The first hybrid-electric aircraft ever in Alaska, a modified Cessna 337 Skymaster, landed in Fairbanks to complete a 3,400-mile journey from California.
Design Alaska, a Fairbanks-based multidisciplinary architecture and engineering firm, promoted Cutter Degerlund to become its Civil Engineering Department Leader.
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living gave its Silver Achievement in Quality award for 2023 to the Denali Center in Fairbanks, and the Cordova Community Medical Center received the Bronze Commitment to Quality award.
The Interior Gas Utility has a new General Manager. The board of directors unanimously selected Elena Sudduth, who has been the utility’s director of public relations and customer service.
Replacements for four more bridges on the Alaska, Richardson, and Steese Highways would be built with funds proposed in Governor Mike Dunleavy’s amended capital budget for Fiscal Year 2024.
Panda Express, the largest Asian cuisine chain restaurant in the United States, opened a new franchise location across from the Fairbanks Walmart store.
For the second year in a row, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ “Golden Carrot” award for promoting locally grown products goes to The Roaming Root Cellar.
The Interior Gas Utility is looking to the North Slope, instead of Cook Inlet, for a long-term energy supply, agreeing with Harvest Alaska to build a new LNG plant.
The operator of one Great Harvest Bread Co. in Fairbanks plans to open a second location inside a former Pizza Hut early next year.
The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce named Jeremy Johnson as its new President and CEO, effective December 1, 2022.