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Potentially dangerous pathogen found in Alaska moose, caribou
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Officials say a respiratory pathogen previously believed to be restricted to sheep and goats has been detected in Alaska moose and caribou. Scientists have identified Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, known as Movi, in other animal species for the first time, including a bison in Montana
Georgeson Botanical Garden brings back Mud Day, Birthday Bash
“We knew we wanted to do both,” Mathew Carrick, director of the garden program, said, “and rather than trying to hold two big events with a very similar audience, we’d just combine them.”
Familiar sky drawing appears in Alaska
FacebookAccording to Task and Purpose, an airman shared a snapshot to the popular Air Force amn/nco/snco Facebook group on Wednesday of what appears to be a half-finished, phallus above Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska.
Track Palin pleads guilty to criminal trespassing
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Track Palin, son of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing.
Fairbanks man arraigned on multiple charges, including Kidnapping
Alaska State Troopers received a report on May 25th from a woman saying Micah Whitaker had been stalking and harassing her for months. She told troopers Whitaker had kicked her out of his home, then began accusing her of stealing his wallet, and starting to threaten her. The victim said she agreed t
Alaska Native artifacts to be distributed to local groups
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Officials are distributing a collection of 1,000 Alaska Native artifacts to native organizations and other groups following the closure of a Fairbanks museum.
Calypso Farm teaching compost workshop
FAIRBANKS — Calypso Farm & Ecology Center, 4780 Old Nenana Highway, is holding a compost-making workshop from 1:30-4:30 p.m. June 29 at its farm.
Body recovered of missing Fairbanks man
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -The body of a missing Fairbanks man has been found. On Saturday morning, rescue teams recovered the body of 27-year-old Junior Leota, who has been missing since May 25th when he crashed his ATV into the Chatanika River at Olnes Pond. His body was over three-quarters of a mile down
We Took a Tour of the New Liquefied Natural Gas Storage Tank
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Progress has been made on Interior Gas Utility's Liquefied Natural Gas storage tank. Rhiannon Walker took a tour of the site with Fairbanks Natural Gas, and brings us more information.The LNG storage tank sits just off Peger Road in South Fairbanks. Standing 84-feet high and spann
Former Hockey Coach Don Lucia named to Nanook Hall of Fame
He also oversaw the venue change from the Patty Ice Arena to the Carlson Center, brought the Nooks into the CCHA, and recruited all-time greats such as Steve Moria, Keith Streer, and Doug Desorcie.
Searchers find body of man who crashed in Chatanika River
Leota’s brother-in-law, Kendall Wilson, saysLeotaon May 25 was riding on a trail perpendicular to the river near Olnes (OHL-ness) Pond.
Arvin Kangas’ appeal has been rejected
Arvin Kangas was found guilty of evidence tampering in 2015 after his son, Nathaniel, shot and killed Sergeant Scott Johnson and Trooper Gabe Rich as they were trying to arrest Arvin, after he assaulted a Village Public Safety Officer.
Walker Signed New Bill into Law
Before, they had to complete the same training as hairdressers - for example, learning about chemicals like those used to straighten or color hair.
Alaska names new Supreme Court Chief Justice
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -The Alaska Supreme Court will have a new chief justice starting next month.July 1st marks the start of a three year term for Justice Joel Bolger.The chief justice is the administrative leader of a state's judicial branch of government, and Bolger was unanimously selected for the p
Alaskan Wildlife is at Risk for Contracting Respiratory Pathogen
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Officials say a respiratory pathogen previously believed to be restricted to sheep and goats has been detected in Alaska moose and caribou.Scientists have identified Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, known as Movi, in other animal species for the first time, including a bison in Montana a
Borough-owned Native collectables to go to museum, native organizations
FAIRBANKS — A collection of about 1,000 Alaska Native artifacts is being dispersed this summer by the Fairbanks North Star Borough, which closed the Native Museum at Pioneer Park.
M. ovi bacteria found in Alaska moose, caribou for first time
FAIRBANKS — A harmful bacteria previously thought to live only in sheep and goats as been found in additional animals, including Alaska caribou and moose, according to a new study announced last week by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Nanook Shooters compete in National meet
Recent UAF Grad Sagen Maddalena was able to take fourth in the Women's Air Rifle event, shooting a total score of 1,250.6 over the two day competition.
Pet of the Week; Jay Jay
"Hi I'm Kimberly and this week's Pet of the Week is Jay. Jay Jay came to the shelter because he doesn't get along well with cats and he was returned before that because he is really good at escaping fences. Jay Jay is kind of mellow, he is actually a pretty laid back guy, and he walks pretty nicely
Ester Transfer sight Closed for Renovations
While the project is still underway, the Borough is asking residents to use the transfer site located at 25-35 Little Shot Road, located on the Parks Highway near Sheep Creek Road.