Tag: Interior

Planning for 2019 NPR-A oil lease sale begins as feds pursue opening more Arctic land to drilling

The Interior department is re-evaluating the management plan for the reserve, aiming to open up land that's currently off-limits to oil leasing.

March was Colder than February in Interior

The interior is transitioning into spring after a colder than normal March. The average temperature in Fairbanks was 4 point 5 degrees Fahrenheit last month. National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thomam says that’s almost 7 degrees below normal.

Strange Weather Expected To Give Way For Traditional Temperatures Soon

The unusually warm weather is expected to give way to more seasonal temperatures. National Weather Service meteorologist Don Aycock in Fairbanks says an upper level low moving down from the North Pole is forecast to spread frigid air into the interior by the holiday weekend.

Military Revises Training Airspace Proposals

Military officials have revised a set of proposals to expand airspace used for training exercises and lengthen the time those exercises take place in several areas around the Interior.

Rural Interior School Districts Fail to Make AYP

Officials with 2 small interior school districts are staying positive despite failing to make federally mandated Adequate Yearly Progress on standardized tests.

Wet Weather Good News for Interior Berry Crops

There a good chance those of us around the state may be in for more wet weather, before September rains begin in earnest. If all the recent rain is getting you down, it might help to know the moisture is good for blueberries and cranberries in the interior.

Air National Guard Sending Around 30 Troops to Iraq

The Alaska Air National Guard is preparing to send about 30 troops to Iraq. They will be from the 168th Refueling Wing, based at Eielson Air Force Base.

Portion of Taylor Highway Reopens

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The state has re-opened a flood damaged stretch of Taylor Highway.  The Department of Transportation reports emergency repairs have...