Researchers forecast strong auroras over Alaska

...Alaska Fairbanks is forecasting strong auroras visible in northern Alaska and parts of...in the solar system leads to colorful auroras, among other things."The sun actually...will be in the form of medium-level auroras.

Poem: The Unbreakable Thing

...leaving town into Northern darknesses,there it is in loneliness, in displacement, close your eyes and it is there blazinglike auroras, I have found it in songsplayed over driving home, played overI have found a harmony and shouted along,I have found it...

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Opens Friday, May 30, 2014 Synopsis: The untold story of Disney's most fearsome villainess comes to life in this dark fantasy starring Angelina Jolie as the dreaded Maleficent. As a young girl, Maleficent possessed radiant beauty and a pure heart. Her life in a quiet forest kingdom was a happy one until a fateful day when invading humans carved a swath of chaos throughout the land. Maleficent's selfless heroism during those dark times would become the stuff of legend, though it was an unspeakable act of betrayal that would ultimately shape her into the dreaded Mistress of All Evil. That diabolical transformation begins to take place when the vengeful Maleficent seeks to defeat the noble invader's successor, and places a curse on his infant daughter Aurora. Later, Maleficent discovers that the child she once cursed may possess the power to not only pull her back from the dark side, but to restore the peace in their battle-scarred land as well. Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, and Miranda Richardson co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Poem: Aurora Borealis

Aurora BorealisBy Bill Lowe, Sterling Northern Lights, beautiful sights;magnetic charges actively aglow.Miles overhead, far widespread...

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Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...tourism season, Explore Fairbanks President and CEO Deb Hickok said, and she hopes that will carry to summer.The winter Aurora viewing season in Fairbanks is popular with Japanese and Korean tourists as well as domestic travelers.Bed tax revenue in...

School Briefs

...Taylor Fields-Jones, Shayla Hardcastle, Meghan Ussing, Nathaniel Yannikos; Grade 11 - Lana Chesley, Elizabeth Davis, Aurora Derflinger, Emily Dipaolo, Sage Link, Coltin Yancey; Grade 12 - Tiffany Allen, Hannah Glaves, Michelle Hall, Brittany...

Photo: Sky lights

...Tuesday morning during a magnetic storm that affected the earth's atmosphere. The storm was expected to generate moderately active auroras again Tuesday night, according to the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Preview: High school track and field season begins

...great," Steyer said. "There's a lot of potential there." Tayla Cabana, Aziza Shemet-Pitcher, Cassidy Soistman and Aurora Waclawski were the four that won the big prize, and all but Soistman return this year. Waclawski also added runner-up finishes...

Ostrander shatters own state record in 3200 at Big C Relays

...girls team took a distant third place in a time of 10:42.88. Molly Mitchell, Ziza Shemet-Pitcher, Audrey Rosencrans and Aurora Waclawski all pitched in to grab the bronze.Mariners teammate Crystal Crane tied for third place in the girls high jump...


...ruined stone houses, the snuffling of porpoises, rabbits skittering out of sight. It's a lovely place to watch for the aurora borealis, and the stars.In my two days at the hostel, no one appeared but the friendly warden, Kate Langley, who lives...

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