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 […]

Welcome Tom Borce, Risk Manager

The City’s new Risk Manager, Tom Borce, started last week.  Tom was born and raised in San Diego, California.  He moved to Fairbanks in 1983, where he met his wife, Kari.  Tom and Kari raised two children in Fairbanks.  Their son, Haakon, is married and has started a family of his own.   Their daughter, Tessa, […]

COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – 08/22/2016 Page : A06 COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE Where are the alarm bells? By: City of Fairbanks Chief of Police-Randall Aragon Retired Police Chief Dan Hoffman’s June 28 article caught my attention. After assuming command of the Fairbanks Police Department, I met with him. We discussed issues during his tenure from 1989. He […]

Anchorage Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in Fairbanks

On 08/22/16 the City of Fairbanks Police Department received a report shortly after midnight of a wanted subject at the 1000 block of Kellum Street.  Officers responded and were able to locate William Doug Burgess, 18, of Fairbanks inside an apartment at that location.  A $250,000 warrant had been issued for Burgess in regards to […]

Clean Up the Streets

Please join your friends and neighbors for a Southside and Downtown neighborhood beautification project Saturday, August 27, 2016.  Cleanup will be from 10 – 1 PM.  There will be a BBQ for participants hosted by FNA Community Services from 12 – 2 PM. Meeting and check in locations are the Prospector parking lot or JP […]

Public Celebration of F-35 and Military Appreciation Day

The public is invited to come and enjoy a celebration of the F-35s and our military this Saturday, August 20, from Noon to 8:00 PM at Pioneer Park.  

Dancing For a Good Cause

City of Fairbanks Police Chief Randall Aragon competed last week at the Tanana Valley State Fair in “Dancing with the Stars”.  It was a fundraiser for the Lathrop High School ballroom dance program.  Chief Aragon enjoys being active in the community and supporting good causes.  Congratulations to Chief Aragon and his partner, Miss Clara Cheney, […]

Welcome Three New Police Employees

Gerrit Butler Gerrit Butler was born and raised in Fairbanks He is proud to be like his grandfather in serving the City.  His grandfather, Wally Droz, served as City Manager for 30+ years and Gerrit plans to work just as long for the City. Gerrit is very active in the mixed martial arts community here […]

Tender Loving Care at Clay Street Cemetery

If you have visited the Clay Street Cemetery lately, it is easy to see that it has recently had much tender loving care.  City of Fairbanks Public Works employee Phil Petman has a degree in Landscape Horticulture and is a Certified Arborist.  Phil has been in charge of the care of the cemetery this summer.  […]