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  1. November, December among the warmest early winters ever for Anchorage and FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The National Weather Service has confirmed it: This has been an unusually warm winter so far, at least in Anchorage and Fairbanks. In Anchorage, there has been only one day since the beginning of November -- 19 degrees measured Nov. 27 -- on which the daily average temperature slipped below the normal average of 21 degrees, according to official Weather Service records .

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  2. Tainted seal oil linked to botulism outbreak in Southwest AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A botulism outbreak in Bristol Bay communities is being monitored by state and local health officials, according to the state Department of Epidemiology, which said Wednesday that more than 25 people have so far been linked to a batch of contaminated seal oil produced in the village of Twin Hills. The first botulism cases were reported Friday after two people were flown from the village of Quinhagak to Bethel for care.

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  3. Reality Check: Slednecks in love, 'Alaskan Bush People' are backRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    It's Christmas -- 'tis the season of giving and family. And we got both from Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Christmas special.

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  4. Friends retrieve body of outdoorsman killed in Alaska avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A man who escaped an avalanche in the Alaska Range in early December returned to the site with another man over the course of two days to retrieve the body of Erik Peterson, who died in the same avalanche. Mike Hopper, 63, who managed to dig himself out of the snow and Daniel Perpich, an Army veteran and friend of Peterson, brought Peterson's body to the Alaska State Troopers at Delta on Tuesday.

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  5. Equal opportunities: Let's join neighborhood and alternative schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Monday, Dec. 15, was a troubling day for education supporters in Anchorage. At the Chamber of Commerce's Make it Monday Forum, Gov. Bill Walker and his financial experts explained the severe budgetary crisis faced by our state government.

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  6. Former Fairbanks ophthalmologist killed in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Wolf, who had a private practice in Fairbanks for many years, was struck and killed while walking his dog along the Semiahmoo Parkway, The Northern Light , a Blaine newspaper, reported. The dog ran onto the road and Wolf was trying to catch him when a car driven by an 86-year-old Blaine resident struck him.

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  7. Anchorage theater to screen 'The Interview' in wake of Sony Pictures hackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    In the wake of controversy surrounding "The Interview," a comedy about the assassination of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, the Bear Tooth Theatrepub in Anchorage has announced it will begin screening the film Jan. 2. The independent, second-run theater will not publicize show times for the film until Monday evening, according to Rand Thornsley, film buyer for the Bear Tooth. Tickets will go on sale the following day, he said.

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  8. Still hard to feel grown up at Christmas time, even after 34 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    In 1980 I was working as a brakeman on the Alaska Railroad, and on the day after Thanksgiving, I was sent to Fairbanks from Anchorage, where I lived, after some seasonal layoffs of lower seniority brakemen. I had never spent a winter in Fairbanks, and the temperatures soon went between 40 below and 60 below.

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  9. Fairbanks, Anchorage take hard look at marijuana in lead-up to legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough will follow Anchorage in forming a working group to explore the legalization of marijuana in Alaska and the crafting of laws specific to local commercial regulation. On Tuesday, the Anchorage Assembly's new Committee on Regulating and Taxing the Cultivation, Manufacture and Commercial Sale of Marijuana met briefly to outline how it will work to craft marijuana laws in Alaska's largest city.

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  10. No matter when Jesus was born, his story is worth consideringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: I would like say that every year on Dec. 25 we celebrate the birth of Jesus, but I'm not sure that's the case anymore. Pictured: A statue of Jesus looks over King Island, Alaska, located in the Bering Sea.

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  11. APD: 3 arrested after man shot during home invasion robbery in Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Police Department reported Tuesday evening that three men have been arrested in connection with an early morning robbery and shooting in Eagle River. One of the suspects, who was tracked by police and canine officers, was identified as 35-year-old Ryan Duane Calhoun-Moudy, police said.

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  12. Federal regulators and Shell work closely on Arctic drilling plan, documents showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Newly released documents suggest federal regulators are collaborating closely with Shell as the company pursues a new round of Arctic drilling next summer, even though an underlying sale of the region's oil leases is still in legal limbo. According to meeting records and correspondence that Greenpeace obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, Shell met with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management about its 2015 drilling aspirations at least three times in March and May, months before it formally submitted an exploration plan detailing its planned operations.

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  13. Weeks after accident, Iditarod musher Hendrickson races forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finisher Karin Hendrickson is up and walking around, but admits that after breaking parts of her back in a training accident , anything other than lying down is "pretty difficult." "For somebody as active as me, this has been harder than anything I've ever done," said Hendrickson, who's started six consecutive Iditarods, with a best finish of 36th place.

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  14. Man shot in leg during early morning home invasion robberyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Police Department was asking for the public's help Tuesday morning to track a vehicle police believe may be linked to an early morning robbery and shooting in Eagle River. At 3:28 a.m., police said they received a call that two intruders had entered a home at the 10000 block of Caribou Street in Eagle River where three adults and two children were sleeping.

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  15. Economist reflects on 100 years of shifting fortunes in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    In 2015, Anchorage will turn 100 years old. In the December issue of Alaska Economic Trends , local economist Neal Fried reflects on change in the city's economy.

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  16. Man buried in Turnagain avalanche 'knew better than to be there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    The man who was caught and completely buried in an avalanche Thursday at Turnagain Pass said he let his backcountry partner talk him into skiing a run he knew was too steep to be safe, and went home feeling "foolish," but thankfully unharmed after setting off the slide. The man, a veteran skier in his 50s who said he'd been skiing at Turnagain Pass for "30-plus years," asked Alaska Dispatch News to withhold his name to spare his wife and other family members from being "hassled."

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  17. Anchorage hopes to buy land for tactical training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Municipality of Anchorage is taking steps toward construction of a tactical training facility in Birchwood, most recently seeking to buy the land where the facility would sit. The planned South Central Law Enforcement Tactical Range, an outdoor training facility for law enforcement agencies in Alaska, is slated to be built on a 34-acre parcel next to the Birchwood Shooting Range.

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  18. Alaska legislators not allowed to use expense accounts for personal income boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Worried legislators have backed off the back-door pay raises they'd earlier given themselves, and will no longer be able to dip into their office expense accounts for personal money. The move will likely cost the average legislator $9,000, and some as much as $20,000, but it will ensure compliance with both federal tax rules and Alaska statutes.

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  19. Anchorage woman faces charges for false tax returns totaling $200KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage woman who moved here from American Samoa in July 2011 has been charged for filing false tax returns claiming more than $200,000 in refunds, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The Alaska U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release that 58-year-old Pepe Anetipa was indicted on 28 criminal counts "of making false, fictitious and fraudulent claims against the government."

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  20. Laine Welch: Using Alaska seafood 'beyond the plate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska seafood innovators are getting serious about 'head to tail-inside and out' usage of fish parts, and they see gold in all that gurry that ends up on cutting line floors. Fish oils, pet treats, animal feeds, gelatins, fish scales that put the shimmer in nail polish -- "almost anything that can be made out of seafood byproducts has increased in value tremendously in the last few years," said Peter Bechtel, a U.S. Department of Agriculture researcher formerly at the University of Alaska.

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