A resident of the Pioneer Home in Fairbanks was treated to a special birthday on Thursday. Urban Rahoi turned 102 year old on Thursday. The WWII veteran lives in the Pioneer Home and because of COVID-19 has been unable to have visitors for nearly a year. To celebrate his birthday, several dozen members of the community came to the senior center to help wish Rahoi a happy birthday.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough published the findings of a feasibility study conducted regarding the future of the Carlson Center. The study concluded that the borough should consider taking over management of the building.
Starting on December 31st, General Communication Inc. customers in Fairbanks were unable to access programming on ABC, FOX and CW networks due to contract negotiations between the provider and programmers Coastal Television and Vision Alaska.
The year is nearly finished. For many, they are glad to see it go, but even with the struggles that many of us faced, there were still bright spots in the year. We went out and asked people about the good things that happened in 2020.
Alaska State Troopers are implementing a special enforcement period from December 16th 2020 to January 4th, 2021, during which time additional Troopers will patrol roadways looking for impaired and unsafe drivers.
Alaska Army National Guard Members from the 297th Regional Support Group are stationed across Poland this Christmas and wanted to wish their family and friends in back home a merry Christmas and a happy new years. So they videoed messages. Here is some of what they said.
The Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre has recorded an audio performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” which will be broadcast on KUAC, allowing audiences the chance to experience the story during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Mike Dunleavy has directed the Alaska Department of Law to draft an executive order reorganizing the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services into two distinct executive branch departments
Monday is Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and the official start of winter. The days will continue to get longer and longer and soon, snow will melt and spring will be here. In Fairbanks, Winter Solstice means we will see approximately 3 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.
A sign that reads "IRENES WAY" was gifted to the Fairbanks Community and Dog Mushing Museum Saturday afternoon. Museum Docent, Karen Norris, hope to collect more Irene Sherman memorabilia in order to create an exhibit.
Alaska State Troopers from Fairbanks spent Tuesday at Wal-Mart shopping with Santa for toys and gifts to give to local children in need. The purchase was made possible by a grant from Wal-Mart that was matched by Santa’s Helpers and other local businesses and organizations. In the end, troopers were able to purchase over $5,500 worth of toys for children all around the Fairbanks area.