While temperatures of 40 below zero might send most of us to our couches, Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge biologist Mark Ross grabbed his recorder and some water.
Former Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief and Chairman Victor Joseph has been appointed to a federal task force to ensure all Americans are tested and treated for COVID-19 fairly.
Aliy Zirkle has finished either the Iditarod or Yukon Quest every year since 1998. She won the Yukon Quest in 2000. At the Iditarod, she finished second three times in a row.
At a Fairbanks city council meeting this week, some questioned a process where Juneau Police Chief Ed Mercer and consultant Greg Russell screened applications for Fairbanks’ next police chief.
The state’s authority to prioritize vaccines for at-risk groups would also end if the declaration ends, and communities that do not have health powers will be left behind, according to the Division of Public Health.
City workers discovered that an overhead door in the city’s water-treatment plant had been left open overnight — and the temperature had plunged to 36 below zero.
The 11-day training exercise called Arctic Warrior mainly involves the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Public health experts across the country are examining excess deaths as they study whether significantly more people are dying from COVID-19 than what’s being recorded.
Echohawk, a Pawnee Indian, was raised in Delta Junction and showed an early interest in Alaska Native issues.
Despite a hold on most court proceedings, the decades-old murder trial of Sophie Sergie is proceeding through preliminary steps in Fairbanks.