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Alutiiq Museum welcomes new director

...American Civilization from Brown University, and then completed a Master degree in Rural Development through the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her research was supported by a prestigious Truman Scholarship, and led to a Ph.D. in the Interdisciplinary...
Local college student modifies innovative biology technique

FAIRBANKS - A local undergraduate student has altered an innovative biology technique developed at Stanford University to make it more cost-effective for researchers at smaller laboratories.
Anatomy of the worst fire year

During this year's gorgeous and warm May, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us. In summer 2004, a Vermont-sized patch of Alaska burned in wildfires.
Juneau man hasn't lost his love for Lego

FAIRBANKS - Every great artist has his or her preferred medium. Whether it be watercolors, a chisel and hammer, oil paints or clay on a turning wheel. For Ty Keltner, a man who grew up in Fairbanks, it's Lego bricks.
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

...without them.? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research community.
Alaska Science Forum: Artwork found at ancient house site

At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone pendants that might be the first examples of artwork in northern North America.
Exchange program seeks host families or 907-262-5824. 4-H is a national youth leadership development program administered by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service.
My Turn: SB 21 raiding Alaska's savings

There's a positive business environment, and then there's giving away the store. Alaska's financial crisis has more to do with the giveaways sprinkled throughout SB 21 than low oil prices.
Wasting found in Kachemak Bay sea stars

...wasting disease were discovered last week in Kachemak Bay.Brenda Konar and Katrin Iken, researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, found the sick sea stars while surveying long-term monitoring sites...
My Turn: Celebrating Mother's Day

Today marks one of our nation's most important holidays - the day on which we celebrate our mothers and all they've given us.


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