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REI announces Fairbanks location

...Daily News-Miner reports REI will open next spring in the location of the former Fred Meyer store at the corner of Old Steese Highway and College Avenue.The 30,000-square-foot retail store will include bike and ski shops, repair services...
Retail boom in Fairbanks changes landscape

...from the Bentley Family Trust, a major landowner in the area. Once he subdivided the plot - located across the Old Steese Highway from the Wal-Mart site - it turned into hot property. "I just signed the deal with Boston Pizza and Sports Bar...
Alaska man charged in 2007 fatal crash

...News-Miner reports that 29-year-old Guy Pluard of Healy was charged for allegedly running a stop sign on the Old Steese Highway, resulting in the death of his passenger on July 22, 2007. Pluard's passenger, Hazel Mary Hopson, was thrown...
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State Briefs

...was filed in Fairbanks Superior Court in late September. Jackson, then 32, was driving a truck near 3.5 Mile Old Steese Highway when he crossed into the oncoming lane and collided with Dowdy's car. Dowdy, then a Lathrop High School senior...
85-year-old Fairbanks man killed in car crash

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers say an 85-year-old Fairbanks man was killed in a car crash on Old Steese Highway. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says Glenn Gregory was leaving a transfer station shortly after noon Wednesday when he drove...
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DOT holds open house to discuss traffic

...Fairbanks. The open house was held for a few hours Wednesday at the Fred Meyer East Furniture Department on the Old Steese Highway. State road planners are looking for ways to reduce congestion and improve safety in the major retail center built...
Hundreds of millions in bonds on Nov.6 ballot

...stateOther DOT projects in the proposition include $6.5 million for the Elliott Highway; $24 million for the Old Steese Highway; $14.4 million for Wendell Street Bridge replacement in Fairbanks; $5.5 million for the Glacier Highway in...
Law signed legalizing roadside memorials

...and we always see some of Heather's friends there," Dowdy said. Heather Dowdy died Sept. 30, 2000, on the Old Steese Highway north of Fairbanks. The family was dismayed to learn a year later that the state Department of Transportation might...
Inert explosive device slows Fairbanks traffic

...Force Base spotted the device on the front bumper of their vehicle. Portions of the Johansen Expressway and the Old Steese Highway were closed for two hours as the base's explosive disposal unit was called to the scene. The unit immediately...
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Fox homicides investigated 3/13/98

...Andrea ``Beth'' Barrett, 38, and Curtis W. Oman, 48, died around 8 p.m. Monday at Barrett's home off the Old Steese Highway. They died of multiple gunshot wounds, said trooper Sgt. Jim McCann. ``We have all sorts of leads and a...


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