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...hometown of Soldotna for an extended college study trip to New Zealand, Kaitlin Vadla injured her knee."I couldn't do...always connect," Vadla said. "When I came back from New Zealand (in 2013) I didn't really intend to stay in Alaska...
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Lucy Lawless is bewitching.

...women. Are you tough off-screen?Lawless: It took me years, decades, to learn to be soft. I was raised (in New Zealand) with a lot of brothers. I didn't know I was a girl until I was about 8. But if that's my lot in life, I'm...
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Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...six protesters are from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Sweden and Austria.Greenpeace has targeted...Arctic-bound Noble Discoverer while it was in port in New Zealand. Lawless spent four days atop the 174-foot tower...
SoHi/Gonzaga grad heads to New Zealand as Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar...

...University of Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand with a professor who is doing graduate...farewell address. Like Alaska, New Zealand has a very high rate of domestic...between the indigenous populations in New Zealand, the Maori people and native Alaskans...
Both ends of the Earth: Reflections on a year in New Zealand

Working abroad this past year in New Zealand, I was asked several times if NZ reminded me of Alaska. The quick answer is "yes" (or in Kiwi English, "yeeah"). The...
Learning for Life: Studying pests in Alaska

...think about the weeds, diseases, and insects I had to manage as a research agronomist in Washington, Idaho, and New Zealand and compare that to our pest problems in Alaska, I know how lucky we are. However, every year about two new weeds...
Philip William Bryson

...his wife Eileen, and his children.Phil and Eileen welcomed into their Kenai home AFS exchange students Shona (New Zealand), Tom (Thailand), and Luca (Italy). In turn, Phil and Eileen visited them in their own countries. They also...
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...last night and I was the only boat," he said. "I saw two fish caught and they were small." Stuart Cridge, of New Zealand, stopped into the hardware store and said he would still fish for king salmon even with the catch-and-release regulation...
Cooking salmon

...I drizzled over the fish on the plate. I then added steamed broccoli, boiled yams and a couple of cold glasses of New Zealand sauvignon blanc, and my work was done. I hope I didn't make this dish seem complicated, because it's not. It...
Kiwi wins U.S. Open

Michael Campbell of New Zealand holds up the US Open trophy after winning the 105th US Open Championship at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club's No. 2 course...


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