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Fall arts preview

The range of options provided by our arts community is often most evident in the fall, when many arts organizations launch their seasons and the changing weather prompts a shift indoors.
Strategies to prepare Alaska for the economic marathon

The purpose of this commentary is to paint with a broad brush the new global ecosystem in which Alaska's economy will operate in the years ahead, make some suggestions to guard against the hubris of past success and Black Swans (i.e.
The shrinking Mendenhall Glacier

Mendenhall Glacier is shrinking and scientists want to know why.
Murkowski focuses on only Miller in a three-way race

...So much of the research dollars who come into our university system are earmark dollars," she said. University of Alaska research is one of the key strengths of the Alaska economy. Federal research is also important to the state's fisheres...
ASTF funds projects before disbanding

...and provided grants to wire schools around the state for Internet access. Its endowment also funded certain University of Alaska research programs. The foundation was cut after Gov. Frank Murkowski decided the state needed the money in ASTF's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

While George Washington rowed around ice floes on the Delaware River and Hans Brinker skated toward Amsterdam on the frozen canals of Holland, the Mendenhall Glacier was beginning its retreat from its furthest forward position, known as its Little Ice Age Maximum.


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