Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
The run appears to be much weaker than expected.
It's the first time that Karelian Bear Dogs have been used by the Alaska Fire Service, but they've already helped deter at least one bear that came into a work camp.
Electric Vehicle owners say they've been impressed with how the vehicles perform in the cold winter, but there are limitations.
The Interior Gas Utility planned to hook up North Pole customers, but materials delays have slowed that process.
An area biologist said that most personal-use dipnetters reported getting just 5 to fifteen salmon, well below the personal limit of 25.
University of Alaska regents have put the brakes on a plan to merge University of Alaska Southeast programs in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka into either the Anchorage or Fairbanks operations.
Beginning Monday, June 1, visitors can register for permits to drive to Mile 30 of the Park Road, with more opportunities scheduled for July and August.
The decision represents a reversal in the agency's stance about its ability to regulate certain controversial hunting regulations that disrupt population dynamics in national preserves.
With the continuity of the vessel's long-running sampling project on the line, the vessel was granted an exemption to the NSF's ban, though it will be taking many precautionary measures.
With staffing at 50% because of the difficulty of implementing social distancing in seasonal housing, managers aren't sure how much vehicle and pedestrian traffic to allow into the park.
UA says the furloughs will impact 166 employees and are expected to save the university system $554,000.
The 79-year-old had been struggling with Parkinson's disease for years, but lived to see his granddaughter finish the Yukon Quest in February.
Executive Director Shelly Ebenal said the first individual isolated at home after experiencing symptoms March 20. They received a positive test result Monday.
Men who tested positive for coronavirus in Fairbanks circulated in the community while contagious, state says
They're the second and third known cases of coronavirus in Alaska.
The road into Denali National Park could be closed next summer at mile 43, the National Park Service said this week. That’s just east of a where portion of the road traversing a slope, is sloughing.
Howard Luke’s friendships and influence stretched from Interior Alaska, where he grew up living a subsistence lifestyle, to places around the world, where he was invited to share his culture and learn about others.
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.