FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - If you're planning to stroll through the lobby at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Community and Technical College in the next month or so, it might be good to have a snack first.
...spotted in Alaska three times before and never photographed, said lifelong birder Steve Heinl, part of the University of Alaska Museum's Alaska Checklist Committee, the arbiter of what's on Alaska's official list of documented birds.Long-billed...
...can bring or mail them to their local University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service office or to the University of Alaska Museum. Please include your name and contact information and details on the place and date of collection.Matt Bowser...
ANCHORAGE - There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence. The animals have been abandoned. They've been forced to adapt to brutal winters.
Summer dinner theater casting call
FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A University of Alaska Museum employee and his wife have pledged $200,000 of their own money toward the museum expansion project.
On a glorious, sunny day in late June, a small team of entomologists convened at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to do what entomologists do best: collect insects.
After spending more than a year as chief operating officer at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, Marnie Olcott said she believes expansion will continue. "The center is growing and constantly seeking educational partners," Olcott said. "Working with the educational community and ensuring programs that benefit students most and fit within the schools' goals is important."
Potter's Guild plans saleThe Kenai Potter's Guild will hold their annual Mother's Day Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 in the Potter's Studio, attached to the Kenai Fine Arts Center at 816 Cook St. in Old Town Kenai. Come and see the wonderful pottery available at very affordable prices.Peeps art and photo exhibit seeks entries
ANCHORAGE - The $5 bill displayed for decades on Charles Fairbanks IV's wall was long a treasured family heirloom from Alaska. Now, to the surprise of the grandson of a turn-of-a-century vice president, it's also become a likely treasure trove.
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