Chena River Incident

This morning at approximately 7:29 a.m., Fairbanks Emergency Communications Center received a call of an incapacitated person beside the river, below the Cushman Bridge. Approximately ten minutes later, a second call was received that the person of interest had walked out onto the ice and had fallen into the river.  The Fairbanks Fire Department was […]

F-35s Are On Their Way!

On Monday, April 4th,  Col. Winkler formally announced that two squadrons of F-35s, a total of 54 jets, will be coming to Eielson Air Force Base.  The jets are scheduled to start arriving in the summer of 2020. Up to $500 million dollars of construction at EAFB will need to take place.   This will mean […]

United Way Thanks 2015 Participants

Mayor Eberhart was pleased to attend the awards breakfast for the United Way 2015 Campaign yesterday. Mayor Eberhart stated, “It is heartening to see so many individuals and organizations from our community contribute money, time, and resources to ensure that the United Way Campaign is such a success. Thank you to all who help with […]

Council Agenda Packet – April 11, 2016

To view the City Council Agenda packet for the Regular Meeting of April 11, 2016, click here.

Welcome Tammy Misrasi!

Welcome Tammy Misrasi, the new City of Fairbanks Executive Assistant and Public Information Officer.  Tammy comes to the City with an extensive background in Public Service. Tammy retired from the State of Utah, Department of Transportation as their Operations Analyst, with over 30 years of service.    Tammy’s a Certified Public Manager and strives to keep […]

The Fairbanks City Hall Clerks Department: City Spotlight

by Olivia Jeans and Denzel Harris, Lathrop H.S. Interns The City Clerk’s Office is an amazing group of women! From administering elections, legislation and more, they serve our City with a smile and a high level of professionalism. Danyielle, the City Clerk, explained that the Clerk’s Office is important as it serves as a liaison […]

Welcome Sarah Cogley, Intern for the H.R. Department!

Sarah started working in the Mayor’s Office in August, 2015 and decided to come back for another semester in the HR Department. She’s a senior at West Valley High School who enjoys helping others and listening to the Beatles. Sarah continues to be a great contribution to the Fairbanks City Hall with her welcoming personality, and outstanding […]

F-35s Assigned to EAFB

Mayor Eberhart participated with Governor Walker, Senator Murkowski, Senator Sullivan, Representative Young, Tiger Team members, and the Air Force Undersecretary Lisa Disbrow in the historic record of decision teleconference this morning announcing that two squadrons of F-35s are being assigned to EAFB.  

F-35s

Pictured are Eielson Air Force Base Commander Col. Winkler, Jim Dodson of Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation and Mayor Eberhart on March 25. We anticipate hearing in early April whether two squadrons of F-35s will be coming to Eielson.  That would mean much military construction, many jobs, and a huge economic benefit to our community.  Col. […]

Governor Walker’s address at The Westmark

On March 25, Mayor Eberhart attended Governor Walker’s address at The Westmark. The Governor discussed the state budget situation. He stressed the need for the Legislature to take decisive action this year to balance the budget through a number of steps so that we do not face the deficit and related problems in future years.