| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:59 PM
A Middletown, Md., native who said she is interested in finding new Maryland Symphony Orchestra fans from a variety of age groups, economic backgrounds and regions has been hired as the organization’s new executive director, MSO officials said...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Alaska State Troopers say a Fairbanks sixth-grade student struck by an SUV driver who didn’t stop at a stop sign Tuesday morning has died from his injuries. Jamison Thrun, 11, was pronounced dead shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday at Fairbanks...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 3:47 PM
One of Alaska's most lucrative fishing derbies crowned its two champions over the weekend.
Annette Gutierrez of Fairbanks, Alaska and Jack Yakura of Middleburg, Penn., each took home $15,000 for defeating the competition in the Valdez Fishing Derbies....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:23 PM
An all-terrain vehicle rider too seriously injured Friday near Circle Hot Springs to board an Alaska State Troopers helicopter was flown to Fairbanks Saturday after first responders remained with him overnight.
Troopers say they were alerted at about 6...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The oil tax debate isn't going away anytime soon. Lawmakers are still trying to decide if companies on the North Slope should get a break.
And this late-summer they're trying to arm themselves with some better data for the next legislative session.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Alaska State Troopers say a Fairbanks woman died near Mount Prindle Monday when her all-terrain vehicle rolled over onto her as she was riding along a rutted trail. Mi Suk Emerson was 51.
Fairbanks troopers received a report at about 2:30 p.m. Monday...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Sunday will mark the 10-year anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and Alaskans are planning to remember the date with both somber memorials and increased security at the state’s major military bases:
• In Anchorage, a 9/11...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:20 PM
The first few times Bob King rode the rails in his 1982 Fairmont MT-19 motorcar, he'd reach out to grab a steering wheel every time he went around a curve.
But the unique little relics of railroad evolution are devoid of any steering mechanism; they go...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:53 PM
It's a passionate topic for dozens who came to testify Wednesday night at a public hearing in Anchorage.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service heard public comment on its draft management plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The new plan will...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:36 PM
A few years ago, Ronald Daanen was driving north of Coldfoot on the Dalton Highway, looking for drunken trees.
He pulled over when he saw some tipsy spruce on a hillside.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist thought the tilted trees would be a...
| May 16, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Aberdeen: Funeral services for Elmer R. Roth, 89, Aberdeen, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Pastor Jeff Whillock officiating, with military honors by Sidney L. Smith American Legion Post 24. Burial will be at...
| May 22, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Early Sunday morning a Type 2 Incident Management Team from Alaska took control of the Moose Mountain wildfire burning in the Fairbanks area. Forestry officials believe the fire is burning between 700 and 800 acres.
Fire crews made good progress...