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Nenana to hold election after mayor's abrupt resignation

...Commerce, Community and Economic Development local government specialist Jeff Congdon said Nenana has been without a treasurer and city clerk for years.Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner,
What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...the justices read the language as Congress intended. If not, the Last Frontier, with its promise of freedom and expanse, will lose a little more of itself to the multitudinous pages of a rulebook.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Nov. 6

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Interior Alaska is experiencing an early fall snowstorm.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the storm could drop between 6 to 14 inches by Wednesday morning.Snowfall so far on Tuesday has been heaviest south of...
Three-time cancer survivor Becky Zaverl tells her story

...kindergarten teacher and mother of three active little girls, Zaverl took time out of her busy schedule to tell the News-Miner her story. Zaverl, formerly Becky Roberts, was born and raised in Fairbanks. She was only 12 years old when an...
What others say: As election nears, candidates must be more specific on policy vision

...follow-up questions: If you propose cuts, where would you cut? And if you're adding services, where will that money come from? Those unable or unwilling to answer don't deserve your vote.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Sept. 10
What others say: One Homeless Night puts focus on local homelessness issues

...uncomfortable to potentially life-threatening. One Homeless Night is a meaningful reminder that many in our community are sorely in need of shelter and other amenities - and our help can go a long way.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Sept. 12
What others say: Obama supports expanded icebreaker fleet

...even a few more vessels able to operate in Arctic waters would put the U.S. far less behind in a race that, until not long ago, only Alaska acknowledged the country was running - and losing badly.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Sept. 7
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...spawning grounds in 10 years.About 83,000 fish went across the border this year, according to The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.An international treaty mandates that at least 42,500 chinooks must get to Canada, but Alaska fishery managers...
What others say: Three in 10 Alaskans now considered seriously overweight

...people could be the first whose life expectancy is shorter than that of their parents. That would be an awful legacy - let's turn it around so we can spend more time exploring the state we love.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Oct. 27
What others say: Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly would be wise to continue stove change-out program's willing to meet them halfway, and that local government isn't trying - as some have alleged - to shut down all wood burning in the area. The assembly would be wise to keep the program going.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Oct. 18


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