steep hurdles to succeed, but there is little or no risk to the Fairbanks North Star Borough as the debt is nonrecourse. The purchase of Pentex by IGU is what is commonly known as a (highly) ...

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  8. FDNM, why did you fail to defend free press and freedom of speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... at letters@newsminer.com or call 459-7574. Send Community Perspective submissions by mail (P.O. Box 70710, Fairbanks AK 99707) or via email (letters@newsminer.com). Submissions must be 500 to 750 words. Columns are welcome on a wide range of issues ...

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  9. City Council must reject Wilken nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Fairbanks City Council should reject Gary Wilken's nomination to serve on the Interior Gas Utility board, replacing Frank Abegg.

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  10. Downriver race is part of Denali Blueberry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Paul Schauer, formerly of Fairbanks, took second place and Louis Overington of Healy paddled to first place in the Nenana Wildwater Downriver Race.

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  11. Barry Jackson, who suggested Native corporation model, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... - the 13 regional Native corporations and the 200 village corporations that emerged from the law. The veteran Fairbanks lawyer and politician died July 31 at 88 in the Pioneers' Home. A memorial service is at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Bible Baptist ...

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  12. Texan flees cubicle farm, starts web design business in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... create logos, do website maintenance and help companies tap into e-commerce. Consultations are free. She moved to Fairbanks in 2009 after deciding she no longer wanted to occupy a cubicle in corporate America. She was living in Texas. She worked for ...

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  13. Visa program offers taste of Alaska, United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... his summer working four jobs in Alaska while exploring the state, like here in Denali National Park and Preserve. FAIRBANKS - "I have to admit there are periods when I'm facing hard times over the many obligations that I have to finish on my own. ...

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  14. Tapir's jaw found near Homer is an incredibly rare findRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... teeth protruding from the rock. "They suggested it was rhino-like," Klein said. "By the time he got back up (to Fairbanks), Patrick was pretty sure it was a tapir." Druckenmiller thinks this Alaska tapir was alive about 10 million years ago. Related ...

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  15. A nice memoir with an all-too familiar AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... rket. Addley Fannin is a freelance writer with a master's degree in Northern studies from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She can be reached at addleyfannin@gmail.com or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/addleyfannin .

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  16. Interior Scrapbook - Aug. 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    An early promotional postcard, this was "Greetings From Victor's Furs" when Martin Victor, shown in the photo, still operated his fur shops in Fairbanks and Juneau.

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  17. The 25 most generous philanthropists in America todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    America's wealthiest people donated $14.7 billion in 2017 to causes, alma maters, foundations, and charities - more than doubling the amount given away in 2016. Around 50 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska - one of the most northern cities in the United States, scientists have deciphered the DNA of a baby girl who's been buried there for 11,500 years.

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

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... began as a 1,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome before being expanded to 2,000 miles by adding a leg from Nome to Fairbanks. Butterfield said there has been no talk of making the race shorter. But if there is a 2019 race, he said it could be a ...

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  19. Officials OK license for Fairbanks marijuana testing siteRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska marijuana control board has approved the license for the first cannabis testing facility in Interior Alaska, expected to open next month. The marijuana board approved the license for Fairbanks Analytical Testing Thursday in a 4-1 vote, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported .

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  20. Pot, at least certain forms of it, is for pets tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    This June 5, 2017, file photo shows a marijuana leaf in the vegetative room at a cannabis cultivator in Fairbanks, Alaska. Alaska collected more than $11 million in marijuana tax revenue during the state's 2018 fiscal year, exceeding projections by nearly $2 million.

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