Ferrous metals usually have less value by weight, which can make profit margins thin for scrap yards when prices drop, especially in places like Alaska with high transportation costs.
The National Park Service is exploring ways to provide and support additional recreational use in the Kantishna and Wonder Lake areas of Denali National Park.
The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 17 through 20, 2019.
Mark Ross, a naturalist at Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in Fairbanks, invented the cross-country, solstice-celebrating AlaskAcross—a nonstop 60-mile hiking traverse in northern Alaska, from Lost Creek to Eureka.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Jim Dodson as its 43rd Business Leader of the Year during a sold-out dinner and award ceremony.
Employees at Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) worked 798 consecutive days without a single lost time accident (LTA), setting a new record for safety at the mine.
During aurora season, generally August 21 through April 21, there’s always the chance to catch the Northern Lights in action.
Freegold Ventures entered into an agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Australia-based South32. South32 has the option to earn a 70 percent interest in the Shorty Creek property located 120 kilometers northwest of Fairbanks.