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Two caught, one evades police after 30-mile car chase
At about 1:40 a.m., police started to follow a Scion-brand vehicle that matched the description of a vehicle that had been in a hit and run, said Fairbanks police spokeswoman Yumi McCulloch. Police ran the license plates and discovered it was stolen.
Biologists cite wolves, weather in decline of Alaska's wood bison herd
Deep snow in late February, March and April is considered the cause of many deaths in Alaska's wood bison herd this spring, as well as predation by wolves.Photo courtesy Doug Lindstand
Of dashing dogs and berry-picking season, it’s Alaska
News-Miner opinion:Thumbs up: Stella outran 40 other dogs in the annual Dachshund Dash at the Tanana Valley State Fair. Stella is a dachshund/heeler mix from Nenana. Breland Kiefer, Stella’s handler and owner, deserves a round of applause too.
Denali Blueberry Festival features ducks, kayaks, carnival
So on Saturday for the 36th year, I will sign up racers and at noon, I will count down to launch the 42nd annual Nenana River downriver race, right outside Denali National Park. Meanwhile, Bill “Buckwheat” Overington, of Denali Outdoor Center, will gear up four rafts and crew members, for a special
Body Found Near Ballaine Road
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -A dead body was found near Ballaine Road over the weekend.On Sunday, the Alaska State Troopers received a call regarding a deceased individual in the area.AST responded and located the body.At this time, there are no signs of foul play.The body has been sent to the State Medical E
Driver detained after pursuit of stolen car on Parks Highway
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A man in a stolen Fairbanks car was arrested after a Parks Highway pursuit more than halfway to Nenana.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the driver, 30-year-old Arthur Solomon Jr., is charged with car theft and failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer. Online
Aftershocks continue after largest earthquake on record for North Slope
Early Sunday morning a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rattled the North Slope. No damage was reported but the 6 mile deep quake was felt as far south as Fairbanks.The Alaska Earthquake Center says they've recorded more than 4,000 earthquakes in this region since 1970, but Sunday's quake was the largest to
Largest Earthquake hits Alaska's Northern Region
The Earthquake occurred north of the Brooks Range, Southeast of Prudhoe Bay, and approximately 52 miles Southwest of Kaktovik.
Anchorage man leads Fairbanks Law Enforcement on 30 mile chase
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -An Anchorage man faces charges of vehicle theft, reckless driving, reckless endangerment, and failure to stop after he led Fairbanks Police, Alaska State Troopers, and Airport Police on a 30 mile chase. According to documents on Sunday August 12th, Arthur Solomon was seen by an of
President Trump signs new law combating child sexual assault at military bases
Under the new law, counselors will not have to turn underage victims away, and all allegations must be reviewed regardless of where on the facility the assault may have taken place.
Bubba Maschmeier shines in Lathrop's win over Kenai-Central
We'll start with the Lathrop Malemutes, who ran through one of their new Division 2 Rivals, the Kenai Kardinals.
Fairbanks man arrested after high-speed chase
Conner McKay O’Neill is charged with felony failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer, felony third-degree assault, misdemeanor reckless driving and misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident. He is being held without bail at the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility.
Eielson Ravens win first Blood Bowl in a decade; defeat North Pole 55-34
On Saturday, The Eielson Ravens were also able to put one in the win column, as they defeated the North Pole Patriots on Saturday night in the Blood Bowl.
Forty mile Caribou Season Zone 1 Closure
The annual Fortymile quota is 2,030 caribou, with 1,525 allocated to the fall hunt and 505 to the winter hunt. The fall quota of 1,525 is divided as follows: Zones 1 and 4 combined is 530, Zone 2 is 200 and Zone 3 is 795. The fall bag limit is 1 bull for all hunters in August, while during September
Secretary of the Air Force Visited North Pole Today
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson, took time to meet with the community and address the media on her way to Eielson Air Force Base.
Even when ‘everyone is a weiner,’ Stella takes first
Stella took first place in the Dachsund Dash. Here she is with her handler, Breland Kiefer, of Nenana.Photo courtesy Beth Norman
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes central Alaska
KAVIK RIVER CAMP, Alaska (AP) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit central Alaska.The U.S. Geological Survey says that at 6:58 a.m. Sunday the earthquake struck an area 41.8 miles (67 kilometers) east of Kavik River Camp and 342.9 miles (551 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks, the state's second-big
Student's work leads to Interior Alaska earthworm discovery
FAIRBANKS — Megan Booysen has always been interested in bugs. Her parents bought her collecting materials as gifts, nets and vials, even a high powered microscope. They wanted her to learn as much as she could about her favorite subject, so they encouraged her to take a weekend entomology course at
Gaborik named state Superintendent of the Year
The award is granted by the Alaska Superintendents Association and honors school system leaders who exemplify “effectiveness, knowledge, leadership, ethics and commitment,” according to a news release issued by the association Friday. The program is in its 32nd
Structure Fire leads to Fatality in Southeast Fairbanks
“The State Fair Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire and he will determine if there was any criminal activity involved. Because we have a vacant Deputy Fire Marshal position, we called in the State Fire Marshal to come and investigate," she said.