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Housing First the backbone of Karluk Manor

Details Housing First the backbone of Karluk Manor ANCHORAGE — Scores of semi trucks rumble past on Fifth and Sixth avenues. Overhead is a near-constant buzz of airplanes that take off and land at nearby Merrill Field. Across the street are neon signs...

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A tricky path: Road to solving Alaska’s alcohol problem filled with roadblocks, challenges

Details A tricky path: Road to solving Alaska’s alcohol problem filled with roadblocks, challenges FAIRBANKS — Mike Johnston looked toward the ceiling in his sparsely furnished room, made a quick mental calculation, then came up with a number....

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Looking Back — Aug. 30, 2015

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Southside center caters to people leaving prison

Details Southside center caters to people leaving prison FAIRBANKS — Filling gaps in prisoner re-entry and transitional housing is the goal of a 14-month-old Fairbanks organization. ...

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Noise, wetland loss main environmental costs of F-35 jets

Details FAIRBANKS — People who live close to Eielson Air Force Base will be awakened about 23 percent more than now if new F-35 jet fighters are stationed there, but that’s among the worst consequences of add...

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The faces of the McKinley Village Free Swap

Details The faces of the McKinley Village Free Swap MCKINLEY VILLAGE — Someone unloaded three plastic lawn chairs. Almost immediately, someone else grabbed them and loaded them into their vehicle....

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Sandhill Crane Festival brings laughter, education

Details Sandhill Crane Festival brings laughter, education FAIRBANKS — Chilly, rainy weather may have cut down attendance at The 18th annual Sandhill Crane Festival at Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge on Saturday but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm...

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Fairbanks man arrested after in-flight altercation

Details FAIRBANKS — A Fairbanks man faces several charges after an altercation on a commercial flight from Bethel to Hooper Bay on Friday, according to Alaska State Troopers. ...

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Public Safety Report — Aug. 30, 2015

Details The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire department reports and interviews...

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Cost of spice-related emergencies adds up in Anchorage

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Responses to spice-related emergencies are costing Anchorage taxpayers money....

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Supreme Court upholds ruling on Nelchina caribou

Details FAIRBANKS—Alaska’s top court reaffirmed a lower court’s ruling Friday in a 2011 lawsuit over the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s regulations of the Nelchina Caribou Herd, but it struck down an or...

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Man facing five charges for alleged credit card fraud

Details FAIRBANKS—A Fort Greely man faces five felony charges for allegedly racking up an $8,500 bill last year on credit cards he fraudulently obtained in the name of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge in De...

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Fort Greely man facing five charges for alleged credit card fraud

Details FAIRBANKS—A Fort Greely man faces five felony charges for allegedly racking up an $8,500 bill last year on credit cards he fraudulently obtained in the name of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge in De...

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Fairbanks Looking Back, Aug. 29

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Looking Back in Fairbanks, Aug. 29, 2015

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Search canceled for missing man

Details FAIRBANKS — The search for a man who jumped into the Chena River earlier this month has been canceled, according to volunteer organizer Peter Captain. ...

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Search canceled for man missing after jumping into Chena River

Details FAIRBANKS — The search for a man who jumped into the Chena River earlier this month has been canceled, according to volunteer organizer Peter Captain. ...

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Renowned Catholic priest, TV host visits today

Details FAIRBANKS — Catholic television host Father Mitch Pacwa will be at Monroe Catholic High School on today for a full day of events and talks. At 9 a.m., Father Pacwa and Fairbanks Bishop Zielenski will...

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Renowned Catholic priest, TV host visits Fairbanks today

Details FAIRBANKS — Catholic television host Father Mitch Pacwa will be at Monroe Catholic High School on today for a full day of events and talks. At 9 a.m., Father Pacwa and Fairbanks Bishop Zielenski will...

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Arctic Innovation submissions due soon

Details FAIRBANKS — Submissions for the Arctic Innovation competition at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are due Sept. 18....

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Barrow college receives $1 million in federal grants

Details FAIRBANKS — Tribal college Ilisagvik in Barrow is one several dozen tribally controlled colleges in the country to receive a grant from the United States Department of Education, the department announ...

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White House releases more details of Obama's visit to Alaska

Details FAIRBANKS—White House officials released more details Friday about President Obama's visit to Alaska, and, like many trips to the state by others, the president's visit will include plenty of posts to...

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Alaska Supreme Court upholds high value of oil pipeline in win for Fairbanks, others

Details Alaska Supreme Court upholds high value of oil pipeline in win for Fairbanks, others FAIRBANKS—The Alaska Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court ruling that the value of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline system was worth many billions of dollars more in a three-year period several years...

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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

Details FAIRBANKS - A Superior Court Judge has denied the Alaska Legislature's attempt to block Medicaid expansion in Alaska, allowing Gov. Bill Walker to unilaterally expand the program on Sept. 1....

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Judge rejects call to block Alaska governor from expanding Medicaid

Details FAIRBANKS—A Superior Court judge has denied the Legislature's attempt to block Medicaid expansion in Alaska, allowing Gov. Bill Walker to unilaterally expand the program Tuesday....

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EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

Details WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in...

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Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling for high wind, water

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean....

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Sitka offers free counseling in wake of deadly landslide

Details JUNEAU, Alaska — Officials are urging residents of Sitka who may be suffering disaster stress and grief in wake of the recent landslide to seek mental health counseling....

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Wildfire burns library, homes in Kodiak's Chiniak area

Details KODIAK, Alaska - A fast-moving wildfire has burned a library and several homes in a small, rural Kodiak Island community....

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Crews to arrive to help fight blaze in Kodiak's Chiniak area

Details Updated 11:10 a.m:  KODIAK, Alaska - Additional firefighting crews are expected to help battle a wind-whipped wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for a small Kodiak Island community and destroyed...

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