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  1. Monday: Oilers take on Panners in doubleheaderRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    The Peninsula Oilers swept a doubleheader from the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks on Monday in Alaska Baseball League action at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks. The Oilers moved to 6-5 in the American League and are now two games ahead of the Anchorage Bucs and three ahead of the Panners .

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  2. Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crewsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... early Thursday in parts of the southeast interior, said National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Metzger in Fairbanks. "I should also note that after Thursday, we look to develop a significant warming trend for the interior," Metzger said, adding ...

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  3. New reports highlight recent energy-related field studies in the Susitna basinRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNR Public Notices

    (Fairbanks, AK) The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) today published reports summarizing recent energy-focused geological studies in the Susitna basin. The reports provide important new information from original field work ...

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  4. Volunteers build boxes for displaced sled dogs in WillowRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A group of volunteers has come together to help out the many sled dogs displaced by the Sockeye Fire in Willow. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports about 25 volunteers gathered at the Ester Fire House over the weekend to help cut lumber and construct boxes to house the sled dogs.

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  5. Sunday: Panners nip OilersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    The Peninsula Oilers opened up a six-game, five-day road trip in Fairbanks by dropping a 7-6 decision to the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks on Sunday in Alaska Baseball League action. The Oilers, who face the Panners in a 5 p.m. doubleheader today, remain in first place in the American League with a 4-5 record.

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  6. Water fountains in the tundraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to use it. In 1946, workers for the Army Corps of Engineers drilled a well near the eastern end of Farmers Loop in Fairbanks. They penetrated a permafrost layer and the non-frozen layer beneath it. At about 100 feet, they hit water. It was under so ...

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  7. Barry Tompkinsa Out of My Mind: The meaning of life, version 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... makes sense. How can I possibly decide who I like on “The Voice” without knowing the temperature in Fairbanks, Alaska? Do you really want to know the meaning of life? Well, you better make sure it's no more than 140 characters. That ...

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  8. Beneath the permafrost, fountains wait to burst forthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to use it. In 1946, workers for the Army Corps of Engineers drilled a well near the eastern end of Farmers Loop in Fairbanks. They penetrated a permafrost layer and the non-frozen layer beneath it. At about 100 feet, they hit water. It was under so ...

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  9. Friday: Oilers take Studs down a notchRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... a team that holds the worst team ERA in the league (4.25). The Oilers begin a five-day, six-game road trip to Fairbanks to take on the Goldpanners. The series begins Sunday at 7 p.m. at Growden Memorial Park. The Oilers own a 2-1 record against the ...

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  10. Increased closures in Chena River State Recreation Area due to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | DNR Public Notices

    (Fairbanks, AK) A new fire near Mile 50 of the Chena Hot Springs Road has caused Alaska State Parks to expand the current trail and cabin closures in the Chena River State Recreation Area. The North Fork Public Use Cabin and the Angel Rocks Trail ...

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  11. Rollin' on the river: a great way to see AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... accommodations are somewhat rustic (tents), this is a world-class experience. The price is $5,050 per person from Fairbanks. That includes a commercial flight from Fairbanks to Arctic Village, bush plane to the headwaters of the Kongakut and your ...

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  12. Gas supply soughtRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Petroleum News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has issued a request for information for potential supplies of Cook Inlet natural gas for shipment to Fairbanks. The request comes as part of the Interior Energy Project, an AIDEA initiative to bring affordable energy to Fairbanks and the surrounding area of the Alaska Interior.

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  13. Serious bagpipe competition opens the Alaska Scottish Highland GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Drums, Alaska Pacific University Pipe Band and Alaska Celtic Pipes and Drums -- and the Red Hackle Pipe Band from Fairbanks. A number of players and the ensembles will compete for cash prizes of up to $700 at Saturday's games in Palmer. But in ...

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  14. Thursday: Oilers bats come alive against StudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... series concludes with a 7 p.m. game tonight at Seymour Park. After that, the Oilers go on a six-game road trip to Fairbanks and won't be back at Seymour Park until July 4. Despite the extended time off from league play, the Oilers remain in first ...

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  15. Burgeoning wildfires in Alaska prompt more evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... The fire near Eureka forced Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race champion Brent Sass to evacuate his dogs to Fairbanks, news station KTUU reported. An area just north of Fairbanks also faced an evacuation advisory. Fairbanks, the interior's ...

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  16. State purchase of Fairbanks gas company expected to shave ratesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Homer News

    Nearly six months after the idea was announced, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors approved the $52.5 million purchase of Fairbanks Natural Gas during a special meeting June 11. Included in the purchase price are all of the companies under Pentex Alaska Natural Gas Co., the parent company to Fairbanks Natural Gas and Titan Alaska LNG, which operates the small natural gas liquefaction facility at Point MacKenzie. The two LNG-powered trucks used to transport LNG to Fairbanks are also part of the deal.

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  17. Invasive weed makes its way into world's largest floatplane baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in several sites in Alaska. It was first found in Cordova's Eyak Lake in 1982 and has since spread to sites from Fairbanks to the Kenai Peninsula. The bad news about Lake Hood came when Amy Larsen, a plant specialist with the National Park Service, ...

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  18. What others say: Be kind to new arrivalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Summer visitors - sooner or later, it's a virtual certainty you'll run into them. The summer solstice weekend marks the height both of daylight hours and tourism numbers around the Interior, as thousands from outside Alaska and the U.S. take in the midnight sun.

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  19. Blackwater Railroad Company launches second genre-bending albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... school is arts education," Frye said, "access to instruments, especially in the villages and (rural places near) Fairbanks. The access to instruments and instruction has dwindled." The band has gained steam throughout the state as an energetic live ...

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  20. Notorious invader found in waters of Anchorage floatplane baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in several sites in Alaska. It was first found in Cordova's Eyak Lake in 1982 and has since spread to sites from Fairbanks to the Kenai Peninsula. The bad news about Lake Hood came when Amy Larsen, a plant specialist with the National Park Service, ...

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