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Alaska Public
AK: Young ‘Bio Blitzers’ explore and examine the Arctic environmentyou know there’s gonna be a lot of happy eagles and a lot of happy foxes.” Hil
AK: Young ‘Bio Blitzers’ explore and examine the Arctic environment
Alaska Public / Posted 21 hours ago
you know there’s gonna be a lot of happy eagles and a lot of happy foxes.” Hildebrandt is a small mammal researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum. She’s one of 25 scientists and volunteers trying to find as many living things as they... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Big changes on a big Alaska peninsulaoutcomes?" he said. " Nobody's steering the ship. Doing nothing is really doing
Big changes on a big Alaska peninsula
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
outcomes?" he said. " Nobody's steering the ship. Doing nothing is really doing something." Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Manokotak youth building a successful futuretime to finish the requirements for an occupational endorsement in Basic Carpen
Manokotak youth building a successful future
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
time to finish the requirements for an occupational endorsement in Basic Carpentry through the Bristol Bay Campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks," Jon Clouse, federal program director for the Southwest Region School District, said. "Both... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pesthe wrote on his sweltering river trip of a century ago. “And not a horse within
Alaska Science Forum: Moose flies a high-summer Alaska pest
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
he wrote on his sweltering river trip of a century ago. “And not a horse within 100 miles.” • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
From the halls of high school to the halls of Congressa gap year to figure out what he wanted to do. Now that he knows, he’s leaning
From the halls of high school to the halls of Congress
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
a gap year to figure out what he wanted to do. Now that he knows, he’s leaning toward college and taking classes at the University of Alaska Southeast. But before going to D.C. and perhaps college and whatever else comes after, Allen will take... Read more
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Alaska Public
Former UAF shooter prepares for his 4th OlympicsFormer University of Alaska Fairbanks shooter and 2004 Olympic champion Matt Em
Former UAF shooter prepares for his 4th Olympics
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Former University of Alaska Fairbanks shooter and 2004 Olympic champion Matt Emmons is in top form heading toward his 4th Olympics this summer in Rio. USA Shooting reports that the 35 year old marksman won a World Cup in Munich, Germany, setting a... Read more
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Alaska Public
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restorationSumner, a biologist and project manager with the Juneau Watershed Partnership s
How the suburbs killed a salmon creek and science informs its restoration
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Sumner, a biologist and project manager with the Juneau Watershed Partnership said the effort will be coordinated with the University of Alaska Southeast and train budding student biologists in water quality assessment. “We’re hoping to see that... Read more
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Alaska Public
UA Coop Extension Services in Sitka and Anchorage set for closureState budget cuts are hitting home. The Anchorage and Sitka offices of the Univ
UA Coop Extension Services in Sitka and Anchorage set for closure
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
State budget cuts are hitting home. The Anchorage and Sitka offices of the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service are slated for closure by the end of October. UAF spokesperson Marmion Grimes said the closures reflect severe reductions in... Read more
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Alaska Public
Man charged in fatal South Anchorage shootingthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Man charged in fatal South Anchorage shooting
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
UAS Center of Excellence undergoes leadership transitionthrough the Reserve Officers Training Corps program at the University of Southe
UAS Center of Excellence undergoes leadership transition
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
through the Reserve Officers Training Corps program at the University of Southern Mississippi. Marty W. Rogers of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks has been serving as the deputy director of ASSURE, and will assume responsibilities of interim... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Plans would close Sitka, Anchorage extension service officesANCHORAGE — The University of Alaska Fairbanks plans to close its cooperative e
Plans would close Sitka, Anchorage extension service offices
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The University of Alaska Fairbanks plans to close its cooperative extension service offices in Sitka and Anchorage by the end of October. Thirteen jobs will be affected by the closures, with all but one of those in Anchorage, KTVA TV in... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Two-day conference on suicide prevention next weekExperiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent.” The two-day conference takes
Two-day conference on suicide prevention next week
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Experiences and Suicide: Learn, Change, Prevent.” The two-day conference takes place Thursday and Friday, June 2-3, at the University of Alaska Southeast, including an evening session at 6:30 p.m. June 2. The purpose of the conference is to learn... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Citizens' group aims to organize history conferencein Fairbanks for a time. She said she was surprised by how much information abo
Citizens' group aims to organize history conference
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
in Fairbanks for a time. She said she was surprised by how much information about the Kenai Peninsula was available in the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ library but not on the peninsula itself. She has also found some of the peninsula’s history... Read more
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Alaska Public
As new companies enter Alaska oilfields, violations spikeoil and gas fields. State regulators proposed some $1.7 million dollars in pen
As new companies enter Alaska oilfields, violations spike
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
oil and gas fields. State regulators proposed some $1.7 million dollars in penalties against five companies — and the University of Alaska Fairbanks — for violating safety and environmental regulations. One reason for the increase? More — and... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, May 24, 2016oil and gas fields State regulators proposed some $1.7 million dollars in penal
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
oil and gas fields State regulators proposed some $1.7 million dollars in penalties against five companies — and the University of Alaska Fairbanks — for violating safety and environmental regulations at oil and gas wells. Two federal laws... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardof Water" at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Em
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
of Water" at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Emerick's novel, published in November 2015 by University of Alaska Press, takes readers into the watery landscape of southeast Alaska and the depths of a family in crisis.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, May 23, 2016is extraordinarily high, putting villages at an economic disadvantage. Last wee
Monday, May 23, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
is extraordinarily high, putting villages at an economic disadvantage. Last week a federal administrator passed through the University of Alaska Fairbanks to review a project that aims to draw down energy costs in smaller communities. Yukon king... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Community dialogue on life after incarceration planned for Wednesdaylevel, and we want to see these elements be enhanced,’” Habeger said. Dr. Sol
Community dialogue on life after incarceration planned for Wednesday
Juneau Empire / Posted 4 days ago
level, and we want to see these elements be enhanced,’” Habeger said. Dr. Sol Neely, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alaska Southeast, will moderate the community dialogue. Neely also teaches a UAS literature and philosophy... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAF works to reduce rural energy costsis extraordinarily high, putting villages at an economic disadvantage. Last wee
UAF works to reduce rural energy costs
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
is extraordinarily high, putting villages at an economic disadvantage. Last week a federal administrator passed through the University of Alaska Fairbanks to review a project that aims to draw down energy costs in smaller communities. The project... Read more
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Alaska Public
Scientists across fields focus on Aleutiansresearch we’re doing,” Corbett said. “It’s all pretty informal.” Corbett, Caro
Scientists across fields focus on Aleutians
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
research we’re doing,” Corbett said. “It’s all pretty informal.” Corbett, Caroline Funk of SUNY University at Buffalo and University of Alaska anthropology professor Diane Hanson created the Aleutian Islands Working Group. They held their first... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority's $42MM GOs 'AA'; Rating Watch Negativebond bank for a RHO, as well as for state joint action agencies. This approval
Fitch Rates Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority's $42MM GOs 'AA'; Rating Watch Negative
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
bond bank for a RHO, as well as for state joint action agencies. This approval followed authorization for borrowing by the University of Alaska in 2014; in all cases, broadening the original scope of the bond bank's role for financing local... Read more
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Juneau Empire
JDHS' senior girls reboot soccer program from tough beginning11 a.m. Senior bios (courtesy of the team): Ewing: the “Baby Beluga” of the g
JDHS' senior girls reboot soccer program from tough beginning
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
11 a.m. Senior bios (courtesy of the team): Ewing: the “Baby Beluga” of the goalkeeping core; plans to study education at University of Alaska Southeast. Fraser: let’s her actions speak louder than her words; a versatile player who played holding... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Graduates look to futurethe future. Education is really important and I want everyone to understand tha
Graduates look to future
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
the future. Education is really important and I want everyone to understand that," she said. Ticket plans on attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the fall where she'll study elementary education. She hopes to earn her teaching degree and... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Scientists study social nature of salmonreturn to the right spot is unknown. But scientists think that some hatchery-ra
Scientists study social nature of salmon
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
return to the right spot is unknown. But scientists think that some hatchery-raised steelhead in Oregon might hold a clue. University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Assistant Professor Peter Westley and colleague Andrew... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Much of the Arctic is lower than it was beforeburied under gravel or otherwise manipulated by people. "These are not disturb
Much of the Arctic is lower than it was before
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
buried under gravel or otherwise manipulated by people. "These are not disturbed areas," said Anna Liljedahl of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, first author of the paper in Nature Geoscience. "The only thing that can explain it is... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Industry optimistic about salmon pricesproduced," advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute
Industry optimistic about salmon prices
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
produced," advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska/Anchorage. The loss of tens of millions of Chilean farmed salmon, from an ongoing toxic algae brew... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Aleutian animal bones may end up in Canadian trash heapcountry without FWS approval. Knecht said he was unaware of any such requiremen
Aleutian animal bones may end up in Canadian trash heap
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
country without FWS approval. Knecht said he was unaware of any such requirement. Museum board member Melissa Good of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Bristol Bay Campus said the bones contain valuable information for studying climate change.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tudor, Old Seward intersection closed through at least part of Saturdaythat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Tudor, Old Seward intersection closed through at least part of Saturday
Alaska Public / Posted 7 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Local native plants have vitamins, nutrients to make a body healthyin a herbal diet should begin with workshops and lessons, such as those offered
Local native plants have vitamins, nutrients to make a body healthy
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
in a herbal diet should begin with workshops and lessons, such as those offered by the Dena’ina Wellness Center or the University of Alaska Cooperative Extention service. She recommended supplementing book learning with hands-on work alongside... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: Smarter management of invasive plants with weed-free gravelby the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area (hint: non-invasive wee
Refuge Notebook: Smarter management of invasive plants with weed-free gravel
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
by the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area (hint: non-invasive weeds are OK). Janice Chumley, with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, is one of several trained inspectors who can certify pits and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Fish Factor: The start of salmon seasonproduced,” advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute
Fish Factor: The start of salmon season
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
produced,” advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska/Anchorage. The loss of tens of millions of Chilean farmed salmon from an ongoing toxic algae brew... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Elaine Abraham, Tlingit elder, dead at 86Dean of Students and Vice President for Institutional Development. She co-found
Elaine Abraham, Tlingit elder, dead at 86
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
Dean of Students and Vice President for Institutional Development. She co-founded the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska and became the first woman and the first Native American to hold a senior position in the statewide... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competitionparticipating: Seven schools took part in the 2014 event and five will be comp
5 Facts About the Collegiate Wind Competition
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 8 days ago
participating: Seven schools took part in the 2014 event and five will be competing for the first time. Students from the University of Alaska Fairbanks -- which is 4,200 miles away from New Orleans -- are traveling the furthest distance. 2. To... Read more
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Juneau Empire
After being mauled by a brown bear, Juneau man is glad to be alivewhile hunting off Mile 77 of the Denali Highway; his hunting partner shot and k
After being mauled by a brown bear, Juneau man is glad to be alive
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
while hunting off Mile 77 of the Denali Highway; his hunting partner shot and killed the bear involved. Later that month, University of Alaska Southeast mountaineering professor Forest Wagner was critically injured by a brown bear while leading a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Big changes on a big Alaska peninsulaoutcomes?” he said. “ Nobody’s steering the ship. Doing nothing is really doing
Alaska Science Forum: Big changes on a big Alaska peninsula
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
outcomes?” he said. “ Nobody’s steering the ship. Doing nothing is really doing something.” • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
River City grads credit classroom environmenta kid,” he said. “They’re pretty friendly. They’re more of your friend than acq
River City grads credit classroom environment
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 9 days ago
a kid,” he said. “They’re pretty friendly. They’re more of your friend than acquaintance.” Skyler Dreyer will attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks for construction trades technology. “I’ve never really been like a dainty girl,” she... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, May 18, 2016UAF chancellor will be internal candidate Josh Edge, Alaska Public Media – Anc
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
UAF chancellor will be internal candidate Josh Edge, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage The next interim chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks will be either a current or former UAF employee. That’s according to UA President Jim Johnsen.... Read more
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Alaska Public
House slides $19M toward unpopular road with no long-term planCenter, which is the highest tier of trauma center in Alaska.” One of the stro
House slides $19M toward unpopular road with no long-term plan
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
Center, which is the highest tier of trauma center in Alaska.” One of the strongest supporters of the project is the University of Alaska Anchorage. UAA’s President Jim Johnsen wrote in a letter to Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage,... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Space robot competition held at Kennedy Space CenterMOON. OUTSIDE, CLASSMATES CHEERED. THESE ARE CALLED STUDENTS HAVE ABOUT ENGINEE
Space robot competition held at Kennedy Space Center
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
MOON. OUTSIDE, CLASSMATES CHEERED. THESE ARE CALLED STUDENTS HAVE ABOUT ENGINEERING AND INNOVATION BLAST. HE IS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA, FAIRBANKS AN YES, HIS MOM AND DAD NAME 10 AFTER THE CHARACTER FROM STAR TREK. >> IT IS SO AWESOME.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Next interim UAF chancellor will be internal candidatethat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Next interim UAF chancellor will be internal candidate
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Changing gears: Pekin native treks across country for young adultsthem. After graduating from Pekin High School in 1974, Craw worked in the Alask
Changing gears: Pekin native treks across country for young adults
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
them. After graduating from Pekin High School in 1974, Craw worked in the Alaskan fishing industry while attending the University of Alaska. He later earned a degree in diesel mechanics from the University of Idaho. Before settling in Epsom,... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperproduced,” advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
produced,” advised fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska/Anchorage.The loss of tens of millions of Chilean farmed salmon from an ongoing toxic algae brew caused... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Alaska police officer, onlookers push burning car off trapped drivertense rescue operation one of their officers spearheaded along a heavily forest
Alaska police officer, onlookers push burning car off trapped driver
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
tense rescue operation one of their officers spearheaded along a heavily forested road near Stuckagain Creek, just north of University of Alaska Anchorage. Around 4 p.m., Officer Mitchel Veenstra responded to reports of "a vehicle that had rolled... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Nikiski grads head out for last timealso has plans to go into the food industry. She’s starting off at Kenai Penins
Nikiski grads head out for last time
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 10 days ago
also has plans to go into the food industry. She’s starting off at Kenai Peninsula College, then plans to transfer to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Her goal is to start up a cafe of her own on the Kenai Peninsula. “I’ve always been... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Changing gears: Pekin native treks across country for young adultsthem. After graduating from Pekin High School in 1974, Craw worked in the Alask
Changing gears: Pekin native treks across country for young adults
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
them. After graduating from Pekin High School in 1974, Craw worked in the Alaskan fishing industry while attending the University of Alaska. He later earned a degree in diesel mechanics from the University of Idaho. Before settling in Epsom,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Free Social Security disability benefits course availableare available. The first takes place at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The second is at 9 a.
Free Social Security disability benefits course available
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 days ago
are available. The first takes place at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The second is at 9 a.m. Thursday. The course is hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development and will address how the wages you earn can impact your Social... Read more
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CBS News
Best bargain towns for retireesplenty of outdoor recreation. The Kenai Peninsula is nearby, as are communities
Best bargain towns for retirees
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
plenty of outdoor recreation. The Kenai Peninsula is nearby, as are communities for retirees. Anchorage also is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University. Summers are short with long periods of daylight, and the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tyonek Corporation expands aircraft maintenance, cyber warfare wingthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Tyonek Corporation expands aircraft maintenance, cyber warfare wing
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska Dems plan to fight for Sanders at DNCthe whole time,” Yordy said. “I cannot imagine myself flipping at all, at any p
Alaska Dems plan to fight for Sanders at DNC
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
the whole time,” Yordy said. “I cannot imagine myself flipping at all, at any point.” Of the 523 delegates who came to University of Alaska Anchorage campus for the convention, 97 supported Clinton. 18-year-old Darrian Traw is sticking with... Read more
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Juneau Empire
UA president proposes major restructuring of systemFAIRBANKS — The president of the University of Alaska is calling for a broad re
UA president proposes major restructuring of system
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
FAIRBANKS — The president of the University of Alaska is calling for a broad restructuring of the institution to deal with financial woes that he says could amount to a 22 percent reduction in funding. Jim Johnsen in an email to campuses announced... Read more
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