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Dillard's manager strives to be No. 1

...between Saskatoon, Sas katch ewan, Canada, and Fair banks, Alaska.He played NCAA Division I hockey at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, where he earned a bachelor of education degree in 1993. He taught fifth grade for two years and played...
Artist is coming from far away for class reunion

It would be hard to fault Kesler Woodward if he had decided to skip his 40th high school reunion.
Is our image of Santa Claus a Coca-Cola creation?

...rumor started by several radio stations, including one in Atlanta. 4. PROBABLY TRUE. According to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, most female reindeer or caribou retain their antlers past the beginning of winter, while most males lose...
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Maps will outline danger zones of deadly waves

...out and lose force as it moved north, said scientists with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, who are preparing the new maps. Tsunamis are waves generated by earthquakes or landslides. In the ocean...
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Celebrate 2000 in style, at a low cost

If you're one of millions of Americans who didn't buy into the high-priced New Year's travel hype, here's an early Christmas present: The prices of the holiday's travel packages are coming down. In some cases, way down.
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Reindeer games

...and didn't find any. So we called Alaska. There we found Julia Bevins, a research veterinarian at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks' Reindeer Research Program. According to Dr. Bevins, some reindeer (a.k.a. Rangifer tarandus...
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Island performance draws local dancers

GETTIN' PAID -- Stephen Jones, 16, and Ryan Thompson, 21, students of the Ron Jones Academy of Ballet in Columbia County and members of the Augusta Dance Theatre, have signed contracts to dance in a professional production of The Nutcracker in Savannah. Stephen, a member of Lakeside High School's wrestling team, is performing the roles of Soldier Doll and the Nutcracker in the Island Dance Theatre's production of the Tchaikovsky classic this weekend.
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The Alaskan spirit

...have depicted Alaska concentrate on the landscape itself," said Kesler Woodward, an art professor at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. "But Eustace Paul Ziegler was interested in the other side of that equation." That other side is the...
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Trip is no vacation for Lynx

...more ice. "It's going to be different," said Augusta captain Ryan Lang, who attended college at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. "There's not as much daylight, and it'll be cold for sure. The boys are having to pack a little...
Shelter adds community garden people when they can be responsible for something and create something," she said. Darren Snyder, a University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension service agent who is involved with the project, said community gardens provide myriad...