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And, there it goes! Tripod moves and Ice Classic clock stops

FAIRBANKS—The Nenana Ice Classic came to an abrupt end at 3:25 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time on Friday when a huge ice shift swept the tripod down the Tanana River.

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GOP in Alaska Legislature may try a partial budget to avoid Democrats

JUNEAU—With the Legislature still in session five days after it was scheduled to gavel out, Republican leaders are now exploring ways to avoid negotiating with House Democrats who have dug in on education funding and a slew of other spending requests.

  • icon Posted: April 24

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Rodney Guritz of Fairbanks, a graduate student in Rural Development at UAF, flies a parafoil stunt kite in Beluga Field in front of the Student Recreation Center on campus Tuesday afternoon, April 21, 2015. "It's fun," Guritz said of flying the kite he purchased last summer.

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University of Alaska senior leaders to take furloughs as part of budget cuts
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm

FAIRBANKS—University of Alaska President Pat Gamble has approved a furlough plan for 167 administrative personnel who will be required to take as many of 10 unpaid days off next year.

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Suspicious package disrupts Fort Wainwright
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 6:36 pm

FAIRBANKS—A portion of Fort Wainwright was blocked off while Army officials investigated a suspicious package found on the side of the road Friday morning.

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Tips from an Alaska taxidermist on the proper ways to prep a bear
Updated: April 24, 2015 - 7:47 am

FAIRBANKS — Taxidermist Charlie Livingston once had a customer who inadvertently hauled a still-living grizzly bear back from the North Slope to his North Pole workshop.

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Gov. Walker plans public education effort about Alaska's budget gap
Posted: April 23, 2015

JUNEAU—A state official on Thursday laid out Gov. Bill Walker's plan to engage the public in discussion of continued cuts, new revenues and the future of Alaska as a handful of key legislators continued working out deals on education funding and the state budget.

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Mother-daughter team teach students printmaking

Mother and daughter Mary and Klara Maisch have spent the last week at Pearl Creek Elementary School teaching students about printmaking. The pair were there through the Artists-in-Schools program.

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Alaska Nanooks signs two swimmers

FAIRBANKS—Colorado native Hannah White and Cassidy Kelly, of Arizona, signed National Letters of Intent with the Alaska Nanooks swim team earlier this week, according to a University of Alaska Fairbanks press release on Friday.

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