Welcome Lane Bonham

Lane started work on last Monday at Fairbanks Police Department.  Lane says, “My name is Lane Bonham. I was born in Fargo, North Dakota, and I was raised in Moorhead, Minnesota. When I was growing up I raced snowmobiles, and I also raced BMX. In the fourth grade I started playing football and played until […]


The City of Fairbanks joined in celebrations this weekend of Juneteenth, celebrating the abolition of slavery in Texas after the Civil War.  Mayor Eberhart was at the Juneteenth picnic, along with the Fairbanks Diversity Council, our Fairbanks Fire Department, the local Red Cross, the NAACP, the Breast Cancer Awareness Center of Fairbanks and others.   […]

Senior Recognition Day

City of Fairbanks Chief of Staff Jeff Jacobson (right) and Fire Department Deputy Fire Marshal Kyle Green (left) attended Senior Recognition Day hosted by the Fairbanks North Star Borough at the Carlson Center today. Mr. Jacobson recognized and presented awards to several of Fairbanks’ distinguished older adults. DFM Green met with attendees to promote fire […]

Natural Gas Leak

This morning at approximately 8:15 am, Fairbanks Fire Department responded to a call that a transmission gas line was struck during excavation, causing a gas leak at 1979 Peger Road.  The Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Motor Vehicles’ building has been evacuated and closed due to the close proximity of the leak.  In […]

Fairbanks “SOS Campaign”

“Youth Suicide – Out of the Darkness Awareness Day” Thursday, April 28th was recognized as “Youth Suicide – Out of the Darkness Awareness Day” by proclamation by the City of Fairbanks Mayor John Eberhart on the steps of the Patrick Cole City Hall building.  Students from surrounding High Schools walked from Lathrop High School in […]

Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day May 21st, 2016 Mayor Eberhart has issued a Proclamation supporting the national Kids to Parks Day. This is the sixth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust. The Proclamation encourages families and kids to get outdoors and enjoy America’s parks. The day is intended to promote […]

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.  

Welcome to Shasta Pomeroy, our new Data Management Clerk for the FPD!

My name is Shasta Pomeroy and I have been recently employed as a Data Management Clerk for the Fairbanks Police Department. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Justice from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigations from the University of California – Riverside. I have lived in Alaska since […]

Welcome Jennifer, the new City of Fairbanks Intern!

Jennifer Campbell became a City of Fairbanks Intern on January 25th, 2016. Jennifer has lived in Alaska for 13 years and enjoys being involved with West Valley High School. Jennifer learned about the intern opportunity from her teacher at West Valley High School. Jennifer will be interning for the City Hall HR department, doing important human […]

Welcome to Steve Groves: Our New Mechanic!

Steve became a full-time City employee on March 2. Steve says: Hi, I’m Steve.  I was raised in Fairbanks and have been back in Fairbanks for about four years, after living in Washington state for several years.  I served in the US Army for 8 ½ years and have been a mechanic for over 20 […]