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73-foot fall won’t stop Fairbanksan from getting back on snowmachine

FAIRBANKS — At a depth of eight stories below the surface of a glacier, Fairbanks snowmachiner Bob McClintock felt doubtful enough about his chances of survival that he took the precaution of recording a farewell video to his wife. 

  • icon Posted: March 30

Pot bill passes without Kelly’s proposal

JUNEAU — Pictures of blown-up homes, pot-infused candy and a dire warning that weed edibles will kill children weren’t enough to ignite support for a Fairbanks senator’s amendment to ban marijuana concentrates in 2017.

  • icon Posted: March 30
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Delta man charged with DUI, theft after reportedly stealing forklift to move crashed truck
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 10:40 pm

FAIRBANKS — A 21-year-old Delta Junction man is accused of stealing a forklift and driving it nearly three miles Monday morning to move a truck he had crashed on Phillips Field Road.

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Tuesday is deadline to apply for Alaska PFD
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 2:19 pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaskans are almost out of time to sign up for their share of the state's oil wealth this year.

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Police seek hit-and-run suspect
Posted: March 29, 2015

FAIRBANKS — Police are seeking local assistance locating a hit-and-run suspect who allegedly struck a cyclist and failed to stop Sunday morning.

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Fairbanks man rescued after falling into crevasse on Eureka Glacier
Updated: March 30, 2015 - 8:02 am

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Air National Guard and Alaska State Troopers on Saturday came to the aid of a man who fell into a crevasse on Eureka Glacier.

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A pair of trumpeter swans stretch and preen on ice along a channel of open water at Westchester Lagoon on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. The return of trumpeter and tundra swans to breeding grounds is a sign of spring in Alaska. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

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