Michael West director of the Alaska Earthquake Center details a new UAF project will make it possible for scientists to better track phenomena in Alaska ranging from earthquakes and wildfires to permafrost and sea ice.
The city of Fairbanks has appealed a 9th Circuit Court ruling to the United State Supreme Court. In January of this year, the 9th Circuit Court ruled that a group of men known as the ‘Fairbanks Four’ should be allowed to sue the city for wrongful conviction.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
Camp Li-Wa, operated by Victory Christian Ministries, has been engaged in a multi-year legal fight with the Fairbanks North Star Borough over their tax exempt status for borough property taxes. Since 2018, the Borough has been requiring them to pay property taxes.
A Fairbanks man died at Chena Hot Springs Resort on Saturday evening. According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, Troopers received a call Saturday around 7:19 in the evening saying that there was CPR in progress at Chena Hot Springs Resort.
An initiative that would significantly alter Alaska’s election process is on track to become law, with the “yes” vote for Ballot Measure 2 picking up a narrow lead on Thursday that has continued to increase in the latest round of election results released on Friday.
Willis Derendoff, 34, is between 5′7″ and 5′10″ tall, weighs 160 pounds and has black-brown hair and brown eyes. He is an Alaskan Native originally from Huslia. Derendoff was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, red sleeper fleece pants and a possible beanie.
On November 6th Josh Revak attended a birthday party at a south Anchorage Restaurant for a political consultant. U.S. Representative Don young was also there, who tested positive for the virus on November 12th.
The Fort Wainwright Fire Department is tasked with protecting and serving the Army Post in Fairbanks Alaska. While most of those they serve are in the military, none of the members of the department are currently enlisted.
A Fairbanks man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter earlier this year has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for shaking his seven month old baby to death in 2018. James Jimieson, 24, was charged with first and second degree murder after his baby died in an Anchorage hospital from brain trauma due to being shook. Jimieson who deals with severe autism pleaded guilty to manslaughter after prosecutors offered the plea deal.
November 11 is a day America has set aside to honor those who have served their country in the military. Traditionally there are ceremonies and other events to show appreciation for those who signed the dotted line and were willing to give all. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt traditions around the world, we decided to go to veteran’s around Fairbanks and ask them why veteran’s day is important and what it means to be a veteran.
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.