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  1. Pogo officials consider extending life of gold mine if exploration shows promising depositsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | APRN

    More than 300 people work at the Pogo Mine, located in the Upper Goodpaster Valley about 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction and 85 miles east-southeast of Fairbanks. Pogo Mine officials say the company may extend the life of the mine northeast of Delta Junction if exploration they're conducting this summer confirms the presence of potentially rich gold deposits.

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  2. NN Cannery History Project collects stories of former cannery workersRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | APRN

    The now-closed NN Cannery at South Naknek. Since 2015, the NN Cannery History Project has been working to preserve the story of the cannery.

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  3. Even a rainforest can experience a drought, weather service saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | APRN

    The green rectangles show average Ketchikan precipitation for that month over the years. The black dots show what happened over the past nine months.

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  4. AK: Keeping memories alive on Fathera s DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | APRN

    Father's Day celebrates the dads in our lives, but for some, it's a reminder of pain and loss. The Dinner Party is an organization that connects people grieving the loss of a loved one.

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  5. Juneau seeks community help with $1 million endowment for Alaska College of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | APRN

    The City and Borough of Juneau is looking to the community for help meeting the remainder of its $1 million commitment to the University of Alaska's new education college. The city pledged to create an endowment when the University of Alaska Board of Regents was considering where to put the new school.

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  6. Supreme Court denies Schaeffer Coxa s request for appeal of convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | APRN

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox's appeal of his conviction in 2012 on a charge of conspiracy to murder federal officials. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the high court didn't include any comment in its rejection of the appeal.

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  7. Interior sees first wildfire of note this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | APRN

    The smoke plume of the Livingston Fire approximately 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks in the Rosie Creek area as seen from Mile 339 of the Parks Highway early Sunday evening. The Interior's first substantial wildfire of the season was ignited by lightning last night outside Fairbanks.

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  8. Squeezing books into busy Alaska summersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | APRN

    Summer reading in Alaska is not about stretching out on a white sandy beach skimming paperbacks. For us, it's done on boat decks, docks, tents and mountain havens.

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  9. Turning a temporary stay into long-term stability, 30 days at a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | APRN

    Brenda McFarlane shows off the information packets residents receive to participate in the 30-60-90 program. The Solutions Desk looks beyond Alaska's problems and reports on its solutions - the people and programs working to make Alaska communities stronger.

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  10. ANWR coastal plain oil, gas lease plan draws heated opposition in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | APRN

    Athabascan drummers Travis Cole, Sunny Luke and Norman Carlo lead protesters to the Carlson Center Tuesday for the Bureau of Land Management's meeting on the federal plan to lease portions of the ANWR coastal plain for oil and gas development. About 250 people turned out Tuesday at a meeting in Fairbanks to offer comments on a federal plan to launch an oil and gas leasing program in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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  11. Lt. Gov. Mallott views growth in energy sector as Alaska's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | APRN

    Meeting of Governor Walker's Climate Action Leadership team, chaired by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus, in Fairbanks, Alaska, April 12, 2018.

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  12. EPA administrator Pruitt pledges to combat PFAS groundwater contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | APRN

    That's Pruit speaking Tuesday at an EPA national PFAS leadership summit. PFAS is a category of chemical compounds long used in a range of products: from non-stick cookware to firefighting foam, which have contaminated ground water at many locations, including Alaska.

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  13. Wasilla teen dead after canoe capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | APRN

    According to a release , Alaska State Troopers were notified around 2 a.m. Friday that a man was screaming on one of the islands in Finger Lake. His canoe had capsized and the man he was boating with had disappeared.

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  14. This man and his yellow truck signal the arrival of spring in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | APRN

    He starts picking up roadside trash as soon as the snow melts each year. Glenn Hackney of Fairbanks has been fighting the same battle for over 50 years.

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  15. Additional federal gun charges brought on man charged with 2016 killing of Fairbanks policemanRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | APRN

    A man already facing a murder charge in state court for shooting a Fairbanks Police officer, has been additionally charged with federal crimes. Thirty-year-old Anthony Jenkins Alexie of Fairbanks, accused of shooting Sgt.

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  16. IGU board considers Siemens proposal for alternative natural gas source for FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | APRN

    Members of the IGU board, along with members of the Siemens Government Technologies team and AIDEA board member Gary Wilken and others, meet Tuesday in the Mt. McKinley Bank Building conference room downtown.

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  17. UAF hosts 4-day Alaska Native language institute to help preserve knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | APRN

    Alaska Native languages are the focus of a four-day institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this week. The Alaska Native Language Revitalization Institute is hosted by the UAF College of Rural and Community Development.

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  18. With Pruitt, Murkowski chides without charringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | APRN

    Democratic senators on Wednesday accused EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt of betraying the public trust with luxury travel and by cozying up to lobbyists. Sen. Lisa Murkowski did not ask confrontational questions, but she did not leap to Pruitt's defense, either.

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  19. Fairbanks lawmaker David Guttenberg won't seek re-election to 8th House termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | APRN

    Rep. David Guttenberg began his political career in 1986, when he was appointed treasurer of the Interior Democrats. Longtime Fairbanks Democratic lawmaker David Guttenberg has decided against running for re-election to an eighth term in the Alaska House of Representatives.

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  20. Fairbanks City Council approves marijuana regulations that limit retail shops to 25Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | APRN

    Most of the standing-room-only crowd that turned out for Monday's City Council meeting identified themselves by wearing red shirts, for those supported stricter marijuana regulation, and green shirts, for those favoring looser regs. After a heated debate, the Fairbanks City Council approved an ordinance Monday that added regulations to the marijuana industry.

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