Council Members Sworn In

At this week’s City Council meeting, Council members David Pruhs and Jerry Cleworth were sworn in for another three years on the council. Their terms will expire in October 2020. Mr. Cleworth has served on the City of Fairbanks City Council and as mayor for approximately 25 years of combined service.

2017 AFN Convention

Last week, Mayor Matherly had the honor of giving opening remarks at the Alaska Federation of Natives 2017 Conference “Strength in Unity”. Along with celebrating leaders, artists, and communities, the conference addressed serious issues affecting Alaskans such as the opioid epidemic and climate change.

New Option for Prescription Drug Disposal!

Sunrisers Rotary and Fairbanks Police Department have joined forces to help the Fairbanks community have a safe place to dispose of their prescription drugs. Sunrisers Rotary provided the funding for the purchase and installation of the MedSafe collection box. Citizens can bring their unused prescription medication and drop it into the MedSafe located in the […]

New Public Works Mechanic

Mayor Matherly is happy to welcome new permanent mechanic Steven Reeves! Steven has been working as a temporary mechanic with Public Works since July and we are so happy to have him as a permanent employee!  

Downtown Fairbanks Planning: Vision to Action

Help shape the future of our downtown!! FNSB Community Planning Department is holding a community workshop on September 27 at 6pm at the Westmark Gold Room. Click the link below to view the flyer. 09-27-17-Community Workshop

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus for Lateral Police Hires

Fairbanks City Council approved a $20,000 sign-on bonus for lateral Police Officers hired with Fairbanks Police Department! For more information, visit or contact  

2017 Stream Clean-Up Day is Coming Up!!

Join us on June 10th from 9am to noon. See more details in the flyer below!    

Public Open House – Improve Local Waterways

Come join the Fairbanks Storm Water Advisory Committee at a Public Open House and learn about what’s being done to improve local waterways and what YOU can do to help.