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Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...initiative seeking to renew a law barring the Fairbanks North Star Borough from regulating home heating devices.The "Home Heating...shrunk. Before the 2012 election, the Fairbanks North Star Borough presented what members believed were moderate regulations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/fairbanks-pollution-initiative-appear-b
State
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...fifth-largest district in the state, coming in behind the Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Fairbanks North Star Borough and Kenai Peninsula Borough school districts.At $160,000, the initial salary considered by the board for Gelbrich's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/jsd-new-superintendent-seal-deal
Local
Forever young in Alaska

...Thirteen boroughs in Alaska "became younger": City and Borough of Juneau, Anchorage Municipality, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Nome Census Area, North Slope...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/forever-young-alaska
Local
Family alleges school district knew of sex abuse

...confession has sued the school district, saying it failed to protect the boy from the instructor.The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District should have identified the warning signs, the suit filed Friday claimed. District officials didn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-22/family-alleges-school-district-knew-sex
State
Rewrite of Fairbanks truancy rules draws parent criticism

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly has approved an overhaul of the school district's mandatory attendance rules despite testimony from parents opposed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/rewrite-fairbanks-truancy-rules-draws-p
State
Fairbanks assembly considers changes to truancy policy

...the courts, get parents involved and students back in the classroom. On Wednesday night, Kassel and Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials made the case to the rest of the assembly for a reworked program.The proposed program would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/fairbanks-assembly-considers-changes-tr
State
Murkowski hopeful that Eielson will house new jets

...for Eielson aircraft.Fairbanks officials have lobbied hard for F-35s to be based at Eielson. The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly in April allocated $250,000 to push for "mission growth" at area military bases.The Fairbanks Economic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/murkowski-hopeful-eielson-will-house-ne
State
Lawsuit over school funding heads to court

...restitution" for the $4.2 million it paid as its required local contribution for fiscal year 2014.The Fairbanks North Star Borough has filed a friend of the court brief in support of its fellow borough.School funding was a hot topic during the legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-19/lawsuit-over-school-funding-heads-court
State
State board adopts school performance regulation

...with graduating classes of fewer than seven students.Board member Sue Hull, who also serves on the Fairbanks North Star Borough school board, said the changes acknowledge the role of alternative schools."It was going to be almost impossible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/state-board-adopts-school-performance-r
State
Alaska Editorial: School board is wise to try and retain interim superintendent

...News-Miner: By entering into contract negotiations with Interim Superintendent Karen Gaborik, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board has taken an important step forward in cleaning up the mess exposed by the arrest of a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-12/alaska-editorial-school-board-wise-tr
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