Alaskan Native community members from around the Interior held a vigil in Fairbanks in memory of the 215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves at a Canadian boarding school, as well as victims across Alaska and the United States.
The Fairbanks Police Department has announced a winner in it’s contest for a new police vehicle graphics design. Ryder Snow’s design featuring mountains, and the norther lights with a golden heart won.
According to a Facebook post put out by the Fairbanks Police Department (FPD), Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) residents have been receiving phone calls from an individual identifying themselves as a Fairbanks law enforcement officer.
The Fairbanks International Airport is cracking down on drivers parking on the concourse, in the arrival and departure areas in front of the airport. With a record number of passengers expected at the airport this year, the police department is stepping up enforcement of its no-parking rule.
A proposed 500-mile (804 kilometer) hiking trail from south-central Alaska to Fairbanks aimed at drawing more adventurers to the state has garnered support from the governor, tourism officials and others, and it could get a funding boost to help begin stitching it together.
The Wrigley Family farm and flour mill in Delta Junction hope to address food insecurity in Alaska by growing and producing an entire line of barley products, including flour. They are also working with soil scientists to test out new cover crops and spread the message of soil health.