Departures from Alaska at highest point in 25 years

...last time net departures were higher was in 1988, when 15,710 people left during an in-state recession, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The departures don't appear to be caused by the state's current financial problems because...
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:An apparent slaughter of more than two dozen walruses on Alaska's northwest coast last week was enough to shock the conscience...
Storm drops 11.2 inches of snow in Fairbanks

...outside.The National Weather Service says 11.2 inches of snow fell in Fairbanks through early Wednesday.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that 15,000 Golden Valley Electric Association customers were without power Wednesday because of...
University president prioritizes UAF engineering building on the building in his proposed $134.8 million capital budget for fiscal year 2017, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Work on the 120,000-square-foot building stalled after the Legislature last session did not approve...
Taiwan airline will help tourists seek aurora two weeks.Passengers will be part of aurora-centric tours operated by companies in Taiwan, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The tours and direct flights are part of a trial program, according to Explore Fairbanks tourism director...
4 troopers, 1 Fairbanks officer involved in shooting

...passenger later began shooting. A chase ensued, and ended when Perdue collided with a Fairbanks police cruiser.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the names of the five officials who fired at Perdue will be released in 72 hours, per department...
Invasive plant spreads to Interior Alaska beyond Fairbanks

...has been found in Totchaket Slough, a small side stream of the Tanana River about 12 miles from Nenana, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Elodea is a leafy, long-stemmed plant, known to crowd out native species of freshwater flora...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law' along state-maintained roads, which in the Fairbanks North Star Borough are most roads, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. For a sign to be legal, it needs to be almost two football fields away from the pavement.In Fairbanks...
Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

...both sides to statements in the pre-sentence report. Kangas also wanted time to speak before sentencing, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. A jury in Nenana found Kangas guilty of tampering with the guns of Sgt. Scott Johnson and Trooper...
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...Canadian spawning grounds in 10 years.About 83,000 fish went across the border this year, according to The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.An international treaty mandates that at least 42,500 Chinooks must get to Canada, but Alaska fishery...


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