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Sponsor pulls bill allowing guns on campus

...R-North Pole, asked the Senate Finance Committee during a Tuesday hearing to not take up the bill this year, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. This year's legislative session is scheduled to end Sunday.Senate Bill 176 had previous hearings...
State | AK legislature
School leader on leave as law firm eyes procedures

...saying it was not a disciplinary action, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Monday.Last month, a tutor at Hutchinson...on school property.Under pressure from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner for the board to be in compliance with state...
Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...lawsuit filed against Mount McKinley Bank by one group claiming leadership of the Healy Lake Village tribe, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Another group also claims it is the rightful leader.The state Supreme Court on Friday dismissed...
UAF investigates injections given to students

...Wednesday.The practice stopped after students called the manufacturer and were told to end the injections, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported."It should not have happened," Chancellor Brian Rogers said. "I'm heartsick over it."Students...
Alaska Editorial: UAF student injections needs full inquiry and airing

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Administrators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a major challenge on their hands since learning that students in a...
Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...last year. It was a quarter of what the run averaged 15 to 20 years ago and the worst return since 1982, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.State biologists forecast 64,000 to 121,000 kings this year. With runs lately at the low end...
Sign of spring: Geese arrive in Fairbanks

...Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in Fairbanks, a sign of spring for winter-weary residents.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the geese were seen Friday morning, a couple hours before a swan appeared in the Chena River just...
Parnell seeks tax credits for state refineries

...refineries may use for infrastructure upgrades and investments for the purpose of increased production, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday.The proposed tax credit may also be used in developing low-sulfur fuels as well as expanding...
State | AK legislature
UA Fairbanks priest charged with drunken driving

...State Troopers.Father Sean P. Thomson, 52, is also charged with misdemeanor weapons and drug counts, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Thomson remains a priest for the Catholic Diocese of Fairbanks, said Ronnie Rosenberg, legal coordinator...
Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine inflated with helium. The cylinder has four fins that help stabilize it while it's in the air, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Monday. Power is sent to the ground through high-strength conductive tethers.Altaeros Energies...


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