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  • FBI seeks leads in child porn case at Fort Irwin

     
    Federal authorities on Thursday were looking for victims who may have been molested by a former Fort Irwin Army soldier charged with possessing child pornography and illegal sexual contact with children. Joseph Scott Szymanski, 23, was arrested in June...
  • Alaska angler catches same 200-pound halibut twice

     
    An Alaska angler had luck on her side recently when she landed the same 200-pound halibut not once, but twice to take top prize in a halibut fishing derby. Fairbanks resident Melody Dalbec was on a charter fishing trip June......
  • Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath's son, Nicholas Hughes, has killed himself, 46 years after his mother committed suicide and almost 40 years to the day after his stepmother, Assia Wevill, did the same. He was 47. Plath's son, who was not married and had no children,...
  • Alaska: A chilly stay in an ice hotel

    Alaska: A chilly stay in an ice hotel
    Ice hotels are nothing new in Sweden or Canada, but no American city has ever taken on such a project until now. This is the first and only ice hotel in the United States. It's located in interior Alaska where there's an abundance of ice and cold in...
  • Planning your trip to Iceland

    THE BEST WAY TO ICELAND From LAX, service to Reykjavic begins on American, Virgin America, Air New Zealand, US Airways, United, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui and connects (changing planes) to Icelandair. Restricted round-trip fares begin at...
  • Top 10 must-see spots around the globe

    Top 10 must-see spots around the globe
    People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
  • Fossilized ichthyosaur comes ashore -- in Brooks Range

    Fossilized ichthyosaur comes ashore -- in Brooks Range
    In the basement of the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, you'll find the aisles of the collections area overflowing with dusty bones and old artifacts -- as well as a rediscovered natural treasure that dates back more than 200 million...
  • Artist seeks essence of animals in UAF exhibit

    Artist seeks essence of animals in UAF exhibit
    Repulsive yet attractive: that contradiction in reaction has stirred up quite the buzz at University of Alaska Fairbanks student John Morton's art exhibit, "Unbecoming." "I'm interested in objects that can have the ability to make a human respond in such...
  • Air Force chief of staff: Military still has a mission in Alaska

    The chief of staff for the Air Force says the military still has an important mission in Alaska. Gen. Norton A. Schwartz appeared Friday at a banquet put on by the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce. Schwartz says that with trillion-dollar deficits...
  • Burnley selected as new Mat-Su School superintendent

    Burnley selected as new Mat-Su School superintendent
    The Mat-Su Borough School District has selected a new superintendent. The school board says it's sending a contract offer to Dr. Kenneth Burnley, who was selected among four other candidates in a unanimous decision. Burnley has held three...
  • How to keep your tenants happy

    Here are some tips for small-time landlords who are worried about losing tenants at a time when options for renters are greater than ever. From Multifamily Executive Magazine, these renewal tactics are aimed at professional property managers, but they...
  • Family of Five Rides Across U.S. on a Bike

    Family of Five Rides Across U.S. on a Bike
    SEAL BEACH -- Are we there yet? A family of five is taking an unusual journey across the United States and they're doing it with the help of donations and sheer determination. And, oh ya, they're doing it all on a bicycle built for five. The Harrison...