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Everything in the Blockbuster video stores closing in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. KTUU-TV reports the Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" and other movie memorabilia previously owned by the actor. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks... [Read More]
Four prison inmates have been convicted of rioting at the Fairbanks Correctional Center. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported a Fairbanks jury on Monday afternoon convicted the men on felony counts of riot and criminal mischief. The initial report said five were convicted, but prosecutors say one of the men has yet to be tried. The jury deliberated less than one day. Other inmates face the same charges. They're being tried in groups because Fairbanks doesn't have a courtroom large enough to try all 13 defendants. Prosecutors say inmates in August broke windows, poured soap on the floor and refused... [Read More]
Five prison inmates have been convicted of rioting at the Fairbanks Correctional Center. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a Fairbanks jury on Monday afternoon convicted the men on felony counts of riot and criminal mischief. The jury deliberated for less than one day. The five include Jerald Burton Jr., Patrick Burton-Hill,... [Read More]
A city south of Fairbanks has lifted a notice for residents to boil their water. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Nenana (nee-NA-nah) lifted the notice after the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reported three tests for coliform bacteria came back negative. The city issued the notice Thursday in response to a leak... [Read More]
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An iconic image of an Alaskan landscape taken by renowned American photographer Ansel Adams is up for auction this week. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the original black and white photograph of Denali and Wonder Lake is being sold in an online auction that ends Thursday. The photograph featuring North America's tallest... [Read More]
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The steady beat of drums and stirring sound of powerful voices raised in song echoed across the field behind the Carlson Center as day two of the Midnight... [Read More]
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A construction boom is unfolding in North Pole with dozens of new housing units going in, a new dental office and a major water utility expansion... [Read More]
Officials say construction is on the rise in North Pole, with several new housing units, a new dental office and a major water utility expansion all in the works. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports City Services Director Bill Butler says the number of active building permits in North Pole has nearly... [Read More]
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Seventy years ago, renowned photographer Ansel Adams recorded an iconic image of Denali. That original photograph is now for sale in an online auction that ends July 19. [Read More]
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A special monument erected at Pioneer Park in 2017 expanded this summer with the addition of two historical pictorial plaques. It can be seen at the Mining Valley... [Read More]
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Katie Schalberg was studying to become a medical doctor when a conversation with her sister, a nurse, set her on a different path. [Read More]
"Fuzz-Muffin," I whispered, and was immediately rewarded when Toolik rolled his large, soft brown eyes at me. I teased the big husky with that nickname because he... [Read More]
"The Arctic is melting faster than any other place in the world," writes American photographer Diane Tuft in the introduction to her collection, "The Arctic Melt." "I felt... [Read More]
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The small log cabin shown in the drawing is the last vestige of the Bureau of Land Management's Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) camp at Tanancross. It is the... [Read More]
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I'm challenging everyone who enjoys viewing the flowers and vegetables at the Tanana Valley State Fair to enter this year. Just think of how much fun it would... [Read More]
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This downtown view of Fairbanks is captioned "View from atop Post Office" and shows a search light on top of today's Courthouse Square between Second and Third avenues on Cushman... [Read More]
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Little Grass Dancer enjoying his first powwow Friday at the Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow. Photo courtesy of Juanita Esmailka, Fairbanks... [Read More]
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