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

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  2. How to find perfect holiday gift for an outdoors-loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | 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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  3. Alaskans have plenty, and thus plenty of reason to give thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | 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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  4. 1 dead, 2 children seriously injured in Sterling Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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  5. Fatal wreck closes Sterling Highway near Happy ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. In the bounty of Kachemak Bay blueberries, an 'endless song'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    No hunter-gatherer Alaskan tells even close friends the location of her berry patches, so all I'll say is that I went blueberry picking on the south shore of During the 1990s, we watched huge swaths of spruce forest turn gray and brittle from the overwhelming infestation of bark beetles. Today, the openings around shattered and rotting deadfall fill with sunlight and new plant life - ferns, devil's club, fireweed, bunchberry, twisted stalk, rusty menziesia, bushes so laden with blueberries one's eyes light on them as on a calm sea.

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  16. Homer woman more than 8 months pregnant bags a mooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Well, if you're a woman in Homer, Alaska, you go out and shoot a moose. That's what Ashley Switzer did.

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  17. Taste of HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    So successful it's become a new tradition, the second annual Taste of Homer is once again featuring great food and beverages from some of Homer's best restaurants. They'll also be an auction to benefit the Homer Farmers' Market.

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  18. AK Beat: Sullivan ad targets Begich snowmachine rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Latest Senate ad spat is over snowmachine riding: A new TV ad from GOP U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan features X Games snowmachiner Cory Davis poking fun at a previous ad from Sullivan's Democratic opponent, incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich. The Begich ad , from April, depicts him driving a snowmachine across the Arctic Ocean.

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  19. Floatplane safety requires special attention in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Cessna 206 which crashed during a landing attempt at Beluga Lake in July 2012, killing former state legislator Cheryll Heinze. On July 10, 2012, a Cessna 206 on floats crashed while landing on Beluga Lake , in Homer.

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  20. Anchorage Brewing Co. building a forever homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Brewing Company founder Gabe Fletcher moves grain from his space to the brewhouse, one floor above at the Sleeping Lady Brewery, on Thursday, September 4, 2014. He shares some brewing equipment with Sleeping Lady, but will soon have his own facility, including a tasting room, in south Anchorage.

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