Thieves target vehicles along highway near Fairbanks

...Alaska State Troopers say highway thieves near Fairbanks have been pulling emission control devices off vehicles.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that troopers say catalytic converters are being cut from underneath vehicles as they are...
Departures from Alaska at highest point in 25 years

...The 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...
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...
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...
Fairbanks voters to decide on marijuana tax

...voters will decide in October whether to accept or reject the tax during Fairbanks' general election, reported The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."If you look at this, we're not passing a tax, we're letting the people decide if they wanna...
University president prioritizes UAF engineering building

...complete work 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...
Taiwan airline will help tourists seek aurora

...out in 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...
Fairbanks borough schools superintendent wins contract

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks North Star Borough schools superintendent Karen Gaborik has won a three-year contract.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper reported the borough school district board voted to approve the contract Tuesday.Under...
Alaska Editorial: Governor's conference will begin much-needed revenue discussion

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Nearly 60 years ago, delegates gathered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to chart a course for a state that...
Fairbanks food pantry referrals quadruple

...from the United Way of Anchorage shows food bank referrals in Fairbanks nearly quadrupled between 2012 and 2014, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Most other places in Alaska saw less drastic increases, but Fairbanks wasn't alone...


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