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  • An Arizona businessman with Fairbanks ties has registered the name “Golden Heart Strong,” the same name as a borough ballot proposition advocacy group. Mathew Lebeau used the status to get Facebook to take down a “Golden Heart Strong” page advocating for the borough tax cap increase.
  • A two-day event looking at how Fairbanks can become more aging-friendlier begins today at the Carlson Center.
  • KUAC will broadcast the forum on Monday, May 6 at 11:00 a.m. Representatives from Citizens for Transparent Government and Golden Heart Strong present arguments for and against Proposition A on the May 7th FNSB special election ballot.
  • The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce hosted speakers supporting and opposing the ballot measure on the May 7th special election for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Speaking in favor of the proposition are representatives of the ad hoc group, Golden Heart Strong. Co-chairs Morgan Dulian, a parent at Pearl Creek School and Lael Oldmixon, a former chair of the Chamber's Education and Workforce committee made the presentation.
  • Three seats are open on the Board of Education; today, candidates for School Board Seat G, Meredith Maple and Maggie Matheson. In-person absentee voting is available through Monday, Oct. 2 at the Shoppers Forum Mall in Fairbanks, and at all three municipal clerks' offices: at the city halls in Fairbanks and North Pole and at the Borough building on Terminal Street.Polling places open for voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Oct. 3.
  • Candidates for Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board and Assembly responded to questions by KUAC and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Journalists.
  • A sewage leak and a fire-alarm malfunction closed the Fairbanks North Star Borough’s administration building Wednesday. That included the Treasury Desk where many borough residents come to pay their property taxes, which are due on Friday. So the borough Assembly will hold an emergency meeting tonight to consider extending the tax deadline.
  • A long-worked Climate Action and Adaptation Plan was unanimously rejected by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly early this morning. In a meeting that went past 1:00 a.m., the Assembly voted after a long public hearing and a citizen rally.
  • All three swimming pools In the Fairbanks North Star Borough will be open this summer – except for routine maintenance closures. A reduction in positions starting in July means they will be open fewer days and fewer hours.
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough mayor, Bryce Ward gave his annual “State of the Borough” presentation, including the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.