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  1. Anchorage People Mover officials: No cuts to Spenard, Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Officials with Anchorage's bus system said this week they are backing down from a proposal that would have reduced bus service to the neighborhood of Spenard and north of Eagle River. People Mover riders will see general, systemwide schedule adjustments on June 1, but no major service reductions, officials said.

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  2. Daylight Saving Bill Triggers Time Zone Deja VuRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A bill that would eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska is now one step away from the Senate floor. But as the legislation has advanced, it has also changed in a way that could divide the state - literally Time is a social construct.

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  3. Service boys hang on for CIC tourney win over WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    2 Cougars by a mere three points during the teams' two regular season meetings. The Wolves again showed plenty of teeth Tuesday, but the result was another close call as the Cougars held on for a 51-44 win to advance to the semifinals.

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  4. Daylight fades over Lynn Canal north of Juneau, Alaska, date unknown.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    A bill that would eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska is now one step away from the Senate floor. But as the legislation has advanced, it has also changed in a way that could divide the state - literally.

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  5. Births - March 4Read the original story

    Tuesday | Homer Tribune

    Victoria Elizabeth Essex-Keller, weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces, was born at 9:44 a.m. on Feb. 25, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital to Gail Essex of Homer and Josh Keller of Washington. Ehren James Pietsch, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, was born at 8:25 a.m. on Feb. 27, 2015 at South Peninsula Hospital to Joel and Tia Pietsch.

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  6. Remote Alaskan Outpost Opens To Customers WorldwideRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Emailwire.com

    Eagle River, AK -- Cachealaska a "Remote Alaskan Outpost" just opened for business; with a stated goal to bring useful products to customers worldwide and show that small businesses can compete with the big box stores. Cachealaska is a family owned business centered in Alaska at the crossroads of the world.

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  7. Photos: 2015 Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    Miranda Johnson of Eagle River tries to put up a shot against Kalolaine Uhila of East during second-half action on the first day of the Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournament on Monday, March 2, 2015, at West. Top-seeded East prevailed 64-21.

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  8. East girls, West boys cruise in 1st round of CIC hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Cook Inlet Conference's regular-season champions, who blew through league play undefeated, predictably cruised to victories Monday night in the opening round of the conference tournament at West High. The East High girls, who ran the regular-season table at14-0, blew out to a 19-point lead after one quarter and eased to a 64-21 victory over Eagle River, which didn't win a regular-season conference games.

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  9. Alaska's youth are becoming disconnected from natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Over the years I have observed fewer and fewer kids playing outdoors in Anchorage and outlying areas. But it wasn't until a business trip to west Chicago several years ago that something really struck home.

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  10. Despite Alaska's budget tensions, it's not all serious work in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Many legislators here say that biggest issue facing them this year is the state's budget deficit, estimated at $3.5 billion or more. But a month into their 90-day session, the House has so far passed more ceremonial bills than substantive ones, like measures designating a remembrance day for the 1964 earthquake and endorsing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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  11. ArchiveRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Alaska Star

    This year, the band and orchestra students of Mirror Lake Middle School are traveling to San Francisco to compete at the Heritage Music Festival. Led by Travis Harrington and Jean Lenoir, these young musicians will represent their school and our community.

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  12. Legislators say it's not all serious work in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Many legislators here say that biggest issue facing them this year is the state's budget deficit, estimated at $3.5 billion or more. But a month into their 90-day session, the House has so far passed more ceremonial bills than substantive ones, like measures designating a remembrance day for the 1964 earthquake and endorsing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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  13. Chugiak wins GPA award at Winter Regional Cheerleading ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alaska Star

    Athletes from the eight Anchorage high schools gathered for the Winter Regional cheerleading competition held at Dimond High Feb. 18. The Chugiak Mustangs, coached by Breanna Lowe, had two squads in the competition a competition co-ed and varsity basketball squad, as did Eagle River, taking part in the varsity basketball and competition divisions. More than 200 athletes took part in the meet, which fielded seven events comp coed, comp, varsity basketball, coed basketball, junior varsity basketball, combo and hockey.

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  14. Cooper claims victory on opening day of state ski meetRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    If the Kenai Peninsula is to crown its first ever boys state skimeister champion, it will need a big day today from Travis Cooper. Cooper, a Kenai Central senior, won Thursday's 7.5-kilometer classic race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

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  15. Ceremonial Iron Dog start in Anchorage rainy but spiritedRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shooter the dog, an unofficial member of Iron Dog team 33, hangs out in the pit during the start of the Iron Dog on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The 2,000-mile snowmobile race held a ceremonial start in Anchorage for the first time this year.

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  16. Chris Thompson: New Anchorage churches hold services in school buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    During the past year, I've attended church services of five church plants here that hold services in public schools. I like the concept of church organizations renting school facilities for after-hours use.

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  17. Cooper nabs classic winRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Peninsula Clarion

    If the Kenai Peninsula is to crown its first ever boys state skimeister champion, it will need a big day today from Travis Cooper. Cooper, a Kenai Central senior, won Thursday's 7.5-kilometer classic race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

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  18. New donations expand the Geologic Materials Center collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | DNR Public Notices

    The recent completion of renovations to the new Geologic Materials Center managed by the Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys has opened the door for significant new donations from the oil and gas and mining industries, federal agencies, engineering firms and academia. In early April, the entire GMC collection currently stored in Eagle River will begin relocating to the new center in East Anchorage.

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  19. Sharp questions in opening hearings for Medicaid planRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson, seen at a Feb. 6 press conference in Anchorage revealing the administration's plan for expanding Medicaid, faced some pointed questions about the plan Feb. 16 in Juneau. Hearings on the plan by Gov. Bill Walker opened Feb. 16 in a House Finance subcommittee.

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  20. Coffey leads fundraising race in mayoral campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The most recent campaign finance reports in the upcoming mayoral election show a wide fundraising gap among the front runners, with Dan Coffey, a former Assembly member who's been running for 16 months, displaying by far the largest campaign war chest. The reports, which were due Tuesday, also show that one of Coffey's rivals, Assembly member Amy Demboski, has spent more than $30,000 of her own money so far trying to get elected.

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