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 […]

RFTC Water Contamination Update

DATE: November 29, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Teal Soden, Communications Director, 907-987-0867,  The City of Fairbanks would like to provide an update regarding the City’s response to date on the Regional Fire Training Center (RFTC) water contamination. After Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) were first discovered at the City of Fairbanks Regional Fire Training Center in 2015, […]

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 […]

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  

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the City of Fairbanks to provide essential services to the residents of the City that increase the desirability of the City as a place to live, work, and visit. Essential services include not just the visible activities of police, fire, and public works employees, but also the creation and maintenance […]