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  1. Anchorage police: Alcohol suspected in fatal Eagle River crashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police on Thursday identified the man who died in a vehicle accident on the Old Glenn Highway Wednesday evening as 22-year-old Yong Lor. Xeng Yang, 22, the driver of the vehicle in which Lor was a passenger, remained hospitalized Thursday.

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  2. House Republicans: Take it or leave itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The budget proposal Republicans unveiled Wednesday addresses two key sticking points for Democrats. It restores education spending to Gov. Bill Walker's proposed levels, but keeps a reduction of one-time funding that Democrats had hoped to counteract.

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  3. At least one dead in Eagle River car crashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Two vehicles were involved in the crash near the intersection of the Old Glenn Highway and Monastery Drive. One vehicle was "totally engulfed in flames," Renee Oistad, police spokeswoman, said in a statement around 8:45 p.m.

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  4. Get rough, mix a little Alaska trail running into your weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    After months of seeing only browns and grays, the return of bright green trees stretching across the Anchorage bowl is deeply comforting and kind of unbelievable. Green looks like a new color.

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  5. Building Anchorage with a green visionRead the original story

    Wednesday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Jane Angvik and husband Vic Fischer are seen on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail near Elderberry Park, which was once a dumping ground for old railroad junk and equipment. Fischer joined the Anchorage planning department shortly after moving to the state in 1950, and played a key role in preserving and creating Anchorage's vast green spaces.

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  6. Pioneer Potluck: About Ben's boat wreck at Big LakeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    This story is a repeat and a tribute to my very good friend and "other-brother" Ben who's birthday was May 28th. He was always a little ticked that I was older than he by one month! He died in 1986 and is greatly missed to this very day.

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  7. Danielson to the rescue for Cardinal women at NCAA golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Palo Alto Weekly

    Casey Danielson poses with her brother after helping Stanford earn a trip into the national championship round. Photo tweeted by Stanford.

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  8. 15 Anchorage recreation projects get $200,000 boostRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Park Foundation awarded 15 Foundation Challenge Grants totaling $200,699 for a range of recreation and outdoors improvements. Some individual projects cost less than $1,000 and employ the services of Eagle Scouts to ensure they happen.

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  9. South girls win CIC soccer titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    The South girls soccer team got a shutout from Jac Burke to key a 4-0 Cook Inlet Conference win over Eagle River on Saturday in Eagle River. The win clinched the conference title for the Wolverines, who finished the year 12-2-0.

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  10. Chris Thompson: A visitor's guide to worshipping in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you are visiting Anchorage or moving here, we have many religious worship options. Muslims will find a mosque.

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  11. Dangerous fire conditions forecast for Southcentral this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you're heading out camping on Memorial Day weekend, fire officials say, it's important to be cautious. Dry weather has created dangerous fire conditions for much of Southcentral Alaska.

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  12. Nelson flashes big game, and perhaps big gesture, at U.S. Open qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rob Nelson of Anchorage watches a putt on the 18th green during the U.S. Open Local Qualifier at Settlers Bay Golf Course near Wasilla on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Nelson shot a 67 to win the event.

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  13. Garry Kaulitz named Rasmuson Distinguished ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage artist Garry Kaulitz was named the 2015 Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist in ceremonies held Tuesday, May 19, in the Sydney Laurence Theatre. The honor includes a prize of $40,000.

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  14. Berkowitz names 3 to chair Anchorage mayoral transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz said Tuesday he had reached out to organized labor, Anchorage's leading Alaska Native corporation and his former political opponent to find people to lead the transition to his new administration. At a news conference Tuesday, Berkowitz said Andrew Halcro, Joelle Hall and Ethan Schutt would be the co-chairs of his transition team.

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  15. Police: Homeowner Kills Bear in YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KIMO

    A homeowner has shot and killed a bear in his yard in Eagle River. On Saturday, in the 3000 block of Misty Mountain Road, Anchorage Police say a homeowner killed a black bear who he said came onto his property.

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  16. Eagle River free-standing emergency department would ease load on first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    I would like to start this letter by stating I have no financial interest one way or the other in promoting the proposal of establishing a Free-Standing Emergency Departments in Anchorage or Eagle River. I am not an employee of any medical organization or a member of the construction industry who might profit either in building the ER or as an employee of the new facilities.

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  17. 1 killed, another seriously injured in Glenn Highway crash near PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    One man was killed and another seriously injured in a head-on collision Saturday on the Glenn Highway near Palmer, according to Alaska State Troopers. In an online dispatch, troopers said Oregon man Jack Watson, 79, was traveling northbound on the Glenn Saturday afternoon towing a Suzuki Samurai behind his Chevrolet Silverado pickup when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and collided with a Ford F150 driven by 75-year-old Alfred Nyback of Eagle River.

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  18. Alaska's largest hospitals compete to build more emergency facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's a little-known fact that an oversupply of emergency room beds tends to push up health care costs. That's because any unused beds are still costing hospitals money, despite not being occupied.

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  19. 19th annual KOOL KruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The KOOL Kruz will be co-promoted with all of the local car clubs in Anchorage, Eagle River, and the Valley. Participants will assemble at University Center Mall North side parking lot from 9 a.m.-noon for the Show & Shine, and to fill out their Vehicle Registration Form to participate in ten judged categories.

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  20. Police: Eagle River man shot, killed bear in his yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Eagle River man shot and killed a "large male black bear" that he said was threatening him and his dog at his home Saturday afternoon, according to Anchorage police. Anchorage area biologist Dave Battle said the incident appears to be the first reported self-defense killing of a bear in Anchorage this year.

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