Veronica Hassinger is a parent whose kids go to school at Ticasuk Brown Elementary School off of Badger Road. She said two bus routes were having many delays with kids often not arriving home until after 6:30 at night. She said that she received a text a bus was broken down and they were waiting for a new bus to bring kids home.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute is approaching a milestone anniversary, and will celebrate with a public event this Saturday. In this report two longtime professors share stories of the institute's history.
Today was the first day of school for the 2021 school year in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. With COVID still circulating, the Fairbanks public brought their concerns to the school board over their current ruling that wearing masks is optional for children in school.
With the school year approaching and COVID numbers on the rise, we take a look at measures the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will be implementing to maintain the health and safety of the children who will be attending schools.
The annual local music festival "Ester Fest" featured a wide array of musical acts, local food trucks, and other attractions. This fundraiser brings people together for a fun community event that supports the future of the Ester park.
The 15th annual Discover Alaska summer lecture series is underway at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and on Wednesday the series will highlight upcoming NASA missions to send probes to Venus for the first time in 30 years.
Schools are wasting no time this summer getting kids outdoors, enjoying the warm temperatures and learning about nature. We visited North Pole Elementary for a look at their STEM and Nature Academy summer program.
The world of aviation technology is a vital part of modern life, but learning about it may seem life a daunting prospect. We went to see first hand what aviation education in Interior Alaska is all about.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ drone program is conducting testing to be able to fly unmanned and manned aircraft simultaneously. The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration, ACAUSI, is at Bradly Sky-Ranch Airport where they have three ground radars set up and one on a drone that is flying near the runway.
Civil Air Patrol cadets from around the country are in Alaska to take part in glider and powered flight academies. There are 18 cadets flying in the glider academy and 10 in the powered, plus 15 adults volunteering to help with the training.
Becoming a veterinarian is a long and difficult journey, especially for people living in Alaska. However, a collaborative program offered by UAF provides a dedicated avenue for prospective vet students.
The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is asking for your help in answering the question, ‘What are the biggest needs in Alaska given the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning?’.
According to a press release issued on Thursday, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is lifting it’s mask mandate for adults and students 16 years or older, in line with the updated CDC guidelines that were recently released.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District decided in January of 2020 not to renew their long term contract with the school bus transportation provider: First Student Inc., ultimately awarding the contract to Durham School Services.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has appointed Karen Melin, to serve as the interim superintendent for the upcoming school year. In a Q&A, we asked the temporary superintendent what her plans are as the leader of the local school system.
An international team of researchers have made a key discovery related to the alien aurora that can be found in the skies of Jupiter. Peter Delamere, Professor of Space Physics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and co-author of a recent paper revealing these findings detailed the research.