University of Alaska Fairbanks

UAF sees opportunity in unmanned aircraft systems

FAIRBANKS — Alaska has been on the cutting edge of unmanned aircraft research for years thanks to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The question now… Continue reading

 

Smoked seafood school offered in Kodiak

The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is offering a three-day smoked seafood school in Kodiak, Oct. 7-9. Chris Sannito, Marine Advisory seafood technology specialist,… Continue reading

 

State public radio listeners to lose Fairbanks reports

Homer residents who listen to public radio will hear no reporting from Fairbanks after July 1. On Monday, public radio station KUAC-FM announced it is… Continue reading

 

Agricultural grant-writing workshop taught March 30

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a workshop March 30 to help Alaskans apply for federal grants relating to local food… Continue reading

Dennis Anderson’s aurora photos are at the Fireweed Gallery.

First Friday Events

Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. Let That Fire Catch Me Now, photographs by Adam Ottavi and poetry by Kevin Goodan 5-7 p.m.,… Continue reading

Dennis Anderson’s aurora photos are at the Fireweed Gallery.

Regents set to vote on tobacco ban

FAIRBANKS (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents is set to consider implementing a tobacco ban on all campuses. The issue is scheduled… Continue reading

Mark Myers named DNR commissioner; Randall Hoffbeck to head Department of Revenue

JUNEAU — Just over a week before he is sworn in, Gov.-elect Bill Walker announced his first Cabinet picks — Mark Myers as Natural Resources… Continue reading

Mark Myers named DNR commissioner; Randall Hoffbeck to head Department of Revenue

JUNEAU — Just over a week before he is sworn in, Gov.-elect Bill Walker announced his first Cabinet picks — Mark Myers as Natural Resources… Continue reading

A mask from Drew Michael's Bunnell Street Arts Center show, “Spaces Within.”-Photo provided

First Friday events

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Avenue Black and white, photography by Taz Tally and glass work by Nancy Wise 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception… Continue reading

A mask from Drew Michael's Bunnell Street Arts Center show, “Spaces Within.”-Photo provided

Local volunteer earns doctorate

Jonathan Richar of Trapper Creek graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduate School of Fisheries and Ocean Science in Juneau, with a doctorate in… Continue reading

Alaska Business Week registration now open; students invited to apply

Registration for Alaska Business Week, which will run July 27-Aug. 2, is open. The application deadline is May 30.Alaska Business Week, or ABW,  is a… Continue reading

Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Northern nights

The aurora borealis glow on the northern horizon last Thursday as seen from Diamond Ridge. For forecasts of aurora activity, visit the University of Alaska… Continue reading

Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

UAF professor, poet holds reading, workshop

University of Alaska Fairbanks visiting professor and poet Sean Hill does a poetry reading at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Hill also conducts a three-day workshop, “Poetry,… Continue reading

Homer artist, poet win Governor’s Award for the Arts

Homer artist Ronald Senungetuk will receive the Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts and Humanities at an awards ceremony Jan. 30 at the… Continue reading

UA to study integrating drones into U.S. airspace

JUNEAU — News that Alaska has been chosen as a test site for the integration of drones into U.S. airspace is being welcomed by state… Continue reading

Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center announces its closure.-Photo provided

Fed shutdown closes some local offices

The failure of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on Monday to pass a continuing resolution funding the federal government has shut down… Continue reading

Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center announces its closure.-Photo provided
A sign at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center announces closure of the building due to the government shutdown.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Some federal offices in Homer shut down

The failure of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to pass a continuing resolution to fund the federal government has shut down some… Continue reading

A sign at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center announces closure of the building due to the government shutdown.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Adjustments delay new arctic vessel

FAIRBANKS (AP) — A new research ship designed for arctic waters will take longer than expected to reach Alaska. The National Science Foundation’s 261-foot Sikuliaq… Continue reading

Rasmuson offers lower-48 artist residencies

Alaska artists who have received Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards can apply for one of four artist eight-week residencies in the Lower 48. Arts organizations… Continue reading

Feds seek input on Arctic policy

A senior federal government group led by a top White House official was in Alaska on June 14 meeting with state and local officials on… Continue reading

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