us-news.widmi.comsitemap
   

Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - News


Walker fills budget director, Alaska attorney general, two other posts

Details FAIRBANKS — Gov.-elect Bill Walker's staff announced four high-level appointments this evening. In a news release, Walker picked University of Alaska Fairbanks Vice Chancellor Pat Pitney to be the nex...

Read more...

Fairbanks mayor argues APOC exceeded authority in campaign fine

Details Fairbanks mayor argues APOC exceeded authority in campaign fine FAIRBANKS—Alaska's campaign finance regulators went beyond their constitutional authority when they fined Fairbanks city Mayor John Eberhart, the mayor's attorney argued in court Tuesday....

Read more...

Weather system brings end to 'Nosnowvember' in Fairbanks

Details Weather system brings end to 'Nosnowvember' in Fairbanks FAIRBANKS - Say goodbye to "Nosnowvember." Interior Alaska received its first measurable snowfall since Halloween on Tuesday, making for slick conditions and poor visibility on area roads....

Read more...

Judge issues injunction in EPA, Pebble Mine case

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to halt work on additional steps to protect Bristol Bay from damage from potential large-scale mining....

Read more...

Wasilla man gets 90 months on heroin charge

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 38-year-old Wasilla man will serve 90 months in a federal prison for trafficking heroin....

Read more...

No snow means no Alyeska skiing on Thanksgiving

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Southcentral Alaska's balmy temperatures mean the state's busiest downhill ski area will not make its traditional Thanksgiving opening....

Read more...

Suspicious fire extinguished in Juneau landmark

Details JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau police and fire officials are investigating five suspicious fires in the last month in the Merchant's Wharf building, the wooden structure on pilings that's home to restaurants...

Read more...

Fairbanks Looking Back — Nov. 25, 2014

Details 10 YEARS AGO...

Read more...

Alaska Episcopal Diocese calls for Fairbanks Four justice

Details FAIRBANKS — The Episcopal Diocese of Alaska passed a unanimous resolution at its October statewide convention calling for “timely and overdue justice” for the four men serving time for the murder of J...

Read more...

Then and Now: Golden Heart Plaza

Details Then and Now: Golden Heart Plaza FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks Focus is a weekly feature that explores the community. To view this and previous Fairbanks Focus installments, visit www.newsminer.com/fairbanks_focus....

Read more...

Thanksgiving fire safety tips

Details FAIRBANKS — Thanksgiving dinners bring their own fire safety hazards. The Fairbanks Fire Department recommends tips including the following:  ...

Read more...

Public Safety Report — Nov. 25, 2014

Details The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire department reports and interviews...

Read more...

City budget advances to second reading

Details FAIRBANKS — At Monday’s City Council meeting, the 2015 operating and capital budgets for the city of Fairbanks advanced to second reading without comment from council members....

Read more...

Fairbanks city budget advances to second reading

Details FAIRBANKS — At Monday’s City Council meeting, the 2015 operating and capital budgets for the city of Fairbanks advanced to second reading without comment from council members....

Read more...

District, family to enter mediation in abuse lawsuit

Details FAIRBANKS — Attorneys for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District hope to come to a resolution soon in a civil lawsuit with the family of a student who allegedly was raped by a tutor at Hutch...

Read more...

Fairbanks school district, family to enter mediation in sex abuse lawsuit

Details FAIRBANKS — Attorneys for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District hope to come to a resolution soon in a civil lawsuit with the family of a student who allegedly was raped by a tutor at Hutch...

Read more...

Local man named regional ‘Hometown Hero’

Details Local man named regional ‘Hometown Hero’ FAIRBANKS — When Josh Bennett, of Sound Reinforcement Specialists, was nominated for a Hometown Hero award in a national magazine, his company got more online votes than any other sound company in the...

Read more...

Gunshots hit Ester Dome microwave tower

Details FAIRBANKS — Someone shot a Fairbanks power utility microwave tower last week on Ester Dome and may also have damaged cellphone tower infrastructure in the area. ...

Read more...

Kodiak Launch Facility cleanup could extend into 2015

Details ANCHORAGE — The cleanup of hazardous materials and metal shards continues at the state-owned Kodiak Launch Facility three months after military testers detonated a rocket carrying an experimental weap...

Read more...

210-million-year-old ichthyosaur found in Alaska's Brooks Range identified

Details 210-million-year-old ichthyosaur found in Alaska's Brooks Range identified FAIRBANKS - After 210 million years waiting in a rock and six decades after geologists noticed it in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range, University of Alaska curators this month confirmed the...

Read more...

Fairbanks man charged with selling heroin

Details FAIRBANKS—A Fairbanks man has been charged with felony second-degree drugs misconduct for selling a half ounce of heroin to a police informant Wednesday....

Read more...

Judge invalidates part of Alaska school funding mechanism

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A borough has successfully challenged one facet of how the state of Alaska funds education....

Read more...

Hilcorp acquires LNG plant that supplies Fairbanks

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Hilcorp Corp. is getting into the liquefied natural gas plant business in Alaska....

Read more...

Juneau parents object to showing of meth documentary

Details JUNEAU, Alaska — A Juneau mother says her 12-year-old daughter received too much insight into how to cook and smoke methamphetamine at her seventh-grade health class....

Read more...

Alaska state budget director retires

Details JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov.-elect Bill Walker has to submit his first state budget by Dec. 15, and he won't have the help of the state budget director to craft a document as the state faces a $3 billion def...

Read more...

Police in riot gear break up Anchorage street party

Details ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Police responding to a call of gunshots in downtown Anchorage found an "unsanctioned street party" a block away and used riot gear to disperse it....

Read more...

Superintendent from Sitka invited to D.C.

Details FAIRBANKS — Sitka School District Superintendent Mary Wegner was invited to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to participate in the first National Connected Superintendents Summit....

Read more...

Fairbanksan shares his love and knowledge of cross country skiing

Details Fairbanksan shares his love and knowledge of cross country skiing FAIRBANKS — More than four decades ago, Tim Buckley laced up a pair of old bunny boots, strapped them to a rudimentary pair of Army White Rocket skis and shuffled his way down a trail....

Read more...

Progress in school district's technology upgrades

Details FAIRBANKS — As the Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board holds ambitious technology programs in its sights, some district employees are working nights and holidays to upgrade school infrastructure...

Read more...

Senior Wish Tree donates to local elderly in need

Details FAIRBANKS — The holiday season is not just for children. Think about helping a senior this month....

Read more...

   
© WORLD NEWS