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Thursday, September 17th, 2009
12:50 pm
[queerunity]
University of Alaska Fairbanks Students Protest "Ex-Gay" Speaker
Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are protesting a series of speaking engagements by Edward Delgado a so called "ex-gay" evangelist. Brought in as a guest speaker by the Campus Bible Ministries Mr. Delgado will give 14 lectures titled “From Sin’s Bondage to Christ’s Freedom" on his claim that through reading the Bible he magically journeyed from being gay to becoming a heterosexual.

Learn more about this ridiculous and unscientific claim as well as info on protests.
http://queersunited.blogspot.com/2009/09/university-of-alaska-students-protest.html
Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
7:08 pm
[melissad]
Sipping Streams Tea House
Hey everyone! Sipping Streams Tea Company has just opened a tea house in Fairbanks. They are doing a grand opening on Friday, April 3rd from 5pm to 7pm. There will be free tea and food!!!

I just stopped by there today and had a very yummy, natural(no sugar), mango green tea smoothie and a wonderful salmon salad sandwich (with no crusts!).

They are in the building by Gullivers downstairs from Wok n Roll (where the magic carpet used to be).

What: Sipping Streams Tea House opening
Where: Downstairs from Wok n' Roll (where the old Magic Carpet was)
When: Friday, April 3rd 5pm - 7pm

Free tea and food!!

(cross posted everywhere)
Wednesday, February 27th, 2008
7:49 am
[melissad]
Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
8:44 am
[sammeam]
Ladies... interested in being America's Next Top Model?
Then join us for the casting of America's Next Top Model at Platinum Jaxx!

Audition for the chance to be on America's Next Top Model on the CW! The casting call will be held on August 10th at 3pm at Platinum Jaxx. Pre-register by 12:00 noon on August 9th. All contestants will be videotaped and have their video sent to Los Angeles for screening,

Pick up your registration at Platinum Jaxx, KIMO Television at 2700 East Tudor Rd, or online at www.aksuperstation.com!


And don't miss the Top Model After Party, catwalk and judging begins Friday August 10th at 9pm! A local winner will be selected!!!


Must be 18 years old and at least 5'7" to apply. No purchase necessary.
Thursday, May 31st, 2007
4:34 pm
[sammeam]
Missing Person
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

A missing persons report has been filed, so if you have seen Reginald "Reggie" Clay since Sunday May 27th please contact Anchorage Police Department or Jen @ Rumrunners!
Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
1:37 pm
[mbif]
Err ... Gas!
I came across this and thought it was pretty damn nifty. Just enter in your zip code and it lists the cheapest places to buy gas in your area.

http://www.AlaskaGasPrices.com

Current Mood: nervous
Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
3:01 pm
[sammeam]
This is pretty cool... AK SuperViewer


You report the news.
Become an Alaska SuperViewer by sending photos or videos from your mobile phone directly to the AK SuperStation. All you need is a camera phone and a free SuperViewer account.

The Alaska SuperViewer is launching now to start gathering content from station viewers. Later in May, a full Website will be available showing all of the content that the viewers have generated and sent it.

Many of the photos and videos submitted will be used to create segments that will be aired during the local news broadcasts.

Sign Up today and send in your files to be a part of the launch!

Click on the picture link above, then click on BECOME A SUPERVIEWER NOW!
Tuesday, April 24th, 2007
4:50 pm
[sammeam]
JEOPARDY! Brain Bus in Anchorage!
Come to Shimek's this Saturday to try out to be on JEOPARDY! The Brain Bus will be at Shimek's in the Metro Mall from 11am - 1pm! Don't miss your chance to be a possible contestant on JEOPARDY!

Alaska's Superstation and Clear Channel Radio Stations will be there with fun games as well! Hope to see you all there!



What happens at a Brain Bus Event?

· Have you got game? Play a “just-for-fun” version of JEOPARDY! complete with your favorite JEOPARDY! categories and the authentic signaling buttons. No big bucks awarded here, but there are prizes for everyone! Remember to phrase your response in the form of a question please!

· Where will they turn up next? The JEOPARDY! Clue Crew will be on hand to host the game, answer your questions, sign autographs and give out prizes.

· Do you have what it takes to make it on the show? Take the JEOPARDY! “Pre-Test”. Pass our 10-question qualifying test and you could earn a spot in a real contestant audition (open to adults 18 years or older only). JEOPARDY! Brain Bus guarantee pre-tests to the first 1000 participants at the Brain Bus event!
Monday, April 9th, 2007
2:45 pm
[seestephgo]
I almost fit here. I'm a 20-something, but not living in Alaska. I am, however, visiting Alaska.

Every year, those around me plan a large family and friends vacation. This year's destination is Alaska. We'll be taking the 7-day Northbound Alaskan Cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines. We start is Vancouver, Canada, and end in Anchorage Alaska. Along the way, we'll be making stops at (in order) Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, cruising the College Fjord, and cruising Prince William Sound.

I guess in posting here (and a few other places) I'm looking to just find out a few things from some people who live in those areas. If anyone would like, I also think it might be neat to get a meet-up group together in one of those cities. I've never been to Alaska and I'm quite ignorant to what the cities really have to offer. I'm going to be doing some research on some things to visit, but I figured that I could find some useful or interesting tidbits from some of you guys.

Any comments are appreciated :)

Steph
Monday, April 2nd, 2007
1:25 pm
[anaisbakunin]
Vote Tomorrow - Tues. April 3rd!
Tomorrow, Alaskans have a chance to vote for equal pay for equal work. The Alaskan Supreme Court ruled unanimously that all state and public employees should receive equal pay and benefits to care for their families. The SPECIAL ADVISORY VOTE would challenge this ruling, urging the legislature to amend Alaska's Constitution to exclude same sex partners and their families from receiving the benefits received by heterosexual couples.

Tomorrow, on Tuesday April 3rd, vote NO on the Special Advisory Vote and vote for equality and health care for all Alaskans. Tell your friends and family, carpool to your polling place, and get out and act up on this issue!

To find out where to vote, check out the following link and follow the instructions, or just call 1-888-383-8683.

http://ltgov.state.ak.us/elections/polling.php
Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
5:15 pm
[melissad]
Fairbanks Sci-fi convention
I just wanted to let people know about a Sci-fi/fantasy convetion that is happening on April 7th & 8th in the UAF Wood Center. If you want more information here is the website: <a href="http://www.arcticon.org>ArctiCon</a> Please if you're a gamer and want to run an event, contact us through the website!! Running a venue gets you free addmission. Cheers!
Friday, September 22nd, 2006
9:24 am
[nuitblanche]
HUGE MOVING SALE
HELLO Friends
We are having a huge moving sale fri-sat 8-2. WE have tons of bikes, furniture, dishes and bedding. Everything is priced to go. Come and make an offer.
5350 lake otis parkway #7
Come on in!
Thursday, September 14th, 2006
2:41 pm
[melissad]
Fairbanks Sci-Fi convention
I am attempting to revive the long dead ArctiCon; make it bigger, better, stronger! So, a new campus club is being formed to achieve this. If you are interested in planning a sci-fi/fantasy convention or are simply interested in going to one, please show up to one of these organizational meetings.

What: ArctiCon revival

Where: UAF Wood Center Conference room B. (This room is downstairs from the main entrance, by the showers...e-mail me if you need directions)

When: September 19th & 21st, 5:30pm-6:30pm (You do not have to attend both, just show up to one)

If you have any questions, or you cannot attend but would like to be put on the member list, please e-mail me at melissadaleww@aol.com

This is a campus club, but you DO NOT have to be a student to participate. Everyone in the community is welcome to be part of this club.

Hope to see you all there!!!

(x-posted many places)
2:36 pm
[cherripunk]
Hola Alaskans!
Hi, I'm Nikki, I live in Anchorage. I am a 23 old who loves the outdoors. I am always looking for a new spot to hike, ski, fish, you name it, I probably enjoy doing it. So if you have any awesome holes and don't mind sharing I'd love to hear about them. Or if you're looking for some partners to enjoy the outdoors with we would love to join. We're always looking for new friends who don't need to spend all their time in the bars. I have nothing wrong with having some fun and drinking a bit (or a lot) we just prefer to do it while doing something outside or at home. Hope every one enjoys the last of fall for this year. Winter is finally almost here again!!! Yeah!

Current Mood: bored
Saturday, September 9th, 2006
5:49 am
[_earth_vs_soup_]
Missing Child - $10,000 reward
Hey all. Since Alaska is so big and has so few people in it, we get a lot of criminals on the run who come up here to hide out. As such, someone posted a message to the eBay group I manage (Alaskan eBayers) asking for help in finding a child who had been abducted by her father and has been missing for two years. Please be so kind as to take a few moments to look at these photographs and check out the information on Shania and her father by clicking on the images. Thank you very much.


[Missing child- Shania Supanich] [Kidnapper- Mark Supanich]

Please help look for Shania and her kidnapper
More information and other photos


Current Mood: hungry
Sunday, August 27th, 2006
2:50 pm
[randomsnowflake]
I made a new community!
Artwork By:

XPosted like CRAZY.


Current Mood: hopeful
Sunday, August 20th, 2006
12:45 am
[sparklingstar21]

My fiancé and I are getting married next July in Seward. We are from CA, so we are doing all our wedding planning over the internet and phone. We are having a lot of trouble locating an officiant/minister to marry us. We are looking for a non-denominational ceremony. Does anyone have any recommendations for an officiant/minister? We are willing to pay for someone to travel from Anchorage to Seward. Please share any and all recommendations. Also, I am also looking for someone to do my hair and make-up. Again, we don't mind paying someone to travel to Seward. Thanks in advance for any and all help!

-Kellie



Current Mood: hopeful
Saturday, August 19th, 2006
1:44 pm
[randomsnowflake]
Hey.
I'm Jenna. I've just joined this community. I live in the Fairbanks area. I'm 24. I'm looking to meet people who are vegan/vegetarian. My family (husband, 3 year old & I) just started a vegan lifestyle and we feel pretty alone in our current circles (which are SMALL since we haven't lived here long).

Also, if you *are* vegan in this area do you know of any good restaurants or places to shop? We've been to Fred Meyer's small little section with vegan products but are there any health food stores in the area with a better selection?

Current Mood: curious
Thursday, July 13th, 2006
11:34 am
[patmorita]
New To Alaska
Haaaaaaaaaay.

I'm Ross. I'm moving to Nome this weekend. I'm arriving there Sunday morning. Are any of you from there? I'd love to talk to someone about all of the awaiting secrets and such.

Leave a comment! I'm a nice person that likes friends and all things good.
Monday, June 26th, 2006
3:56 pm
[seekouttrap]
Old Fairbanks
Hi, I was just feeling nostalgic the other day and wanted to look at old pictures of places that we may no longer have in Fairbanks anymore... namely, the Goldstream theater.. I was just curious if anyone had any pictures of it, outside, (I'd LOVE any pics of the inside, too), whatever! Same with like the old Dairy Queens that used to be here, and even pics of places before they were places! Just curious what anyone might have out there.... Thanks!
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