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Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will ask assembly for money to help cover budget deficit

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will request $7 million to $8 million in additional funding from the Borough Assembly to cover a portion of its expected $11 million deficit.

  • icon Posted: March 26

Louis Renner, 'Alaskana Catholica' historian, priest, dies at 88

FAIRBANKS—A Fairbanks Jesuit priest and historian who wrote the book on Alaska's Catholic history died this week in Spokane, Washington.

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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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Air Force hosts meeting in Fairbanks on proposed F-35 fleet for Eielson
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 11:31 pm

FAIRBANKS — The Air Force hosted a meeting at the Westmark Hotel on Wednesday evening to inform the public about the proposed basing of 48 new F-35 fighter jets at Eielson Air Force Base. Eight other possible locations had been considered as the location of the first Pacific squadrons of F-35s until Eielson was named as the preferred alternative in August. 

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Record warm temperatures expected in Interior Alaska
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 6:16 pm

FAIRBANKS - Interior Alaska's snow cover is shrinking fast, and record temperatures forecast for the rest of the week will speed the process even more.

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Military: Bergdahl, who abandoned post, to be charged with desertion
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:31 pm

FORT BRAGG, N.C.  — The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he's facing, military officials said Wednesday.

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Fairbanks city website repaired after hackers attack
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 7:58 am

FAIRBANKS — Hackers outside Alaska temporarily took down the Fairbanks city government’s website Tuesday, replacing the city website with a message from the hacker group.

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