Tim Ellis, KUAC - Fairbanks
The state's only electric powered school bus has in use since mid-October, and it was put to the test earlier this month, when it transported students without any problem after the temperature had dropped to 35 below.
The 75-year-old woman says she switched from an N95 to a respirator helmet once she was on board the plane. Alaska Airlines officials say they are investigating the incident.
The study is based on a chemical analysis of tissue samples.
Five cases of COVID-19 were reported last week.
1,600-mile rail line from Alberta to Alaska would move potash, sulfur, bitumen, and other products from Canada to Alaska where it could be exported overseas.
35 F-35s are being moved to the Interior air force base by the end of next year.
U.S. jet fighters have scrambled at least a dozen times so far this year to intercept Russian military aircraft that fly into airspace off Alaska’s coasts.
Many Denali Borough businesses rely on a cruise ship visitors who didn't show up this year. But there are some signs that things could improve next year.
The Pentagon agency that runs the nation’s missile-defense system halted work earlier this year on a $375 million radar facility near Clear, largely because of COVID-19 concerns.
The person driving the pickup Saturday was traveling with Maj. Michael "Cal" Gentry and another airman as they cycled from the Fairbanks area to Central.
The kiln will use excess heat from the power plant to dry wood that will be used to heat homes.
The three Cold War-era bombers arrived from an Air Force base in Louisiana.
It would have been 96th running of the fair.
The 200 or so soldiers with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry are the advance party for some 2,000 soldiers with the Fort Wainwright-based unit that’ll be flying into Fairbanks International Airport in the coming weeks.
Northern Star Resources would not say how many workers at the mine have tested positive. A company spokesperson said Tuesday that it’s “a small number.”
A worker at the Pogo gold mine has tested positive to COVID-19. And he may have come in contact with up to 14 others at the mine that’s located 38 miles northeast of Delta Junction.
The Pentagon is paying for the nearly $30 million project because the substance that contaminated the groundwater beneath Moose Creek came from Eielson Air Force Base. The perflourinated chemical compound called PFAS likely came from the use of firefighting foam at the base.
Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, surprised fellow lawmakers Friday when she announced she’s quitting the Legislature to take a job with a state agency that she’s often fought against during her 10 years in the state House.
Organizations like the Fairbanks Senior Center are working on strategies to handle that rapidly growing population in communities all around the borough.