UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...mostly in the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Fifteen other...Ebola was first detected in March 2014 in Guinea's forest, officials assumed the deadly...appears stubbornly entrenched in parts of Guinea and Sierra Leone.A look at the Ebola...
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea - Katharina Fabricius plunged from...crisscrossed the Pacific Ocean from Papua New Guinea to Alaska, interviewed nearly 150...the sea.In six trips to Papua New Guinea, Fabricius was surprised to see sea...
Pets left in freezing temps troubling Alaska trend

FAIRBANKS - The adoption Saturday of 21 hamsters and guinea pigs reflects a troubling trend of animal abandonment at...The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the hamsters and guinea pigs were dropped off by an unnamed good Samaritan who said...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...also planned supported attacks on New Guinea and the Solomon Islands (designed to...While carrying out the attacks on New Guinea and the Solomon islands the Japanese fleet...side won but the Japanese attack on New Guinea's Port Moresby was put on hold.Yamamoto's...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...troop ship to Japan and held as a POW. She was first kept in Yokohama with some Australian women who had been captured in New Guinea. Later, they were transferred to Totsuka where they were kept until the war was over. The natives were left in the village...
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...U.S. Forest Service and is largely responsible for mapping out what became Eaglecrest. Lindh, at age seven, became his guinea pig for lift-evacuation practice, this was five years after she had put on skis and the young Lindh had already tasted the...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...unanswered questions from the aftermath of the laws passed in Colorado and Washington state."I think we need to let them be the guinea pigs, and let them figure it out a little bit more," she said Tuesday outside her midtown polling place.Another voter...
Pets of the week: July 22, 2012

...and be petted. Did you know you can clicker train guinea pigs? Guinea pigs need a clean cage, healthy food and daily play...favorite humans enter a room. NikoNiko is a sweet young guinea pig who loves a covered dome to sleep in. Niko enjoys...
Pets of the week for Sept. 2, 2012

ElvisElvis is a handsome guinea pig with long luxurious locks. This handsome fellow is going to...of all ages and loves to be petted and groomed. Elvis loves his guinea pig pellets, timothy hay, kale and other dark leafy greens. ButtonsButtons...
Refinery apologizes for contamination

FAIRBANKS - The prospect of being a guinea pig is unsettling to Richard Tallant. The father of two is one of dozens of North Pole residents with a well contaminated by sulfolane...
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