...Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race pondering whether to move the start of the grueling 1,000-mile competition from Willow to Fairbanks.The event begins with a ceremonial start March 7 in Anchorage. Dog teams carrying passengers make a leisurely 11-mile...

Juliette Collins

...started a new life chapter and headed for Alaska. As one of America's first black stewardesses, she flew Wien Air out of Fairbanks, dressed in winter gear and mukluk boots, crossing the frozen tundra with Inuit villagers, business adventurers, and even...

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...

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...

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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UConn women roll into Sweet 16 behind Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis' triple-double

...points for the defending national champions, who are trying to win a record ninth NCAA Tournament.Erin Shields and Sarah Fairbanks each had 12 points to lead Saint Joseph's which finished the year 23-10.Mosqueda-Lewis connected on eight of her 14...

March snowstorm looming?

...under high pressure, which kept the state dangerously dry through out the winter "rainy" season. It has also caused Fairbanks, Alaska, to be abnormally warm and Siberia to experience one of the warmest winters in its history, Knox said during an...

Aliy Zirkle retakes lead in Iditarod in run to Alaska coast

...Moore, train dogs at Two Rivers, Alaska, 24 miles west of Fairbanks. Zirkle takes the top dogs for the Iditarod. Moore uses them in the Yukon Quest, the race between Fairbanks and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and has won it for two years...

Give thanks to inventor of modern air conditioning unit

...Evans, are out on Route 66 somewhere in Nevada near Arizona. Earl and Janice Richardson, of Evans, sent a postcard from Fairbanks, Alaska, and wrote, "Touring Alaska helped Earl achieve his bucket list of visiting all 50 states I still have one more...

Augusta travelers continue to check in with postcards

...scheduled days to be in Denali were cloudy and raining, so when the skies were cleared we made a 6-hour round trip from Fairbanks. We were rewarded with awesome views of Mount McKinley!"They also commented on the famed Alaska mosquitoes ?"100 percent...