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.
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.
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 City of Fairbanks has announced it’s plans for hiring a new Police Chief for the Fairbanks Police Department. The spot was left vacant after the previous chief, Nancy Reeder, left the position suddenly in August. Since August, Rick Sweet has been serving as the acting chief at the department while they look to hire a new one.
The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce held its weekly virtual luncheon on November 17th, hosting Alaska’s Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Anne Zink and Dr. Laura Brunner with Foundation Health Partners to discuss updates with COVID-19 in Alaska and Fairbanks.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough partnered with the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce to host a Veterans Day positive picketing event on Wednesday, November 11th at the Veterans Memorial Bridge in downtown Fairbanks.
Since Nancy Reeder’s sudden departure as police chief from the Fairbanks Police Department earlier this year, Rick Sweet has taken over as acting chief while the city works on hiring a new chief. He says the department has been busy as they work on training their officers, getting new equipment and hiring new officers.
The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce hosted its virtual weekly business luncheon on Tuesday, November 10th, with guest speaker Dr. Catherine F. Cahill, Director of the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Golden Valley Electric Association has issued a press release warning customers of the potential for continued power outages, as wet heavy snow continues to fall through-out Alaska’s Interior over the weekend.
Departments from around the Fairbanks area managed to collect $66,026 in food and cash from Alaska State Troopers, North Pole Police Department, Fairbanks Police Department, University Police Department, Airport Police and Fire, and 354th Security Forces Squadron.
On Sunday, November 1st, the Fairbanks Police Department (FPD) and Alaska State Troopers responded to a 911 call received at 1:25pm from two residents in the Riverview Area saying they had been stabbed by their son, who is in his thirties.
Fairbanks family features freaky fiends in this festive finale to the Halloween season. Lighting up the night in their graveyard of fright, this gruesome gaggles of grizzly ghouls and ghastly ghosts alike lounge in lethargic languish on the lawn.
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.
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.