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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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The Lathrop High School Ski Team had a terrific 2018-19 season. As always, we had a wonderful group of skiers and families to work with. Some of the high points were growth in the skill level of all the skiers, consistent representation of the team at almost all of the area ski races, and qu…

Friday, June 07, 2019
Thursday, June 06, 2019

Thanks everyone for a successful 20th annual Museums Day on May 25, when 11 museums and nature centers opened to welcome area residents planning for summer visitors. Especially featured to explore Fairbanks’ history were tours of the Clay Street Cemetery led by Joan Skilbred and Aldean Kilbo…

Monday, June 03, 2019

This is what an old-time Fairbanks store looks like. I was doing a very small tile job, and to finish it I only needed one 4-inch cut on a tile saw (a cove base tile). After trying a couple of the newer stores without luck, I thought of Floorcraft off Phillips Field Road. There, I spoke to a…

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019

Thanks to a team of volunteers from Corvias, a private construction and maintenance company that maintains on-base housing at Eielson Air Force Base, the state shooting range at the Chena River State Recreation Area was cleaned up over the weekend. Volunteers removed trash, leveled shooting …

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Thank you to the outstanding volunteers from Test the Waters Dive Center for your generous gift of time and dedication to the students at North Pole Middle School swimming classes. The students and I greatly appreciated you providing an opportunity to try scuba diving. Volunteers Ryan, Nicol…

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I would like to give a big thank you to the Fairbanks Arts Association for providing wonderful dance lessons for the students at Ben Eielson Jr./Sr. High. This tradition at the end of the year not only teaches students the intricacies of dance, but provides a stress relief outlet before fina…