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Alaska DOT: Dalton Highway could reopen June 5

FAIRBANKS — The flood-damaged Dalton Highway could open on June 5, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced on Friday.

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State of Alaska institutes hiring freeze amid budget dispute

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker's administration has instituted a hiring freeze across most departments pending resolution on the budget by lawmakers.

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Photographer Stacey Skrivanek of Healy writes "The pregnant Grant Creek alpha female was photographed on May 6, 2015." The Grant Pack has seen a sharp decline in numbers, according to the National Park Service.

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Healy power plant online for first time since 1999
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm

FAIRBANKS — After a 16-year nap, a long-dormant power plant in Healy has been revived.

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Community members raise awareness of Fairbanks police efforts to catch killer
Updated: May 29, 2015 - 12:46 pm

FAIRBANKS — More than 100 people carried signs and chanted “justice for John” on Thursday as they marched through town to raise awareness of Fairbanks police efforts to catch a killer.

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Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic
Posted: May 28, 2015

ANCHORAGE — As Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeks permits for exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast, a federal agency has concluded the company underestimated risk the last time it moved drill rigs to Arctic waters.

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Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine
Posted: May 28, 2015

ANCHORAGE — A federal judge was considering Thursday whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed.

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Faith Insight: This weekend held three important days

FAIRBANKS — This year, three important days occurred on the same weekend: Shavu’ot, Pentecost and Memorial Day. Each is of great, though different, significance. The Jewish Festival of Shavu’ot began at sunset on Saturday and continued till nightfall on Monday. The Christian celebration of Pentecost was Sunday. The American Holiday of Memorial Day was on Monday.

Wolfpack sweeps Knights for Railbelt second seed

FAIRBANKS — The West Valley Wolfpack limited the Colony Knights to five hits, sweeping the visitors from Palmer in a Raibelt Conference high school softball doubleheader at South Davis Field No. 3 on Friday night.

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