The Alaska Native Medical Center, which specializes in health care for Alaska Native and American Indian people in the state, said it is now over capacity with coronavirus patients and had to open an alternate care site to handle overflow.
All around Fairbanks early on the Friday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday shoppers huddled in the cold and dark parking lots of stores around town, some were Christmas shopping, others where trying to get their hands on electronics.
The city of Fairbanks has appealed a 9th Circuit Court ruling to the United State Supreme Court. In January of this year, the 9th Circuit Court ruled that a group of men known as the ‘Fairbanks Four’ should be allowed to sue the city for wrongful conviction.
Michael West director of the Alaska Earthquake Center details a new UAF project will make it possible for scientists to better track phenomena in Alaska ranging from earthquakes and wildfires to permafrost and sea ice.
The Trump administration on Wednesday effectively killed a contentious proposed mine in Alaska, a gold and copper prospect named Pebble Mine, near the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
In a letter addressed to several Fairbanks officials, the Greater Fairbanks Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People released a position statement on policing Sunday, November 22nd.
Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner said Monday that he won’t defend his title at next year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race because of restrictions and uncertainty over travel during the coronavirus pandemic.
To help everyone cook the perfect bird, we spoke to Chef Sean Walklin, the program coordinator for the UAF CTC culinary arts and hospitality program to learn a simple, way to make the perfectly cooked turkey.
In 2018, 16% of the reported fire fatalities were over 60 while 19% were reported in 2019. The numbers increased to 58% in 2020. The causes of the fires were centered around careless smoking and combustibles too close to a heat source.
Thanksgiving is only a few days away, but for many, this year will look different. As precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue across the country, the Alaska Department of Health has made several recommendations to residents about how they should change their Thanksgiving plans.