Maureen O'Hara, spirited star of 'Miracle on 34th Street,' 'The Quiet Man,' dies at 95

...such as "The Black Swan" with Tyrone Power, "The Spanish Main" with Paul Henreid, "Sinbad the Sailor" with Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and "Against All Flags" with Errol Flynn.With Ford's "Rio Grande" in 1950, O'Hara became Wayne's favorite...

Mushers begin race across Alaska along a new route

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Iditarod mushers began their...last year.This is only the second time Fairbanks has played host to the official start...with mushers, the competitive start in Fairbanks is all business.Racers leave the starting...

Mrs. Alice Stiver (FAIRBANKS, AK)

FAIRBANKS, AK - Mrs. Alice Frances Stiver, formerly of Augusta, entered into rest on August 2, 2003. Alices ashes will be carried by...

Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska to start as usual this weekend after conditions improve

...this weekend as usual, even after warm winter weather nearly prompted officials to move the start hundreds of miles north to Fairbanks for the first time in a decade.Temperatures have dropped, improving trail conditions and allowing the 42nd running of the...

After Clemson, tough fight for second in Fairbanks tournament

...145-55 assist-turnover ratio to the gathering. The Alaska Fairbanks-hosted tournament, scheduled to begin Friday, also includes Iona, Duquesne and Gonzaga. Alaska Fairbanks coach Al Sokaitis, beginning his second season with the Nanooks...

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Young musher leads in Iditarod

...Seavey.A field of 78 mushers began the trek Monday from Fairbanks to the old gold-rush town of Nome.The race usually kicks...and moved the trail to a more northerly route, starting in Fairbanks.The switch means no dog teams will be speeding through the...


...Missouri improved to 15-4 overall after sweeping Georgia (12-8) in a weekend series, taking the finale 6-0.Peter Fairbanks (2-2) and Andrew Schwaab combined to limit the Bulldogs to two hits while striking out nine.? In Clemson, S.C...

Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod for third time in four years

...was presented with $70,000 ? $19,600 more than last year ? and the keys to a new pickup truck.A total of 78 mushers began this year's race March 9 in Fairbanks. Eight racers later scratched, and one was disqualified.

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Fairbanks FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska is a popular destination for summer travelers and cruise ships. But what about a visit to Fairbanks in the season the state is known for? The city is a hotbed of cold...

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska -- The borough of Fairbanks North Star is considering an ordinance that would pay smokers to turn in their cigarette butts. Assemblyman David Veazey said the ordinance would cut down on cigarette butt litter. The proposal is...

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