Archives for July 2016

Possible Heavy Traffic on the Richardson Highway

Beginning the evening of Friday, July 15, U.S. Army Alaska Arctic Anvil will begin.  Expect periods of heavy convoy traffic at times.  The U.S. Army releases this information: HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Travelers along the Richardson Highway corridor between Fairbanks and Delta Junction will see an increase in military convoys […]

City Council Audio – 07/25/2016

City Council Meeting – The following link contains the audio of the City Council Meeting that was held on July 25th, 2016. Audio from past Council Meetings Available here: Link NOTE: If you’re having trouble listening to the audio for this meeting, please try playing the recording in Firefox.

Welcome to Patrick B. Cole City Hall

We enjoy having visitors stop by Patrick B. Cole City Hall and look at all the history we have in this building.  There are photos, quilts, paintings and many other things to see.  Yesterday we had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Ven Van Rayns who was visiting from British Columbia. He was born and raised […]

Council Action Notice – 07/11/16

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of July 11, 2016, click here.

Welcome Allan Heineken

Allan’s first day of work for the City of Fairbanks Fire Department was Tuesday.  Allan says, “My name is Allan Heineken.  I was born and raised in Fairbanks. I went to North Pole High School and played hockey in Fairbanks growing up. My father is a firefighter at North Pole Fire Department and my mother […]

Welcome Lane Bonham

Lane started work on last Monday at Fairbanks Police Department.  Lane says, “My name is Lane Bonham. I was born in Fargo, North Dakota, and I was raised in Moorhead, Minnesota. When I was growing up I raced snowmobiles, and I also raced BMX. In the fourth grade I started playing football and played until […]

Fairbanks Peace Rally

Below is the link to the article about the Peace Rally that was held Saturday. Peace Rally–Golden Heart Plaza (7-9-16)  

Releasing of the Ceremonial Eagle

On Sunday, July 10, both Mayor John Eberhart and Chief Randall Aragon attended the annual “Releasing of the Ceremonial Eagle” at the Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow. Depicted is Chief Aragon who was honored by leading the procession and opening the cage to release the seven year old female eagle that had been injured, treated, and […]

Welcome Daniel Turner

Daniel began work this week for the City of Fairbanks Fire Department.  Daniel says, “My name is Daniel Turner. I was raised in Homer, Alaska. I graduated from High School in 2006 and became a volunteer firefighter in 2008.  I worked for the University Fire Department from 2009-2011 as a firefighter.  My wife and I […]


CUSHMAN STREET CELEBRATION! JULY 11th on CUSHMAN STREET RIBBON CUTTING and BLOCK PARTY Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) and the City of Fairbanks are celebrating the completion of the Cushman Street Reconstruction project with a Ribbon Cutting and a Block Party. The Celebration will take place on Monday, July 11th from 5-7pm. The Ribbon […]