2 earthquakes hit central and northern Alaska regions

The U.S. Geological Survey says that two earthquakes have hit Alaska
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4 Fairbanks inmates convicted in 2017 prison riot

Four prison inmates have been convicted of rioting last August at the Fairbanks Correctional Center
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5 Fairbanks inmates convicted in 2017 prison riot

Five prison inmates have been convicted of rioting last August at the Fairbanks Correctional Center
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After dark, drone is 'best friend a firefighter could have'

Kale Casey almost can't believe what a metal bird 5 feet long, weighing 44 pounds with wings spanning 10 feet, can do to help fight a wildfire
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Alaska Editorials

Alaska Editorials
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Alaska expands monitoring of animal respiratory pathogens

Alaska is asking hunters to bring the heads of certain animals harvested this season to state wildlife officials so the animals can be screened for respiratory pathogens
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Alaska fire crews deploying to Idaho

Alaska fire crews are being deployed outside the state over the weekend to help fight wildfires in Idaho
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Alaska Marijuana Control Board fines pot festival organizer

An organizer of a marijuana festival where people consumed pot inside a designated tent has been fined $2,500
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Alaska Volcano Observatory to get $12M for equipment, staff

The Alaska Volcano Observatory is getting $12 million in additional federal funding to update equipment and hire more staff
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Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said
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Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first
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Bathhouse to be part of park in San Antonio, salute to films

Ruins of a 1900s bathhouse in San Antonio, where sulfur-laden hot water lured the rich and famous in search of curative powers, will soon rise from the dead and become a park
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Borough mayor seeks consolidation of fire commissions

A proposal going before Fairbanks North Star Borough officials seeks to consolidate the commissions overseeing emergency medical services and the fire service areas
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Cannabis festival investigated for allowing pot consumption

The director of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office will recommend a fine for organizers of a cannabis festival that allowed public consumption of pot
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City Council to vote on firefighters' contract

The Fairbanks City Council is set to vote on a contract between the city and the Fairbanks Firefighters Union
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City of Nenana issues boil water notice due to leak

The city of Nenana has issued a boil water notice after a leak was discovered in the city's water main
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Construction projects on the rise in North Pole

Officials say construction is on the rise in North Pole, with several new housing units, a new dental office and a major water utility expansion all in the works
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Correction: Wildland Firefighters story

Correction: Wildland Firefighters story
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Cultivator accuses Alaska marijuana board of misconduct

Two members of the Alaska Marijuana Control Board say they have no plans to step down following allegations of ethics violations from a cannabis cultivator
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Denali photograph by Ansel Adams up for auction

An iconic image of an Alaskan landscape taken by renowned American photographer Ansel Adams is up for auction this week
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Driver detained after pursuit of stolen car on Parks Highway

A man in a stolen Fairbanks car was arrested after a Parks Highway pursuit more than half way to Nenana
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Estate donates $110,000 to Alaska animal shelter

An estate is donating exactly $110,000 to the Fairbanks North Star Borough
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Fairbanks man dies in ATV crash near Goodpaster River

A Fairbanks man died in a crash of an all-terrain vehicle near the Goodpaster River
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Group hopes to keep Alaska library open

A group is working to keep an Alaska library open after the city said it can no longer afford to fund the facility
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Ice Alaska gets 10 new board members

The organization that plans the World Ice Art Championship in Fairbanks has almost an entirely new slate of board members, including a resort owner and two out-of-state ice sculptors
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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes central Alaska

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit central Alaska
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Manager hopes to make Pioneer Park a year-round destination

When Donnie Hayes was in high school, he was selected for the homecoming court
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Museum hopes for record for largest astronomy lesson

A Vermont museum has high hopes that it broke a world record for the largest astronomy lesson
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Mushing legend pushes driving career into high gear

As a youngster, Lance Mackey had a need for speed
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Nenana lifts notice to boil water from city system

A city south of Fairbanks has lifted a notice for residents to boil their water
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New rules expected to decrease emergency firefighter ranks

The number of emergency firefighters in Alaska is expected to decrease due to new rules required to join the ranks
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Officials OK license for Fairbanks marijuana testing site

The Alaska marijuana control board has approved the license for the first cannabis testing facility in Interior Alaska, expected to open next month
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Officials to study ticks in Alaska to determine danger level

A new project will examine ticks found in Alaska to see if they carry the pathogens that cause Lyme disease, tularemia or other illnesses
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Person dies in Fairbanks motorhome fire; victim unidentified

Fairbanks emergency officials say a person died in a fire that destroyed a motorhome
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Prized St. Johnsbury painting returns home after restoration

Nearly 10 months after it was sent to Miami for a major restoration project, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum's most-prized painting, The Domes of Yosemite, has come home
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Search resumes for airplane crashed in Denali National Park

A search resumed Monday for an airplane that crashed on a mountain ridge in Alaska's Denali National Park
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Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska's North Slope region

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said
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The Latest: 4 dead, 1 missing in Alaska plane crash

The National Park Service says four people have died in the crash of a sightseeing airplane in Alaska's Denali National Park after thick clouds hampered rescuers' response to a distress call
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The Latest: Alaska's North Slope region hit by another quake

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit at 1:15 p.m. Sunday near the city of Kaktovik on Alaska's North Slope
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The Latest: Weather, terrain hamper Alaska crash recovery

Bad weather and challenging terrain will hamper the investigation into a fatal sightseeing airplane crash in Alaska's Denali National Park
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Today in Arizona History

Today in Arizona History
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Troopers identify victims in fatal traffic crash at Cantwell

Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two people killed in a Parks Highway crash at Cantwell
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Troopers investigate double North Pole shooting

Alaska State Troopers say a man died and another was injured after two masked men reportedly burst into their North Pole home and shot them
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Utility companies may soon provide loans for energy upgrades

Utility companies are looking at offering their customers loans for energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy systems that would be paid back through their monthly utility bills
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Vermont museum sets out to break astronomy lesson record

A Vermont museum is seeking to break a world record for the largest astronomy lesson
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VPSO supervisor charged with damaging car that blocked her

A Fairbanks woman who oversees the village public safety officer program for the Tanana Chiefs Conference has been charged with felony criminal mischief
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World-renowned spiritual guru visiting Juneau in July

A world-famous spiritual leader is bringing his mediation practices to Juneau in hopes of teaching locals how to live stress- and violence-free lives
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