This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Golden Heart Electric Associations member tree giveaway. This annual Arbor Day adjacent event will take place Saturday May 15th at three locations across the state.
The Fairbanks Police Department, along with the Fairbanks Fire Department and Fort Wainwright's 65th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, investigated two suspicious boxes/packages at the First National Bank on Merhar Ave. in Fairbanks
According to a press release issued on Thursday, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is lifting it’s mask mandate for adults and students 16 years or older, in line with the updated CDC guidelines that were recently released.
The new guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters, but will help clear the way for reopening workplaces, schools, and other venues — even removing the need for masks or social distancing for those who are fully vaccinated.
Born in Afghanistan, Sam Sidiqi spent part of his life growing up here in Alaska, now he's looking to merge the two experiences with an ascent of Denali as he raises funds for those in the Afghan mountain regions.