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Young farmers help keep land in production

...Legs Farm, she raises pigs and lambs for meat shares.Merrigan, who now runs the sustainability program at George Washington University, said while there are many young people who want to get into farming, the hard part for many of them is being...
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Visiting lecturer tracks 'gun frontier' through Southeast Alaska

...and ammunition in Juneau.But what was the first gun in Juneau? How about Southeast Alaska?On Tuesday, George Washington University professor David Silverman explained in a lecture at the Sealaska Heritage Institute that he's on a quest...
SHI to sponsor two lectures in August

...individualization and assimilation.On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Dr. David Silverman, a history professor from George Washington University who specializes in American Indian and Colonial American History, will present "The Sitka Tlingit and the...
My Turn: This national winner speaks Out Loud

...making 2015 the first year for Last Frontier to bring home the national prize.Ms. Ordaz took the stage at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium last Wednesday, April 29, and expertly recited two poems in the qualifying rounds...
Alaska's Maeva Ordaz wins National Poetry Out Loud Championship

...competition, after winning the final round of the recitation contest Wednesday at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Ordaz was one of nine state champions who made it to the final round, out of 53 national...
Field named chief curator of Alaska State Museum

...SLAM facility currently under construction in downtown Juneau. Field has a bachelor of arts degree in history from the Virginia Military Institute and a master of fine arts degree in museum studies from The George Washington University.
Pioneering Alaska doctor Marcell Jackson dies

...for Anchorage doctors, one of whom urged her to pursue a medical degree.She graduated with honors from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1962. She completed her residency at an Anchorage hospital and in 1973 went into...
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...each year; beneath it is permafrost.Though he knew air temperatures were getting warmer in Barrow, the George Washington University scientist noticed the thickness of the active layer had not changed much in his 18 years of probing. That led...
World Sports News

...More than 40 current and former players are cramming to the extreme, attempting to earn a full MBA from George Washington University by taking a series of two-week courses over two offseasons. The group includes Shawne Merriman, Will Witherspoon...
Best Bets: From feminist comedy to Beethoven quartets

...Juneau this week. Author Bonnie Morris, a women's history and women's studies professor at Georgetown and George Washington universities in Washington, D.C., has written a one-woman show based on her experiences. "Revenge of the Women's...
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