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  1. AG questions HarvestRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Petroleum News

    Attorney General Craig W. Richards is raising antitrust concerns over a proposed sale of the Point MacKenzie liquefied natural gas terminal to a Hilcorp Alaska LLC subsidiary. In comments filed with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska on Dec. 12, Richards said that he would be 'unlikely to consent to the sale' until after regulators conclude a rate case filed by Fairbanks Natural Gas LLC, which is the primary customer of the terminal.

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  2. Troopers say body of avalanche victim recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska State Troopers say an avalanche survivor and another man have recovered the body of a Delta Junction man killed in the same avalanche. Troopers say they were notified Tuesday over that the course of two days, 63-year-old Michael Hopper of Fairbanks and another man, Daniel Perpich, had hiked in and recovered the remains of 35-year-old Erik Peterson.

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  3. Anna Barrigan, Port Angeles advocate for the poor, dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Connect to plan its Thanksgiving meal. Plans for a memorial service are pending. Barrigan, a retired pharmacist in Fairbanks, Alaska, had moved to Kelso and then to Port Angeles in 1994. She soon involved herself with the Salvation Army, Project ...

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  4. Fairbanks woman shot to death by cousin, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A 25-year-old woman dialed 911 in the early afternoon of Christmas Eve and reported she had shot and killed her cousin, according to the Fairbanks Police Department. Police identified the victim as 33-year-old Jeanelle Clark.

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  5. Future merry and bright for UNH's WilkesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... who works at the town gift shop, the aptly named Santa Claus House. North Pole, located about 10 minutes from Fairbanks, Alaska, has street lights, which are decorated to resemble candy canes. The town of just over 2,000 residents even has ...

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  6. November, December among the warmest early winters ever for Anchorage and FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The National Weather Service has confirmed it: This has been an unusually warm winter so far, at least in Anchorage and Fairbanks. In Anchorage, there has been only one day since the beginning of November -- 19 degrees measured Nov. 27 -- on which the daily average temperature slipped below the normal average of 21 degrees, according to official Weather Service records .

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  7. Reindeer present unique challenges for aspiring young Alaska herdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "(Sven) is really concerned with getting his food," Bird, a home-schooled senior, said from her home in Fairbanks earlier this month. "It's what he thinks about all the time." Sven is a domesticated reindeer, and Bird is one of a handful of young ...

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  8. Fairbanks woman dead from gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Fairbanks woman was shot and killed Wednesday but police said they were not immediately calling the death a homicide According to Amber Courtney, communications director for the Fairbanks mayor's office, the gunshot wound did not appear to be accidental or self-inflicted. Courtney said police were still investigating Wednesday evening and have made contact with everyone they believe might know something about the death.

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  9. Former Fairbanks ophthalmologist killed in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Wolf, who had a private practice in Fairbanks for many years, was struck and killed while walking his dog along the Semiahmoo Parkway, The Northern Light , a Blaine newspaper, reported. The dog ran onto the road and Wolf was trying to catch him when a car driven by an 86-year-old Blaine resident struck him.

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  10. Fairbanks borough mayor to form marijuana working groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Voters approved the legal the production, sale and use of marijuana for Alaskans over 21 years old in the Nov. election. A panel will be created in the Fairbanks North Star Borough to guide development of rules governing commercial marijuana enterprises.

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  11. Still hard to feel grown up at Christmas time, even after 34 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    In 1980 I was working as a brakeman on the Alaska Railroad, and on the day after Thanksgiving, I was sent to Fairbanks from Anchorage, where I lived, after some seasonal layoffs of lower seniority brakemen. I had never spent a winter in Fairbanks, and the temperatures soon went between 40 below and 60 below.

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  12. Fairbanks, Anchorage take hard look at marijuana in lead-up to legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough will follow Anchorage in forming a working group to explore the legalization of marijuana in Alaska and the crafting of laws specific to local commercial regulation. On Tuesday, the Anchorage Assembly's new Committee on Regulating and Taxing the Cultivation, Manufacture and Commercial Sale of Marijuana met briefly to outline how it will work to craft marijuana laws in Alaska's largest city.

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  13. Rabbi Dov: Feeding hungry souls via SkypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in Alaska." Some of his students have turned to the internet for other religious needs. Gregg Browngoetz lives in Fairbanks, but has spent time in a few small towns in Alaska. "I've participated in some online communities with other congregations ...

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  14. The Concerned: Dear Santa, Alaska could use a hand facing 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Whatever St. Nick can spare from his bag of gifts, from wise weed regs to coal in our stockings, we can use. We the Concerned are very sorry for only writing you once a year, and then only to ask for stuff.

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  15. Fairbanks to form marijuana working groupRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    A working group will be created in the Fairbanks North Star Borough to guide development of local rules governing commercial marijuana enterprises. Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins is hoping to get regulations developed as early as February, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

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  16. Who's on third? Fairbanks. Alaska's Golden Heart City bumped from No. 2 population spotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Long Alaska's second city, Fairbanks has slipped to third behind Juneau. Meanwhile, the Fairbanks North Star Borough is on the verge of slipping behind Matanuska-Susitna as the second-most-populous borough.

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  17. Scientists examine Alaska ducks in frigid Fairbanks river for avian flu cluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... River. Ducks were slowly lured in using cracked corn thrown into the river. Dec 15, 2012 Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks biologist Mark Lindberg, left, and Brandt Meixell, scoop ducks out of an open section of the Chena River. Lindberg and Meixell ...

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  18. Year in review: no decline, drilling hits recordRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... engineering and consulting firm had. The challenging AIDEA-led plan to truck North Slope liquefied natural gas to Fairbanks kept its momentum in April when the authority's board approved $23.1 million in loans to local gas utilities for distribution ...

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  19. Pebble Partnership vs. the EPA a " a yearlong conflictRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Alaska, the Fort Knox and Pogo mines, are still doing well. Fort Knox, a low-grade surface mine northeast of Fairbanks, was expected to produce about 390,000 ounces of gold in 2014. That's down from 421,641 ounces in 2013, but it is enough to keep ...

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  20. Movers & Shakers 12/28/14Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... she spent nearly 10 years as the General Counsel for the Alaska District Council of Laborers. Born and raised in Fairbanks, Drygas received her bachelor's degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and her juris doctor from the Willamette ...

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