**Marijuana Work Session – 4/23/18**

The City Council will hold a WORK SESSION and PUBLIC HEARING on City Marijuana Regulations (Ordinance No. 6070, as Amended) on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 800 Cushman Street. The Public Hearing will be divided into three primary topics: 1) Number of retail marijuana stores, 2) Marijuana […]

Jerry Norum 09/19/33 – 04/01/18

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jerry Norum DATE: April 2, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Teal Soden, Communications Director, 907-987-0867, tsoden@fairbanks.us The City of Fairbanks is sad to hear of the recent passing of former City Councilman Jerry Norum. Mr. Norum was admitted to FMH after suffering a brain aneurysm and passed away on Sunday, April […]

03/19/18 Press Release – Masonic Temple Collapse

On Saturday, March 19th, the roof of the historic Masonic Temple Collapsed. View the official press release here: 03-19-18-Masonic Temple Collapse Press Release

Chena River Walk Open House – 3/21/18

The City of Fairbanks, in collaboration with the Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) and the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF), will hold a public open house on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fairbanks City Hall Council Chambers. The purpose of the open house is to […]

Salt Usage Downtown

With spring on the way and warmer temperatures, people start to think more about using salt to help clear ice and snow from sidewalks. The new Cushman and Noble street projects have a lot of features that can be damaged by salt. New concrete (less than a year old) can be damaged by salt. Salt […]

Fairbanks Fire Participates in “Project Hope”

In response to the current opioid crisis, the City of Fairbanks Fire Department is now participating in the State of Alaska sponsored program Project Hope. Project Hope provides opioid overdose rescue kits to individuals at no cost. Special thanks to FFD Battalion Chief Greg Taylor for coordinating the department’s participation in Project Hope! Click below […]

**Urgent Request to City Residents**

With the freezing rain in January and the recent snowfall, numerous trees and bushes from private property are bending and breaking onto sidewalks and streets.  The City hired temporary workers and contractors starting back in January to address these safety concerns, but with the ever increasing volume of downed trees and branches, city workers and […]

Golden Heart Utilities Publishes 2018 Water Quality Report

Golden Heart Utilities recently published their 2018 Annual Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. You can view the report by clicking the following link: http://www.akwater.com/ghu-ccr.pdf The City of Fairbanks received a letter in January from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) stating that trace amounts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in […]

The Hanneman Brothers Compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics

On Monday, February 5th, the City of Fairbanks received a letter from the U.S. Vice President’s office recognizing our community’s own Logan and Reese Hanneman who will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Hanneman brothers were named as members of the U.S. Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team that will be competing in PyeongChang, […]

***Parking for the Yukon Quest***

The 2018 Yukon Quest is less than a week away! The race starts Saturday, February 3rd at 11:00am at Morris Thompson Cultural Visitor Center. Concerned about parking downtown? The City Parking Garage is convenient and affordable! With a location so close to the start line and rates at only $1 per hour (including plug-ins), the […]