Last year Durham School services was awarded a 10 year school bus contract for the Fairbanks North Star Borough school district, and are introducing a new fleet of buses to serve district affiliated schools.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute’s free Science for Alaska Lecture Series continues tomorrow, featuring the work of five graduate students in the form of short, eight-minute long flash-talks. They will present on research topics ranging from oceanography to the exploration of Venus. One of these short flash-talks will be presented by Ph.D. student Skye Kushner on his work measuring gases from Alaska volcanoes.
Dr. Catherine Cahill, director of the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration, or ACUASI, with the UAF Geophysical Institute was recently appointed to the Federal Aviation Administrations Drone Advisory Committee.
The free public Science for Alaska lecture series hosted by the Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute will run over the course of the next 6 weeks, with a new lecture taking place at 7:00PM every Tuesday. The first in the series is “Going with the floe: A year adrift in the Arctic ice pack”, by Sea Ice Geophysicist Melinda Webster, who recently returned from the largest and most extensive Arctic expedition ever undertaken, MOSAiC.
Ron Arnold, a retired teacher working as a behavior aide at North Pole Elementary School, is suing the Fairbanks School District and the Board of Education in an effort to close schools until the case rates for COVID-19 in Fairbanks drop below the CDC’s 'red zone'.
As students star returning to in-person education throughout the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Alaska health officials say they are considering bumping up teachers on the state’s vaccine list.
With schools slated to reopen this month, the Fairbanks School Board held an executive session on Monday, January 11, to discuss a renegotiation of contract safety articles with the Education Support Staff Association and the Fairbanks Education Association.
Fairbanks School Board Superintendent Karen Gaborik addresses concerns from a joint letter of concern representing the Fairbanks Education Association (FEA), the Education Support Staff Association (ESSA), and the Fairbanks Principals Association (FPA)
By KTVF Staff Reporter and With contributions from Amanda Hanson and Ryan Osborne
In a release sent out Friday afternoon the Fairbanks Education Association (FEA), the Education Support Staff Association (ESSA), and the Fairbanks Principals Association (FPA) expressed their concerns about children in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District returning to in-person schooling as soon as January 19, 2021.
Dr. Gaborik, superintendent of schools for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District hosted an online question and answer video conference concerning the school board’s recent decision to allow children to return to school this January in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this stream she addressed questions and concerns from parents, guardians, and students.
The National Weather Service will be replacing their radar viewer webpage with a new more feature rich design, that improves usability while still providing the public access to NWS weather radar data.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board held a video conference work session Tuesday night to discuss the options of phasing in students to attend schools in the operational red zone.
In a video conference School Board Regular Meeting, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board voted to postpone expanding a phase-in plan for students attending K-8, middle and high schools.
Michael West director of the Alaska Earthquake Center details a new UAF project will make it possible for scientists to better track phenomena in Alaska ranging from earthquakes and wildfires to permafrost and sea ice.
The Alaska Center for UAS Integration (ACUASI) has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to take part in a new UAS research program called BEYOND. BEYOND is designed to help the FAA find ways to allow commercial and beyond visual line of site (BVLOS) operations.