Gwen Holdmann

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About 400 people from around Alaska and elsewhere converged on the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center Tuesday to talk about how residents of the state’s rural and remote communities can reduce high energy costs during the 20th Rural Energy Conference.


A new State Department program enables scholars from circumpolar nations to share research and solutions for regional problems.

An Alaskan entrepreneur is building a sustainable energy-powered greenhouse in Alaska to grow produce year-round.


Arctic Council

Now that the United States has assumed chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the University of Alaska Fairbanks will play a central role in carrying out the U.S. agenda in the region, UAF’s top two administrators said Friday.