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Fairbanks to form marijuana working group

...A working group will be created in the Fairbanks North Star Borough to guide development of local rules governing commercial...approved by a wide margin of voters.In the Fairbanks North Star Borough, the working group's goal is to "develop zoning...
What others say: Bills would leave projects in limbo

...lengthy, multi-year renovation of 55-year-old Barnette Magnet School, the oldest school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Fairbanks voters previously approved bond packages for the first two phases.It was hoped the...
Panel to consider limiting households to 12 marijuana plants

...each household can only have six plants, based on the state's possession laws.In a January memo, the Fairbanks North Star Borough also recommended that the state make it clear that each individual be considered in possession of all the plants...

...than deaths. Migration was evident in the Fairbanks North Star Borough and other parts of interior Alaska in general. The...estimated loss of 1,577 people in the Fairbanks North Star Borough as the result of fluctuations with the military population...
North Peninsula Recreation wins two state awards

...projects and will do anything to get the best results." Bork, Parks and Recreation Director for the Fairbanks North Star Borough, won the professional award in 2012. He said it means a lot to be recognized by state colleagues. "Some people...
Number of homeless students in school district grows

...King said. The Anchorage School District reports more than 3,000 homeless students each year and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District reports more than 400, she said. If enrollment continues along current trends, numbers may prove...
Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance

...Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Legislation, recommended the assembly follow the examples made by the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Anchorage assembly by working with the state while the regulations are discussed. When asked by assembly member...
Judge invalidates part of school funding mechanism

...however, since boroughs bypass the state treasury and give the money directly to local districts.The Fairbanks North Star Borough filed a friend of the court brief in support of its fellow borough.
Fairbanks group sues EPA over pollution plan

...Protection Agency The groups call on the EPA to force the state to produce a plan addressing pollution in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. The groups ask the U.S. District Court in Seattle to declare EPA administrator Gina McCarthy in violation of...

...assessor.Oil companies contend the system should be valued at $2.7 billion and municipalities such as the Fairbanks North Star Borough argued for $13.76 billion.The decision can affect oil companies' property tax bills by tens of millions per...


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