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Scattered thunderstorms

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79° 56°

Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Humidity:44%
Cloud Coverage:68%
Wind:WNW at 7 mph
Chance of Rain:56%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:02:59:27 AM
Sunset:12:43:32 AM

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Clear becomes part of Space Force program

Kris Capps, kcapps@newsminer.com ​ | ​

The Upgraded Early Warning Radar is strategically located here to provide the country with the ability to detect and track ballistic missiles and interceptors at a range of up to 3,000 miles as well as monitoring objects in space. Read more

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Lightning sparks several new Interior fires; Haystack Fire grows to 400 acres

Maisie Thomas, mthomas@newsminer.com ​ | ​ Updated

Eight new fires were reported in Alaska Monday, most of them in the Interior. Read more

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Goldpanners game canceled due to Covid-19

Hart Pisani, hpisani@newsminer.com ​ | ​ Updated

Covid was also the reason behind the cancellation of Monday night's game after an unspecified number of players tested positive. Read more

Kris Capps

Reunion fundraiser planned for Nenana Fire Department

“I’m appealing to my former students,” said Penny Forness. “If you have fond memories of your high school days in Nenana and fond memories of Mrs. Forness, let’s unite for a worthy cause.” Read more

Sports

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UAF inks four commitments for hockey

UAF head hockey coach Erik Largen announced the first four signings of the 2021-2021 season on Tuesday. Payton Matsui, Matt McKim, Connor Mylymok and Nátán Vertes will be the newest members of the class of 2025. Read more

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Goldpanners game canceled due to Covid-19

Covid was also the reason behind the cancellation of Monday night's game after an unspecified number of players tested positive. Read more

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Monday’s Goldpanners game canceled; status for the week unclear

Goldpanners general manager John Lohrke declined to comment directly on the situation. Read more

Opinion

Blood shortage nationally raises concerns for the community

The maintenance of a safe and sufficient blood supply is vital to supporting public health. Blood is a corner stone of modern medicine and … Read more

Obituaries

Lenear, Ronald S.

Sunrise: March 25, 1948. Sunset: June 10, 2021. Ronald Stephen Lenear was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Maxine Beatrice Key and Gus Lenear.… Read more

McFarland, Emmett

Emmett Don McFarland passed away on Jan. 9, 2020, at the age of 86, less than three months from his 87th birthday. He was born at home on A… Read more

DeLeon, Christopher

Christopher James DeLeon, 52, of Fairbanks, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021. A full obituary and service information will be announced at… Read more

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Scattered thunderstormsWed
56%79° 56°
Scattered showersThu
41%68° 49°
Partly cloudyFri
4%77° 57°
ThunderstormSat
39%72° 55°
Mostly cloudySun
12%76° 57°
Mostly cloudyMon
24%73° 57°
Partly cloudyTue
24%77° 57°