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Fairbanks proposes marijuana sales tax

FAIRBANKS — The city of Fairbanks is considering a 5 percent tax on all sales of marijuana. 

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Totem Heritage's newest pole raised in Southeast Alaska

KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The head count at the Totem Heritage Center should increase by one this fall with the collection's first Tsimshian totem pole.

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Daughney Lake

Glen Simpson sent in this gorgeous photo of the sunrise over Daughney Lake.

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Everything you didn't know about Alaska's mosquitoes
Posted: July 05, 2015

DENALI PARK — All hail to the mighty beavers at Horseshoe Lake. It’s because of them that there are no clouds of mosquitoes pestering park visitors at that popular body of water.

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DOT: Waysides will not close to reduce spending
Posted: July 04, 2015

FAIRBANKS — Motorists on Alaska highways will be able to take breaks at any of the state’s waysides after all.

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Lance Mackey takes need for speed to auto racing
Updated: July 03, 2015 - 7:51 am

FAIRBANKS—Legendary sled dog racer Lance Mackey is used to being fast. 

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Fireworks and fires: Know what you can and can't do in Interior Alaska
Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:08 am

FAIRBANKS—With Alaska on pace for a record fire season, being aware of burning restrictions this Fourth of July weekend becomes especially important.

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Gardening in Alaska means a never-ending game of whack-a-weed

Lake Minchumina — To grow enough vegetables to last a full year, my twin sister Julie and I maintain quite a bit of land under cultivation. With a 70-by-80 foot vegetable plot, small greenhouse, 20-by-40 foot strawberry bed, and plenty of small spots and pots planted with flowers, weed control remains a perennial priority.

Fairbanks group engages youth in volunteerism

Joel’s Place, an indoor skate park and youth center, has been giving kids a place to go in Fairbanks for more than a decade, but now a group of young adults is partnering with the center and the kids who occupy it to give back to the community.

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Rules picked for first big bull moose derby

FAIRBANKS — After three years of planning and a regulatory holdup that required action by the Alaska Legislature, the Borealis Big Bull Derby and Raffle is expected to start this hunting season. 

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