The City of Fairbanks is asking that the Fairbanks Four federal civil rights case be considered in two stages, starting with a ruling on the validity of the 2015 prison release agreement that barred the men from suing the city or state.
The Muldrow Glacier is moving about 20 meters per day right now, over 100 times faster than its non-surge speed of 16 centimeters a day. The last time it surged was in 1956-57.
Commerce Commissioner Julie Anderson said she’s spoken to cruise industry members who said there still could be Alaska cruises in August or September.
UAF has operated HAARP sporadically since taking it over from the military in 2015.
The same weather that kept the stranded group on the glacier kept rescuers off it. Fortunately, the Sheldon Chalet was just a few miles away.
A community-wide search for missing people in the Fairbanks area is being planned for later this spring.
Tanana Chiefs has been vaccinating Fairbanks North Star Borough School District workers since late February. In March, the organization began offering the vaccine to any borough resident age 16 or older.
Denali had only 60,000 visitors last summer, a tenth of what the park saw pre-pandemic.
Catalytic converters contain precious metals that have spiked in value, and the units can be sold legally and illegally for as much as a thousand dollars.
While all Alaska residents can call in to any of the meetings, the committee prefers that residents from different parts of the state call in at specific times.