ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.

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FAIRBANKS—The West Valley Wolfpack and Lathrop Malemutes both fell in the opening round of the gold bracket of the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout, setting up an All-Fairbanks matchup today.

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FAIRBANKS — In the years since a viral YouTube clip sent ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro’s career into overdrive, he’s traveled around the world, working with orchestras and musicians from a melting pot of genres.

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Tasering brown bears and shooting them with paintballs smacks of a goofy Alaska reality TV show, but it’s far from it. It’s part of a project that’s saving bears’ lives and keeping people safe.

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FAIRBANKS—If there’s one household item every old sourdough needs, it’s a good outhouse, or a functioning one, at least. And if there’s anyone who understands the importance of a good outhouse, it’s George Lampe.