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Interior Alaska – Wikipedia

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Geographic region

Interior Alaska is the central region of Alaska’s territory, roughly bounded by the Alaska Range to the south and the Brooks Range to the north. It is largely wilderness. Mountains include Denali in the Alaska Range, the Wrangell Mountains, and the Ray Mountains. The native people of the interior are Alaskan Athabaskans. The largest city in the interior is Fairbanks, Alaska’s second-largest city, in the Tanana Valley. Other towns include North Pole, just southeast of Fairbanks, Eagle, Tok, Glennallen, Delta Junction, Nenana, Anderson, Healy and Cantwell. The interior region has an estimated population of 113,154.

Climate[edit]

Northern Lights and Big Dipper at Fairbanks, AK during September.

Interior Alaska experiences extreme seasonal temperature variability. Winter temperatures in Fairbanks average −12 °F (−24 °C) and summer temperatures average +62 °F (+17 °C). Temperatures there have been recorded as low as −65 °F (−54 °C) in mid-winter, and

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Interior Weatherization, Inc. | Fairbanks, Alaska

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Interior
Weatherization, Inc.
is a
non-profit corporation founded in 1985,
dedicated to improving the housing needs
of Alaskans related to energy
conservation, health and safety issues,
and indoor air quality.  Our
organization weatherizes approximately 500
homes each year.  Interior
Weatherization has worked on over 5,000
homes since its inception.

Interior Weatherization, Inc. is
regarded as a leader in pioneering new
and innovative approaches to
weatherization diagnostics and measures
and is constantly analyzing ways to
improve our services to our clients.

Need more information
about the Weatherization Assistance Program?
click

here

Need a Weatherization Program
Application?

Click here to download:
Weatherization

Application

(Open in Adobe Reader, not
your browser)
Landlord

Tenant Agreement

(For Renters)
Weatherization

Application Information


Workshop

Info


Upon completion of weatherization
application
, bring in (preferred) or
mail to
click

here

To request an application mailed to you click

here

Interior Weatherization also works
with Golden Valley Electric Association

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Interior OKs expanded oil activity in Alaska petroleum reserve

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The Trump administration has finalized its plans to expand drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A), upsetting environmentalists by creeping toward protected territory within the reserve.

The approval of the Willow Project allows ConocoPhillips to produce up to 590 million total barrels of oil over the next 30 years.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report Election officials say they’re getting suspicious emails that may be part of malicious attack on voting: report McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote MORE made his administration focus on American energy independence and the freedom it provides from day one of his term,” Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said in a release announcing the decision.

“This decision will make a significant contribution to keeping oil flowing down the 800-mile Trans Alaska Pipeline decades into the future while delivering

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Air National Guard Volunteers Assist at Alaska Kitchen > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Story

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Since mid-August, Alaska Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 176th Force Support Flight Sustainment Services, who are local to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough area, have been volunteering their time to assist the Five Loaves, Two Fish Kitchen in Wasilla, Alaska.

“As a force in readiness, the relevancy of the National Guard increases through the flexibility of these Airmen,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Franz Deters, the senior noncommissioned officer in charge of the volunteer effort.

The kitchen relies on donations from the Food Bank and other foundations to prepare quality meals for local Mat-Su residents in need. The organization employs only one professional chef, Air Force veteran Mike Gordon, and the rest of the staff is completely made up of unpaid volunteers. The kitchen is next door to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, whose kitchen committee heads up the operation.

“When the guard started volunteering here, we were very short staffed,” said

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