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  1. Three freshman starters help Oregon to Sweet 16Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 23 | Washington Times

    Back before the start of Pac-12 conference play, Oregon freshman Ruthy Hebard made the bold prediction that the Ducks would surprise the league. Oregon, the only team in the NCAA Tournament with three freshmen in its starting lineup, is in the Sweet 16 field for the first time in program history.

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  2. Tech director adds light, color to Fairbanks theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Washington Times

    Theater technical director Adam Gillette is building the bedroom of an early 1990s Knoxville, Tennessee, home for a play that's being performed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The play's director has asked him to create the bedroom where five bridesmaids take refuge from a wedding reception in the university's production of "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress."

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  3. Ducks' Ionescu prefers to avoid the spotlight and just winRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Washington Times

    Oregon's star freshman guard seemed a bit taken aback when she was asked what she likes to do when she's not playing. It's basketball season, after all, and Ionescu is all about basketball.

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  4. Ducks' Ionescu prefers to avoid the spotlight and just winRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Washington Times

    Oregon's star freshman guard seemed a bit taken aback when she was asked what she likes to do when she's not playing. It's basketball season, after all, and Ionescu is all about basketball.

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  5. Mushers' dog drop became checkpoint under former managerRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    There's no Alaska town called "101 Mile Steese Highway," but every February, a small settlement comes to life on this part of the highway to provide Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race mushers with shelter, weather reports and dozens of pounds of bacon. Fairbanks volunteer Peter Kamper managed this stop on the Yukon Quest from 1996-2015.

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  6. Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handleRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    She owns a grocery store and the building that houses the post office in the village of Tanana, Alaska, which ranked as the coldest place in the state Wednesday. The official temperature at the airport with a single gravel runway was minus 54 degrees.

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  7. Oregon freshman Ruthy Hebard turning heads in the Lower 48Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Ducks freshman forward grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska. She was a prep standout there, but to develop as a player and get attention on a bigger stage, it was a seven hour's drive south to play with an Anchorage team during the summer.

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  8. Memphian comes home as coach of top Canadian basketball teamRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2016 | Washington Times

    "If he went any further, he'd be in Russia," laughed Clay Smythe, who helped mentor Shotwell when he was in high school at Memphis University School. Last Monday, Shotwell's journey of self-discovery had him back on familiar grounds.

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  9. Alaska outdoorsmen create a card game for huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    As in hunting, success in the new card game Gut Pile is a matter of preparation and getting lucky breaks. Players score points by assembling the elements for a perfect hunt while avoiding their opponent's attack cards like hypothermia, beaver fever and the always-dangerous People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals card.

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  10. Paws for Purple Hearts is first of its kind in AlaskaRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    Veterans working with service dogs through Paws for Purple Hearts all said the same thing at the recent grand opening of the new Fairbanks training facility: "I'm not training the dog. The dog is training me."

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  11. Hospice chaplain comforts the grieving and the dyingRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    It took David Rumph Jr. more than five decades to learn that his calling in life is to help people die. Rumph is the chaplain at Hospice Services for Fairbanks Memorial Hospital .

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  12. Fairbanks borough schools get $3M to help military familiesRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has received $3 million in federal grants to support the expansion of its resources for students in military families. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the district will use the two grants to fund initiatives known as "Project 360" and "Basic Training 1-1."

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  13. 111th annual Midnight Sun Baseball Game called for darknessRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Washington Times

    A summertime sports tradition in the land of the midnight sun was foiled early Wednesday morning by an unlikely foe: darkness. The 111th annual Midnight Sun Baseball Game in Fairbanks, Alaska, was called at 1:30 a.m. because players had trouble seeing after sunset.

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