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Channel 2 NewsThe University of Alaska Fairbanks is mourning the death of a student during a fieldwork project in Tanzanialast week. According to the university, Adrina Knutson of Copper Center was killed in an Aug. 5 vehicle crash. In a post on the UAF Center for...
Indiana Jones, the swashbuckling fictional adventurer, would seem to have nothing on John Goddard. As a boy growing up in Los Angeles, Goddard dreamed of adventures in faraway lands and spent his life pursuing an elaborate set of goals. He wanted to...
Tags: Human Interest
$263 WINE TOUR – FINGER LAKES Experience a weekend in Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York, destinations with breathtaking scenery, rich history, and world class wine Nov 2-3. Includes transportation, hotel on Lake Geneva, tour of four wineries...
Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about 65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
Tags: South Africa, Paleontology, Fossils, Zambia
During the 1960s, when most African nature reserves were being established, lions tended to be born free. But today, freedom doesn't always serve them well. Fifty years ago, human population densities were low in the areas where lions roamed. But...
It's interesting how life works sometimes. I'm getting a chance to relive a cherished volunteer experience through an event this weekend. For several months during 2007, I volunteered in a rural village of Tanzania, at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. A...
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
Tags: Uganda, Arts and Culture, Estonia, Politics, Botswana
Lois Eshleman went to be with the Lord on Feb. 1, 2013. Born near Shippensburg, Pa., on Aug. 13, 1921 to her parents Lydia and J. Ira Martin, Lois lost her father in an industrial accident at the tender age of nine months. She was raised by her mother...
Today Benefit concert The Tanzanian Children's Project presents an Irish music concert featuring the Tanzania Ceili Band, Dileab Phriseal and Ellis Island, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road. Tickets are...
Music Lively Arts for the Little Ones presents "Anansegromma of Ghana" at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. The program is a performance of traditional West African music, storytelling and dance. Tickets are $5 for...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Yoga, Arts, Libraries, Music
FAIRMOUNT, N.D. (AP) - Wallie Hardie's family has been farming successfully in the Red River Valley since his great grandfather settled here. His operation has done well growing corn, soybeans and grains, and now he wants to extend that success. So he's...
Tags: Africa, Global Expansion, Mozambique, Farms
For a series starting in Sunday's Tribune, Tribune reporter Steve Johnson and photographer Chris Sweda traveled to Tanzania to report on efforts to eradicate rabies. Steve explains why: “I was intrigued to learn that what most people think of as a...
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