FAIRBANKS – Rapidly increasing sunlight each day, warmer temperatures and familiar smells in the air; spring is just around the corner. And with this seasonal change comes the infamous ‘spring cleaning’.
While some humans may be looking forward to spring cleaning, for others it can be a daunting expectation. Earlier this winter I had the [...]
ALASKA — In 2008, USA Today reported, “The state (Alaska) has long suffered the highest sexual assault rate in the nation.” Yet, according to the Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index telephone survey from 2011, Alaska has the 5th highest well-being index score in the United States.
So, the highest rate of sexual [...]
(this article is not fake, we assure you — if you don’t trust us, simply ‘google’ it & read about it in articles that are much less spectacular than this one…)
NOT FAIRBANKS — A man that has no apparent ties to Alaska, let alone to the Fairbanks area (or, for that matter, any of [...]
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Home to Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, the scenic country of Nepal on Sunday added another height-related superlative – of having the world’s shortest man.
A Guinness World Records team measured Chandra Bahadur Dangi at 54.60 centimetres (21.5 inches), declaring the 72-year-old even shorter the previous title [...]
When 57-year-old Stan Morris saw a raccoon drowning in the Colorado River, he decided to put his own health at risk by saving the struggling animal. Seven months later, the good-hearted deed landed Morris in jail.
Before his arrest, Morris and the raccoon he affectionately named “Sonny,” had developed quite a [...]
by Grant M Wright
ANCHORAGE — I accompanied hometown hero Fairbanks’ own golden boy, Malcolm Kuntz to the 2nd annual University of Alaska Anchorage Beard n ‘Stache Competition. Kuntz competed in the most competitive category: the grizzly beard. Despite a valiant effort, in the end he was defeated by the overall champion Douglas Renfro.
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