...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AKST THURSDAY... The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Alert which is IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AKST THURSDAY. North Pole has a Stage 2 alert. Fairbanks has no alert. && For additional information about air quality in the Fairbanks North Star Borough please access the web site at https://fnsbair.dec.alaska.gov/ or call 907-748-2142.