Franklin Street named after early prospector who later settled in Interior

first_imgCurious Juneau | History | Juneau | Local GovernmentFranklin Street named after early prospector who later settled in InteriorApril 28, 2017 by Tripp J Crouse, KTOO Share:Franklin Street is one of the oldest streets in Juneau, but how it got its name is a mystery to many. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KTOO)A street in Juneau is a popular locale for residents and tourists alike. South Franklin Street particularly is home to several bars, shops and a rich history.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.For many, Franklin is iconic. But where the street gets its name is a bit of a mystery that one resident asked us to look into.“I walk up and down it every day,” said Allison Eddins, who moved to Juneau 2½ years ago and works as a city planner. “It’s the heart of the historic district.” “I feel like I know a fair amount about Juneau’s history,” Eddins said, “but where some of these streets got their names has always been a little bit of a mystery to me. So, I decided it would be a good question to pose to you guys, specifically about Franklin Street,” she said.We asked Jody DeBruyne, curator of collections and exhibits for the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.Jodi DeBruyne, curator of collections and exhibits for Juneau-Douglas City Museum, pulls items from the museum’s collections on April 14, 2017. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KTOO)“Franklin Street was named after Howard Franklin,” DeBruyne said, consulting The Centennial Gazetteer’s “A Guide to Juneau Alaska Place Names.” “He was a chairman of a committee appointed at the miners meeting on March 21, 1881, to lay out the city’s streets and lots.” Share this story: Curious Juneau stars you and your questions. Every episode we help you find an answer. Catch up on past episodes, or ask your own question on the Curious Juneau page.Listen to the podcast version here:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Franklin first appears in Juneau records on Feb. 24, 1881, when he and five other men staked a group of placer claims on Specimen Gulch in the Gold Creek Valley.Franklin the man came to Juneau from British Columbia, and engaged in mining in the Silverbow Basin for several years.According to Robert DeArmond’s book “The Founding of Juneau,” J.M. Cooper and Frank McMahon also were named to the committee. That committee laid out Main, Seward and Franklin streets, the cross streets and established the blocks at 200 square feet.The Franklin Street name first appeared in local records on April 4, 1881.“He later went to the Interior and he was reported to have been the first man to discover gold in the Fortymile country, where the Franklin Gulch is also named after him.”It’s a mystery why Franklin’s name was chosen for one of the streets, and not one of the other men.DeBruyne says the downtown Juneau then would have looked vastly different from today: Front and Franklin streets bordered the waterfront. Today that area has been filled in and built upon.But in 1881, one property owner almost derailed the committee’s plan for plotting out downtown Juneau.“When they were looking at lots and things, a man named N.A. Fuller’s lot was squarely what was to become Franklin Street at its present intersection with Front Street and refused to vacate,” DeBruyne read from DeArmond’s book. “As a result that portion of Franklin was not cut through to the waterfront until the mid-1890s, the last five lots were along what is now South Franklin.”In its early days, Franklin Street almost ended at Front Street because one person refused to give up a plot of land, so that the thoroughfare could be extended to the waterfront. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KTOO)Franklin almost ended at Front Street. Because of one guy.“So it wasn’t until a few years after Franklin Street got named that it actually reached all the way down to the waterfront, because somebody refused to give up his spot,” DeBruyne said.According to The State of Alaska Guide, Fuller was from Sitka, and in spring 1880, he urged Joe Juneau and Richard Harris to investigate a prospect around what’s now known as Gold Creek.Those miners, of course, went on to found Harrisburg, which was later renamed Juneau.Franklin Street’s past is just as storied.“It was the prostitution district. I think probably most people know that but it’s one of those kind of fun facts,” DeBruyne said. “Right there where the cruise ships dock and we greet people with jewelry stories today was a different kind of greeting back in the day.”According to the Dawson Daily News, Franklin died of heart failure in 1904. He was 65. Franklin was buried in Dawson, Yukon.Two buildings along South Franklin Street are on the National Register of Historic Places: the Alaskan Hotel and the Alaska Steam Laundry building.Who was Calhoun Avenue named for?Our next question takes us about a half-mile northwest, up the hill. Another question-asker pondered the origins of another somewhat famous street: Calhoun Avenue.He wanted to know if the street was named after John C. Calhoun, the statesman and political theorist in the early 1800s.Juneau’s Calhoun Avenue is named after a different Calhoun altogether.Jody DeBruyne is the curator of collections and exhibits for the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KTOO)DeBruyne helped me dig into that street’s history.The road was a narrow cart track carved out of the steep western slope of Bonanza Ridge, according to a 1988 article by Robert DeArmond on Juneau Public Libraries website. It gave early residents easy access to the Evergreen Cemetery.“It was renamed for Mary V. Calhoun, an early resident of the area,” she said. “Her and her husband, John, arrived in Juneau from Wisconsin in 1888, and they established a dairy that was on Calhoun Avenue, right around where the governor’s mansion is.”Their cows grazed along Gold Creek, the south bank of which was sometimes-called Calhoun Flats.“They were there until they moved south in 1902 and sold their dairy,” she said. “There’s not much that I could find on either Mary or John, but one of the references that I found said that she was so well liked that they renamed the street for her.”John died in Seattle in 1906. Mary died in Nanaimo, British Columbia, in 1912.last_img read more

The Beaver Patrol of Juneau helps maintain balance with wildlife and humans

first_imgCommunity | Environment | Juneau | Outdoors | Southeast | WildlifeThe Beaver Patrol of Juneau helps maintain balance with wildlife and humansJuly 5, 2019 by David Purdy, KTOO Share:They call themselves the Beaver Patrol, and they’re on a mission to ensure that beavers coexist in balance with people and salmon.The problem with beaversBeavers, of course, intentionally dam streams to create their ponds. But when they block culverts in the wrong place it can cause problems, like flooding trails and keeping salmon from swimming upstream to spawn.That’s what can happen in the Dredge Lake area near Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau — a network of trails and ponds connected by culverts.One way to fix the problem is relocating or killing the offending beavers. That option was on the table well over a decade ago if other methods of managing them failed. (No one seems to remember it ever actually happening). But years ago, a group of volunteers stepped up with a plan to keep beaver dams from interfering with trails or salmon — without trapping any beavers.Members of the Beaver Patrol work to clear a dam at the area they call “Nemesis,” because of how hard it was to clear. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)Enter the Beaver PatrolMary Willson is a long-time member of the Beaver Patrol. She said the group came together around the idea of balancing all the competing interests.“We said, ‘Wait a minute, no — we can manage this, and we can try to find a compromise,’” she said. “We can keep the beavers, keep the habitat they make for the fish, allow the spawners to come up, decrease the trail flooding — let’s try to do it all. It’ll never be perfect, but it’ll be a whole lot better.”And so the Beaver Patrol was formed.The trick is to let beavers keep building their dams, but make sure enough water is flowing to keep the trails from flooding and the salmon swimming through. In a natural environment, it’s easier for salmon to make their way through beaver dams — but when beavers jam sticks and logs into a narrow culvert, it can become impassable.The Beaver Patrol says a beaver pond makes a good habitat that helps juvenile salmon survive — as long as the adults can reach the ponds to spawn in the first place.One of the beaver dams the Beaver Patrol manages creates a beaver pond they say is especially good habitat for juvenile salmon. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)“Nemesis”Armed with saws and gardening tools, the Beaver Patrol trudges along the trails in the Dredge Lake area, checking the dams. Here and there, they dig out parts of dams that are at risk of raising the water level too high. It’s an ongoing task — the beavers are constantly building, so they come out twice a week during the summer to keep things under control.“We have proved ourselves to be at least as stubborn as the beavers,” Willson said with a laugh.But the real challenge is when the beavers get big sticks stuck in a culvert and debris starts collecting around it. The Beaver Patrol spent so much time clearing one area that they dubbed the site “Nemesis.”Fortunately, the Beaver Patrol has technology on their side. They’ve built baffles and barricades out of metal mesh, stakes and netting — blocking culvert openings off from bigger sticks and debris, but letting water and salmon pass. Some were designed by outside experts, and some they came up with themselves — including the one that now guards the culvert opening at Nemesis.It still takes regular work to clear smaller debris that gets caught in the mesh, but it’s a lot easier than crawling into a culvert to pull out a log.A baffle the Beaver Patrol designed themselves helps keep beavers from jamming big sticks and logs into the culvert. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)Forest Service collaborationThe Beaver Patrol works closely with both the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to make sure their designs and ideas have the desired impact on the beavers and their habitat.Sometimes the Forest Service will pitch in to buy materials for a project (like when they spread gravel on the trails to mitigate the effects of flooding), but the Beaver Patrol is an independent nonprofit with its own funding and volunteers.And it’s usually more about volunteer effort than money, said Chuck Caldwell, another member of the Beaver Patrol.“It’s high physical effort per dollar spent, and some years we’re not spending any money, we’re just working,” he said. “The waders and everything we bought ourselves, the tools … we buy ourselves, so that’s pretty much from the members.”He calls the Beaver Patrol the “gold standard” of volunteer organizations, because of their ongoing, twice-weekly commitment to have volunteers working in the area.Thursdays and Sundays throughout the summer, you can usually find the Beaver Patrol clearing debris and designing baffles in the Dredge Lake area — helping maintain the balance between beavers, salmon and people.The Dredge Lake area near Mendenhall Glacier. The Beaver Patrol works in this area to keep the water flowing through beaver dams. (Photo by David Purdy/KTOO)Share this story:last_img read more

How one small biotech exploits a loophole in a federal transparency law

first_img What is it? How one small biotech exploits a loophole in a federal transparency law Log In | Learn More A gene therapy for a rare disease is unlikely to come cheap, so one fledgling biotech recently reached out to experts for insights into winning over cost-conscious hospitals. And to lure these experts to a so-called advisory meeting, the company used an enticing pitch — each attendee would be given a $3,000 honorarium, along with paid airfare and lodging for two-day session in November.However, AveXis (AVXS) dangled something else: The compensation would not be reported to a federal database to which industry must submit payments made to physicians. Known as OpenPayments, the database was launched three years ago in response to concerns that medical practice and research may be unduly influenced by financial relationships between doctors and drug and device makers. What’s included? Pharmalot Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. By Ed Silverman Aug. 22, 2017 Reprints @Pharmalot Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. About the Author Reprints Ed Silverman STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. GET STARTED [email protected] Tags pharmaceuticalsSTAT+last_img read more

Keeping the register ringing: Many old drugs have plenty of new patents

first_img Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. Keeping the register ringing: Many old drugs have plenty of new patents Ed Silverman @Pharmalot STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. By Ed Silverman Nov. 8, 2017 Reprints Toby Talbot/AP What is it? What’s included?center_img Log In | Learn More [email protected] GET STARTED Tags legalpharmaceuticalsSTAT+ Pharmalot About the Author Reprints To most people, “evergreen” refers to a tree that manages to keep its leaves no matter what. But the term has another, highly contentious meaning when discussing prescription drugs — the use of additional patents to extend the monopoly on a medicine and keep cash registers ringing.Drug makers have long argued their patent modifications reflect substantive enhancements, but the practice has prompted complaints that companies often make minor changes in order to thwart generic competition. And a new study shows the approach may be more pervasive than thought — at least 74 percent of medicines associated with new patents were already on the market. Unlock this article — plus daily coverage and analysis of the pharma industry — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTEDlast_img read more

LIVE BLOG: We’re back for day two of the Cumann na mBunscol hurling and camogie finals

first_img GAA LIVE BLOG: We’re back for day two of the Cumann na mBunscol hurling and camogie finals Previous articleThe adventures of Snow White and Paw Patrol – great day out in Portlaoise this Bank Holiday MondayNext articleGaelscoil Phortlaoise earn the roinn 4 camogie plate after thrilling encounter with The Heath Siun Lennonún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics. Pinterest By Siun Lennon – 29th May 2019 Pinterest TAGSCumann na mBunscolCumann na mBunscol 2019 Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory Facebook Brought to you in association with Roll n Bowl PortlaoiseWe’re back in O’Moore Park for day two of Cumann na mBunscol action.Today sees a total of nine matches being played in the county grounds, from 10am until the final game at 7pm.Yesterday was a jam-packed day of fun and games and you can find a round-up of all of today’s Cumann na mBunscol results and reports here.Our photographer Julie-Anne Miller was also out and about getting some great shots of the day.Here is a breakdown of today’s games as follows:Wednesday May 2910am – Roinn 4 Camogie PlateThe Heath v Gaelscoil Phortlaoise11am – Roinn 2 Hurling PlateThe Heath vs Knock12pm – Roinn 3 Camogie ShieldKnock vs Castlecuffe1pm – Roinn 3 Camogie championshipRaheen vs Mountrath2pm – Roinn 4 Hurling PlateArdough vs Castlecuffe3pm – Roinn 4 Camogie ShieldBallyfin vs Ballyadams4pm – Roinn 3 Hurling championshipKillenard vs Ballyadams5pm – Roinn 2 Camogie championshipKilladooley vs Paddock6pm – Roinn 2 Hurling championshipRushall vs Paddock Twitter Twittercenter_img SEE ALSO – Laois ladies football championship panel announced ahead of Leinster campaign WhatsApp Home GAA Cumann na mBunscol LIVE BLOG: We’re back for day two of the Cumann na mBunscol… GAACumann na mBunscolSport Facebook Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results GAA GAA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshinlast_img read more

Interest in defector life spreads back at home

first_img By Kang Mi Jin – 2016.10.21 9:54am Proposal to shift “general markets” to “specialized markets” finds little support among N. Korean leaders RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsEconomy News News News SHAREcenter_img Facebook Twitter North Korea Market Price Update: June 8, 2021 (Rice and USD Exchange Rate Only) By the end of next month, the total number of defectors to have settled in South Korea is projected to reach 30,000 people. Although the defector community remains a social minority in the South (comprising only 0.06% of the total population of 51 million people), public interest in their stories is rising, making them a frequent topic of TV shows, soap operas, and movies.The people of North Korea are also reportedly garnering more positive images of their Southern neighbors, due in no small part to the activities, remittances and news emanating from the defector community.The considerable number of defectors means that more and more are taking roles as broadcasters and correspondents, showcasing the South Korean way of life to the North Korean people. These defectors also provide direct information about South Korea to their families in the North through telephone conversations.“A growing number of people in North Korea are well-informed about the South Korean government’s policy of supporting North Korean defectors. This shows how fast the information can spread in North Korea. Some are commenting that they wish to experience what it’s like to be ‘taken care of’ or ‘supported’ by the government,” a source in Ryanggang Province told Daily NK on October 18. “Ordinary North Koreans are making sarcastic comments (about the regime) like, ‘Why do we need support when we are living in a socialist paradise?” the source added. “It has become common knowledge that the family members of defectors remaining in the North can become well off with the money sent from South Korea.” The remittances sent to the family members of defectors are also helping to revive North Korea’s market economy. One defector who sent their first salary payments to their family in North Korea commented, “I told my parents that South Korea is the real paradise.”The phenomenon is having a positive influence on the North Korean people, as an increasing number are receiving external information through their defector relatives in the South. Another source in North Hamgyong Province added, “Unlike us (the people in North Korea) who can only talk about freedom, the defectors there (South Korea) seem to be actually experiencing it.”“Thanks to the stream of information provided by the defector community, the regime’s propaganda claiming that defectors are leading miserable homeless lives ‘with only newspapers to cover themselves’ is no longer effective,” the source added. “I’m eager to hear more stories about the lives of defectors in South Korea.”However, not all news streaming back to North Korea is positive, as many defectors find significant difficulties in settling down. “If a child sent to South Korea is not adapting well in school, their relatives in North Korea are also saddened by the news. Some defectors call their family in North Korea to convey the difficulties in their lives, which makes the others think that ‘it might not be a terrible idea to just stay here,’” the North Hamgyong Province-based source said.Some defectors are suffering from trauma incurred during the process of escaping and find it exceedingly difficult to adapt to life in South Korean society. Students who make it to South Korea via China are faced with even more obstacles at school, as they face challenges in making everyday conversation and relating to their peers.“Knowledge and common sense are of course essential elements in adapting to a new environment. But what is even more important is the ability to understand and care for each other,” Han Sung Ae (alias, aged 38), a former teacher in North Korea told Daily NK. “Therefore, although the individual defectors themselves need to try as hard as possible, more attention to the hardships faced by defectors would be helpful.” US dollar and Chinese reminbi plummet against North Korean won once again Interest in defector life spreads back at home Kang Mi JinKang Mi JinKang Mi Jin is a North Korean defector turned journalist who fled North Korea in 2009. She has a degree in economics and writes largely on marketization and economy-related issues for Daily NK. Questions about her articles can be directed to [email protected] last_img read more

Young Food Ambassadors meet with Children’s Minister

first_imgYoung Food Ambassadors meet with Children’s Minister Young Food Ambassadors have met with Children’s Minister Vicky Ford to discuss their role in promoting healthy eating and activities, following confirmation in the Spending Review of the Government’s extended support for disadvantaged children.The Minister and a group of seven of the Young Food Ambassadors for the Children’s Right2Food Campaign were joined by their Ambassador Dame Emma Thompson and Food Foundation Executive Director Anna Taylor for a Zoom meeting on Thursday 26 November where they spoke about their shared ambition to tackle childhood obesity and improve access to nutritious meals for all children, especially those most disadvantaged.It follows the Government’s announcement of a £170m support package for the most vulnerable over winter and the expansion of the £220m Holiday Activities and Food programme to cover Easter, summer and Christmas in 2021. This was confirmed again by the Chancellor on Wednesday as part of the Spending Review settlement.Children’s Minister Vicky Ford said:I’m so grateful for the energy and dedication shown by the Young Food Ambassadors, who have shared their experiences with me of school food and healthy eating.We all agree on the importance of a healthy, nutritious meal and the impact it can have on children’s development. Through our expanded Holiday Activities and Food programme, thousands more young people will benefit from this during the Easter, summer and Christmas breaks next year.Executive Director of the Food Foundation Anna Taylor said:Today we saw a high level of engagement from Minster Ford on the issues of child food insecurity and inequalities in obesity. Since our last meeting with the Minister in July, the Government has made significant commitments to tackling child food insecurity during the holidays, which we applaud.It was clear today that the Minister understands the importance of engaging with young people living with food insecurity when considering these solutions. The Young Food Ambassadors look forward to collaborating further with the Minister on decisive action to ensure no child misses out on a healthy diet.Minister Ford, who recently wrote to schools to encourage them to make every effort to provide hot meals that meet the School Food Standards, praised the work of school caterers for getting kitchens back up and running since September.At least 99% of schools have been open each week since the start of term in November, and schools, colleges and early years settings across the country have worked extremely hard to remain open.The Minister spoke to the Young Ambassadors about their experiences of healthy eating at school and encouraged them to work with the Governments from across the four nations to promote this.She also invited Dame Emma to visit a Holiday Activities and Food project next summer after the expanded programme has been rolled out across England.Asha, 14 from Cumbria, one of the seven Young Food Ambassadors to meet with Minister Ford, said:In our meeting today we thanked the Minister for what she’s done so far to address holiday hunger. We’re pleased she listened and took action on our feedback from our previous meeting in the summer and we look forward to that happening again this time. We’re excited that now we’ll now have regular meetings with her team so we can work together to deliver our Charter recommendations and make sure all children can access a healthy diet every day.Another Ambassador, Ryan, 18 from Glasgow, said:It’s so important for Ministers to not only listen to children and young people’s views and experiences of food poverty, but make sure they are taking their views into account as early as possible during the policy-making process. Today, we had our second meeting this year with the Minister Ford – we’re glad she values our input and we hope to keep engaging with Government in a more formalised way so that us young people can be part of lasting policy solutions.The Ambassadors, who met with the Minister earlier in the summer to discuss their ‘Right2Food’ charter and new podcast series, spoke positively about the expansion of the holiday activities programme and the increase in the value of Healthy Start vouchers from £3.10 to £4.25 a week from April 2021.These were both announced by the Government on 8 November, alongside a new £170 million Covid Winter Grant Scheme to be run by local authorities in England, at least 80% of which is earmarked to support with food, bills and other essential costs to cover the period to the end of March 2021.The Department for Education this week wrote to local authorities with /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Ambassador, campaign, childhood, children, education, energy, Government, Holiday, Impact, Minister, obesity, project, running, school, settlement, spending, UK, UK Governmentlast_img read more

Ford recalls new Explorer, Aviator SUVs over engines loosening from chassis

first_img The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 The 2020 Ford Explorer  Handout / Ford Affected vehicles were built between July 28 and 30, 2020 in Chicago. The dealer will replace any compromised parts free of charge. See More Videos Trending Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | First Look: 2022 Lexus NX The sport-cute’s looks have been softened, but its powertrains and infotainment offerings have been sharpenedcenter_img COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Trending in Canada advertisement Ford is recalling 65 sport-utility vehicles in Canada because the engine may gradually loose itself from the chassis, which could affect power delivery — especially if the powerplant decides to eject itself from the car altogether.That particular scenario is relatively unlikely, however, since the defect, which affects 2020- and 2021-model-year Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators, is more specifically just with the passenger-side motor mount brackets backing out of position.In fact, the automaker’s reported no incidents tied to the problem having yet occurred. In the U.S., the recall applies to roughly 1,400 of the SUVs. RELATED TAGSAviatorExplorerFordLincolnSUVFlexSafety and MaintenanceMaintenanceNew VehiclesFlex ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more

Learn to parallel program in scripted languages

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: April 13, 2017 If you goWho: Open to the publicWhat: Parallel Programming in Matlab, Python and RWhen: Monday, May 15, to Thursday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each dayWhere: East Campus, Administrative Research Center (May 15) and Computer Center Building (May 16 to 18)RSVP: RequiredResearch Computing is hosting a multi-day workshop starting May 15 that is designed to teach participants how to parallel program in scripted languages, specifically Matlab, Python and R.The training is intended for people who already know how to perform serial tasks in one of the above languages but want to understand how to code in parallel. Additionally, participants are expected to:Know how to SSH,Have a basic understanding of Linux andKnow how to use a text editor in remote environment.Though attendance on day one is mandatory, participants have the option to attend all following sessions or only the one relevant to the their preferred language.Lunch and breaks will be included. Visit the event page to learn more and register to attend.Categories:GeneralEvents & Exhibitslast_img read more

Your student government: Spring 2020 elections April 6–9

first_img Published: April 2, 2020 • By University of Colorado Student Government The spring 2020 University of Colorado Student Government (CUSG) elections will take place next week, April 6–9. Students will be electing four new representatives and three new student body presidents.Voting begins online at 8 a.m. on April 6 and closes at 8 p.m. on April 9. Once you cast your vote as a CU Boulder student, you will be eligible for various discounts from sponsors including The Corner, Crumbl Cookies and Pekoe Coffee Shop.CUSG creates, implements and oversees a multi-million dollar budget generated by student fees and other revenue to operate the CUSG cost centers. These include the University Memorial Center, the Rec Center, the Volunteer Resource Center, the Environmental Center, the Center for Student Involvement, Off-Campus Housing and Neighborhood Relations, Distinguished Speakers Board and Cultural Events Board.Learn more about the candidates and election.Categories:Getting InvolvedCampus Community Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more