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.
While many people struggle to make ends meet during the pandemic, the relief of those getting aid from the CARES Act to help pay rent is about to be gone unless another stimulus package is announced in Washington, D.C.
Willis Derendoff, 34, has been missing since November 10th. His family is pleading for his safe return home. Anyone with information is asked to call the Alaska State Troopers 24-hour tip line at (907) 371-9989
The Fairbanks Ice Dogs, who are being hosted by Marshall, Minnesota, have put a multi-week pause on their season following the Governor of Minnesota's Executive Order that ceases all youth and adult sporting activities for four weeks.
Willis Derendoff hasn’t been heard from since Tuesday, November 10th. He traveled from Huslis to Fairbanks and had a room at the Extended Stay America Hotel in Fairbanks. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24/7 tipline at 907-371-9989.