The Otis family bought the storage company in 2000 and has owned it since then. In the early 2000s they added more storage units. Ben took on more management duties in the 2010s.
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The sessions are being hosted with the help of the National Coalition Building Institute, an international leadership organization focused on diversity, equity and inclusion across communities.
The latest statewide performance evaluations indicate students in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District scored higher than the stat…
The interest comes five months after the city of Fairbanks announced it had sued 3M Company and Tyco Fire Products, companies that made aqueous film-forming foam containing PFAS, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances that are man-made chemicals.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency states that “There is evidence that exposure to PFAS can lead to adverse health outcomes in humans.”
Unlike the South Pole, the geographic North Pole does not lie on a land mass. The Earth’s northern axis of rotation is in the Arctic Ocean, covered by shifting sea ice.
- Thanks from NP library
- Public hearing scheduled for land use plan where about 30,000 people live
- Family-owned Forbes Storage thrives in North Pole
- NP gridders end 12-game losing streak
- FNSB School District plans four community engagement talks
- FNSB students score above average in statewide performance tests
- Borough, North Pole consider joining lawsuit over PFAS contamination
- IGU general manager seeks 3% raise
- Borough seeks money to clean up contaminated sites
- Lathrop, North Pole netters win
North Pole Sports
Chris Wetland, when he came to North Pole High School for Saturday afternoon’s football game against the Kenai Kardinals, was accompanied by a memory of the last victory for the Patriots football team.
West Valley’s Koen House and North Pole’s Lia Castillo won the respective boys and girls 5-kilometer races Saturday in the Region VI All-Schools Cross Country Running Meet at Chena Lake Recreation Area in North Pole.
When an opening at head coach for North Pole was announced last year, Hollett felt he was ready to step back into high school football and take on a bigger role for the Patriots.
“We have a lot of great skill players this year who made a lot of great plays last year and I expect them to do the same this year — on the outside and in the backfield,” Davis said after Monday night’s practice.
“The one theme from the movie that echoes in my head is if one person had been this girl’s champion, countless lives would have been different today,” Hessner said.