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Mildred Post Boesser

Mildred Post Boesser joined us in this world in Portland, Oregon on April 26th, 1925. She spent her early childhood in Camas, Washington, where her favorite memories were of family trips to the Oregon coast, exploring tidepools and taking long walks
Letter: Foundation is doing right by Sen. Stevens

...transferred to Anchorage. The Foundation has hired the archivist who has been working with the papers at University of Alaska Fairbanks for several years to continue to process the papers. It has rented office space in Anchorage and is planning...
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore, has been honored with a 2015 Contributions to Literacy award from the Alaska Center for the Book.
Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature

A few years ago, Link Olson wanted students in his mammalogy class to see one of the neatest little creatures in Alaska: the northern flying squirrel. He baited a few live traps with peanut butter rolled in oats and placed them in spruce trees.
UAS Fairbanks cuts $20M from budget

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced it will cut $20 million from its budget this upcoming year.Some of the cuts come from 150 eliminated positions...
Dirt Girl: Sandy's tomatoes

...different varieties to test them out. This time of the year, he rules out those plants he doesn't like. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service gave him Russian tomato seeds, but he's on the fence about the results...
NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house

...resources.Participating organizations include Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Oceana, United Fishermen, University of Alaska, Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Sitka Sound Science Center, and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary...
Team begins new measurement of North America's tallest peak

...The U.S. Geological Survey is the lead agency working on the project, along with partners that include University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute. Officials say the data collected during a June climb is now being analyzed.The...
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

This August marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb attacks against Japan and the end of World War II. This year also marks the 70th anniversary of an attack you might not have heard about - Japan's balloon bomb campaign against the United States.
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Empire Editorial: Foundation plans to censor Ted Stevens' legacy

...So is his legacy. Five thousand boxes, filled with his life's work and stored in the basement of the University of Alaska Fairbanks library, catalogue that legacy. Unpacked, the papers within those boxes could form a column six feet wide...


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