Dan Bross, KUAC - 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.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher has made a discovery which could dramatically increase electronic storage capacity. The work could break a computer memory barrier dictated by particle size and stability.
A Fairbanks man has been sentenced to a year and half in federal prison for stealing from a nonprofit organization.
There’s a break in a murder case that has haunted Fairbanks for over a quarter century.
The Governor’s budget proposal lops $134 million from state support for the University of Alaska, reducing the general fund allocation from the current year’s $327 million dollars to $193 million.
There’s been a large fuel spill in the Yukon Flats village of Beaver.