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  1. Jakolof jackpot? Secret's out on Seldovia fishingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The sleepy fishing town located across Kachemak Bay from Homer bills itself as "Alaska's Best Kept Secret," but in truth the stunning scenery of the area couldn't be easier to access. And after Memorial Day weekend, it's not all that sleepy, either.

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  2. To birdwatchers' glee, millions of migratory shorebirds home in on AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    Millions of migratory birds descend on Alaska this month to feed and breed. Some have flown thousands of miles to reach their summering grounds.

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  3. Art Beat: Author, pilot, wilderness advocate signs books at air showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mike McBride with Jane Goodall at the 10 World Wilderness Congress in October 2013 in Salamanca, Spain. McBride, was a board member of the Wilderness Foundation, sponsor of the event, for several years.

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  4. Troopers: Body of overdue Seldovia boater recovered after short searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    The body of a Seldovia man was found floating near MacDonald Spit in Kachemak Bay Monday evening, not far from where his skiff was discovered about an hour earlier with the motor still running, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers said 68-year-old Robert Purpura was several hours overdue from a trip to Jakalof Bay when his skiff was spotted by a Seldovia pilot, Keith Gain.

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  5. Kodiak information and attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lush and verdant Kodiak Island lives up to its nickname of "Alaska's Emerald Isle." The island is home to an abundance of green vegetation: Sitka spruce, alder, birch and cottonwood trees, topped off with a variety of wildflowers and grasses.

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  6. Residential CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kayaking & Wilderness Skills Sponsor: AGEYA Wilderness Education Spend an Awesome week in beautiful Homer, Alaska this summer. Paddle traditional Umiaks and sea kayaks, study marine life, explore the coastline by kayak, go hiking and make new friends! Sharpen your leadership and wilderness skills and learn about the natural history of Kachemak Bay through a variety of fun-filled, hands-on activities.

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  7. Fish-stealing whales take bite out of black cod harvest in Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Do you put out decoy buoys to try to trick them? Do you blast heavy metal from the deck of your boat to annoy them, or run for hours in hopes of ditching them? All these tactics -- and more -- have been tried by frustrated fishermen working the Gulf of Alaska, where sperm and killer whales skillfully strip high-value black cod from miles of baited lines. "Sometimes, you will catch 3,000 pounds.

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  8. Homer's Salmon Sisters spread love of Alaska through artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Emma and Claire Laukitis pose around commercial crab fishing pots stored in the Port of King Cove, Alaska Peninsula, Southwest Alaska, summer 2008. The original building , woodpile, and fish-cleaning table on the Laukitis family's homestead, Stonewall Place in False Pass, Southwest Alaska.

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  9. Homer lawmaker introduces bill creating Alaska income tax as aid in countering deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Republican legislator has proposed a state income tax as a way of coping with Alaska's multibillion-dollar budget deficit and quickly dwindling savings accounts. The measure, House Bill 182, would tax income received from a source within the state at a rate of 15 percent of a person's federal income tax payments.

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  10. Bill to ax Alaska fish commission passes out of committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The House Fisheries Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would eliminate the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and move its duties to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The unanimous vote came despite fishermen's objections that the bill upends the separation of power between the commission that oversees Alaska's limited-entry fisheries like salmon and the agency that regulates commercial fishing.

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  11. West High freshman Fa'afetai given the gift of mobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A wheelchair-accessible van decorated by his classmates was delivered to the home of West High freshman Aron Fa'afetai on Tuesday -- the second time this year the Ford Windstar has been donated to an Alaska family facing extreme challenges. The van originally came from Cash Cab of Homer, which donated it to the Anchor Point family of 11-year-old Angelica Haakenson after Haakenson lost both of her legs in a Christmas Day highway accident.

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  12. Walker submits nominees to North Pacific fishery councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker nominated Daniel Hull, a commercial fisherman from Cordova, to serve a second term on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and named Andrew Mezirow, a sport fishing charter operator from Seward, to a second seat on the council. Hull was named to a seat reserved for a small-boat commercial fisherman from Alaska.

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  13. Spring fever? Here are things Alaskans can do to pretend warm weather is nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Alaska we don't ever really get "spring". We get vast puddles as everything melts, eventually revealing mushy, fragrant ground that's been trapped under snow for months.

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  14. Spring fever? A few things Alaskans can do to pretend warm weather is nearly here.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Alaska we don't ever really get "spring". We get vast puddles as everything melts, eventually revealing mushy, fragrant ground that's been trapped under snow for months.

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  15. Emmylou Harris to headline 2015 SalmonfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Salmonfest, the three-day summer musical happening in Ninilchik, has announced that Emmylou Harris will headline the event this year. Other performers include Rodney Crowell, a Grammy Award winner, like Harris; The Motet, a Colorado funk band; Moonalice, a "psychedelic roots-rock band"; and the Dirty River Ramblers, a string band from Omaha, Nebraska.

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  16. No using drones for salmon spotting, says Alaska Fish BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska is continuing to clamp down on the use of drones to aid in hunting and fishing. The Alaska Board of Game, which sets wildlife regulations, a year ago approved regulations blocking hunters from using remote-control aircraft to locate big game , and the Board of Fisheries has now moved to prohibit commercial fishermen from using drones to spot schooling salmon.

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  17. Laine Welch: Alaska permit prices dropping; crab, shrimp shells find way into workout gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. "I was really happy to see such a good mix of permits we were selling -- it wasn't just one thing," said Olivia Olsen of Alaskan Quota and Permits in Petersburg.

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  18. Warm weather, freezing rain wreak havoc on Alaska road conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Icy roads in Fairbanks were prompting officials to advise against non-essential travel in the area on Sunday morning, Feb. 22, 2015. Freezing rain and unseasonably warm weather prompted officials to issue widespread travel advisories for Interior Alaska Sunday morning, urging people to stay inside and off the roads unless travel was absolutely necessary.

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  19. Americans for Prosperity peddles a bogus line on Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    New kids at my high school were rare. Most of us had been together since what felt like the beginning of time -- and that wasn't always a good thing.

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  20. Lawmakers need to reread marijuana initiative and trust the votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Some lawmakers are struggling so hard with marijuana regs because they want to subvert the will of the voters. The initiative means what it says.

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