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  1. Kassel beats Wilson in Fairbanks North Star Borough mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly member Karl Kassel defeated state Rep. Tammie Wilson and two other candidates in the race for borough mayor Tuesday night, while the latest in a series of annual initiatives about wood smoke pollution remained too close to call. Fairbanks city voters approved a 5 percent retail tax on marijuana by a wide margin and incumbent North Pole Mayor Bryce Ward won re-election.


  2. North Pole man found dead in Kenai cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in jail since Oct. 23, 2014. KTVA reports Heppner was found unresponsive in his cell and efforts to revive the North Pole man were not successful. Alaska State Troopers and the Alaska State Medical Examiner's office will review the death. The ...


  3. Attention, Voters! Santa Claus Is Running for Office in the North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | People

    You'd think Santa Claus would be a shoo-in for office in the North Pole, but he's gotta run for office just like everyone else. Specifically, the former North Pole Chamber of Commerce President, whose legal name is actually Santa Claus, is one of two write-in candidates for city council in North Pole, Alaska .


  4. Final Alaska prep football poll: West, Soldotna are each No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... among large schools and dropped all the way to No. 4, behind a Colony team that did not even play last weekend -- North Pole forfeited to the Knights. Also, defending large-school state champion South was ranked No. 1 in the preseason poll and ...


  5. Santa Claus is Running For City Council in North Pole, AlaskaYeah, SeriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 |

    While there's still eighty shopping days left until Christmas, one Alaskan town might be getting in the season spirit a little bit early this year. A man named Santa Claus posted on Facebook that he intends to run as a write-in candidate for a seat on the city council of North Pole, Alaska.


  6. Santa Claus campaigning for North Pole City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Big News

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. NORTH POLE, Alaska -- The city of North Pole, Alaska, announced the candidates for City Council include a man with the appropriate legal ...


  7. Santa Claus Is Coming To North Pole City Council. Seriously.Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | Switched

    To my friends in North Pole, Alaska: This Tuesday, please write me in on your election ballot and vote for me for North Pole City Council at North Pole City Hall.


  8. Scotia native among hundreds running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Times-Standard

    ... The list includes at least two cats and one dog, as well as some dodgy characters such as Buddy the Elf of North Pole, Alaska (of course); His Majesty Satan Lord of Underworld Prince of Darkness of College Station, Texas (of course); and Sydneys ...


  9. Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North PoleRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... Alaska (AP) - A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner ( ) reports Claus has launched a write-in campaign for the office. ...


  10. Santa Claus Runs for City Council in North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | NBC Chicago

    In this undated photo provided by Santa Claus, Claus poses outside the post office in North Pole, Alaska. Claus is running for city council in the town.


  11. Man named Santa Claus runs as write-in candidate for city council in Alaska's North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Daily Mail

    A man legally named Santa Claus is one of two candidates running for two seats on the city council in North Pole, Alaska The city councilman candidate was born Thomas Patrick O'Connor in Washington, DC, and changed his name in 2005 A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole. Claus, who dons a white beard and carries a driver's license bearing his legal name of Santa Claus, has launched a write-in campaign for the office in the small Fairbanks suburb that houses about 2,200 residents.


  12. Some Fairbanks homes still without power 3 days after snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... were still without power, after the latest estimate of 4,000 released Thursday evening. Some Fairbanks and North Pole neighborhoods were still without power, as were outlying areas and "pockets of outages down the Parks Highway." A total of 14 crews ...


  13. Santa Claus Hopes Voters Will Elect Him to Office in North PoleHis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | New York Magazine

    After no one filed for candidacy in this year's City Council race in North Pole, Alaska, Santa Claus decided he would seize the day and run himself. Sixty-eight-year-old Claus is one of the biggest evangelists for North Pole, having once run for its Chamber of Commerce.


  14. Santa Claus running for office in North Pole? Alaska town candidate has jolly nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    In this 2008 file photo, Patrick Farmer dresses up as St. Nick at the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska, where an actual resident is legally named Santa Claus. (Sam Harrel You might think Santa Claus already has a job in the North Pole, but it turns out he has to be elected first.


  15. Fairbanks recovering from snowstorm, but 6,000 still without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In an update posted at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, the Golden Valley Electric Association said about 6,000 of its customers in the Fairbanks region remain without power in an outage caused by snow-laden trees hitting transmission lines that peaked at 21,000 customers in the dark Tuesday night. Although a dozen GVEA and contractor crews are continuing to fix lines, with most power restored within Fairbanks and nearby North Pole, the utility asked residents of the region to leave outdoor lights on so linemen know which areas still have electricity.


  16. After 48 years in newspapers, Joe Blackstock is historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Like an overgrown kid, the 6-foot-3 Blackstock bounces on his heels and talks in a personal lingo. Examining the projected layout of the next day's Daily Bulletin, he might describe it as “chucky-jam-packed,” or inquire of a reporter about a particular city council, “What are those pinheads up to now?” Blackstock may be known to you only as the writer of a weekly column of local history.


  17. Heavy snowfall cuts power to thousands around FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | APRN

    ... power lines." Wednesday morning's estimate from Golden Valley puts the number without power in the Fairbanks, North Pole and Nenana areas at between 7,000-9,000. Braddish says GVEA's crews are in the field making repairs. "People are just gonna have ...


  18. Hearty Alaska skeeterRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Bill Socha went to take a photograph of the snowfall in North Pole this afternoon, but found another hardy Alaska resident admiring the view.


  19. Legislative Committee allows Medicaid lawsuit to continue in Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Legislative Information Office. Moments later, Stevens announced the meeting's end. Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said after the meeting that the Medicaid lawsuit was "on the way to summary judgment." Coghill, one of the original proponents of ...


  20. Search for Fairbanks hunter missing off Dalton Highway suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Alaska Wilderness Search and Rescue Team, MAT-SAR and PAWS search-and-rescue dogs. Volunteers from Fairbanks and North Pole also helped with the search. Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said that despite poor conditions, at least two trooper ...


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