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CBJ opens boarding for vacant seats on commission

...closest comparison in population, has 10 boards, but it isn't a unified borough-city government. The Fairbanks North Star Borough has almost 100,000 people and 23 boards. Three are shared between the city and borough.The City and Borough of Sitka...
Alaska Editorial: Governor's conference will begin much-needed revenue discussion

...will lose their local Alaska State Trooper posts, feel too much has been cut already. Closer to home, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly added $4.5 million in additional funds to the local school district's budget to stave off the...
My Turn: The mousetrap

...have Medicaid patients.? Lance Roberts is an engineer born and raised in Fairbanks. He is a member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. The views expressed here are his own and do not represent the assembly or borough administration...
Fairbanks borough schools superintendent wins contract

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks North Star Borough schools superintendent Karen Gaborik has won a three-year contract.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper reported the...
For schools, cities can't do it alone

...effectively shorting schools today while taking school dollars for tomorrow to fund other government activities.The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly increased the local contribution to public education by almost $5.5 million over what was provided...
Fairbanks to consider mail-in ballots

FAIRBANKS - Looking to boost voter turnout, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly will consider an ordinance creating a system to vote by mail in borough elections.Assemblymen Lance Roberts and Karl...
Former assemblywoman to join Interior Gas Utility board

...reported that Nadine Winters joins the board after serving in state and local government, including on the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly.She was appointed by Mayor Luke Hopkins and confirmed by a 7-2 Borough Assembly vote on Thursday...
House passes bill to create regents residency requirements

...regents come from several communities.As proposed, the 11-member board would include a member each from the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Municipality of Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Kenai Peninsula Borough, the City and Borough...
Fairbanks population shrinks in new estimates

...continues to shrink in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, which lost the're going to work in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, you're going to live in the Fairbanks North Star Borough," Dodson said.
Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university regents

...would help the board better serve all communities.The bill would require at least one regent each from the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Anchorage, Juneau, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and another community...
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