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Alaska Gov. Walker suspends re-election campaign, favors former U.S. Sen. Begich
FAIRBANKS—Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced today he is suspending his re-election campaign.Walker made the announcement at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage. The announcement follows this week’s resignation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, who admitted to making inappropriate comme
Salcha man dies in Richardson Highway rollover
Robert Graham, 49, was driving southbound at a high rate of speed when he drove his Jeep off the right hand shoulder, overcorrected and crossed both lanes of the highway. The Jeep left the roadway, went into a ditch and rolled multiple times, according to a news release on the Alaska State Trooper w
FPD Respond to Stabbing at Alaska Motor Inn
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Fairbanks Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the Alaskan Motor Inn around 7 a.m. this morning. In a statement put out by FPD's Public Information Officer, Yumi McCulloch, the circumstances of the incident are still under investigation.
Two Cars Collide on Johansen Expressway
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -A two car collision on the Johanson Expressway delayed traffic between College Road and the Steese Highway Friday afternoon. A statement from the Fairbanks Police Department confirmed that a driver failed to stop at a red light resulting in the collision. Although injuries were su
Participants "ROK" RED FLAG-Alaska 19-1, "Finnish" strong
Oct. 19, 2018, marks the conclusion of the first iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska for fiscal year 2019.
Walker ends campaign with grace, putting Alaska first
FAIRBANKS — With the exception of Gov. Bill Egan, no Alaska governor has ever been dealt a more difficult hand than Gov. Bill Walker, forced to deal with crisis from the start.
Salcha man ejected, killed in Richardson Highway wreck
A 49-year-old Salcha driver was killed when he was thrown from his vehicle in a rollover crash near the Interior community, Alaska State Troopers said.The single-vehicle rollover which killed Robert Grahm was first reported near Mile 333 of the Richardson Highway just before 3 a.m. Thursday, accordi
Alaska man killed in wreck, ejected 300 feet from vehicle
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) -An early morning accident claimed the life of a man from Salcha, Alaska, when he was ejected from his vehicle.
Seward has declared state of emergency due to heavy flooding
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -The city of Seward has declared a state of emergency due to heavy flooding in the area.According to the Seward Police Department, multiple roadways as well as the Seward Airport are closed due to the down pour that has put more than 5 inches of still water in some places.The Sewar
Lathrop Wrestling dominates in first home Dual Meet of the season
The Malemutes won seven matchups by fall, 3 by decision, 1 by Major Decision, and 1 by technical fall.
How to Prepare for Winter Roads in Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Fairbanks has seen an unusually late start to winter this year, but motorists are being urged take advantage of this delay to prepare for winter driving. Winter driving can seem a bit daunting to those new to the Interior or teens experiencing their first winter as a licensed driv
Man accused of putting boy in chokehold
Elliot Michael Cruikshank, 31, is charged with felony third-degree assault and misdemeanor fourth-degree assault for the incident.
Alyse Galvin and Don Young square off in Fairbanks debate
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) —Congressman Don Young and candidate Alyse Galvin faced off for the second time leading up to the election in November. During the forum, they were able to ask questions to their opponent."How can you claim to be a fiscal conservative with your support for dramatically explo
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigns over "inappropriate comments"
FAIRBANKS - Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigned abruptly Tuesday after acknowledging he had made "inappropriate comments" to a woman. His resignation adds uncertainty to an already complicated re-election bid for Gov. Bill Walker.Mallott made "inappropriate comments that do not reflect the sterli
Lockheed Martin reaches technical milestone for Long Range Discrimination Radar
Lockheed Martin's Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) has completed a closed loop satellite track with tactical hardware and software marking a significant achievement as the program continues to meet its technical milestones and works towards delivery to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in 2020
Fairbanks Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Killing Another Man With a Pipe
In January 2016 Fairbanks police responded to a Rickert Street apartment where they found Mclean had been beaten to death and wrapped in blankets. White was allegedly jealous of the victim after discovering text messages sent between the victim and a mutual love interest. Documents state, White admi
Utilizing Stratotankers, Alaska Air National Guard participates in Red Flag-Alaska
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -Eielson Air Force Base is home to thousands of airmen and other military personnel, including the 168th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard. One of the main missions of these guardsmen is Air Refueling.Captain Julie Keeney and this flight team are responsible for refueling fight
Fairbanks Sears store avoids latest closings — again
Sears gift cards are displayed at a store in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Seth Wenig
What's Happening — Oct. 18-25
Beaver Creek Art, a presentation by Artists in Residence Margo Klass and Frank Soos, 4-6 p.m., Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St., free. 456-0322
Local man involved in police standoff transferred to Seattle for third degree burn treatment
Whaley was taken into custody after a non-lethal munition exploded in his truck, lighting his clothes on fire, causing him to exit the truck.