Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

This editorial originally appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:Representatives of eight nations gathered in Fairbanks to discuss issues of energy in the Arctic last week. It's...
$20M asphalt plant under construction in North Pole

FAIRBANKS - A new $20 million asphalt plant will be built in North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Petro Star Inc. announced the plant at its North Pole Refinery.The plant will be built this winter, and...
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 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...
Eureka musher Brent Sass wins Yukon Quest sled dog race

FAIRBANKS - Brent Sass has won the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported he crossed the finish line in downtown Fairbanks at 10:52 p.m. Monday. Sass is from Eureka.News-Miner...
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...
Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...FAIRBANKS - This year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has wrapped up, with the final musher arriving in Nome.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that rookie musher Cindy Abbott, from Irvine, California, arrived in Nome seconds before...
3 more teams drop out of 1,000-mile Yukon Quest

FAIRBANKS - Three more teams have withdrawn from the grueling Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Cody Strathe of Ester and Joar Liefseth Ulsom, who trains in Willow, scratched Saturday at...
Former assemblywoman to join Interior Gas Utility board

...Fairbanks assemblywoman will join the board of directors for the Interior Gas Utility, which she helped create.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that Nadine Winters joins the board after serving in state and local government, including...
Air Force leaves F-16 squadron at Fairbanks base

...Military officials say a squadron of F-16 fighter jets will remain at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday that Air Force Secretary Deborah James informed Gov. Bill Walker the base's strategic...


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