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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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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  2. West High freshman Fa'afetai given the gift of mobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  3. Walker submits nominees to North Pacific fishery councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | 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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  4. Spring fever? Here are things Alaskans can do to pretend warm weather is nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  5. Spring fever? A few things Alaskans can do to pretend warm weather is nearly here.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  6. Emmylou Harris to headline 2015 SalmonfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  7. No using drones for salmon spotting, says Alaska Fish BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Celebrating 'Fahrenheit 451' author Ray Bradbury in Homer with a bonfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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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  13. Frank Solivan, once a fixture of Alaska music scene, nominated for GrammyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  14. Alaska needs a major halibut bycatch reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 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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  15. Send cannabis advice to lawmakers and elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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