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Cabinet-level rural advisor planned

...carry us through a four-year term, we will reach out constantly to Alaskans to hear your voice to make sure that the most vulnerable and hopeless in terms of their belief in their place in our society are reached out to and their voices can be heard."Although...
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ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...administrators have learned, this tactic can result in more deaths as intruders walk into schools and find kids prone on the floor and vulnerable to attack.Soldotna High School students learned to fight back during a training session with Soldotna Police Officer Tobin...
My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...poses a direct threat to our wild salmon by making them more vulnerable to pollution, predation and disease. Not all streams are...necessary to generate the kind of data needed to understand how vulnerable Alaska's salmon populations are to climate change impacts...
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...She resurveyed these points with GPS as part of a campaign to create a coastal hazard map for Alaska that will show places vulnerable to sea-level rise."The rest of America has (a coastal hazard map)," she said.DeGrandpre's fieldwork is part of...
Harsh land and raw emotion test 'The Homesman'

...inherent strength. The actress' angular face, sculpted cheekbones and chin primed for defiance can also dissolve in remarkably vulnerable ways. Mary Bee demands both."The Homesman" may sound like a title conferred on a man, and George Briggs may be driving...
Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...fungus doesn't directly kill the tree, but can make it vulnerable to insects and another fungus that does, wrote retired ecology...redwood trees are famous for their large burls. This makes them vulnerable to another potential predator - humans. Though some redwood...
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

...and a full burial. So for that, it was a good outcome," center director Wendy Wagner said.Sunburst Ridge is in an area vulnerable to avalanches because of clear, dry days that followed a storm last Saturday.The center had posted an avalanche advisory...
Top dogs have little to fear it a little and Flacco can throw it, they can win a high- or low-scoring game.But I think Baltimore is a little vulnerable through the air and I just don't see the Patriots blowing this one.This postseason - as in all recent postseasons - QB...
Housing First project moving forward

...stages," Lovishchuk said, but the pieces are coming together and it may not be too long before some of Juneau's most vulnerable citizens are off the streets. ? Reporter Stephanie Shor contributed to this story.Related links:http://juneauempire...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

WASHINGTON - With global warming leading to increased traffic to a vulnerable Arctic, the U.S. Coast Guard is proposing a 4.6-mile wide shipping route through the Bering Strait to try to protect the...


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