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North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...crude oil in June. The company continues to use the property as a fuel distribution terminal.The Fairbanks North Star Borough assessed the facilities at $107.7 million for 2014. A 2015 preliminary assessment notice released Monday put the...
Fairbanks borough allows pot smoking on private property

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks North Star Borough residents will be allowed to smoke marijuana anywhere on their property.The assembly on Thursday approved most general guidelines...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...percent of the city's tax revenue.The refinery in 2014 was assessed at nearly $108 million.A Fairbanks North Star Borough assessment notice Monday put a preliminary value on land and property at just less than $47.9 million.
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...along the way and mushers can expect to be treated just as warmly as they would be on any other year. Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins told media late Tuesday he planned to ask the school district to let students out of school for the...
Anchorage home sales drop 4% as prices rise

...Anchorage and apartments went for $1,112 per month.Vacancy increased more than 6 percent in the Fairbanks North Star Borough to where 15.6 percent of rentals were empty in 2014. Despite the availability increase rental rates still managed...
Cold snap envelops interior Alaska communities

...every year in Fairbanks, but the cold snap represents the most frigid temperatures this winter.The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District scaled back after-school activities when the temperature by noon failed to rise above minus 42, the...
New population estimate shows slight decline

...deaths. Migration was evident in the Fairbanks North Star Borough and other parts of interior Alaska in general.The...estimated loss of 1,577 people in the Fairbanks North Star Borough as the result of fluctuations with the military population...
New animated movie on bowhead whales

...30 p.m. in the museum auditorium. The film will also be featured during a special program at the Fairbanks North Star Borough Noel Wien Library on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. The film also will...
Pot entrepreneurs lining up space for marijuana businesses councilman and a member of the Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission. Marijuana business owners should...the local city council will allow it.Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins said he is assembling an advisory...
Pot symposium in Colorado draws Alaska officials

...Fairbanks Police Lt. Eric Jewkes will also attend, along with North Pole Police Chief Steve Dutra and the Fairbanks North Star Borough planning director.North Pole had a mandatory arrest policy for marijuana, Dutra said."We took a strict approach...


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