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News-Miner to unveil its updated website today
FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner gets a new online look today, bringing improved features to its website. The new website — still at newsminer.com — has a greater emphasis on video produc...
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Troopers: Man in custody after sister robbed in bed
FAIRBANKS — A Fairbanks woman was outside the interrogation room at the Alaska State Troopers post when her brother confessed to breaking into her home to rob her, according to a criminal complaint...
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Mother Nature finally cooperates as skiers and snowboarders hit Moose Mountain
FAIRBANKS — After waiting almost two weeks for the temperature to warm up so they could take advantage of the foot and a half of snow that fell before the mercury took a face plant, downhill skiers...
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Top of the World 350 honors Chief Isaac Juneby
FAIRBANKS — Lance Mackey, a four-time winner each of the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod Trail sled dog races, is among 23 entries in the inaugural Top of the World 350 that runs out and back from Tok...
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A snowboarder catches some air at Moose Mountain Ski Resort Wednesday afternoon, December 26, 2012. The resort is open from 10am-3pm the rest of the week through Sunday, next week Thursday through Sunday, and Friday-Sunday hours through March. Eric Engman/News-Miner
A snowboarder catches some air at Moose Mountain Ski Resort Wednesday afternoon, December 26, 2012. The resort is open from 10am-3pm the rest of the week through Sunday, next week Thursday through Sunday, and Friday-Sunday hours through March. Eric Engman/News-Miner
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GVEA submits North Slope pipeline application
by Jeff Richardson/jrichardson@newsminer.com
Dec 27, 2012 | 8 8 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
FAIRBANKS — Golden Valley Electric Association has applied for a lease with the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to build a half-mile-long natural gas pipeline on the North Slope. The pipelin...
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Close look at sun rising and setting in the south on these shortest days by dermotcole
Dec 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Local photographers have posted some good time-lapse sequences showing the shortest days in Fairbanks for 2012. Here are four examples taken from different spots. The skies were clear on Dec. 21, t...

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KUAC accepting art submissions for 2013 poster by FDNMfeatures
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KUAC is accepting art submissions for its 2013 poster Each year, KUAC puts out a call for art submissions for its annual poster, which is offered as a thank-you gift during the public television fu...

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Parnell issues holiday message by FDNMstaff
Dec 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
—Posted by Matt Buxton, staff writer. Gov. Parnell issued the following message today. The address is also available on YouTube. “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. No matter where you are this ho...

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And our Six Words holiday winners are...
FAIRBANKS—Happy holidays to all our readers! See, that was my Six Words greeting. As promised, here are the winning entries in our latest Six Words contest, along with ]many of the fine submissions...
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  • Set your financial goals for the new year
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    Moose Mountain, Skiland ready to open if it warms up by TimMowry_FDNM
    Dec 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
    Consider it a late Christmas present. Moose Mountain Ski Resort and Mount Aurora Skiland are hoping to open this weekend, assuming the weather forecast is correct and the temperature warms up as pr...

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    Top of the World 350 honors Chief Isaac Juneby
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    Mother Nature finally cooperates as skiers and snowboarders hit Moose Mountain
    FAIRBANKS — After waiting almost two weeks for the temperature to warm up so they could take advantage of the foot and a half of snow that fell before the mercury took a face plant, downhill skiers...
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    Hutchison junior Quinten Lowrey uses a cutting torch to remove bolts holding the bed of a 1963 Chevrolet to its frame Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, during his Advanced Auto Body class. The school plans to auction the restored truck off to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Former Hutch student Zane Jacobsen died of bone cancer before he could complete the restoration for himself. Sam Harrel/News-Miner
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