Joan Eberl, a Copenhagen native who cooked for Denmark's royal family and then for American airmen at an Air Force base in Greenland, bought a trading post along Steese Highway in November and moved from Europe after a six-week visit to the state, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.
Existing customers of Fairbanks Natural Gas can expect a rate decline of about 13 percent this fall following a unanimous decision Thursday by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to buy the utility and its parent company for $52.5 million.Dermot Cole
KUAC-FM, the public radio station in Fairbanks, says it is ending its affiliation with the Alaska Public Radio Network, citing a growing budget deficit and decreased funding from the state and the University of Alaska.Alaska Dispatch News
"Members-only" marijuana clubs claim their patrons are not in a public space and thus are not breaking the law against consuming marijuana in public. But the state warns that continued activity could subject the clubs to criminal and civil penalties.Laurel Andrews
Alaska's Marijuana Control Board will craft regulations surrounding legalized recreational and commercial marijuana. Of 132 applicants vying for the spots, here are the five chosen by Gov. Bill Walker.Laurel Andrews