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  1. Fairbanks hears suggestions for cleaner airRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Nearly 50 people testified Wednesday they want measures put in place by the Fairbanks North Star Borough to clean up the area's chronically polluted wintertime air. Jimmy Fox says his dream is for children to breathe clean air but closing the gap between the dream and reality will require "carrots and sticks."


  2. State releases proposed air quality rulesRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Proposed state regulations that could help clean up air in Fairbanks would limit what can be burned in wood stoves. The standards would be tougher in winter for areas with chronic air pollution such as much of Fairbanks and North Pole.


  3. 2 die in traffic crash northeast of FairbanksRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two men killed in a crash between a truck and a small sedan Wednesday northeast of Fairbanks. Troopers say 33-year-old Shane Yoder of Fairbanks and 73-year-old William Thurlby of North Pole died in the crash on Nordale Road less than a mile south of Chena Hot Springs Road.


  4. North Pole remains identified as Fairbanks womanRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    State Troopers identify the woman as Jenessa Kempski. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports her next-of-kin have been notified.


  5. State, refinery reach agreement on cleanupRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Owners of the shuttered North Pole refinery and the state of Alaska have agreed on cleanup methods for a leak of an industrial chemical at the site. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the agreement for the cleanup of sulfolane was worked out between Flint Hills Resources Alaska, the Alaska Department of Law and the Department of Environmental Conservation.


  6. Man arrested after high-speed highway chaseRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    North Pole police say they pursued a man whose speed reached 120 mph before he drove into a ditch and was arrested. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 44-year-old Noel Alan Swanson is charged with driving while intoxicated and felony failure to stop for a peace officer.


  7. Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expenseRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The closure of the North Pole Refinery is leading to higher road construction costs north of the Alaska Range. The general manager of Exclusive Paving, Travis Cline, tells the Alaska Journal of Commerce that the price of asphalt oil has increased by about 20 percent, or about $150 per ton.


  8. Thieves target automated teller machinesRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Law enforcement officials in the Fairbanks area say thieves have targeted automated teller machines in two bars.


  9. Store employee charged with stealing $76,000Read the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A North Pole woman working as an assistant manager at a convenience store has been charged with embezzling more than $76,000 over 13 months.


  10. Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothersRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is slammed in a new TV ad airing in Fairbanks for support he's drawn from an outside group linked to the industrial Koch brothers.


  11. 1 person killed in head-on crash near North PoleRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    One person has been killed in a head-on crash near North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the crash happened Tuesday morning on the Old Richardson Highway.


  12. North Pole man faces animal cruelty chargesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A North Pole man faces animal cruelty charges after four severely malnourished horses were found on his property.


  13. Man charged with felony eluding on ATVRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A North Pole man was charged with felony eluding after a chase on an all-terrain vehicle outside the city.


  14. Woman charged with aiding Fairbanks fugitiveRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A woman suspected of harboring a Fairbanks fugitive last week was arrested Thursday as she tried to attend his court hearing.


  15. Miller withdraws from primary challenge to BishopRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Former state Senate President Mike Miller has withdrawn his challenge to fellow Republican Sen. Click Bishop.


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