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...
Work starts on road to Tanana

...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 part of the eventual...
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...railings in Fairbanks recently come from the same place: Alaska Ornamental Iron's workshop off Chena Pump Road.Bears, moose, miners and mountain climber silhouettes fill a computer file in the workshop of business owner Warren Flynn. The scenes built from...
Fairbanks co-op gets national industry award

FAIRBANKS - A cooperative market in Fairbanks has received national recognition.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports ( the Co-Op Market Grocery and Deli was named the co-op startup of year in 2013.General...
Man charged with felony eluding on ATV

...all-terrain vehicle outside the city.22-year-old Dylan Longoria was arrested early Sunday, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Alaska State Troopers said they took a call through their Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately program at about...
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

...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 at the site...
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...Auxiliary flotilla commander to present the medal. "Knowing what it meant ... It was an honor."The son of an immigrant coal miner, Perensovich joined the Army Air Corps - the predecessor to the U.S. Air Force - in February 1945 at the age of 18, and...
Friendly competition continues at annual Gold Rush Days

For the past four years, Kensington miners Eddie Petrie and Jesse Stringer have contended...weekend is that it brings together the miners from both Kensington and Greens Creek...Although the event is billed as a "miners and loggers competition," anyone can...
Alaska Editorial: Fairbanks youth homeless shelter provides vital service for wayward teens

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Along with melting snow, spring this year brought the opening of a long-awaited Fairbanks resource: a shelter aimed at providing...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...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 and village Native...


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