As a life long Alaskan (39 years), there were a lot of things that I had yet to accomplish. One of these was running a 10k race on June 21st, the longest day of the year. The 10k race held on the summer solstice is called the Midnight Sun Run.
The Visitor Industry Charity Walk is a 4K stroll through downtown Fairbanks with tasty treats handed out along the way. When you register for the 2009 Visitor Industry Walk you can pick one of over 30 local non-profit organizations to receive your money! Adult participants must raise a minimum of…
I opened the shiny wrapped gift and new right away it was my new golf clubs. The winter solstice had just passed, and yes the sun was coming back to the northland. On this Christmas morning the mercury dipped to 25 degrees below zero. I realized it would be…
Working in the catering dept. here at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge I get to be a part of a lot of different events. My favorites are the wedding. It’s always the mothers of the bride who are freaking out about every tiny detail, I try to calm them down…
Here is a fun fact about winters at Fairbanks Princess Lodge. I live about 7 miles from the Lodge. In the summer it takes me about 10 minutes to get to work. Fairbanks Princess Lodge is located on the banks of the Chena River. During the winter months after the…