Articles written by Kris Capps

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 By Kris Capps    Local    March 1, 2018

Fairbanks retiree is nation's top fundraiser

When Jeff Cook of Fairbanks light heartedly agreed to raise money for the Real Men Wear Pink campaign last fall, he had no idea it would become a driving force in his life and lead to important...

 By Kris Capps    Local    February 1, 2018

Meals-on-Wheels to include Fairbanks pets

A $500 grant to help Meals on Wheels recipients in Fairbanks with the cost of caring for their pets, unexpectedly grew into $2,500 thanks to an anonymous donor who read about the program in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The Fairbanks Senior Center...

 By Kris Capps    Local    January 1, 2018

Fairbanks painter finds new purpose for his artistry

Fairbanks' Morris Morgan is 96 years old. He has been painting his entire life but he never sells his artwork, because he never knows when he might want to improve upon a piece. "I think a lot of...

 By Kris Capps    Local    December 1, 2017

Senior Companions at work in Fairbanks, Delta Junction

A new program in Interior Alaska is helping both senior volunteers and the seniors they serve. The goal is to help people stay in their own homes as long as possible. The Senior Companion Program...

 By Kris Capps    Local    November 1, 2017

Twins and their tales draw large following

For many of their dedicated fans, identical twins Julie and Miki Collins are frozen in time. After all, they have been writing books and weekly newspaper columns about their subsistence lifestyle for...


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