'Fairbanks Four' trial ends, judge won't rush

...Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle said his decision in the case likely won't come for several months, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."It's going to be a long process," Lyle said. "We've had five weeks at trial. I have a lot of decisions...
2 University of Alaska officials step down fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt submitted their...
Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

...Springs Road and leads to Two Rivers School, which educates students in kindergarten through eighth grade, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Incoming borough Mayor Karl Kassel said he had not been informed of the specific issues the school...
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

...good of the people as a whole" isn't important to our many of our legislators.In a Sunday editorial, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner used the word shameful to describe members of both the Senate and House and majority caucuses. "Alaskans voted...
Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council

FAIRBANKS - Santa Claus has been chosen to represent the people of North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that a man whose legal name is Santa Claus won a write-in campaign for an open City Council seat in the 2,200-person...
Thieves target vehicles along highway near Fairbanks

...State Troopers say highway thieves near Fairbanks have been pulling emission control devices off vehicles.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that troopers say catalytic converters are being cut from underneath vehicles as they are parked along...
Departures from Alaska at highest point in 25 years

...time net departures were higher was in 1988, when 15,710 people left during an in-state recession, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The departures don't appear to be caused by the state's current financial problems because they...
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:An apparent slaughter of more than two dozen walruses on Alaska's northwest coast last week was enough to shock the conscience...
4 troopers, 1 Fairbanks officer involved in shooting

...later began shooting. A chase ensued, and ended when Perdue collided with a Fairbanks police cruiser.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the names of the five officials who fired at Perdue will be released in 72 hours, per department policy...
Invasive plant spreads to Interior Alaska beyond Fairbanks

...has been found in Totchaket Slough, a small side stream of the Tanana River about 12 miles from Nenana, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Elodea is a leafy, long-stemmed plant, known to crowd out native species of freshwater flora...


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