- Kenai Peninsula remains top location for affordable housing Updated: Feb-11-16 7:25 am
KENAI, Alaska - While the price for homes is cheaper in Fairbanks, purchasing a home in the Kenai Peninsula Borough may be the most affordable option statewide.
- Sled dog race returns to Mushers Hall Updated: Feb-11-16 7:22 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The GCI Open North American Championships will start and finish at the Mushers Hall in Fairbanks for the second straight year.
- Low snow causes havoc again with Iditarod Updated: Feb-10-16 9:57 pm
WASILLA, Alaska - Another low snow year in Alaska is playing havoc with the world's most famous sled dog race, at least for the start.
- Jury selection begins for ex-UAF player's sex assault trial Updated: Feb-09-16 8:10 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Jury selection has begun for the trial of a former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player accused of sexually assaulting a woman on campus.
- Fairbanks man convicted of 3 charges in murder-for-hire case Updated: Feb-06-16 4:56 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A former Fairbanks chiropractor will be sentenced in May in a murder-for-hire case.
- Delta Junction votes to keep pot industry out of city Updated: Feb-05-16 7:29 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Delta Junction City Council has approved a ban on marijuana businesses in the city 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks.
- Troopers seize illegal drugs, stolen guns at home in Tok Updated: Feb-04-16 5:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An estimated $35,000 in illegal drugs and at least 15 stolen guns have been seized by Alaska State Troopers serving a search warrant in Tok (tohk).
- Last month ruled Fairbanks' driest January in 106 years Updated: Feb-04-16 8:48 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - With almost no snow last month, January 2016 was one of the driest Januaries in Fairbanks' weather history.
- Police: Soldier dies trying to show firearm wasn't loaded Updated: Feb-02-16 2:16 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks police say an Army sergeant died when he unknowingly fired a loaded gun to his head when trying to show a friend the weapon wasn't loaded.
- Troopers use dog to detain 2 men suspected of burglary Updated: Feb-02-16 12:02 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers used a police dog to arrest two men suspected of burglarizing a Fairbanks home.
- Case inspires bill to allow yearly checks for cleared felons Updated: Jan-26-16 5:29 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow Alaskans who have had felony convictions overturned and charges later dismissed to become eligible for the yearly checks most Alaskans receive from the state's oil wealth.
- 2017 Arctic Council ministerial meeting will be in Fairbanks Updated: Jan-26-16 4:08 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks has been selected to host the next ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council in 2017.
- Noise issue could limit future gun ranges in Fairbanks Updated: Jan-23-16 5:28 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Noise concerns may lead Fairbanks to set rules for future gun ranges near neighborhoods in the city's general use and industrial zones.
- Alaska burglary suspect identified after locking keys in car Updated: Jan-21-16 6:39 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A man suspected of burglarizing two Alaska businesses was delayed in his get-away by locking his keys in his car. A call to a cab company helped open the car but also led to his identification.
- Senator moves to halt proposed ban on Alaska predator hunts Updated: Jan-21-16 7:35 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is looking to stop a proposed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on some bear, wolf and coyote hunts on federal wildlife refuges in the state.
- Cowell named new Fairbanks Daily News-Miner publisher Updated: Jan-20-16 4:41 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A man with a long history with Alaska newspapers is the new publisher of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
- Iditarod unlikely to start in Fairbanks, officials say Updated: Jan-20-16 9:19 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks officials say the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is unlikely to start in the borough this year.
- Fairbanks brothers arrested for selling wood from state land Updated: Jan-19-16 7:20 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Two Fairbanks brothers have been accused of illegally cutting wood on state land and then trying to sell it on Craigslist.
- Budget cuts could reduce alcohol abuse treatment services Updated: Jan-18-16 7:31 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Behavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the impact of a potential $7 million reduction in grants to services such as mental health counseling and alcohol and drug abuse treatment.
- Fort Wainwright rejecting IDs from 5 states, American Samoa Updated: Jan-15-16 7:37 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Some visitors to Fort Wainwright are no longer able to enter using just their driver's license to identify themselves.
- UA head addresses budget woes in State of University speech Updated: Jan-14-16 7:23 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The new president of the University of Alaska is warning students and staff of potential cuts to degree offerings and university jobs as the statewide university system faces financial uncertainty.
- Proposed ordinance would make Fairbanks pot club illegal Updated: Jan-12-16 7:17 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Proposed legislation in Fairbanks would make the city's first private pot club an illegal facility.