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“Given the poor hand we’ve been dealt, financial exigency is the only tool for us. It will allow us to prepare a plan for continuing our mission,” UA President Jim Johnsen told the board of regents. “None of us wants to be here today, and as I look at the faces of our students, faculty and staff — their anxiety and their loss — I wonder, how can our university, something so great, that has been built up by so many for so long, be crippled by so few so quickly?"

Fairbanks police issued a Silver Alert about 3:30 a.m. Sunday after learning that Gary Harrold, 72, had last been seen around midnight near Wedgewood Resort and may have been lost or disoriented.

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Composing In The Wilderness enters its eighth year this summer, a unique collaboration between Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, National Park Service, Alaska Geographic and the U.S. Forest Service.

    This travel brochure for Alaska Motor Stages, probably operating in the 1950's, makes the trip from Valdez to Fairbanks look like a wonderful adventure. The cost is $15 and the trip included one overnight stop and meal stops "at carefully selected roadhouses, where appetizing wholesome food …