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Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

...5 a.m., and a borough assembly member will introduce an ordinance ordering an earlier closing time, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Schieber's mother, Gitte Stryhn, was hit and killed by a vehicle last month in Healy as she was...
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...initiatives that have barred the borough from imposing regulations on home heating devices since 2010, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Fairbanks and North Pole have struggled to meet federal standards for fine particulate that can be...
Work starts on road to Tanana

...celebration was held Monday for the one-lane gravel road, which will connect Manley Hot Springs to Tanana, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The $11 million road project is scheduled to be completed by December 2015 and is intended to be...
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

...limitations had expired by the time Flint Hills had filed its lawsuit. He made the same ruling this month.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that the company wants to pursue damages against Williams for spilling the industrial chemical sulfolane...
Parnell passes on pot ahead of November vote

...use of marijuana by those 21 years of age or older."I'm not excited about the prospect," he told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner during an editorial board meeting. "I think we're not sending the right message to our kids."Voters in...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The law compensated Alaska Natives for loss of historic lands. It led to establishment of regional...
Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Friday's decision by the Alaska Supreme Court that tribal courts have jurisdiction in child custody cases when one of the parents...
Rain, lack of sun a problem for Fairbanks growers

...of broccoli and cucumbers by this time of the year."I don't have any of that stuff yet," he said.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports farmers are also complaining of flooded fields that make it difficult to use machinery."The water...
Not guilty plea from teen in fire that killed 2

...recuperating at a Seattle burn hospital. He appeared in court Tuesday wearing anti-scarring compression gloves, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported ( ).Judge Bethany Harbison determined Groppel met the financial requirements...
Two views: Time for oil tax cut

This editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: As the Legislature rolls toward reformation of Alaska's oil tax system, opponents are laying down spike strips left and right...


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