A Tree to Watch Grow

The Girl Scouts from Troop 144, led by Scout Leader Joseph Price, came to the Patrick B. Cole City Hall to plant a tree. The tree is a Prunus Virginiana, commonly known as a chokecherry, that was donated to Troop 144 by Holm Town Nursery.  The Girl Scouts met Mayor Eberhart and each of them […]

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Fairbanks Hosts Alaska Fire Conference

The Fairbanks Fire Department has been assisting with the planning and coordination of a major annual training conference for firefighters and fire chiefs from around Alaska with other local area fire departments. The Alaska Fire Conference is an annual conference, hosted in a different location each year, which provides classes on fire suppression tactics, victim […]

Immediate Notice of Road work to be done on South Cushman this weekend.

Beginning at 7am on Saturday 9/17, HC Contractors will close South Cushman at 18th E to traffic while they perform storm drain upgrades. The affected road closure will be opened back up no later than 7am on 9/19/affected. Please see the map below for detour route.  

Mayors March for Homeless Youth

This past Saturday the three local Mayors, John Eberhart from the City of Fairbanks, Karl Kassel from the Fairbanks North Star Borough,  and Bryce Ward from the City of North Pole walked over 14 miles to help raise money and bring awareness to the issue of homeless youth. Santa Claus wished them well on their […]

Appreciation from the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

Mayor Eberhart was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from the World Eskimo-Olympics for the City’s support and participation in this year’s 2016 WEIO games held at the Carlson Center in July.  The first World Eskimo Olympics was held in Fairbanks in 1961.  In 1973 the name was changed to World Eskimo-Indian Olympics to more […]

Mayors March

On September 10, I’ll be walking 14 miles from North Pole to Fairbanks to support a local nonprofit that shelters homeless youth.  If homeless youth spend their days/nights walking, it is the least I can do. Joining me are Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Karl Kassel and North Pole Mayor Bryce Ward.  Together we hope […]

Press Release for Officer Involved Shooting

Welcome Andrew Ackerman and Peter Flint!

  Welcome Andrew Ackerman, Environmental Manager Andrew and his family have lived in Alaska for the last seven years. His three children, ages 7, 10, and 12, attend local Fairbanks schools and his wife is an elementary education tutor. They are very involved in local sports, community events, and outdoor activities all year. Most recently, […]

Military Appreciation and F-35 Day

With the exciting news that we are receiving two squadrons of F-35s in 2020, approximately $500 million in military construction before then and potentially 3,400 additional service men and women, it was cause for celebration. The City, the Fairbanks North Star Borough, and the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation partnered with Pioneer Park to organize the […]