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Hands-on learing: Carving project highlights modern aspects of apprenticeship tradition

...Now in their mid-30s, with several major projects under their belts including the Eagle Pole at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, the Yaadaas Crest Pole at Sitka National Historical Park in Sitka, and a house post at the Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-09/hands-on-learing-carvi
Arts & Entertainment
840 students receive merit scholarships

JUNEAU - Nearly 840 students who graduated from Alaska public high schools last year received $3 million in state-sponsored merit scholarships, a newly released report shows.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/840-students-receive-merit-scholarsh
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Education supporters rally amid funding talks

JUNEAU - More than 150 students, teachers, parents and other Alaskans chanted "BSA! Raise today!" on the steps of the Capitol Friday as the House of Representatives considered the merits of the omnibus education bill.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-06/education-supporters-rally-amid-fund
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UAS hopes for recruitment boost from dorm

JUNEAU - With a new 120-bed residence hall under construction, the University of Alaska Southeast hopes to attract and retain more traditional, full-time freshmen and boost its retention and graduation rates.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-23/uas-hopes-for-recruitment-boost-from
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Language an important part of Alaska's cultural heritage

This week, a bill that would add 20 Alaska Native languages as official languages of the state was advanced in the Legislature. While the move is largely symbolic - one of the bill's sponsors, Rep.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-20/language-an-important-part-of-ala
Opinion
Concealed carry on campus?

Fittingly, the bill introduced Friday that would prohibit the University of Alaska Board of Regents from banning concealed weapons on campus actually is the result of campus discussions. Intern Hans Rodvik approached Sen.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/concealed-carry-on-campus
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House education panel delves into vo-tech credits

JUNEAU - The House Education Committee on Friday took up funding aspects of an education bill by Gov. Sean Parnell that would allow vocational credits to be counted as high school credits for participating students.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-15/house-education-panel-delves-into-vo
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Leaving land-life behind

JUNEAU - Giant pacific octopi hide beneath rocks, reaching out tentacles to explore a diver. Schools of spawning salmon swim upstream. Prowfish surround the wreck of the Princess Sophia.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-02/leaving-land-life-behind
News
What others say: Cooperation across boundaries

...World Affairs Council chose to focus on British Columbia and the Yukon during a series of forums held at the University of Alaska Southeast's campus this week.JWAC President Jim Clark billed the forum as not only an opportunity for Juneauites...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-23/what-others-say-cooperation-acros
Opinion
Research finds new bat species in Southeast Alaska

JUNEAU - There's a new (known) bat in Southeast. For the last three years, researchers at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have been researching the little known bats of Southeast Alaska.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-03-8
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