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Unalaska officials head to Iceland

...Unalaska city officials will leave today on a 10-day trip to Iceland. The trip is at the invitation of a company that wants to sell the city geothermal energy. City manager Chris Hladick said Iceland America Energy, a subsidiary of Enex, has acquired geothermal...

...of the Arctic Circle hasn't stopped Iceland from nurturing a rich and varied design...policy was published this spring, and the Iceland Academy of the Arts gave its first master's...flew ahead to help find safe passage to Iceland. The raven has been a common design motif...
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Faithful worship vital to spiritual growth

Recent press releases on the length of life for men in Iceland took many by surprise. Conventional wisdom had touted the...climbs may be a better idea. The average lifespan of a man in Iceland is currently 81.6 years which is the longest in the world...
What others say: Alaska, Arctic neighbors can learn from each other's good to know Alaska isn't alone in its challenges.Meeting with the Alaska delegation were representatives from Iceland, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. In discussions over the course of the conference, they detailed...
Area athletes ready for World Powerlifting Championships

...Johnson compete Monday. Castellano left for Finland on Thursday while Johnson left Monday.While the opportunity of flying to Iceland and continuing to Finland, for a 22-hour total flight time, has an exciting novelty to it, Castellano and Johnson have...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...Council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle - Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States - as well as six Permanent Participant groups that represent the indigenous...
Olin Andre Oftedal

...Tove Hansen from Jevabker, and Eva Abrahansen from Sarapsborg, all from Norway and brother Trond Olsen from Saudakrokur, Iceland will carry on his devotion to family and friends.Odin's Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 3-6...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. has opportunity to focus on Arctic issues

...participants at the recent 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, it is clear that the Arctic conversation has gained momentum...There is the Nordic Arctic of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland where the infrastructure is developed, multiple transportation...
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...Miller said. In the weeks following the Funny River Horse Trail fire Rogers traveled from Alaska to Washington, D.C., to Iceland to Spain for worldwide meetings on the fast-evolving technology of unmanned aircraft. One hurdle that was made apparent...
A fishy United Nations treaty

...made its fisheries less important. In Iceland, however, fishing was premier. Following WWII, Iceland gained its independence from Denmark...other countries were fishing cod close to Iceland. So in 1952 Iceland extended its territorial...


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