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Walker considering 90-day delay for commercial pot

Details FAIRBANKS — Gov. Bill Walker is looking into delaying parts of the ballot initiative legalizing marijuana possession and sales....

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Hartman case: Wallace has a month to make appeal

Details FAIRBANKS — Judge Paul Lyle on Wednesday granted inmate Jason Wallace roughly a month to appeal a pending decision on confidential statements in the John Hartman murder case....

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North Pole woman facing multiple weapon, drugs charges

Details FAIRBANKS — A North Pole woman faces 11 criminal charges after she allegedly passed out in her car in front of Chena Hot Springs Gas on Monday morning....

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Public Safety Report — Dec. 19, 2014

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Looking Back in Fairbanks: Dec. 19

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Native STEM program receives national honor

Details FAIRBANKS —The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program was named the most exceptional program in STEM education and workforce development by the United States Department of Energy’s Minorities i...

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Last opportunity for air quality regulation input

Details FAIRBANKS — Today is the final day for public input on a package of air quality regulations the Alaska Department of Conservation is considering to combat chronically poor wintertime air quality in th...

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Mail thieves targeting Fairbanks neighborhoods

Details FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Police Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for mail thieves....

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Two Rivers man faces additional charges

Details FAIRBANKS — A Fairbanks grand jury added new charges Thursday against a Two Rivers man already accused of stealing numerous guns and vehicles before trying to shoot a man who confronted him at the sce...

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Man gets probation, safety class for firing rifle in air

Details FAIRBANKS — A Fairbanks man was sentenced to probation and a gun safety class last week for firing a rifle into the air July 4 outside the Sandvik apartments off University Avenue. ...

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Fire destroys south Fairbanks business, apartment

Details Fire destroys south Fairbanks business, apartment FAIRBANKS — ...

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Juneau officials cut state funding request list

Details JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau officials are whittling down a list of state funding requests amid potential state budget deficits of more than $3 billion for both this year and next due to low oil prices....

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Feds sue to recover costs of sunken vessel in Cordova

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The federal government is suing the owner of a 117-foot boat that sank in a commercial fishing port in Alaska and was cleaned up at public expense....

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Alaska marijuana activist in dispute with business neighbor

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana is involved in a dispute with a business neighbor that's prompted a flurry...

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Group to provide rural dog care in southwest Alaska villages

Details BETHEL, Alaska  - A nonprofit veterinary group will provide free spay and neutering services for dogs in two Yukon-Kuskokwim villages this week....

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31 mushers sign up for Kuskokwim 300

Details BETHEL, Alaska - Thirty-one mushers have signed up for the Kuskokwim 300 next month....

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Arctic keeps warming and polar bears are feeling the heat

Details Air temperatures at the top of the world continue to rise twice as fast as temperatures in lower latitudes, causing significant ice melt on land and sea, and affecting populations of polar bear and mi...

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Retiring UA president makes plans for final stretch

Details FAIRBANKS — On prominent display on the wall behind Pat Gamble’s desk at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a mounted replica of a fat 26-inch rainbow trout that he pulled out of the Kukaklek River...

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Retiring University of Alaska president makes plans for final stretch

Details FAIRBANKS — On prominent display on the wall behind Pat Gamble’s desk at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a mounted replica of a fat 26-inch rainbow trout that he pulled out of the Kukaklek River...

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Schools ramp up number of investigations into complaints

Details FAIRBANKS — Until this school year, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District had no formal process for handling investigations of employee misconduct. Since one of its tutors was accused of se...

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Fairbanks schools ramp up investigations into complaints

Details FAIRBANKS — Until this school year, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District had no formal process for handling investigations of employee misconduct. Since one of its tutors was accused of se...

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Looking back in Fairbanks — Dec. 18

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Crowd voices concerns at meeting on proposed Ambler road

Details Crowd voices concerns at meeting on proposed Ambler road FAIRBANKS — Opposition to the road to the Ambler Mining District continued to pile on from residents along the proposed route during the final day of hearings on the project....

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Interior Alaska residents voice concerns at meeting on proposed Ambler road

Details Interior Alaska residents voice concerns at meeting on proposed Ambler road FAIRBANKS — Opposition to the road to the Ambler Mining District continued to pile on from residents along the proposed route during the final day of hearings on the project....

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Anchorage man, Fairbanks man indicted in alleged drug conspiracy

Details ANCHORAGE — A man in Anchorage and a man in Fairbanks have been indicted together in an alleged drug conspiracy to deal heroin between the two cities....

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Anchorage, Fairbanks men indicted in alleged drug conspiracy

Details ANCHORAGE — A man in Anchorage and a man in Fairbanks have been indicted together in an alleged drug conspiracy to deal heroin between the two cities....

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Fairbanks girl helps make stays more comfortable for kids at Seattle Children's Hospital

Details Fairbanks girl helps make stays more comfortable for kids at Seattle Children's Hospital FAIRBANKS — Alaska Airlines partnered with a little girl in Fairbanks this holiday season, making it easier for her to continue helping other children....

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Public Safety Report — Dec. 18, 2014

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DOT demolishes apartments to prepare University Avenue for widening project

Details DOT demolishes apartments to prepare University Avenue for widening project FAIRBANKS — Shaun Rodriguez climbed into an excavator on Wednesday and punched the bucket through the wall of an old apartment building. ...

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Vet center open house Friday

Details FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Vet Center is hosting an open house Friday. ...

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