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Eaglecrest PFD sale fails to win back many season pass holders

...winter doesn't mean less snow."And he's right about that, according to Rick Thoman, climate science and services manager for the National Weather Service Alaska Region. For instance, a warm winter in Fairbanks is still well below freezing...
Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau thanks volunteers would like to make a donation. All gifts, certificates and coupons are welcome and we are happy to arrange pick-up of your items. We will need to have all donations by Tuesday, Sept. 1.Kara Tetley,Visitor Information Services Manager
Hope restricts tents after bears ravage campground

...cubs were spotted at the Porcupine Campground in Hope, which has closed tent camping until further notice, Forest Service manager John Eavis told the Alaska Dispatch News.The bears ravaged an unattended tent with food inside, damaged another...
Photos: Big check

...5,000 check to Mandy O'Neal Cole, deputy director of AWARE, Inc., left, and Britta Tonnessen, community services manager, Tuesday to help with construction of AWARE's new 12-unit long-term shelter across from Twin Lakes. The money...
Becoming aware, choosing respect

...The march is aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence in Alaska.AWARE Community Services Manager Britta Tonnessen said domestic violence is an issue all Alaskans should care about, and men have a key role to play...
Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record was 0.2 degrees warmer last year than 1926, said climatologist Rick Thoman, climate science and services manager in the Fairbanks office of the National Weather Service. That's not much, he said, but those two years are the...
My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...without even a passing benefit to local communities, let alone our country at large.I wish the TAC and Forest Service managers could see the joy on people's faces when they walk into an old growth forest for the first time. People turn...
Alaska communities reach record-high temperatures

...Alaska communities hit climate records that were held for 70 years or more, said Rick Thoman, climate sciences and services manager for the Weather Service in Alaska."It's quite unusual, and it's also quite a large area," Thoman said...
Planning begins for the 'Silver Tsunami'

...solve the housing problem was the primary goal of Norton Gregory's housing action plan. Gregory is the housing services manager for THRHA.The current structure of "rigid, aging and inadequate housing" needs to focus on the elderly who require...
Driver makes nearly 5K flawless runs on haul road

...1975, he has driven the haul road 4,921 times, a distance of 5 million miles, according to Greg Buscher, the service manager of Lynden's Fairbanks center.Schank received the 2014 Driver of the Year award by the Alaska Trucking Association...


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