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  1. DNR starts work on North Slope road networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... page shows potential road corridors connecting Anaktuvuk Pass and Umiat to the south to Point Hope, Point Lay and Wainwright to the west and Nuiqsut and Point Thomson to the east, among others. The administration then made a late addition to its ...

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  2. Small Army unit plays big role for Japan-based exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the mission gets delayed." Last Friday, soldiers from the 25th ID's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, arrived at Yokohama North Dock ahead of exercise Orient Shield, which kicked off Monday. The soldiers were greeted by ...

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  3. 9/11 memorial events hosted, Walker lowers flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... names of the firefighters and public safety personnel killed and a recitation of the Firefighters Prayer. Fort Wainwright is hosting an event at the Veterans Memorial Park from 1-2 p.m. Veterans services including a Veteran Service Officer, Veterans ...

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  4. We are ready' 600 US troops on standby for North Korea missile launch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Daily Star

    Members of the 1st Stryker Brigade from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, will train alongside Japanese troops during the two-week exercise. AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the division's Combat Aviation Brigade will also take part in the drill.

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  5. Soldiers, Apaches, Black Hawks arrive in Japan for Orient Shield drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Stars and Stripes

    Six hundred Alaska-based soldiers along with AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters are in Japan for annual drills amid tension over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The members of the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska, and helicopters from the division's Combat Aviation Brigade will train alongside Japan Ground Self-Defense Force troops starting Monday during the annual two-week Orient Shield exercise.

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  6. Transfer site closed after dumpster diver finds artillery roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A member of the Fort Wainwright Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit gathers equipment while inspecting a 40MM artillery shell that was found at the FNSB Farmers Loop West Transfer Site Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017.

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  7. Broadband providers expanding coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... its service area. ASTAC has installed fiber-optic drops to 100 percent of the homes and businesses in Point Hope, Wainwright, and Nuiqsut and has recently upgraded wireless service to 4G in Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay and all eight North Slope villages. ...

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  8. Military services carves a path to US citizenship, Alaska residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in Fort Jackson, and it took me six months." Forto is a sergeant and unit supply specialist stationed at Fort Wainwright. Although Filipino, he was born in Saudi Arabia in 1996, where his parents were foreign workers affiliated with the oil ...

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  9. Looking Back: Aug. 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... began supervising the disaster programs last Thursday when President Lyndon Johnson declared Fairbanks, the Ft. Wainwright and North Pole areas and devastated Nenana as a major disaster area. Bayonet charging Russian troops are reported to have ...

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  10. Looking back: August 16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... exciting, filling and carrying sandbags by flashlight in the rainy night, laboring alongside soldiers from Fort Wainwright - but how futile all that work seemed a short time later. "The next day, my two sisters and I donned our rubber boots and ...

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  11. Flybys and sunny skies: Eielson shows off iconic planes at open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... On the right is 8-year-old Alanna Melvin. The helicopter is part of a battalion of apaches stationed at Fort Wainwright. Aug 5, 2017. Spectators photograph an F-16 Falcon during a fly by Saturday morning at Eielson Air Force Base's open house. The ...

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  12. Men sentenced in oxen poaching caseRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... for a total bill of $9,000 to be split among them. The men, all residents of the small Inupiat Eskimo village of Wainwright, also were ordered to pay $500 fines each and forfeit their firearms in connection with the case that began last year. The ...

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  13. 3 Wainwright hunters fined $9K for illegally shooting musk oxen, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Wainwright men have been convicted and ordered to pay $9,000 for illegally killing three musk oxen and removing only a hindquarter from one of them. Thomas "TJ" Tazruk and Billy and Willie Bodfish were sentenced in court in UtqiaA vik, formerly known as Barrow, on Wednesday, each on single counts of taking an animal during a closed season and failing to salvage meat, Alaska State Troopers said.

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  14. Alaska men sentenced in musk oxen poaching caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... for a total bill of $9,000 to be split among them. The men, all residents of the small Inupiat Eskimo village of Wainwright, also were ordered to pay $500 fines each and forfeit their firearms in connection with the case that began last year. The ...

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  15. Former Fairbanks gentlemen's club burns down; investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... its way forward. Although the fire occurred in the University Fire Department's service area, Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright fire departments also responded to the fire, as did the Ester Volunteer Fire Department. The Steese Volunteer Fire Department ...

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  16. Fort Wainwright releases fall moose hunting mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Army post operates four military training ranges around Delta Junction, North Pole, Fort Wainwright and across the Tanana River from Fairbanks.

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  17. Girls On the Run seeks coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... , the location of the third round was incorrect. The final round took place at the Chena Bend Golf Course on Fort Wainwright after the first two rounds were played at the Fairbanks Golf Course.

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  18. Photos: Soldiers march a marathon in DenaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... About 75 soldiers from C Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment (part of the 1st Stryker Brigade at Fort Wainwright) took part in a 26-mile foot march Wednesday, July 26, in Denali National Park and Preserve. The soldiers camped out . They ...

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  19. The Wonder of Small LandscapesRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Alaska

    ... Our Perfect Wild, I interviewed Ray and his wife, Barbara, who lived and worked as school teachers in Barrow and Wainwright in the 1960s. They traveled by dog team, on foot and by air across thousands of miles of Alaska's biggest wilderness areas. ...

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  20. Fort Wainwright soldiers hike 26.2 miles through Denali National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Fort Wainwright soldiers visit the sled dog kennels Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Denali National Park before beginning their training march.

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