It was announced Tuesday that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and The Conservation Fund acquired 530 acres for the anticipated addition to the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl State Game Refuge in Fairbanks, Alaska.
The Fairbanks Area Rural Unit of the Alaska State Troopers serves communities in the Interior of Alaska. Because of the vast distances between towns and the types of communities, the approach to policing is much different. We rode along with a trooper as he went to Minto to follow up on cases.
The city of Fairbanks put out a public notice on their plans to demolish the downtown Polaris Building in 2021. The old hotel located at 427 1st avenue has been an eyesore to many over last 18 years it has been vacated.
Fairbanks now has a Sonic, after months of waiting and delays. Sonic opened on Monday and customers hoping for some of the chain drive-in restaurants signature food were greeted by long lines, as dozens of cars stretched into the nearby road. We spoke with some of the customers waiting in line, they all said the wait was worth it.
The FSO will proudly present our concerts via television broadcasts and streaming events absolutely free. We do feel that it is important to give back to the generous community that has supported us throughout the years, and this is our effort to do just that.
To help combat the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic on Alaskan families, the Alaska Foodbank is offering a Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer program to provide families with additional money for food for their school age children. The problem is, the Fairbanks Community Foodbank is receiving calls about this service when they are not involved in distributing it.
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that the timeline for the census has been shortened.Initially, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for filling out the census was extended to October 31st. That deadline has been moved to September 30th.
Alaska State Troopers, Fairbanks Police and Fairbanks City Council, and North Police Police and City Council received foggers from the Fairbanks Chapter of the International Karate Association. The foggers are designed to help disinfect public buildings and keep first responders and government employees safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic.