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School district defends handling of restroom incident at North Pole High School  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The school district has been navigating issues around transgender students for years, from elementary school on up, and there hasn't been any big problems ...



MRAK Almanac: What's happening on the 3rd and 4th of July in Alaska?  Must Read Alaska

The MRAK Almanac is your place for political, cultural, and civic events, events where you'll meet political leaders or, if you are interested in getting to know your ...



North Pole High 'bathroom incident' raises concerns over bullying, policy  Alaska Public Media News

A full house of parents and interested citizens testified to the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Board Tuesday night. The community was concerned ...



Alaska lawmaker criticizes school district's handling of bathroom incident  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

A girl enrolled at North Pole High School was reportedly suspended for using excessive force on a boy last week after a group of boys entered the girl's ...



Community questions student motives in North Pole High bathroom incident  KTUU.com

Community members poured into a school board meeting to weigh in on an incident last week, where high school boys entered a girls bathroom, and a girl ...



North Pole bathroom incident sparks calls for more efforts to address bullying  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

A group of male students' desire to post a selfie from the girls restroom at North Pole High School on April 4 was an attempt to bully a transgender student,



School district: No evidence boys threatened girl in North Pole bathroom incident  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

An investigation conducted by the Fairbanks school district has found no evidence of male students threatening a female student during an incident that ...



Boys stormed a girls’ bathroom to ‘protest.’ A girl got expelled for fighting back, family says.  The Washington Post

The boys were protesting a transgender student's use of the boys' bathroom in a North Pole, Alaska high school, the superintendent said.



North Pole students beautify their school with an art project for all seasons  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — The view on the way to math class at North Pole High School got a little brighter with colorful glass landscapes.



North Pole high school students of Air Force JROTC to receive scholarships  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Two Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from North Pole High School have been selected for the Air Force JROTC Chief of Staff Flight ...



North Pole teen heads to remote control aeronautics camp  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

When North Pole High School student Seth Rupe flew to Muncie, Indiana, this week to attend a special remote control aeronautics camp, he did not go empty ...



Hollett named North Pole football coach | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Mike Hollett, a former offensive lineman for North Pole High School, will be his alma mater's head football coach this fall.



District: Student who took gun to school Friday not a threat to others  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Staff at a small North Pole high school responded to a report that a student had brought a weapon to school Friday and secured a handgun in ...



Fairbanks superintendent to hold 'listening sessions' following school incidents  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Karen Gaborik told the Borough Assembly that she plans to hold meetings with students and ...



North Pole wrestler Bradley Antesberger repeats at state  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — North Pole High School senior Bradley Antesberger repeated as a state champion during the late finals Saturday night in the Alaska School ...



BP celebrates seven educators at awards banquet | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

A kindergarten teacher, a choir teacher and two special education aides were among those saluted at the 2019 BP Teachers of Excellence banquet Tuesday.



Two North Pole-area lakes closed because of contamination; stocking of all Eielson lakes halted  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—Two North Pole-area lakes that were recently closed to fishing because of water pollution had concentrations of contaminants well above ...



North Pole football falls to Palmer, head coach on administrative leave  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — The North Pole High School football team's distraction-filled week ended with a 43-6 loss to the Palmer Moose on Friday night at North Pole ...



Bakker, Winders pace North Pole triathletes | Local  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Mick Bakker won overall two years ago in his first entry in the North Pole Triathlon.



Fairbanks North Star Borough school board passes optimistic preliminary budget  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — A new charter school, new language arts curriculum materials and an information technology security officer are some of the enhancements in ...



Lathrop sweeps North Pole in soccer openers | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The first game of the season for the Lathrop High School boys soccer team turned out better than head coach Logan Lyle was expecting.



School principal changes for 2019 - 2020 school year  webcenter11

Four school district schools will have a change in principal for the 2019-2020 school year.



Two Alaskan lakes closed to fishing after contamination found  KTUU.com

FAIRBANKS, Ak (AP) - Alaska wildlife officials have closed two lakes to fishing near North Pole after water testing found contamination. The Fairbanks Daily ...



New Fairbanks principals announced, search for additional principals to begin in 2020  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The Fairbanks school district announced this week that a search will begin for new principals at North Pole High School and Tanana Middle School for the ...



For petroleum engineering student, oil prices may change but dreams stay the same  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

College graduation is just around the corner, and many students will be heading into the working world to try to figure out what they want to do with the hours.



West Valley football shuts out North Pole | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — West Valley sophomore Shaun Conwell worked hard through the first six games of the season, holding out hope that he'd eventually get an ...



North Pole High students learn about scuba diving  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE—High school science teacher Jill Gates knew last summer when she was planning her marine biology and zoology classes that she wanted her ...



Malemutes take flag football win over Wolfpack | High School  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Lathrop produced both of its touchdowns in the first quarter and held on for a 13-6 victory over the West Valley Wolfpack in Tuesday night's Mid ...



Then and Now: North Pole High School | Fairbanks Focus  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks Focus is a weekly feature that explores the community. To view this and previous Fairbanks Focus installments, visit ...



Beach Bum 5K Run kicked off despite snow, lower temperatures  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

On Friday, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District announced that baseball, softball and track and field events scheduled for the weekend would be ...



North Pole schools locked down after reports of a gun near NPHS  webcenter11

NORTH POLE, Alaska (KTVF) - The North Pole area schools went into lockdown this morning after a student reported that someone had a gun outside of North ...



Nenana bridge project funded | Editorials  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Thumbs up: The Nanana Native Association was awarded $9.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to finish a bridge project in Nenana.



Two Fairbanks sheep hunters die in plane crash  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — A search for two overdue hunters from Fairbanks and North Pole ended Sunday after their plane was found crashed with their bodies inside, ...



Interior Alaska students create warm welcome for new kids  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE, Alaska — Abby Creer knows what it is like to be the new kid at school.



Exploring the beauty and danger of ice caves  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — It isn't the cascading ramp of ice that draws most people to see one of the glaciers that's most accessible from Fairbanks.



Among the many festivities to enjoy today, the North Pole parade  webcenter11

The streets of North Pole were lined with residents, waiting to cheer on the annual parade.



North Pole choir teacher honored | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Top honors from the BP Teachers of Excellence program went to music teacher Bruce Hanson at a banquet Tuesday at the Wedgewood Resort.



Eielson-based National Guard pilot dies during Guam deployment  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—An Alaska Air National Guard pilot from Eielson Air Force Base died this week while he was deployed to Guam in what the Air Guard classified ...



Fairbanks, North Pole students protest threatened education cuts  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - Hundreds of Fairbanks area high school and middle school students walked out of class about 1:30 p.m. Friday in protest of proposed cuts to ...



Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, April 17, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...



North Pole Junior ROTC team takes state championship  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The North Pole High School Junior ROTC team won the state championship in Anchorage last weekend, during which the 27-member team ...



New FNSB school principals announced | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Five public schools are getting a new principal for the 2018-19 school year, according to an announcement from the Fairbanks North Star ...



Lathrop girls basketball holds off Monroe to play for Classic championship  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Thanks to patience, the Lathrop High School girls basketball team gets to play for a tournament title for the second week in a row.



Alaska stops testing for four types of PFAS  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska has cut four chemicals from a list used to determine if a polluter needs to provide clean drinking water to neighbors.



North Pole couple tows trailer business into Alaska  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — White Spruce Trailers started when founders Leslie and Jerry Gustafson noticed a need for a trailer dealership in Alaska. They opened what to ...



Malen-Cheng Engagement | Announcements  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Joseph and Susan Malen of North Pole are happy to announce the engagement of their son, Edward Malen, to Yu Chun “Jolie” Cheng, daughter of Hsiu-Duan ...



North Pole volleyball rallies past Hutchison for first win  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — It seemed like a simple volleyball hit for Sydney Teel. She just pushed the ball toward the net.



BP names Teachers of the Year  Alaskajournal.com

BP announced the winners of the 2019 Alaska Teachers of Excellence on April 8, an award that for more than two decades has recognized the state's top ...



Golden Heart Utilities suspends compost sales over PFAS contaminant concerns  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Golden Heart Utilities has suspended all sales of its compost that has been sold annually to local farmers and gardeners due to PFAS contaminants in the ...



North Pole adds 650 tainted properties to water system  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The Governor's Office announced Tuesday that the state had struck an agreement with Flint Hills Resources Alaska for a major expansion of the ...



Lathrop stays unbeaten as tennis winds down | Sports  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — This Mid Alaska Conference high school tennis season has experienced 13 rainouts.



For one petroleum engineering student, oil prices change but the dream stays the same  Alaska Public Media News

College graduation is just around the corner, and many students will be heading out into the working world to try to figure out what they want to do with the hours ...



North Pole volleyball standout Fisher signs with SWOCC  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The Southwestern Oregon Community College volleyball program may be going through a rebuilding phase after Brooke Fisher joins it this ...



North Pole's Susan Glade signs with Rowan College at Burlington County  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Susan Glade knew she wanted to play softball at the next level after finishing her four-year career at North Pole High School. The only thing the ...



Linda Van Wallinga | Obituaries  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Linda Ann Van Wallinga (Ms Van), age 73 of Willow Alaska, Passed away on November 29, 2018 after 14 year battle fighting her Lyposcarcoma cancer.



18-year-old accused of sex assault on incapacitated person  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — An 18-year-old Fairbanks man faces multiple charges on suspicion of raping an incapacitated person in April.



Fairbanks school district professionals trained for violent intruder, active shooter situation  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — School administrators, community organization representatives and local law enforcement agencies gathered at the Carlson Center on Monday ...



North Pole football downs Ketchikan, secures playoff berth  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The North Pole High School football team has played at the Division II, or medium schools, level for five years. On Wednesday night in Ketchikan, the Patriots ...



Nenana School receives Project Lead the Way honor, 2nd year  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Nenana teacher Mindy Jacobsen is pretty good at keeping a secret from her junior high students.



Best Exes win Torture Test race | Local/Community  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The Best Exes duo of Chris Carr and Travis Nalbert combined Saturday to win overall in the Two-Way Torture Test race.



North Pole's Sierra Denny signs with Nebraska Wesleyan women's soccer  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Sierra Denny and Tudor Flintham started corresponding three years ago. They'll talk more this fall, when the North Pole High School senior ...



North Pole Patriots whomp Thunder Mountain Falcons | High School  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Defense set the tone Saturday for the North Pole High School football team's overwhelming shutout of the Thunder Mountain Falcons at Patriot ...



West Valley track standout Herron signs with Arizona  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Doug Herron didn't offer his son, Camron, a West Valley High School senior, advice on picking a college to be a student and compete in track ...



3-time Alaska state champion Kailey Fowlkes signs with Southern Oregon University  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — A few of Kailey Fowlkes' future college wrestling teammates were not in the Alaska Airlines Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage last ...



Antesberger savors first national wrestling tournament | High School  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Bradley Antesberger had never competed in a wrestling tournament outside Alaska. The North Pole High School sophomore and reigning Class ...



Public Safety Report: June 12, 2018 | Public Safety Report  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire ...



JROTC cadets assemble for drill competition | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Precision was key for cadets in the 2016 Alaska JROTC Interior Drill Competition Saturday morning at North Pole High School. Cadets from ...



North Pole library moving to new building | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — Sue Rothenhoffer took her time browsing for books at the North Pole Branch Library on Tuesday.



North Pole celebrates the coronation of new community king and queen  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

NORTH POLE — The red-robed man and woman who preside over this ceremony Sunday afternoon at North Pole High School auditorium aren't Mr. and Mrs.



National Day of Prayer events planned  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The following National Day of Prayer events are scheduled Thursday, May 3, in Fairbanks and North Pole.



North Pole man injured in Vegas shooting released from hospital  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole man who was shot three times in the chest when a lone gunman opened fire on attendees of an outdoor concert in Las Vegas the.



Open school board seat draws four hopefuls | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Editor's note: News-Miner coverage of the candidates and issues on the Oct. 3 ballot continues through Oct. 1. The race for Fairbanks North Star Borough School ...



Learning in and out of the classroom in North Pole  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

School in the Spotlight. FAIRBANKS — Opportunities abound for students at North Pole Middle School — both in and out of the classroom. Built in 1975, North ...



North Pole native Pheonix Copley heads to NHL to play for Washington Capitals  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — When Pheonix Copley was younger, he barely reached the crossbar when playing in net for North Pole.



Fallen heroes honored at memorial ceremony | Kris Capps  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Three fallen heroes were honored this week at the North Pole Memorial Park, a rainy day ceremony attended by a large crowd of family, ...



'I just fell in love with it': Volleyball standout from North Pole signs with Valley City State in N.D.  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Kylie Erickson didn't have to go far to learn about the volleyball program at Valley City State University.



North Pole: Home of Santa Claus and much more  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - There's more to do in North Pole than check out where Santa Claus lives.



Fairbanks students stage a walkout against gun violence at schools  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—A few hundred students from Lathrop, West Valley, Hutchison and Ben Eielson Junior/Senior high schools staged a walkout Tuesday to call for ...



BP names Rush its Teacher of the Year  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — A third-grade teacher at Ticasuk Brown Elementary School was named the BP Teacher of the Year for the Fairbanks region Tuesday.



Alaska school districts put more security cameras in schools  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Video cameras will be installed in middle schools and elementary schools, and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is adding to the ...



North Pole wrestler takes state title | Local  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—Kailey Fowlkes didn't lose a match at the combined Class 1-2-3-4A girls state wrestling tournament until the winner's bracket final of the double ...



Interior Alaska gets festive for Fourth of July  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — From lumberjack games to Santa Claus appearances, communities across the Interior are celebrating Independence Day today with their own ...



Local coaches view track and field opener as building block  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The first Region VI All-Schools Meet of 2018 was somewhat of an extended introductory session for Interior track and field head coaches.



The Sunday Minefield - April 21, 2019  Alaska Landmine

Happy Easter to all of our Christian readers. And happy Passover to all of our Jewish readers. A lot happened this week in Juneau, most notably the joint session ...



North Pole Library Staff Begins Moving Into Spacious, Fully 'Wired' New Facility  KUAC

North Pole Branch Library staff closed their cramped 40-year-old building Tuesday and prepared to move the collection into a spacious new facility a few.



North Pole Fire Captain and EMT Kevin Haywood enjoying tough job  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—North Pole Fire Captain and EMT III Kevin Haywood loves his job and he's not afraid to admit it.



Fairbanksans join nationwide protest against gun violence | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — An estimated 200 people filled the Golden Heart Plaza on Saturday to rally against gun violence and show solidarity with hundreds of thousands ...



North Pole teen killed in Bradway Road crash  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS— A North Pole teenager was killed Wednesday evening in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Badger and Bradway roads, according to Alaska ...



West Valley, Monroe volleyball fall in state openers  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The Monroe Catholic and West Valley high school volleyball teams suffered first-round losses Thursday morning in the Alaska School Activities ...



The Apprentices: Thirteen soon-to-be graduates make pacts with 4 trade unions  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Luke Armstrong is the kind of student who is the first to arrive at class and the last to leave.



Three Eielson swimmers compete for first time in high school meet  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — North Pole High School head swimming coach Denise Howard had coached Jonathan and Patrick McIntosh for nearly five years at the North ...



Wolfpack basketball takes second in inaugural West Valley Invitational  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — The West Valley Wolfpack emerged as runners-up and the Dimond Lynx captured the title Saturday in the inaugural West Valley Invitational boys ...



North Pole Patriots start gridiron season with two away games in six days  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—Its first two games could say a lot about the North Pole High School football team this season. It's because the Patriots are playing those games in ...



Air Force: Sonic booms didn't violate regulations, but pilots will try to avoid more  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — There aren't any new rules this month to prevent a repeat of the sonic booms felt in Fairbanks during last month's Red Flag Alaska training ...



North Pole tennis soars past Lathrop, West Valley tops Hutchison  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Luke Roehrig pulled out a tough victory over Lathrop's Andrew West in the boys No. 2 singles match, aiding the North Pole Patriots in a 6-1 win ...



Lathrop wrestlers capture Mid Alaska Conference championship | UAF Nanooks  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS—Josh Miller returned to the Lathrop High School wrestling team after a one-year break to focus on the martial art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.



Soccer: Homer girls tie Soldotna in season opener  Homer News

In their first effort of the season, Homer's Lady Mariners stayed even with Soldotna's soccer team for a 3-3 tie Tuesday night.



Fairbanks Imagination Library announces Champions for Children | Kris Capps  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — If nominations for the North Star Imagination Library's Champions for Children are any indication, the children of Fairbanks are in good hands.



Duly Noted — Sept. 2, 2014 | Features | newsminer.com  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks Retired Teachers announces the following 2014 scholarship winners.



Public Safety Report — Oct. 7, 2015 | Public Safety Report  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire ...



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