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Alaska Scientists Discover Remains of 40,000-Year-Old Extinct Bison

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 03.30.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

As she scraped cold dirt from the remains of an extinct bison, Pam Groves wrinkled her nose at a rotten-egg smell wafting from gristle that still clun...

Climate Science in Lieu of Climate Action Is Unconscionable

Richard Steiner | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Richard Steiner

Future historians will undoubtedly reflect on the peculiar climate politics of our time, where the cause, effects, and solutions to climate change were well understood, but political paralysis delayed the obvious and only solution: reducing carbon emissions.

Nude Modeling in Alaska Without Fear

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts
AlaskaDispatch.com

Thaddeus DuBois is comfortable with his body -- which is fortunate, because he makes his living modeling in the nude. Of course, such a vocation comes...

Sarah Palin: Spinning Her Record in Alaska Politics?

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
AlaskaDispatch.com

The amazing thing -- when you watch Sarah Palin from a distance as an Alaskan -- are the words that come from the mouth of the state's one-time govern...

University Of Alaska Faces Sock-Flushing Problem

Posted 07.02.2011 | College

Since December, hundreds of child-sized socks have been flushed down the toilets of University of Alaska-Fairbanks. The errant socks have caused thous...

'Suicide Squirrel' Darkens U Of Alaska Campus

The Sun Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Power was down on UAF's entire main campus Thursday morning, leading to some cancelled classes and a lot of cold showers. Officials believe that a squ...

Railroad CEO To Head U Of Alaska

The Sun Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Thirty candidates applied to fill the shoes of retiring University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton. Three of them emerged as finalists and ran throu...

UAlaska Building Too Cold To Stay Open

The Sun Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The western half of UAF's University Park School building will be shut down sometime this summer, leaving many of its residents wondering where they'l...

UAlaska Rifle Team Cruises to Win, Looks To Nationals

The Sun Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Midway through the standing air rifle event at the Patty Center Saturday [Feb. 13], Billy Galligan set his rifle on the stand, stepped back, and walke...