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60th Anniversary WEIO Games

Jul 15, 2021
Courtesy of World Eskimo Indian Olympics

The World Eskimo Indian Olympics is going ahead with its 60th anniversary games next Wednesday, July 21. The games were cancelled last year and special safety precautions are in place this year to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is back at the Big Dipper building in Fairbanks, but a lot of contests will be outdoors.


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Courtesty of Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce

A plan for an economic recovery from the pandemic, as well as long-term economic development was shared with local business owners this week. The Fairbanks North Star Borough’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is up for a review. A consultant presented the plan to the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce.

The borough’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy or  (CEDS) was last updated in 2016. Shelley Wade of Agnew::Beck Consulting, is the project manager for the update.

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An ambitious plan to build a 1,600-mile railroad that would link the Alaskan and Canadian rail systems is on hold and appears to be in jeopardy.


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Inside Alaska’s Court System is a separate Wellness Court for handling crimes where alcohol and drugs play a significant part. Fairbanks’ DUI and drug Courts started in 2007 with the idea that suspects could change their behavior toward alcohol and drugs and not repeat their crimes. As KUAC’s Robyne reports, the idea has worked.


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