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

FAIRBANKS - Four men who claim they were wrongly found guilty of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 will have to wait learn the outcome of their most recent trial.
2 University of Alaska officials step down

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska is looking to fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.
UA Fairbanks to abandon wells, switch to water from utility

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks will switch from drinking water pumped from its own wells to water from a utility because of high levels of 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 to the sovereignty of the state of Alaska.
Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

FAIRBANKS - School buses in Fairbanks are traveling down a deteriorating, pot-hole filled stretch of road that both the state and the Fairbanks North Star Borough say they don't have the ability to repair.
My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

"All government originates with the people, is founded upon their will only, and is instituted solely for the good of the people as a whole." ? Article 1, Section 2, Alaska State Constitution.
UA OKs tuition increase, $960M budget

FAIRBANKS - University of Alaska students will see an increase in tuition next year following a decision by the board of regents to approve a 5 percent increase rather than a proposed 9 percent hike.
Research on Ice Age burials offers new insight

FAIRBANKS - Genetic research into the ancient remains of two infants found near the Tanana River may have revealed how the Americas were populated.
Project provides boat access to Chena River in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A project to stabilize the Chena River in Fairbanks is expected to allow for further development in the city's downtown area.
UAF admits mishandling of sexual assault cases

FAIRBANKS - An internal review has revealed that several perpetrators of sexual assault at the University of Alaska Fairbanks were allowed to remain on campus without punishment from the university.


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