Federal certificate smoothes way for unmanned aircraft missions

A new federal certificate allows the unmanned aircraft center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to respond far more rapidly to clients’ requests. A new mission can now begin within 48 hours instead of the previous 90 days.

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Featured photo of the week

After arriving from various locations in Alaska, the 2015 RAHI students participate in ice breaker activities on a sunny afternoon on campus.

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Healthy Living lecture series begins June 2

Dr. Owen Hanley will kick off the 2015 Health Living lecture series on Tuesday, June 2, at 7 p.m. in the Murie Building auditorium. Hanley, a Fairbanks pulmonologist and internist, will discuss “What’s in the Air? Why What You Breathe Matters.”

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Fanfest will celebrate NCAA Rifle Championship

The first-ever NCAA Rifle Championship Fanfest will be held March 13 from noon-8 p.m. in the Patty Center during the first day of competition at the E.F. Horton Rifle Range.

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Food Pantry announces summer hours

The Wood Center Food Pantry will be open this summer on Tuesdays, noon–1 p.m., and Wednesdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m.

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Something to say

After 40 years of intermittent, painstaking work, Edna MacLean’s dictionary of Iñupiaq words contains more than 19,000 entries. The dictionary doesn’t explain just words. It also helps explain a people’s culture and way of life.

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