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State Museum awards grants to 22 museums and cultural centers

...Industry, Wasilla; Museum of the Aleutians, Unalaska; Museums Alaska, Statewide; Pioneer Air Museum, Fairbanks; Pratt Museum, Homer; Sheldon Museum, Haines; Friends Tanana Valley RR Museum, Fairbanks; Valdez Museum, Valdez.
Green haze falls on Juneau

...Fairbanks usually sees the highest pollen counts in the state and this year followed suit. A pollen count May 5 at the Tanana Valley Clinic recorded 3,675 grains per cubic meter of air.The Anchorage reading last week was likely among the highest...
Tanana Valley fair drops contract for carnival rides

FAIRBANKS - The Tanana Valley State Fair will not renew its contract for mechanical rides with...are a lot of bigger fairs that have much larger attendance than Tanana Valley State Fair ... that can't even get a carnival there."Leavitt...
Wildfire hits close to home for scientist

...not understand why Rupp was standing in the grass taking photographs instead of herding the goats for a ride to the Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds, the evacuation point for animal owners along Chena Hot Springs Road.With the fire rolling toward...
90-mile aqueduct still etched in Interior hills Boston, operated the Fairbanks Exploration Company, which was devoted to removing gold from the streams of the Tanana Valley. At the urging of a civil engineer named James Davidson, leaders of the company decided to build a water-moving...
Fairbanks finalists announced for comedian Martin Short's show

...interviews that Fairbanksan during the show. FCA accepted nominations for recognizable Fairbanksans at its booth at the Tanana Valley State Fair in August and received more than 75 potential interviewees. From there, FCA officials whittled down the list to 20...
Alaska hosts railway convention

...former president of Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad and now a member of the...oldest artifact in Fairbanks - the Tanana Valley Engine No. 1. The 1899 steam...was completely reliant on the Tanana Valley Railroad and the Alaska Railroad...
Hot weather makes for finer state fair produce entries

FAIRBANKS - More peppers, beans and berries than usual and even a lone watermelon made an appearance at the Tanana Valley State Fair's Kiwanis Agricultural Hall on Tuesday for the adult section of the vegetable and fruit competition...
Reflections on a fair, thoughts on a ferry

...respect: no gigantic vegetables. Just as well, if you ask me. I've been to the state fairs up in Palmer and the Tanana Valley, and truthfully, like professional acrobatic troupes from Portland, I also find gigantic produce to be uncomfortably...
Final decision issued for Tok biomass sale

...After meeting multiple times on the topic, the Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens' Advisory Committee unanimously...trees - primarily white and black spruce - from the Tanana Valley State Forest near Tok. The 25-year contract is necessary...


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