Fairbanks' former 'Grande Madam' mourned

...flashy, flirty, lively former Golden Days Grande Madam known as "Miss Ricki," died Wednesday...who later took over as the Golden Days Grande Madam. "There will never be another...1980s, and Chagnon rose from floozy to grande madam with Golden Days popularity rising...
Alaska State Improv Festival set for April 23-26 in Juneau

...year, with the ImprovBoston All-Stars, Joyride, and Tall Grande Venti as this year's headliners. Additionally, there honors in Calgary, Ottawa, and Orlando.Tall Grande Venti is the 2014 College Improv Tournament champion, hailing...
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...ranging from art, objects and archival materials. Van Gogh Alive ? The Experience, Oct. 9 through Jan. 10Created by Grande Exhibitions, "Van Gogh Alive - The Experience" is designed to give visitors the opportunity to not only view Van Gogh's...
How to move a library

...By consulting a book, of course."There are books that are written to help people do things like this," said M.J. Grande, one of six librarians who rolled carts of books into the new library Wednesday morning. "There's even a 'Moving your...
Trump touts program with dark history

...Ngai, a professor of history at Columbia University.The operation was named after a term for Mexicans who crossed the Rio Grande that is now viewed a racial slur. The 1954 initiative was aimed at apprehending and deporting agricultural workers who had...
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Oregon gears up for recreational pot sales

...early retail sales of marijuana, including Douglas and Harney counties, Gresham, Brownsville, John Day, Junction City, La Grande, Reedsport and Sherwood.Recreational pot has also been legalized in Washington, Colorado and Alaska, though in Alaska is...
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Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...immigrants who had illegally crossed into the country when rock throwers attacked him. Mesa fired his weapon across the Rio Grande, striking the teen twice.A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals originally said Hernandez Guereca's...
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Sports on TV

...Cadillac Championship, first round, at Doral, Fla.2:30 p.m., TGC - PGA Tour, Puerto Rico Open, first round, at Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (same-day tape)MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Teams TBA3 p.m., ESPN2 - Teams TBA3 p.m...
Gold exploration continues at Herbert Glacier

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. recently kicked...from changes to Forest Service practice. Grande Portage began drilling on Tuesday, Ian...mining company's president and CEO said. Grande Portage is the operator in a joint venture...
Explorers are finding gold beneath the face of Herbert Glacier

...October, Quaterra Resources Inc. and Grande Portage Resources Ltd. formed a 35 percent...copper, zinc, lead and tungsten.Grande Portage, headquartered in Vancouver...which is a lot of gold."To date, Grande Portage has drilled a total of 21,400...


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