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Another low attendance year for Fairbanks fair

...FAIRBANKS - It was another down year for attendance at the Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks.The nine-day festival drew...which overlapped the fair by a few days. That prompted Tanana Valley Fair board president Dave Hoeffel to call the move unethical...
Proposal to raise state minimum wage debated

...initiative, former state labor commissioner Ed Flanagan, at a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley on Tuesday.Flanagan said opponents of the last minimum wage hike in Alaska "predicted doom and gloom, but it didn't...
Tanana Valley fair drops contract for carnival rides

FAIRBANKS - The Tanana Valley State Fair will not renew its contract for mechanical rides with...are a lot of bigger fairs that have much larger attendance than Tanana Valley State Fair ... that can't even get a carnival there."Leavitt...
Tanana Valley campus hopes new name ends confusion

...University of Alaska Fairbanks' Tanana Valley Campus could be history by the...the source of some confusion. Tanana Valley Campus actually includes 11 campuses...of those locations outside the Tanana Valley. The Board of Regents will vote...
Regional News
Tanana Valley annual timber sale to be held

...economy could hurt the state's annual timber sale in the Tanana Valley State Forest. The state Division of Forestry hopes...parcels up for sale this year are spread across the Tanana Valley from Harding Lake to Nenana. They are accessible from...
Regents OK new name for Tanana Valley Campus

...a new name for the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Tanana Valley Campus. Starting July 1, the school will be called...offered as well as the school's connection to UAF. The Tanana Valley Campus was launched in 1974. It offers more than 40...
Column: Spreading the good word about Juneau

...effort brings Juneau residents as ambassadors to the two largest summer fair gatherings on the Last Frontier, the Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks and the Alaska State Fair in the Matanuska Valley. I went with fellow lifelong Alaskan Karen...
Both sides of marijuana issue meet at forum

...Big Mistake. - met at the Noel Wien Library on Tuesday night for the event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Tanana Valley, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The initiative, Measure 2, is on the Nov. 4 general election ballot...
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

In a last, sunny blast of summer, this wildlife spy enjoyed the spectacle of sandhill cranes at the Tanana Valley Crane Festival at Creamer's Field State Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in Fairbanks.In late August, crane families from the region...
League of Women Voters holds convention, local group meets

...FAIRBANKS - Marilyn Russell of the Tanana Valley League of Women Voters was elected...convention include Linda Witt, of Tanana Valley; Wilda Hudson, of Anchorage...of Kenai; Rebecca Madison, of Tanana Valley; and Carolyn Brown, of Juneau...


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