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  1. For lawmakers, big budget gap likely to drive uncomfortable fiscal discussionRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A 4 percent seasonal sales tax? A 3 percent gross income tax for Alaska residents? Or siphoning away some of the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund to help pay for the costs of road maintenance and schools? As legislators and the new administration of Gov. Bill Walker expect to close a looming budget deficit by largely relying on the state's savings accounts, a handful of outside experts are pondering long-term solutions to Alaska's fiscal predicament, including some uncomfortable ideas like instituting new taxes or diverting some of the earnings of the Permanent Fund, which some have called the "third rail" of state politics.

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  2. Barrow freshmen shine in T-bird Classic win over JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Led by a pair of freshmen who make the future look bright in Barrow, the Whalers won their second straight game at the T-bird Classic at East High on Friday. Hepa, a versatile 6-foot-7, and Adams, a 5-9 point guard, played all 32 minutes for the Whalers.

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  3. Prep hockey: West, Dimond triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Sparked by Cody Dearing, the Dimond Lynx rode a strong start to a 5-3 Cook Inlet Conference victory over Service on Friday at Ben Boeke Arena. Dearing scored a goal and assisted on goals by Chance Peters and Tyler Dunn to boost Dimond to a 3-1 lead after one period.

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  4. Hepa shines again in Barrow win over JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Led by a pair of freshmen who make the future look bright in Barrow, the Whalers won their second straight game at the T-bird Classic at East High on Friday. Hepa, a versatile 6-foot-7, and Adams, a 5-9 point guard, played all 32 minutes for the Whalers.

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  5. Eagle River hockey defeats MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alaska Star

    Eagle River goalie Trent Burnham pounces on the puck as Chugiak's Jonathan Banovetz drives the net with a point-blank shot. Eagle River's Riley Annis and Connor Canterbury help defend.

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  6. Clever and craftyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alaska Star

    Crafting enthusiasts in the Chugiak-Eagle River area have turned their artsy pursuits into much more than just fulfilling hobbies. From jewelry and soap-making to calendars featuring local scenes to a home-grown version of treats in a canning jar, area crafters fill a niche for gift givers seeking something unique.

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  7. Annual neighborhood GIFT event wraps upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KIMO

    The annual Giving From The Heart event is a massive holiday and food distribution serving families in Anchorage and the Eagle River area. Its been going on since 1995 with organizations like The Salvation Army, Food Bank of Alaska, Lutheran Social Services, and Toys for Tots.

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  8. Proposal to ban marijuana sales in Anchorage brings crowd to Assembly meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    An ordinance that would have banned commercial marijuana in Anchorage failed after four hours of public testimony and debate in Assembly chambers Tuesday night. The Assembly voted 2 to 9 just after 10 p.m. to kill the measure.

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  9. Service runs its hockey winning streak to 11 straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    J.V. Baldauf, Blaine Sharrock and Brad Kuper scored goals for Service, which remained undefeated with a 3-1 Cook Inlet Conference hockey win over West on Thursday at Ben Boeke. Baldauf's goal gave the Cougars a 1-0 lead early in the second, and West's Michael Curran equalized with 12 seconds left in the period.

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  10. Angel Tree gives to infants, small children in needRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Alaska Star

    Paper angels decorate the tree at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Eagle River, bearing words like "crib sheets," "diapers," and "socks." Donated items, which include baby needs and clothing for babies and small children, go to the Eagle River Heart to Heart Pregnancy Resource Center.

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  11. Homer DDF team performs well at Eagle RiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Homer News

    Eighteen members of the Homer High School debate, drama and forensics team are back from a multi-school meet at Eagle River High School last weekend. Participating schools included East, South, Service, West, Eagle River and Chugiak high schools, as well as Homer.

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  12. Dimond outshoots the competition once again at CIC championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dimond won its third Cook Inlet Conference riflery championship meet in a row on Saturday, defeating host West by 32 points. "This is a triple crown for us," said Lynx coach John Snead, whose team finished with 3,293 points in Saturday's final.

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  13. Kenai woman indicted on new fraud chargesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Kenai woman already in prison for theft has been subpoenaed to appear for arraignment on 85 new fraud and forgery charges of a Kenai business in 2012. On Monday a Kenai Grand Jury indicted Kathi Malston, 40, for scheming to defraud, first-degree theft, 14 counts of forgery in the second-degree, 15 counts of falsifying business records and 42 felony counts of unauthorized use of an access device.

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  14. Friday, December 5th, 2014 - Saturday, December 6th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KASH-FM Anchorage

    Over 70 downtown Eagle River merchants will be decked out for the holidays offering their merry munchies and holiday gifts galore! And don't miss the Winter Wonderland and Tree Lighting Friday 5:30-8p. All happening Downtown Eagle River! Friday from 2p-6p and Saturday from 11a-4p.

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  15. Service hockey stays undefeated with win over WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Cougars improved to 9-0 with a 4-0 defeat of Eagle River in a Cook Inlet Conference match-up Wednesday afternoon at Ben Boeke. "This team's just getting along really well," said Service goalie Ronan Klancher, who stopped 16 shots to get the shutout.

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  16. Leather artisan crafts Victorian, steampunk style goodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Alaska Star

    Class is in session Dec. 6 and 7 for Chugiak High graduate and Eagle River resident Dusty Moody's how-to workshop on making fine leather bracelets. The course, at Tandy's Leather in Anchorage, is the first time he'll be sharing his craft with students.

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  17. Getting thrifty is easy in Eagle RiverRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Alaska Star

    Thrift, vintage, antique: when it comes to something old, Eagle River-Chugiak's got a lot of something new. Two shops, Forget-Me-Not in Chugiak and Whatnot Consignments, established in 1985, have long been local favorites.

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  18. Troopers: Would-be moose hunters charged after drunken fight in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are describing what sounds like a weekend moose hunt from hell along the Chistochina River about 200 miles northeast of Anchorage. Problems, according to a trooper dispatch, started with some partying, which led to some shooting -- maybe -- which led to two would-be hunters being hauled off to jail.

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  19. Around the DistrictRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna . For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit kpbsd.k12.ak.us.

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  20. Maxine Victoria Colbath SchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Bangor Daily News

    Maxine Victoria Colbath Schell, 79, of Eagle River, Alaska, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 15, 2014, at her home. Maxine was born April 24, 1935, in Ashland, Maine.

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