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Bison Bob a big discovery on the North Slope

...Dan Mann, both researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in summer 2012 found in the thawing bank of a northern river almost the entire skeleton of a steppe bison that died during the last ice age.In adventurous work sponsored by...
Riding that highway with Bluegrass 101

...Alaska bluegrass. His band, Northern River, played every few months at Ivory...And the guys in the original Northern River band would help them and give...Interior bluegrass festivals. northern river with bluegrass 101 the alaskan...
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Music festivals, Alaska style

...great old friends and to hear Northern River blasting out a clean set from...festival attendees. Once again, Northern River was a heavy presence along with...honored to be a sit-in member of Northern River with Carl Hoffman and the aforementioned...
Best Bets: Bluegrass, punk rock and modern dance

...Alaska's premier bluegrass bands, Northern River, comes to Juneau this weekend...based in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Northern River plays primarily in those two communities...filling in as a guest bassist. Northern River plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday...
Joe Page debuts with new band

...starting Silver Creek, named for a song Page wrote in the 1980s, the mandolinist played with the band Northern River for 10 years. Northern River broke up, Page said, because "sometimes bands just kind of run their course." Page has been playing...
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Benefit held to raise funds for Alaska bluegrass pioneer

...perhaps best-known locally as frontman for his band, Northern River, based in Fairbanks. A frequent Alaska Folk Festival...and worked in construction. His bands have included Northern River, No Time Flat and Clark County. Hoffman's benefit...
Weekend Best Bets

...Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Northern River, arguably Alaska's finest bluegrass...bluegrass with sincerity and drive. Northern River starts at 9 p.m. tonight and...Fairbanks is coming down with Northern River and will read from his latest...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Dermody, Scott Meyer, and Forrest Gibson) Stretching the boundaries between blues and old-time music 9:30 Northern River * Fairbanks (Gary Markley, Joe Page, Gary Schultz, and Carl Hoffman) Traditional bluegrass- Alaskan style 9...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Wild and Andrea Wild) Brother-sister duo from Liverpool performing traditional British Folk. 8:45 p.m. - Northern River of Fairbanks: (Daniel Berberich, Gary Markley, Joe Page, Gary Schultz, Carl Hoffman) Traditional Bluegrass...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Open 11 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. Call 463-3220. ENTERTAINMENT Northern River featuring Carl Hoffman, Gary Markley and Joe Page, traditional sounds of bluegrass, 9 p.m. 1 a.m. Friday...


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