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September 2, 1988
David Miles, a former Orange Coast College basketball player who was ruled academically ineligible at Arizona State last week, will attend the University of Alaska at Anchorage, Tandy Gillis, OCC basketball coach, said Thursday. Miles, a 6-foot 6-inch forward, played at OCC last season and averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. He had accepted a scholarship at Arizona State, but passed only two of three classes this summer at OCC and was ruled ineligible.
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September 2, 1988
David Miles, a former Orange Coast College basketball player who was ruled academically ineligible at Arizona State last week, will attend the University of Alaska at Anchorage, Tandy Gillis, OCC basketball coach, said Thursday. Miles, a 6-foot 6-inch forward, played at OCC last season and averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. He had accepted a scholarship at Arizona State, but passed only two of three classes this summer at OCC and was ruled ineligible.
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NEWS
August 8, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan plans to nominate Francis H. Fay, a professor of marine science at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, as a member of the Marine Mammal Commission, the White House has announced.
SPORTS
April 13, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Ron Abegglen, 53, a Utah native who led the University of Alaska Anchorage to four NCAA Division II postseason appearances, became coach at Weber State in Ogden, Utah.
MAGAZINE
December 14, 2003 | Craig Medred, Craig Medred is Outdoor Editor of the Anchorage Daily News.
Timothy Treadwell, the avowed bear man of the Alaska wilderness, lived poor and little known for most of his 46 years despite a desire for the spotlight of celebrity. He claimed to have led a life of drugs, brawls and booze until, in the late 1980s, he found his way to the grizzlies, most recently in Katmai National Park and Preserve on the Alaska Peninsula about 300 miles southwest of Anchorage. His cause: to save them from hunters and poachers who apparently didn't exist.
NATIONAL
January 9, 2014 | By Saba Hamedy
A solar storm may cast colored lights - known as the Aurora Borealis or Northern lights - in the sky over parts of the northern Plains, the Great Lakes region and Northeast on Thursday and Friday, forecasters say. “It's a very rare occurrence,” Joe Kunches of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colo., told the Los Angeles Times. It may be only be visible for five or 10 minutes, most likely as far south as Colorado, Illinois and Iowa and potentially from Chicago, Boston, Cleveland, Seattle and Des Moines.  MORE: How to see the Northern lights The time, location and duration of an appearance is a calculated guess.
SPORTS
December 12, 1985
The Chapman College women's basketball team concluded its four-game trip to Alaska Tuesday night with a 77-43 victory over the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Senior Leone Patterson led the Panthers with 25 points, and Tami Brewster had 12 rebounds. Chapman (6-2) won three of four games on the trip.
SPORTS
March 3, 1986
Lisa Ingram scored 23 points and had 17 rebounds and Joel Tillis sank two free throws with 27 seconds to play to lead the Northeast Louisiana women's basketball team to a 70-68 victory over USC in the championship of the Northern Lights Tournament at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
TRAVEL
December 12, 2010 | By Jay Jones, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Along the Richardson Highway in the Alaskan interior, "towns" — and that's being generous — often spring up for a single purpose: to provide food, water and, of course, fuel to passing motorists. Mosquito Junction was once such a wayside. But that was before the handful of residents decided to incorporate and name their frigid outpost North Pole. Now the streetlights and fire hydrants are striped like candy canes. Santa Claus, naturally, is in residence year-round at the holiday-themed gift shop bearing his name.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard A. Pierce, 86, one of the foremost authorities on Russian Alaska, died Sept. 14 at his home in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, said his daughter, Catherine. The cause of death was not disclosed. Pierce was a professor of history at Queen's University in Kingston and at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2001
A dean at the University of Alaska has been selected as the founding academic vice president at the Cal State Channel Islands campus near Camarillo. Alexander W. McNeill will lead faculty in planning courses for the new university, which is expected to open next fall. His immediate tasks include recruiting another tier of faculty to supplement the 13 already chosen and completing a catalog of classes by December, university officials said.
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