Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

...0000055 pounds each, the combined weight of Alaska mosquitoes is about 96 million pounds."This is a weight for all Alaska," Sikes said in his answer to Engelhard. "Thus it seems that there is not a greater weight of mosquitoes in Alaska...
BP honors three Southeast Alaska Teachers Of Excellence

...Alaska teachers are from the communities of Cordova, Sitka and Angoon.The BP Teachers of Excellence program is open to all Alaska school districts, recognizing teachers for their dedication to teaching and inspiring students. Celebrating its 20th...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

Juneau's Glacier Swim Club placed second overall in the combined team scores during last weekend's Alaska Junior Olympics Championships at Anchorage's Bartlett High School with a total of 2,859 points.
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...available in a variety of different sizes. However, in spite of this prodigious number of available flies, most if not all Alaska fly patterns share some integral design characteristic. The most prominent characteristic of all flies for Alaska is...
Committee takes up gas line board appointments

...threatened to veto, passed the House on Monday evening."It is critical for the state to maintain the option of having an all-Alaska line in order to guarantee a gas line is finally built," Walker said by email earlier in the day.Rep. Mike Hawker...
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...nation's rapidly growing space-based requirements and offers exceptional commercial opportunity to Alaskans. Best of all - Alaska is its home.? Patrick K. Gamble is president of the University of Alaska system and is chairman of the Alaska Aerospace...
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...the staff of former Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole.She said she wants to use her diverse background to work for all Alaska communities - cities, tribes and villages - and to work with different kinds of organizations to reach a common goal...
My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...determination that Alaska Native people have lived for thousands of years, we all are coming closer to liberty and justice for all. Alaska Native leaders continue to participate at the highest levels of government, in the arts and humanities, in corporate...
Juneau's future mapped out

...Committee of the Whole meeting earlier this month, Greg Fisk updated COW members on preliminary discussions to move all Alaska-related NOAA jobs and facilities to Alaska.Fisk estimates that $22.5 million in payroll money would enter the...
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...good university and an outstanding university." He went on in his letter, "What a wonderful thing it would be for all Alaska if a great oil bonanza should be developed on university land and we could accumulate an endowment of $50 million and...


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