IASSA Northern Notes Issue 47 Spring / Summer 2017
The newest issue of the IASSA newsletter Northern Notes is out. The spring/summer issue includes information on ICASS IX, candidates for IASSA Council 2017-2...
Prosecutor: Bullet meant for suicide killed another person
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities found one shell casing after a man tried to shoot and kill himself but the bullet passed through his head and too...
Officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar recall effort
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three leaders of an Alaska fishing community who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after President Donald Trump's election ...
Trump proposes deep cuts in food stamps, Medicaid
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing to balance the federal budget within a decade by making sharp cuts to social safety-net programs like f...
Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in r...
PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlif...
The Latest: 1 bullet found in suicide attempt turned killing
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend while trying to kill himself (all times local):
The Windy One puts out the call for stories
A little leftover wind from last season to start us off: this was found in the deep dark corners of the bookstore this winter, down among the candy wrappers,...
Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse
CHICAGO (AP) — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with med...
Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Each morning, Joanna Smith's 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. ...
Delta begins summer flights to capital of Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Delta Air Lines has begun its seasonal flights to the capital of Alaska.
Troopers arrest man after high-speed chase near Wasilla
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) - An Anchorage man on probation for felony theft was arrested after a high-speed chase near Wasilla.
Small sinkhole opens outside Trump's Florida getaway club
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A small sinkhole has opened on the road just outside President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Defense and aerospace companies lead US stocks higher
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are broadly higher Monday morning as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making some of the la...
Official: Storm triggered sensor that halted roller coaster
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Six Flags Over Texas says stormy weather including high winds triggered a safety sensor that halted a new roller coaster and left eig...
Authorities: Stabbing of black student possible hate crime
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the fatal stabbing of a black student visiting the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a ...
Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her c...
Bobcat bonanza: Thriving cats are poised as next urban pest
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As someone who has studied bobcats for almost four decades, wildlife ecologist John Litvaitis remembers many times returning from the fi...
Food Service Supervisor
Calgary, AB Link Canada Immigration Inc. Title: Food Service Supervisor (NOC: 6311) Employer: Ricky's All Day Grill (D Champagne Management Services Ltd....
UArctic renews agreement with the University of Oulu and ...
The University of Oulu have renewed their agreement with UArctic to host both the Thematic Networks and Research Liaison Office, and the position of Vice-Pre...
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Northway grad wears pink to honor family members battling...
FAIRBANKS — Gerald Albert wanted to send a special message during his high school graduation in Northway this year. He was the only graduating senior, and he...
Looking Back: May 22, 2017
10 YEARS AGO
Local woman returns home to work as dentist under childho...
FAIRBANKS — New Fairbanks dentist Dr. Ecsile Chang knew what she wanted to be when she grew up at a younger age than most children.
East Fairbanks to get more bike, pedestrian paths
FAIRBANKS — The network of bike and pedestrian paths in Fairbanks is expanding this summer with two projects slated to enhance connectivity, along with addin...
Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people convicted of marijuana crimes in California have asked to get their records reduced since the state legalized recreati...
Students sexually abused by peers face struggles in court
When children sexually assault other children at school, sometimes the only measure of justice comes through the courts.
Villages to get multimillion-dollar payments from mine owner
NOME, Alaska (AP) - Eleven villages in Alaska's northwest arctic borough will soon get yearly multimillion-dollar payments from the operator of a mine in the...
Sullivan faces health care questions in town hall meeting
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan had to deal with a crowd of hundreds of occasionally hostile Alaskans at a town hall forum.
State investigates inmate's death at Goose Creek prison
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Department of Corrections has launched an investigation after an inmate at Goose Creek Correctional Center died while in cu...
Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Alaska's southern coast
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued two kayakers who were near an island off the coast of southern Alaska and became separated as the ...
Administrative Assistant
Calgary, AB Alberta Fire & Flood Ltd. Administrative Assistant (NOC 1241)  Alberta Fire & Flood Ltd.  Calgary, AB Job details Vacancies 1 ...
Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called on President Donald Trump for federal help at Penn Station, saying the "impact of the state of di...
New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.
Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election...
Oklahoma crisis offers opportunity for hapless Democrats
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington's district can no longer aff...
Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its f...
Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit scheduled to reopen in June
AVONDALE, Ohio (AP) — An expanded Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo is scheduled to open in early June shortly after the one year anniversary of th...
New Islamic institute prioritizes outreach, education
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — When the Islamic Institute of America bought a Baptist church, the plan initially was to remove the pews — until the mosque's ...
'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California museum is exhibiting the photographs of Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unempl...
Woman calls cops worried semen in thermos might explode
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to...
Land around powerlines could be boon to birds
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Transmission lines may be eyesores for most people but for songbirds, the forest around them might just be critical habitat.
US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Vet...
Fairbanks Looking Back — May 21, 2017
10 YEARS AGO
Fairbanks man arrested for Monday robbery
FAIRBANKS — A suspect wanted in connection with a Monday robbery that left an elderly woman with a broken hip and head injuries was arrested Saturday after b...
Wooly Scavenger Hunt is a mammoth success
FAIRBANKS — When 5-year-old Grant Rodgers showed off his muscles to a volunteer at The Alaska Club booth on Saturday, she decided to test those muscles.
Fairbanks expands long-term housing for area homeless wit...
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks has a homelessness problem and, as Mayor Jim Matherly has pointed out on multiple occasions, it can be a matter of life and death in th...
Locals flock to eighth Really Free Market
FAIRBANKS — The anticipation was palpable but the mood jovial Saturday morning as the clock ticked down to the opening of the Really Free Market on the Unive...
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