'Fairbanks Four' trial ends, judge won't rush

...Judge Paul Lyle said his decision in the case likely won't come for several months, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."It's going to be a long process," Lyle said. "We've had five weeks at trial. I have a lot of decisions...
2 University of Alaska officials step down

...positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Chief Finance Officer Ashok Roy and Chief Human Resources Officer Erik Seastedt submitted their resignations...
UA Fairbanks to abandon wells, switch to water from utility

...drinking water pumped from its own wells to water from a utility because of high levels of byproducts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports carbon from organic material in UAF's well water combined with added chlorine created disinfection byproducts...
Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The case of John Sturgeon versus the National Park Service and the Department of the Interior is strikingly important with regard...
UA OKs tuition increase, $960M budget

...University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen's initial proposal for a higher raise in tuition, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The regents have also voted in favor of Johnsen's $960 million operating budget for fiscal year 2017...
Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

...and leads to Two Rivers School, which educates students in kindergarten through eighth grade, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Incoming borough Mayor Karl Kassel said he had not been informed of the specific issues the school has been...
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

...legislators.In a Sunday editorial, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner used the word shameful to describe members of both the...betrayal of that trust."But there's a catch to the News-Miner's statement. The fact is we Alaskans didn't vote...
Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council

FAIRBANKS - Santa Claus has been chosen to represent the people of North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that a man whose legal name is Santa Claus won a write-in campaign for an open City Council seat in the 2,200-person...
Fairbanks schools quietly become auto skills powerhouses

...Hutchison High School has been churning out qualified career candidates right out of high school for years, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Million's automotive program is a powerhouse in the state, but then Hutch brought in a secret weapon...
Research on Ice Age burials offers new insight detailed in a paper published this week in the Proceeds of the National Academy of Sciences, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Ben Potter, who led the dig at Upward Sun River, said the fact...


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