10 YEARS AGO
Jan. 8, 2004 — The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly must decide today whether to approve a new clean air plan with an aim of getting a better rating from the Environmental Protection Agency.
25 YEARS AGO
Jan. 8, 1989 — Once a week, the body builder injects a syringe of DecaDurabolin directly into his thighs or buttocks. ...
... To (the body builder) and his body-building friends, the injections are not unusual. These Fairbanksans are part of a growing number — nationally as well as locally — of non-athletes who are using the drug to look good.
50 YEARS AGO
Jan. 8, 1964 — Representatives of Alaska’s travel industry, accompanied by four Eskimo dancers and Miss Alaska, Nina Whaley, are expected to visit Japan on a special travel promotion trip in late January.
75 YEARS AGO
Jan. 8, 1939 — Stockholders of the Nabesna Mining Company, operating in the Nabesna country, near Chitina have added to their Christmas cheer within the last few days remittances in the form of dividends from the mine.