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Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...awards were from two of Alaska's governors: Walter Hickel and Tony Knowles, for helping to connect Alaska and Russian Far East back in 1990s. Another important one was a national award from Moscow, Russia in 2012: "Laureate of Artiada of Russia...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...unanswered question is: If the Japanese had not attacked Hawaii and had only attacked British and Dutch possessions in the Far East, would the U.S. have gone to war?After Hawaii, Admiral Yamamoto swept across the Pacific with his fleets and knocked...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...because we were continuing to foster opening up the Russian Far East to Alaska and vice versa," MacKay said. "From our point...offered scheduled service to Anchorage from the Russian Far East. Many of the Soviet passengers aboard those flights envisioned...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 2

...Ceremonial signingOn the ice and snow of the Soviet Far East, the expedition had only an inkling of the attention it...for two weeks, during a staged swing through the Russian Far East. When they arrived on Little Diomede, they tried to get...
Tiny barbarians at the gate that he waded through streams of western Alaska and far-east Russia a few years ago, finding and describing the, Adler combed the waterways of western Alaska and far-east Russia. He and Doug Currie of the University of Toronto...
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State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...Rep. Don Young are saying 'no' to a proposed international park in the Bering Strait region of Alaska and the Russian Far East. The proposed park - referred to as Transboundary Area of Shared Beringian Heritage - would link the proposed Beringia...
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...S. aircraft carriers in the Pacific would force the United States out of the war, giving Japan a free hand in the Far East.But American code-breakers working for Yamamoto's counterpart, Adm. Chester Nimitz, knew where the Japanese fleet...
UAS Sitka offers Natural History Seminar Series talk on April 18

...and alpine landbird assemblages. In addition, he has conducted research on the Pacific walrus in Alaska and Russian Far East. Tessler holds a master of science degree in biological sciences from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and a bachelor...
Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford

...follow-up to the outstanding "The Golden Spruce." Vaillant parlays the true story of a man-eating tiger in the Russian far east in the late 1990s - and the wildlife managers who deal with it - into a fascinating exploration of tigers, humans, and...
West is best, again, and it's not even close

...this season the West has increased its superiority.West teams are 73-29-11 for 157 points against East teams so far; East teams are 40-57-16 for 96 points. The Edmonton Oilers account for nine of the West's losses to the East, but...


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