What is surprising about low transmission in the Fairbanks area is that it comes as a juxtaposition to the region’s low vaccination rate. With 42% of people fully vaccinated in the borough, we are third to last in Alaska.
While visitors have been required for months to undergo a temperature check to enter the Rabinowitz Courthouse, public employees at the courthouse have not faced that same requirement.
The bus served as a shelter for hunters and hikers, including Christopher McCandless, the hapless wanderer profiled in Jon Krakauer’s book.
The case has to do with Ballot Measure 2, an initiative adopted by Alaska voters that will usher in open primary elections, ranked choice voting and more disclosure of who is financing campaigns.
Firefighters continue to tackle the Haystack Fire north of Fairbanks and have increased their response to two large fires near Manly Hot Springs.
The Upgraded Early Warning Radar is strategically located here to provide the country with the ability to detect and track ballistic missiles and interceptors at a range of up to 3,000 miles as well as monitoring objects in space.
13 states, including Alaska, maintain that Biden ignored comment periods and other mandates before imposing a suspension of new oil and gas leases.
The Don Young Plan for America’s Infrastructure Future would cost $1.25 trillion. Unlike the Biden plan, Young’s proposal focuses exclusively on traditional infrastructure, from roads and bridges to airports and seaports.
In Fairbanks Sunday, the mournful song of an Alaska Native singer filled the air as a procession of parents, grandparents and children secured 215 orange banners to the Centennial Bridge, next to the Golden Heart Plaza.
Attorney Kristi Nuna’q Williams, an Alaska Native who was born in Fairbanks, will serve as staff director and general counsel of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, of which Sen. Lisa Murkowski is vice chair.
The 17th annual Stream Cleanup Day event started at Lions Club Park picnic shelter near Danby Road and brought together around 35 volunteers, including kids, teenagers and old-timers who have been attending the cleanup for years.
“Cyber attacks are constantly happening, and they’re escalating,” said Michael Wheeler, owner of Alaska Computer Support, which provides managed IT services for companies across the state.
The Relay For Life started with prayers, songs and speeches, before the procession led by bagpipe players made several laps around the track.
On Jan. 10, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., released “Wastebook: PORKémon Go,” a list of 50 examples of what he deemed “questionable expenditures” by the U.S. government.