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Arvin Kangas sentenced in case related to Alaska State Troopers killings

FAIRBANKS — A Tanana man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday for tampering with evidence after the shooting deaths of two Alaska State Troopers last year.

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KOTZEBUE, Alaska — The day after the president of the United States made his historic visit to Kotzebue felt, as the community's mayor put it, like the day after Christmas.

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Tanna Fairchild sent in this colorful portrait off fishing trip on the Chatanika River.

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Ian Bagg of NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' kicking off the Fairbanks comedy season
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FAIRBANKS — If you spend more than 200 nights each year on stage talking to random strangers in the audience, some strange things are bound to happen.

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Northwest Alaska village leaders discuss climate change, await Obama
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 1:43 pm

KOTZEBUE—As utility crews hung U.S. and Alaska flags this morning along 3rd Avenue, the route President Barack Obama will take when he lands this afternoon, representatives from Northwest Alaska villages gathered to talk about how climate change has already been affecting their communities.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket.

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Invasive elodea found north of Nenana; first Interior sighting beyond Fairbanks area
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Hunting season opens at Creamer's Field

FAIRBANKS — As of Wednesday, enough birds have migrated through the Creamer’s Field Migratory Bird Refuge that hunting has opened for waterfowl. But the fields are closed to walkers.

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