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David Haase, 52, lost control of his vehicle late Sunday night and slid into oncoming traffic, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Laurel Andrews
Updated: UAF has identified the student as Scott Austin, a 48-year-old Air Force veteran studying petroleum engineering.Laurel Andrews
Three municipalities within the Fairbanks North Star Borough will meet next week to discuss the new state law legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes.Associated Press
The Fairbanks area will miss a federal deadline by four years and will need until 2019 to clean up its polluted air, according to a proposed state air quality plan released Monday, a day on which wood smoke in the North Pole area created "unhealthy" air quality conditions. Dermot Cole
A Fairbanks judge has ordered Alaska Communications to provide updated phone listing information to the Fairbanks North Star Borough to improve 911 service in the Fairbanks area. Dermot Cole
Bundle up and try these stops for outdoor family fun in Interior Alaska's Golden Heart City. Erin Kirkland
Alaska State Troopers have identified the victims as Shane Yoder of Fairbanks and William D. Thurlby of North Pole.Tegan Hanlon,Jerzy Shedlock
The oldest downhill ski area near Fairbanks may be turned into a gold mine.Associated Press
An initiative to extend a ban on local efforts to curb air pollution from wood smoke failed, opening the door for the Fairbanks North Star Borough to consider local control measures as it works with the state to reduce pollution levels.Dermot Cole
The state-backed plan for a 200-mile road to a mining prospect in northern Alaska sparked intense debate among dozens of tribal and village leaders who questioned the potential impact on their way of life. Dermot Cole