• Lathrop High School: Fairbanks football team defeats perennial favorite to win its first state Division II title. Go Malemutes!
• Local potato chips: Alaska Chip Company selected as best regional chip maker in the U.S.! Barbecue flavor, obvi.
• More nurses: UAA expands its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, allowing 40% more students to enroll.
• Local milk: Longtime, beloved local dairy provider shuts down.
• Supply chain: Bare shelves, long waits for basic goods. Pro tip: order holiday gifts now.
• Flu season: Remember the flu? This season could be a doozy. Get your flu shot ASAP.