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UAF in the news: week of Sept. 22, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

09/26/08

Nanooks go on display this weekend
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--It's been two years since Alaska Nanooks right wing Brandon Knelsen encountered the U.S. National Team Development Program Under-18 Team. Read more ...

Moose hunts fairly stable, study finds
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Contrary to hunters' tales of good or bad moose seasons, Jennifer Schmidt says the number of successful hunts has been relatively stable since 1990. Read more ...

Energy professionals, public hash out options to keep the lights on
Seward Phoenix Log
Commissioner Robert Pickett, chairman of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, stood behind a podium and fielded questions during one of the many sessions at the 2008 Alaska Rural Energy Conference, a three-day event in Girdwood, Sept. 16-18. Read more ...

Nanooks hockey roster goes through shakeup
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS-- The Alaska Nanooks lost some significant players shortly after the 2007-08 season ended and a few more departed before Dallas Ferguson conducted his first practice as head coach of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association program. Read more ...

New season, new piano, same dedication for Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Getting free merchandise from a corporate sponsor is a common perk. Read more ...

Aas, Brosius win 46th annual Equinox Marathon
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Harald Aas went from debuting as an impressive Equinox Marathon rookie last year to being a dominating overall winner of this year's 46th edition of the 26.2-mile race. Read more ...

Alaska fare from a northern science conference
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Some notes from the pad, scribbled during the 2008 Arctic Science Conference held in Fairbanks, Sept. 15-17, 2008: Read more ...

Real permafrost - old ice that survived previous warm periods
Digital Journal
The oldest ice known to exist in North America can be found in Canada's central Yukon. It is 740,000 years old, suggesting that permafrost has been able to survive climates that are warmer than we have now. Read more ...

Peace Corps makes recruiting push in Interior Alaska through UAF
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Almost 50 years ago, Tony Gasbarro, then a recent college graduate, saw a chance through the recently formed Peace Corps to learn about other cultures and help people in less-fortunate situations. Read more ...

National Science Board held meeting in Fairbanks
The Northern Light
The National Science Board held a public meeting on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus on Monday, Sept. 22, at 8 a.m. in the Globe Room of the Elvey Building. Read more ...

Organization, prevention can slay the paper monster
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
I've been away on a trip and returned to find the kitchen counter stacked with every junk-mail offer that entered my home since I've been gone. Read more ...

Greenland's ice cap melting faster than expected: experts
AFP
COPENHAGEN (AFP)--Greenland's ice cap, which covers more than 80 percent of the island, is melting faster than expected because of global warming, a Danish researcher said on Monday. Read more ...

Sauerkraut's shelf life appeals to Alaska life and taste buds
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
These days there is such an obsession about all things Alaskan, that even our food is being dissected by Outsiders. Read more ...

Survey reveals 20 new species in Aleutian waters
Kodiak Daily Mirror
The coral reefs of the Aleutian Islands are not known for the diversity and colorful beauty common to their more equatorial counterparts. Read more ...