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Memo details skepticism with redistricting board's final map

Amanda Bohman ​ | ​ Updated

“It is questionable how the Goldstream area is connected to communities such as Holy Cross, Shageluk, McCarthy, and other rural Interior villages,” reads the Nov. 24 memo by Borough Attorney Jill Dolan. Read more


No Omicron cases reported yet in Alaska, Delta cases continue to decline

Maisie Thomas ​ | ​ Updated

According to Alaska health care officials, it is only a matter of time before the new variant makes its way into the state. Read more


Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation appoints new president and CEO

Liv Clifford ​ | ​ Updated

Jomo Stewart previously served as the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation’s energy, military and mining specialist and senior project manager.  Read more

Kris Capps


Small business owner appreciates Golden Heart community after vandals strike

When vandals broke a window at a downtown business last week, it didn’t break the spirit of owner Rachel Kittelman. But it came close. Read more



Nanooks men's basketball drops game 83-76 to Hawks

The Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team overcame an eight-point halftime deficit, but couldn’t maintain the momentum and eventually droppe… Read more

UAF falls in final game of Seawolf Classic

The Alaska Nanooks men’s basketball team overcame an eight-point halftime deficit but couldn’t maintain the momentum and eventually dropped… Read more


Ice Dogs sweep Anchorage Wolverines in two game series

MacIntosch scored four goals, two in the first period and two in the third, as the Ice Dogs completed a two-game sweep of their Anchorage rivals in the North American Hockey League Midwest Division. Read more


Women are fighting the same battle — still

Women are fighting the same battle — still Read more


Helstrom, Steve

Steve John Helstrom passed away peacefully on June 13, 2021, at 7:42?p.m. at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. By his side in spirit was his dau… Read more

Williams, Edison

Edison Williams of Allakaket, Alaska, was born to William and Effie Williams in Southfork, above Allakaket, on Feb 3, 1942. He was raised t… Read more

Burch, John Mitchell

John Burch passed away peacefully on November 14, 2021 with his wife at his side at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. John was born on April 2… Read more

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