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  1. Alaska school employees find package of meth hidden in village food shipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Employees at the Wainwright village school were beginning to prepare a meal for students this week when they discovered one of the containers of food looked suspicious, as if the seal had been broken. Inside, says school district superintendent Stewart McDonald, was methamphetamine.

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  2. The red wave washes over Alaska: Republicans seize control, expect to see cuts to governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... were no significant changes. However, Senate District A, which covers Fairbanks House Districts 1 and 2, Fort Wainwright and some of the area near Badger Road, remains too close to call. GOP Sen. Pete Kelly, the Senate president, is hanging on with ...

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  3. Breaking it down: How Fairbanks voted in key racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... District 1 in the College Road, central Fairbanks area favored Galvin by 163 votes. District 2, including Fort Wainwright and areas of North Pole, went for Young by 631 votes. District 3, including the rest of the North Pole area, gave Young a lead ...

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  4. Incumbents retain seats in Fairbanks, North Pole House districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Republican Steve Thompson easily won re-election for his fifth term representing east Fairbanks and the Fort Wainwright area, defeating former Borough Assemblyman Van Lawrence. With all four districts reporting, Thompson had 67 percent of the vote, ...

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  5. Why Pete got my voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... against Real ID legislation which was, essentially, an "Alaska jobs bill." When the commanding officers of Fort Wainwright and Eielson warned local businesses that their employees would not be allowed to enter the military bases for their ...

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  6. Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Stars and Stripes

    Spc. Mason James Guckavan, 21, died of a gunshot wound while in his barracks Oct. 26 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, the Army said in a statement Thursday. The Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating and has not yet officially determined whether the firearm was discharged intentionally or accidentally, the Army said.

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  7. Shooting death of Fort Wainwright soldier under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    U.S. Army Alaska identified the soldier as 21-year-old Spc. Mason James Guckavan, of Middletown, Pennsylvania.

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  8. COLA recalculation takes PFD-sized bite out of Fort Wainwright payRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A recalculation in Fort Wainwright cost-of-living payments last fall will end up taking a roughly Alaska Permanent Fund dividend-sized chunk out of soldier income this year.

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  9. Four-term legislator faces two-term assemblyman in low-key east Fairbanks House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A lawyer and two-term assemblyman is challenging a U.S. Army veteran who is the incumbent representing a district largely made up of Fort Wainwright.

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  10. Convoy traffic expected todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... s will be leaving Delta Junction Oct. 21-27. That convoy traffic will include military vehicles traveling to Fort Wainwright and convoy traffic to Anchorage via the Richardson and Glenn highways.

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  11. In Interior Alaska, reinvestment in coal power runs counter to national trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... affordable coal won, hands down. UAF's is one of 6 power plants that rely on coal in the Interior. One is at Fort Wainwright, another at Eielson Air Force Base and three more generate electricity for the local electric utility, Golden Valley ...

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  12. People walk on Stevenson Street in Utqiagvik on Tuesday, December 13, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... lease rentals and bonus bids from the reserve; the North Slope communities of Anaktuvuk Pass, Atqasuk, Nuiqsut, Wainwright and Utqiagvik as well as the North Slope Borough are eligible for it. While based on higher-than-current oil prices, the GMT-1 ...

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  13. NPR-A oil flow means major money for Slope communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... lease rentals and bonus bids from the reserve; the North Slope communities of Anaktuvuk Pass, Atqasuk, Nuiqsut, Wainwright and Utqiagvik as well as the North Slope Borough are eligible for it. While based on higher-than-current oil prices, the GMT-1 ...

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  14. Voters reject K-Selo bond proposition; oust incumbents in municipal electionsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... million. Continue reading By KAT SORENSEN Peninsula Clarion According to Jason Buist, a lieutenant with the Fort Wainwright Fire Department in Fairbanks, the best way to learn how Continue reading By KAT SORENSEN Peninsula Clarion This year's fall ...

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  15. Ancient and current veterans have links in commonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... wrote David Perkins, in a recent article in the Alaska Post. He is the suicide prevention program manager at Fort Wainwright. "For veterans, it's hard to talk with other people about combat," said Perkins, who will help lead the discussion. "There ...

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  16. Recent travels to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Clearwater Tribune

    ... (Jennifer Jordan), graduation from Military Police Working Dog School. PV2 Jordan will be stationed at Ft. Wainwright, AK. Pictured (l to r) Tessa Gann (cousin), Jennifer, Amber Jordan ((mom), Steven Jordan (dad), and James Jordan (grandfather). ...

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  17. Expanded A&E calendar - October 2018 through February 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... handmade crafts and artisan gifts and food items for purchase. 750-0300 Oct. 27 - Holly Days Bazaar, the Fort Wainwright Community Spouses' Club 36th annual event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hangar 5, Building 2132, Fort Wainwright, $5 admission, ages 15 ...

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  18. Troopers find Fort Wainwright's soldier's body in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... from Texas to help local law enforcement agencies look for his 22-year-old son. Mason Heimer lived on Fort Wainwright, where he was a construction engineer and had been stationed for eight months, his father said. He reportedly spent Sunday night ...

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  19. Updated: Body of missing Fort Wainwright soldier foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... notified. Heimer's body has been sent to the Alaska State Examiner's office for an autopsy. FAIRBANKS - A Fort Wainwright man has been missing since early Monday morning. Law enforcement agencies and his father from Texas are trying to find him. So ...

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  20. Two vie for Fairbanks City Council Seat DRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... don't see that as a good direction for us to go on." Bagwill was born at Bassett Army Community Hospital on Fort Wainwright before traveling all over as a kid. The family moved back to Fairbanks when his father got out of the Army. Bagwill left for ...

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