Refine Search

Former students read letters from past

FAIRBANKS - Former students of Woodriver Elementary School in Fairbanks got a special treat when their sixth-grade teacher sent them letters from their 12-year-old selves.The Fairbanks...
Arctic Games athletes encourage children to be active

...Arctic Winter Games athletes are taking their game to students. Athletes from the Alaska team arrived at Woodriver Elementary School to work out with kids and talk about the importance of active play every day.Athletes and students competed...
State sues Fairbanks wood-burners

...seeks to shut down water-circulating boilers owned by Andrew and Gloria Straughn on rental properties near Woodriver Elementary School.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports it's the first time the state has sued the owner of a polluting...
Settlement reached in Fairbanks boiler dispute

...suit in January after the pair declined to shut down or remove the boilers that drew smoke complaints from Woodriver Elementary School.The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District installed new ventilation equipment in the school in 2011...
Election shows widespread opposition to Prop 2

...everyone wants clean air, but this wasn't the vehicle."The University West precinct, where smoky days keep Woodriver Elementary School students indoors during recess, offered moderately strong support for the initiative. In a place that has...
Alaska cracks down on wood boilers near school

...The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Fairbanks officials have installed a new ventilation system at Woodriver Elementary School to filter the particulate matter from the boilers. Parents, teachers and other residents are angry about...
Regional News


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback