The Friends of the SS Nenana is a new nonprofit organization that was formed to save a historic vessel after the Fairbanks North Star Borough announced they no longer knew what to do with the ship.
Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve, and buses are beginning to return about 300 stranded tourists back to the park entrance.
Alaska is no stranger to wildfires, already this year over two million acres have burned. Smokejumpers play a key role in battling these blazes. Although they are most known for jumping out of airplanes and into the heart of the fire, they have other skills that help them stay safe while they fight the fires.
Veterans will have access to free resources and services at the 2019 'Fairbanks Veterans Stand Down' tat the Pioneer Park Civic Center.