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...volunteered for Spring Clean-up Day, was a tutor and mentor and presented the Eddie Eagle program at the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District in regards to gun safety."Oleg was one of the biggest elements in the rifle team winning the NCAA Championship...
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...FAIRBANKS - Enough signatures have been gathered for a ballot initiative seeking to renew a law barring the Fairbanks North Star Borough from regulating home heating devices.The "Home Heating Protection Initiative" will appear on the municipal...
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...the fifth-largest district in the state, coming in behind the Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Fairbanks North Star Borough and Kenai Peninsula Borough school districts.At $160,000, the initial salary considered by the board for...
Forever young in Alaska

...stated. Thirteen boroughs in Alaska "became younger": City and Borough of Juneau, Anchorage Municipality, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Nome Census Area, North...
Family alleges school district knew of sex abuse confession has sued the school district, saying it failed to protect the boy from the instructor.The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District should have identified the warning signs, the suit filed Friday claimed. District officials...
Fairbanks assembly considers changes to truancy policy

...out of the courts, get parents involved and students back in the classroom. On Wednesday night, Kassel and Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials made the case to the rest of the assembly for a reworked program.The proposed program...
Murkowski hopeful that Eielson will house new jets

...fuel for Eielson aircraft.Fairbanks officials have lobbied hard for F-35s to be based at Eielson. The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly in April allocated $250,000 to push for "mission growth" at area military bases.The Fairbanks...
Rewrite of Fairbanks truancy rules draws parent criticism

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly has approved an overhaul of the school district's mandatory attendance rules despite testimony from parents opposed...
State board adopts school performance regulation

...schools with graduating classes of fewer than seven students.Board member Sue Hull, who also serves on the Fairbanks North Star Borough school board, said the changes acknowledge the role of alternative schools."It was going to be almost impossible...
Alaska Editorial: School board is wise to try and retain interim superintendent

...Daily News-Miner: By entering into contract negotiations with Interim Superintendent Karen Gaborik, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board has taken an important step forward in cleaning up the mess exposed by the arrest...


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