Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
A panel of three 9th Circuit Court justices heard arguments Friday morning in Fairbanks in the appeal of a federal civil rights suit filed against the city of Fairbanks.
University of Alaska administrators are working to get a cost saving plan ready by early next month.
West Valley pre-season football practice suspended after swimming incident puts 3 players in hospital
Pre-season football practice at West Valley High School in Fairbanks has been suspended following a weekend swimming accident that sent three players to the hospital.
University of Alaska regents have adopted a declaration of financial exigency, enabling immediate budget cutbacks, including expedited faculty layoffs. Regents approved the declaration at a meeting in Anchorage today in response to an over 40 percent reduction in state funding.
The federal veterans affairs agency plans major expansion in Alaska.
The Shovel Creek wildfire response is transitioning as weeks of work and cooler, wetter weather have slowed activity on the blaze northwest of Fairbanks.
Governor Mike Dunleavy’s vetoes include a $130 million reduction in state support for the University of Alaska system. That’s additional to a $5 million cut to UA approved by state legislators.
Progress is reported by managers of the Shovel Creek wildfire northwest of Fairbanks, despite challenging conditions.
The University of Alaska has made arrangements to fund core operations if there’s no finalized state budget when the new fiscal year starts July 1.
A University of Alaska formed task force will look at options for restructuring the UA system. The Board of Regents voted last month to form the task force.
Two Interior Alaska State Troopers killed in the line of duty are having bridges named after them.
Former Fairbanks North Star Borough assembly member Kathryn Dodge is running for mayor of the City of Fairbanks.
The University of Alaska is making progress restructuring its teacher education program, following the University of Alaska Anchorage’s loss of accreditation for its initial licensure program.
The governor of Maine has signed a warrant allowing the extradition of a man accused of a rape and murder 26 years ago in Fairbanks.
The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the state controls rivers running through Alaska’s federal conservation lands.
Funding for Alaska military projects is largely spared from diversion for construction of a southern border wall, under criteria released by the Department of Defense.