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

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  2. Warm weather, freezing rain wreak havoc on Alaska road conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  3. Americans for Prosperity peddles a bogus line on Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | 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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  4. Lawmakers need to reread marijuana initiative and trust the votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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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  5. Celebrating 'Fahrenheit 451' author Ray Bradbury in Homer with a bonfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    It was perhaps the coldest evening of the year, with a bite to the wind. On the snow-dusted grass beside the library parking lot, a small group of bundled people surrounded a blazing fire.

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  6. Frank Solivan, once a fixture of Alaska music scene, nominated for GrammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    Frank Solivan started his musical adventure as a teenager, when he took the 3,000-mile drive from California to Alaska in a 1963 GMC pickup truck. Twenty years later, Solivan is heading back to California with his band, Dirty Kitchen.

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  7. Alaska needs a major halibut bycatch reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    In recent seasons, halibut users across the state have been tightening their belts. The biologists tell us that though the total number of halibut in Alaskan waters is at a very sustainable rate, those halibut are now growing more slowly than usual.

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  8. Send cannabis advice to lawmakers and elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    The state of Alaska is at a critical juncture in the establishment of the regulatory environment for the fledgling cannabis industry. Those of us who are part of this industry, and have played active roles getting Ballot Measure 2 passed, want to see strict adherence to the intent and wording of the initiative.

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  9. Alaska needs a major halibut bycatch reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In recent seasons, halibut users across the state have been tightening their belts. The biologists tell us that though the total number of halibut in Alaskan waters is at a very sustainable rate, those halibut are now growing more slowly than usual.

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  10. Kenai Peninsula Borough will consider marijuana farm ban on legalization dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Feb. 24, the day recreational marijuana is legalized in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will consider an ordinance banning marijuana farms on the Southcentral peninsula. If passed, the ordinance would head to the ballot in October, and voters would decide whether to ban "marijuana cultivation facilities" in the unincorporated borough , which covers more than 25,000 square miles on the Kenai Peninsula and the west side of Cook Inlet.

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  11. Troubadour North in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The men of Troubadour North enjoy telling stories through their lyrics in a way that moves people to hit the dance floor. Incredible lyrics, powerful vocals, perfect harmonies and talented musicians make this classic country and alternative rock band one of the most recognizable bands touring in Alaska.

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  12. Market Fresh: Ring in the new year with fresh seafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    New Sagaya Markets has a load of options for party planners and Alaskans who just want something tasty for themselves. "The seafood department will be chock full of fresh and live seafood this week," says John Jackson of New Sagaya.

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  13. Alaska must take action as oil falls, but will it be 'tax the other guy'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Let's hope we help the Legislature and Gov. Walker do the right thing and have Alaskans share the burden of lower state revenues. Pictured: The trans-Alaska pipeline.

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  14. At Homer Christmas bird count, an unexpected gift from natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    It was nearly 10 a.m. before the clouds pinked over the mountains and the woods' creatures began to rouse. The scoldings of red squirrels broke the silence, then the small Thus, after a long walk on an icy trail, on a warm and overcast morning, just one day short of winter solstice, we had the first bird for our list.

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  15. Never mind the chill -- Alaska's winter feeder king salmon are yummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Daylight is fleeting. Chilly air demands layer upon layer of insulation. Salt-water spray on a bare face can feel like death by a thousand cuts.

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  16. For piano teacher Mary, every note of the inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dear Reader: From the time I crossed Kachemak Bay to Homer, drove to Anchorage and caught the flight to Juneau for the inauguration of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott, I tried to remember every detail. I wanted to be the one to share it all with you -- this moment of renewal and hope for Alaska -- before we get busy with our looming financial disaster .

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  17. How to find perfect holiday gift for an outdoors-loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    People who like to play outdoors are often as finicky about their gear as a picky child at the dinner table. Left wondering what she will like or what he needs, well-meaning holiday gift-givers err on the side of caution and buy an REI gift card.

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  18. Alaskans have plenty, and thus plenty of reason to give thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Did you ever hear about gratuity journals? They were part of a movement, somewhat Oprah-inspired, more than a decade ago. The idea was that if you consciously looked for the blessings in your life you'd stop gathering evidence that the universe was against you and maybe you'd stop feeling sorry for yourself.

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  19. 1 dead, 2 children seriously injured in Sterling Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Update: Kayla Rodasti has been identified by Alaska State Troopers as the woman killed in a two-vehicle collision on the Sterling Highway Tuesday evening. The wreck also left two children with life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

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  20. Fatal wreck closes Sterling Highway near Happy ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    At least one person died and several people were injured Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle wreck on the Sterling Highway north of Homer, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers received a report of the crash around 5:40 p.m. Responders closed the highway at Mile 146, in the area of Happy Valley on the Kenai Peninsula.

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