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03/17/2014 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Excitement, anticipation and inspiration filled the Carlson Center last night at the kick off for the 2014 Arctic Winter Games being held here in Fairbanks for the third time since its inception in 1970. This fascinating circumpolar event features Arctic countries and peoples, including; ... Read full blog

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02/17/2014 at 12:00 AM AKST

Just around the corner, from February 24 – March 30, visitors can witness what it takes to compete in the World Ice Art Championships during the day and explore the brilliantly lit up sculptures by night! This year’s theme is “A New Beginning” and will feature more than 100 ice ... Read full blog

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01/31/2014 at 12:00 AM AKST

The 1,000 mile, tough as nails, Yukon Quest International Sled Dog race begins in Fairbanks on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The race which has been run every year since 1984, lasts from 9 to 16 days until the final dog team crosses the finish line. The Yukon Quest crosses many frozen rivers and four ... Read full blog

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11/15/2013 at 12:00 AM AKST

Now that Interior Alaska is in full winter swing, you’re probably wondering where you can enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate, an ice playground, and an opportunity to wander through an array of unique ice-sculptures. If you’re that person, North Pole’s Christmas In Ice celebration is ... Read full blog

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10/30/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Last week Fairbanks warmly welcomed more than 4,000 visitors for the annual Elders & Youth Conference and the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention held at the Carlson Center.   The week started off with traditional dances by participants of the Elders & ... Read full blog

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10/04/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

The American Bus Association (ABA), an association for motorcoach operators and tour companies in the United States, has announced that the Festival of Native Arts and Midnight Sun Festival have been designated as two of the top 100 Events in North America for the year 2014. Inclusion in the ... Read full blog

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08/28/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

The National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) and Alaska Railroad will be hosting public train rides on September 15. Two 90-minute afternoon train rides have been added to the NRHS convention, giving Fairbanks residents an affordable way to experience the fun of rail travel.  ... Read full blog

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08/02/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

Today kicks off one of summers most anticipated events—the Tanana Valley State Fair. August 2 through 11, Fairbanks locals and visitors will swarm to the fair compound just off College Road for fun, entertainment and even a little enlightenment. This year’s theme, “Salmonchanted ... Read full blog

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07/18/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

The 52nd World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 17 through 20, 2013. WEIO is a four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions and dances. WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the ... Read full blog

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06/27/2013 at 12:00 AM AKDT

In Fairbanks, fireworks and the northern lights have something in common: they both light up the night sky. Yet, in the summer it’s too light at night to see either one of these heavenly spectacles. Perhaps this is why we have not one, but three Independence Day celebrations in the ... Read full blog

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