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November 5 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 5 was chosen after being highlighted by the Fairbanks Police Department. Last week the Fairbanks Police Department celebrated 3 very special promotions in their department! After a rigorous evaluation process, Cory Rupe and Russell Fett were both promoted from sergeant to lieutenant, and Dustin Stonecipher was promoted from officer to […]

November 4 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 4th was chosen after doing something pretty amazing for our community. Alaska State Troopers are helping bring notice to the law enforcement food drive competition. The food drive is to help stock the shelves at the Fairbanks Community Food Bank and help ensure that no one goes hungry during these […]

November 3 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 3rd was chosen after being highlighted by the Alaska Police and Fire Chaplains Facebook page. Allie, their Executive Director, had the honor of attending Top 40 Under 40 this weekend. She arrived to help celebrate their Board Secretary Aaron Helmericks and Officer Jeremy Conkling receive awards. They also gave a […]

November 2 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 2 was chosen after being highlighted by the Alaska State Troopers Facebook page. Wildlife Trooper Tom Akelkok was recently honored as the Alaska Boating Safety Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. He was honored by the Alaska Boating Safety Office. Trooper Akelkok patrols waterways across the state educating boaters on […]

November 1 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 1 was chosen after being highlighted by Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson. Congratulations to Senior Airman Grace Phillips of Southside, Alabama, a 673d Medical Group Perinatal Services Unit medical technician, for being recognized as the Arctic Warrior of the Week! As a PSU medical technician, Phillips has cared for 40 mothers […]

October 28 Hometown Hero

October 28 Hometown Hero

  Today’s Hometown Hero was chosen after being highlighted¬† by the Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department Facebook page Here is Brody. Brody was honored by the Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department earlier this month for National Fire Pup Day! The day pays recognition to dogs who have been members of fire houses since […]

October 27 Hometown Hero

October 27 Hometown Hero

Today’s hometown hero was chosen after being highlighted by the Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department Facebook page Please help us congratulate the newest Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire Department Lieutenant, Pete Hawbaker! Lt. Hawbaker graduated from the Alaska Law Enforcement Training Academy in Sitka in 2006. He was the class valedictorian and received the […]