Fairbanks

William P. Ambrose of Fairbanks was turning on the Steese Highway Saturday night when another driver in a Ford F-250 pickup failed to stop at a red light, hitting Ambrose's vehicle, Fairbanks police said. Ambrose died a short time later.

 

Alaska Dispatch News
UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers said he received “strong opinions” on both sides of the issue that convinced him to return the flag, but that he did so “reluctantly.”Suzanna Caldwell
After 19 years on the Chena River, Sunday's Red Green Regatta in Fairbanks will be the last.Associated Press
The University of Alaska Fairbanks removed a Mississippi flag from its campus Monday, citing national debate over Confederate imagery that is featured on the flag.Suzanna Caldwell
The earthquake felt across Southcentral Alaska and into the Interior was unlike any to hit Cook Inlet in decades, the Alaska Earthquake Center said Wednesday. Laurel Andrews
Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms says bear sightings in the Fairbanks area are much less common than they are in Anchorage or Juneau.Associated Press
A Fairbanks man convicted of sexual abuse of a minor based on the video testimony of two young girls will have his cased reviewed.Dan Joling | Associated Press
Hundreds of wildfires are continually whipping across this state this summer, leaving in their wake millions of acres of charred trees and blackened earth.Chris Mooney | The Washington Post
As local governments wrestle with economic worries, they're looking for new sources of revenue, and the tobacco tax is increasingly becoming an attractive option that's palatable to voters as well.Jeannette Lee Falsey
The boreal forest, a swath of spruce-dominated woods from Interior Alaska to the Atlantic Ocean, might be in for a big change. In parts of Interior Alaska that forest "is now shifting to a new ecological state."Ned Rozell