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  • the latest high-profile kidnapping in the country's civil war.Simon Schorno, a spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Damascus, said the assailants snatched the seven aid workers from their convoy near the...
Fairbanks group seeks return of Arctic Winter Games

...preparing bids, said John Estle, organizer of the Alaska team. Bids will be due in June. A group from the games' International Committee will visit all the prospective host sites before reaching a decision later in the year. ''They look at the...
Kenai Peninsula College student journalists publish the Ulu News progress, but will also stand for years to come as the official historical record of the 2006 Games. The International Committee has raved about the paper and is discussing the possibility of having each country send a student journalist to future...
Re-kindling the 2006 AWG Caldron

...of the caldron agreed that it was the day the International Committee made their first trip to the Peninsula to tour...sealed the deal," commented Carey. "The International Committee later said they had never seen that kind of...
An interview with Gerry Thick, President of the Arctic Winter Games International Committee

...Katherine Wells Involved with the Arctic Winter Games since 1984, Gerry Thick, has been the president of the International Committee since 1996, and has been overseeing various responsibilities of the Games throughout the week. The Ulu News was able...
?Release the Spirit Within? closing ceremonies to be an event to remember

...It is a happy time but a sad time, because as soon as the games are over when AWGIC (Arctic Winter Games International Committee) President Gerry Thick declares the games closed, there will be people leaving and there have been some great friendships...
AWG International Committee makes final tour before 2006 Games

Members of the AWG International Committee, Jens Brinch, Greenland, Ian Legaree and Don Sian...nations, Chefs de Mission?s and members of the AWG International Committee made a final tour of the Kenai Peninsula last week. ?Crunch...
?Rascal? recruits two new team members for Arctic Winter Games

...asks AWG general manager Tim Dillon. Each contingency that participates in the games is required by the AWG International Committee to bring a cultural performing group separate from their athletic teams explained Dillon. Now in charge of organizing...


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