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Fairbanks’s air quality issues began in 1901, when shallow water grounded a Gold Rush entrepreneur.

Uma Bhatt remembers summers in Fairbanks when she could open a package of crackers, leave it unsealed, and find them in a near-identical state a few weeks later.

For the past century, official thermometers scattered around Alaska have shown a warming trend.

For the past century, official thermometers scattered around Alaska have shown a warming trend.