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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  2. Troubadour North in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | 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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  3. Market Fresh: Ring in the new year with fresh seafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | 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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  4. Alaska must take action as oil falls, but will it be 'tax the other guy'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | 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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  5. At Homer Christmas bird count, an unexpected gift from natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Chilkoot Charlie's: A museum disguised as a barRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mike Gordon, founder of Chilkoot Charlie's in Anchorage, started collecting Soviet-era memorabilia during a climbing trip to Mount Elbrus in the 1970s. Gordon claims that his collection, housed in Koots, could be one of the largest private displays of Soviet memorabilia anywhere.

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  13. New Year's walk turns into sexual assault; 18-year-old jailed on $1 million bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The incident took place New Year's Day in the Oceanview area of Anchorage. Jessye Potts, 18, faces four counts of sexual assault.

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  14. Clem Tillion: Alaska needs to start looking at end-of-oil optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The price of a barrel of oil is going down, and I who use oil both at home and on the boat was hoping for a normal $20 a barrel drop, but a week in Anchorage attending the North Pacific Fisheries Council brought me into contact with bureaucrats who see the drop in the price of oil as the end of the world, and it well might be the end of easy money. For some years now our state has been using our nonrenewable resource as if it had no end, instead of using it as a one-time windfall.

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  15. Moore: Begich respects women; it seems Sullivan hasn't decided yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    My social media feeds are stuffed with my fellow Alaskans sick to death of political ads end-to-end on their televisions, and even the staunchest pro-deforestation people are wondering if we'll have any trees left after they've checked their mailboxes. I get emails from people asking, "Is that true?" about something they've seen or read.

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  16. Begich respects women; it seems Sullivan hasn't decided yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    My social media feeds are stuffed with my fellow Alaskans sick to death of political ads end-to-end on their televisions, and even the staunchest pro-deforestation people are wondering if we'll have any trees left after they've checked their mailboxes. I get emails from people asking, "Is that true?" about something they've seen or read.

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  17. 10 ways to enjoy a snowless October outdoors despite dimming daylightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's mid-October and before long Alaskans in Southcentral will be basking in fewer than 10 hours of daylight. Frost has arrived, but there's no snow at sea level nor ice on the lakes.

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  18. Remembering perennial Alaska fringe candidate Frank VondersaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Perennial candidate Frank Vondersaar died Sept. 12. He was 64. Vondersaar filed for a seat in the U.S. Senate or the House of Representatives for 10 years.

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  19. New NPFMC management plan should include 100 percent observer coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The summer of 2014 represented a different kind of summer for Alaska fishermen. While commercial halibut fishermen have had their catch limits reduced for a number of years, this year the reductions hit charter fishermen in Southcentral Alaska as well.

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  20. Sizing up Alaska's classic bars, past and presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage's The Monkey Wharf, with live monkeys behind glass taunting patrons, is long gone. Cocaine-fueled nights at Dutch Harbor's Elbow Room, where patrons slicked down the floor with beer to see how far waitresses could be slid, had its last call long ago.

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