The school district has about 13,500 students at about 35 schools plus about 2,500 teachers, staff and administrators.
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The city quickly asked the court to reconsider the January decision, but Friday’s 22-page ruling from a three-judge panel of the court defends their original ruling.
The Denali Visitor Center building will be closed, but rangers will staff an outdoor visitor center in front of the building, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
“Fairbanks is the gateway to the Interior,” Lojewski said. “It would be a benefit to our visitor industry, and that is needing all the help it can get right now.”
Mayor Mike Welch doesn’t think the city is vested with that power. If he could mandate masks, he would also need council approval, but his Police Department also is ill-equipped to enforce it, he said.
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North Pole Sports
During his three varsity seasons, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound defender led the Wolfpack to a 44-7-3 combined record, including 30 shutouts. Offensively, he contributed eight goals and passed for 19 assists in his prep career.
When Camron VanSickle went to a Fairbanks Ice Dogs game last year, the then-15-year-old hockey player had a startling realization — if he was out there on the ice with the players he had looked up to since he was an Ice Puppy, he thought he m…
North Pole High School senior Janice Dykes signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to Gannon University’s NCAA Division II women’s wrestling program after only two years of high school competition.
The power forward graduated from West Valley High School in 2016 before playing four years at the University of Oregon under the tutelage of Ducks head coach Kelly Graves and alongside this year’s No. 1 and 2 picks, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally.