Fairbanks Fire Participates in “Project Hope”

In response to the current opioid crisis, the City of Fairbanks Fire Department is now participating in the State of Alaska sponsored program Project Hope. Project Hope provides opioid overdose rescue kits to individuals at no cost. Special thanks to FFD Battalion Chief Greg Taylor for coordinating the department’s participation in Project Hope! Click below […]

**Urgent Request to City Residents**

With the freezing rain in January and the recent snowfall, numerous trees and bushes from private property are bending and breaking onto sidewalks and streets.  The City hired temporary workers and contractors starting back in January to address these safety concerns, but with the ever increasing volume of downed trees and branches, city workers and […]

Golden Heart Utilities Publishes 2018 Water Quality Report

Golden Heart Utilities recently published their 2018 Annual Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. You can view the report by clicking the following link: http://www.akwater.com/ghu-ccr.pdf The City of Fairbanks received a letter in January from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) stating that trace amounts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in […]

City Council Audio – 02/06/2018

City Council Meeting – The following link contains the audio of the City Council Meeting that was held on February 6th, 2018. Audio from past Council Meetings Available here: Link NOTE: If you’re having trouble listening to the audio for this meeting, please try playing the recording in Firefox.

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, tsoden@fairbanks.us  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 http://www.fairbanksalaska.us/police-department/ or contact hr@fairbanks.us.