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Taku windstorm brings big gusts but little damage

...wind sensor recorded gusts near 100 mph - but that sensor likely wasn't accurate, said weather service observation program leader Kimberly Vaughan.The Taku winds are a occasional event caused when dense, cold air piles up on the east side of...
Former volunteer named Sitka District ranger

...location," he said. "I'm excited about the things that are going to happen."Don Martin, aquatic and fishery program leader for the Forest Service in Alaska, will continue as acting ranger until Edwards takes over July 28.Edwards is active...
4-H Week marked in Alaska

...Alaska 4-H program statewide.For more information about National 4-H Week or National Youth Science Day, contact local 4-H offices or Deb Jones, the state 4-H program leader, at or 877-520-5211.
Forest scientists say warmer weather is worsening the beetle epidemic

...scientists say. Many of the spruce trees were several centuries old, said Jerry Boughton, forest health protection program leader for the U.S. Forest Service in Anchorage. "That made them more susceptible to insects," Boughton said. "That's...
Big Brothers Big Sisters looks to serve more youth

...are more successful at relationships and are more likely to volunteer in their communities. Katy Jordan, community program leader, said some other programs focus on group mentoring or reading buddies. "Our success goes back to the friendship...
Juneau's Cultural Loss help the aged, was headed out of an office below McPhetres Hall. Dove Kull and Diane Tickell were two of the program leaders. The St. Paul Singers were one of the early vocal groups that began using McPhetres regularly. The group would...
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UAA's Taylor Rohde is D-II National Player of Year just 57 games and breaking the career record for field-goal percentage at .621. He also finished among the program leaders in scoring average (10th, 17.9 ppg), points (11th, 1,143), rebounds (t-11th, 463), rebounding averages...
Glacier Valley students rehearse for Celebration

...hand-made drums they used in their performance. Each song had a location and related a story the students learned from program leader and second-grade teacher Hans Chester, who started the program in September. Chester's Tlingit name is Naakil...
Mendenhall iceberg makes its way to Washington

...Mendenhall iceberg later this month in Washington, D.C. The Juneau Economic Development Council's STEM SpringBoard program leaders learned this week that it's not so easy to wrangle an iceberg. The U.S. Department of Defense encouraged them...
Making their garden grow

...cultivate vegetables through a new school community garden program. "You guys must have a lot of love in you," said program leader John Smith to Davin Savikko's kindergarten class on Wednesday. "It takes a lot of love to grow these plants...


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