The Northern Area State Parks Citizens Advisory Board and the State of Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is hosting a public meeting to discuss the use of off-highway vehicles within Quartz Lake State Recreation Area, specifically along the western shoreline of Quartz Lake.

Two meetings will be held, one in Fairbanks and one in Delta. The Fairbanks meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Department of Natural Resources, 3700 Airport Way, in the large conference room. The Delta meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Delta Community Center, 2287 Deborah St.

If you are unable to attend, send your comments to

AIM-COMM indoor shooting range open house 

The is Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee hosting an open house at the indoor Alaska Department of Fish and Game shooting range on College Road, with special guest Joe Nava, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event, which is free and open to all ages, will give the public an opportunity to learn about the range, AIM-COMM programs and events, and win door prizes.

AIM-COMM programs include: the NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program, firearms instructional classes, and the Fish and Game Hunter Information and Training Program and upcoming classes and clinics. See demo shoots and have an opportunity to try your hand at NRA Precision Pistol and United States Practical Shooting Association competition shooting. Learn more about AIM-COMM’s youth shooting sports opportunities, as well as firearms training and safety classes for adults and families in our community.

UAF rifle team members are slated to be on hand to meet and greet the public, demonstrate some competitive rifle shooting, and assist youth shooting sports program coordinator with the live-fire range demonstrations.

For more information call the Fairbanks Fish and Game Indoor Shooting Range at 907-452-5837 or

Correction: A version of this article, which appeared in print on October 18, contained an error due to incorrect information provided to a reporter. The time of the Fairbanks-based Quartz Lake Rec Area public meeting has been corrected.