In the dead of winter, the air outside swings past zero on the Fahrenheit scale around the Anchorage area. Further north around Fairbanks, it gets even colder. But none of this dissuades tourists who see this as a time to take in some of the attractions that have built Alaska's tourism reputation.
...Yauney noted that facilities like the hospital have backup systems in the event of such a problem. The Mosquitonet outage affected the company's roughly 4,500 area subscribers, according to company founder and vice president Tom Clark.
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