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11:36 am
Mon March 30, 2015

2015 Concerto Competition Winners Concert

The Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition Winners Concert was this past month, February 22nd. Even though the night before, the Fairbanks area experienced rain and freezing temperatures, many people made it out to enjoy the concert at the UAF Davis Concert Hall. This presentation includes the performances by all four category winners and their interviews with KUAC’s Lori Neufeld.

Local News
11:07 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Researcher Explores Native Leadership

Caroline Herve' presentation flyer
Credit Caroline Herve'

Northern indigenous people have adapted to western style government while retaining a traditional cooperative approach to leadership. That’s the finding of Quebec, Canada based political anthropologist Caroline Herve'.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports on the work of the Herve, who’s currently based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:32 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Newscast: Monday 3/30/15

Learning
12:40 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

‘There’s Nothing Left to Cut’: Assembly Gives School District $800K Boost

The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly approved a measure that allows the area school district to keep $800,000 that it would’ve been required to give back to the borough. Assembly members say the action was a small step toward helping the district cope with personnel and program cuts that district officials have proposed to deal with an $11 million state funding shortfall.


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Local News
11:09 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Round-the-world Bicycle Traveler Stops Over in Fairbanks

Angelo Wilkie-Page
Credit Angelo Wilkie-Page

A South African adventurer pedaled a bike into Fairbanks this week, completing the first leg of a journey that will take him around the world twice over 8 years. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports on the human powered journey.

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Local News
11:07 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Breakup Outlook for Interior: 'Pretty Average Year'

This week’s warm weather is turning attention to river breakup. National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb is tracking factors that play into ice out.

“Basically from Fairbanks eastward, it’s been kind of more typical winter, at least when you look at the ice thicknesses, and the snow pack on the ground. Versus further to our west and south. As you go into the western interior, the snow pack is well below normal, and this is the same case as you go south of the Alaska Range.” 

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KUAC Newscasts
9:53 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Newscast: Friday 3/27/15

Learning
12:20 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

School Board OKs Budget That Cuts 60 Jobs; Member May Seek Salary Freeze

The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Governing Board passed a budget Wednesday that would cut about 60 full-time positions and trim many programs. One board member who voted against the measure says the cuts go too far, and she says she'll push for a salary freeze to reduce the impact of the cuts.


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KUAC Newscasts
10:14 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 3/26/15

Local News
1:41 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Fairbanks Regains Control of City Website After Brief Hack Attack

The city of Fairbanks website has been restored after hackers briefly took it over yesterday (Tues.). City spokeswoman Amber Courtney says a foreign group appears to have pirated the site. 

“It was a black screen with some red writing and it was just a lot of ramblings about who they were, but there was no message or call to action call to action.”

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