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School leader on leave as law firm eyes procedures

...officials said.The school board met in a closed-door session on April 7 and afterward said it had placed Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Pete Lewis on leave.Officials declined to provide a reason for the move beyond...
Board bumps superintendent pay to $162K 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.According to research by the search committee, $160,000...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...Bill Ernst, with the teacher's union at Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, said the length of a tenure...Juneau, Sitka, Mount Edgecumbe and the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Kodiak Island...
State | AK legislature
Report shows Juneau and Sitka as healthiest communities in Alaska

...access to healthy foods.According to the 2014 Rankings, Kodiak Island Borough came in third, followed by Fairbanks North Star Borough and Southeast Fairbanks census area. The areas with the poorest health outcomes are the Bethel, Yukon-Koyukuk...
Fairbanks Borough approves plan for bus shelters

...rain, snow and ice won't be quite as much of a nuisance for bus riders in Fairbanks and North Pole.The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly voted this week to build up to 20 bus stop shelters, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...
Our local governments deserve more respect

...avenues for resolution with the State. The Fairbanks North Star Borough has since voted unanimously to participate...When the mayors of the North Slope Borough, Fairbanks North Star Borough and the Kenai Peninsula Borough collectively...
Empire Editorial: Hope for best, prepare for worst

...feed for seven days. The food will likely be stored in two locations - one in Southcentral and one in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.We can't help but feel a little left out.Yet information officer Jeremy Zidek said those two locations...
Alaska Editorial: Education funding needs to rise

...approved. They actually could use more than what the governor has proposed.Here at home in the Interior, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is looking at an $8 million shortfall for the coming fiscal year. Superintendent Pete Lewis...
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

...taxes should not be included in the negotiated contracts.The main areas of concern expressed by Navarre and Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins were on the payments in lieu of taxes and ensuring that existing oil and gas properties...
State | AK legislature
Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

...especially the North Slope Borough, the Fairbanks North Star Borough and the city of Valdez, the parties in the...I've got a smile on my face today," Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins said. "The Supreme Court...
State | AK legislature


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