An official with the Interior Gas Utility said that the uncertain outlook for gas from Cook Inlet prompted it to find a new solution.
Patrick Holland knows that if he’d been in Seattle instead of Fairbanks last week, the heart would have been his. Dozens of readers reached out to offer him a place to stay so he’d be close by when the next heart became available.
Fairbanks resident Patrick Holland found — and then lost — his chance at an ideal match for a transplant as poor weather sent air travel into disarray. But for now, he’s holding on to hope and being thankful for what he has.
The man, who had multiple warrants out for his arrest, didn’t drop his gun according to their commands “and instead began to manipulate the gun,” Alaska State Troopers said.
North Pole police investigated Jeremy Tremaine Williams when his month-old daughter died in 2005 but didn’t charge him. Williams later said he “left Alaska before the police got too involved.”
Crews attempted lifesaving efforts on the 71-year-old but she died from her injuries.
First responders noted indicators of carbon monoxide poisoning and investigators said they later found a generator with an empty fuel tank in a shed attached to the home.
The man told investigators he did not intend to kill the child but used force while “trying to get her to lay down for a nap so he could play video games,” according to a criminal complaint.
Steven H. Downs, 48, was convicted at trial by a jury in Fairbanks of the 1993 dormitory murder and sexual assault of Sophie Sergie, 20, of Pitkas Point.
First responders recovered Carl Ravenscroft’s body Wednesday morning from a gravel pit filled with water, police said.
Jerald Stansel, 75, died in the crash near Fairbanks on Wednesday afternoon. The NTSB is investigating.
Steven Downs was convicted by a Fairbanks jury in February of the murder and sexual assault of Sophie Sergie, 20, of Pitkas Point in 1993.
No damage had been reported Sunday evening.
Police said they believe Judson Sherrell, 21, stole her silver 2005 Subaru Legacy.
Fairbanks Police Department detectives are investigating both deaths as homicides.
A preliminary investigation found that fire appeared to have originated in the living room before spreading, according to troopers.
Investigators were confident that the shooting was not an accident and confident that it was not planned, said an Alaska State Troopers spokesman.
Troopers said they found four children dead in a Fairbanks-area home after responding to a report of shots being fired, and three other children in the home were not hurt.
The fire destroyed about 30 structures but that includes just one, year-round residence, said the mayor of the Denali Borough.
Bob Barnes, en route to his Tonsina River homestead, said he didn’t realize the bridge was out until he dropped into the hole at Bear Creek.
Fairbanks rapper Alaska Redd’s new album “O.G.A.R.” was released earlier this year, and he’s slated to perform this month in Delta Junction and his hometown.
Transportation officials encouraged drivers to avoid the area and said the closure was expected to last until Wednesday.
The truck’s driver was leaving their residence and drove across a trail when the motorcycle struck the truck, Alaska State Troopers say.