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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Interior Alaska is experiencing an early fall snowstorm. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the storm could drop between 6 to 14 inches by Wednesday morning. Snowfall so far on Tuesday has been heaviest south of Fairbanks.
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Despite a below-average overall run, the Yukon River king salmon population had the highest number of chinooks make it across the border toward their Canadian spawning grounds in 10 years.
Fairbanks officials content to sit on windfall

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Officials with the Fairbanks North Star Borough will be content to sit on a $10 million windfall, for a while at least.
Fairbanks school district seeing a teacher shortage

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A teacher shortage felt across the country has reached Alaska, leaving Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials with a high number of positions to fill.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - After watching the last Red Green Regatta come to a close, Steve Smith couldn't help but smile as he described the fiasco he'd just witnessed on the Chena River.
Work still to be done on marijuana regulations

Marijuana was again in the news this week, as the state Marijuana Control Board and area municipalities continue to develop regulations for the recently legalized drug.
Wood bison healthy in wild after March reintroduction

FAIRBANKS (AP) - When you bring an animal back into the Alaska wild for the first time in a century, you have to be prepared for some mishaps.
Bill would remove some records from online court system

JUNEAU, Alaska - Republican Rep. Tammie Wilson has proposed legislation that would remove certain criminal cases from the state's online court-records system. Applicable cases would be ones that resulted in a person being acquitted of all charges or having those charges dismissed, or in which someone was acquitted on some charges and had the remaining charges dropped. Those records could not be published by the court system online if 60 days had elapsed from the date of acquittal or dismissal.
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race

Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A familiar face is leading the Iditarod, and an up-and-coming musher has been disqualified.

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.


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