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The Fairbanks herald. : (Fairbanks, Alaska) 1915-19??
Place of publication:
Fairbanks, Alaska
Geographic coverage:
  • Fairbanks, Alaska  |  View more titles from this: City State
Herald Pub. Co.
Dates of publication:
  • Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 4, 1915)-
  • English
  • Alaska--Fairbanks.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01207610
  • Fairbanks (Alaska)--Newspapers.
sn 96060018
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The Fairbanks herald

The Fairbanks herald was a weekly that began on July 4, 1915. No editor was listed in the paper's pages, but an article from The Weekly Alaska Citizen on April 22, 1918, refers to Andrew Knowles as the former editor of the Fairbanks herald. Presumably this is the same Andrew Knowles who edited The Alaska Socialist, although the content and editorial direction of the herald was dramatically different.

The herald was an independent paper, published by the Herald Publishing Co., that predominantly reported on local news and events, including comings and goings, speaking engagements, and theater shows. It covered legal matters in Fairbanks, as well as mining claims. What state or national coverage the herald provided focused on political news. The herald's editor avoided taking strong positions on politics or local news. The paper ran as a four-column weekly. The editor noted in the first issue that the size would increase once new supplies came in; however, this seemingly never came to fruition. The last known issue of The Fairbanks herald was August 8, 1915.

Provided by: Alaska State Library Historical Collections