Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 10)

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  1. Troopers: One hospitalized in early Wednesday Butte shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers said they are investigating an early Wednesday morning shooting in Butte that hospitalized one man with what troopers say are life-threatening injuries. Few details were immediately available, but in an online dispatch, troopers wrote that they were called to a report of a shooting at a Butte home shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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  2. TriMet Welcomes Two New Board MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Mass Transit

    ... within the human resource department, she advises on labor and employee issues within 132 Fred Meyer stores across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, as well as 328 Fred Meyer Jewelry stores across the U.S. Her work spans more than 120 collective ...

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  3. Anchorage's Centennial Memorial Day CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KIMO

    ... strip. Chaplain Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes delivered the invocation, the Honor Guard provided a 21 gun salute and the Alaska Vets Motorcycle Club gave a performance of Rolling Thunder. Congressman Don Young and United States Senator Dan Sullivan ...

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  4. Tank trailer spills 6K gallons of diesel near Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... that area at 25 knots with seas to six feet Friday night. Steven Russell is an environmental program manager with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation . He says the vessel itself wasn't damaged, but its cargo was. "They had a 9,000 ...

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  5. Record heat hits AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Al Jazeera

    Alaska, usually frozen until June, has recently been experiencing something of a heatwave. Long-held temperature records have been broken and the winter roads that are made entirely of ice, are melting earlier than usual.

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  6. Legislative budget cuts would end jobs, shutter Capitol tour programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday unveiled plans to cut back its nonpartisan support staff, which it said would save $1.7 million by eliminating 23 jobs and the Capitol tour program in Juneau. The Legislative Council, the committee that controls the Legislature's internal business and budgets, approved the cuts in a vote Tuesday evening.

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  7. What others say: AMHS makes the best of a bad situationRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... traffic jams and road closures to gripe and curse about. In Southeast, we have changes to the ferry schedule. The Alaska Department of Transportation announced this week that the ferry Taku will be out of commission from July until August for ...

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  8. Twin City Raceway hosts Test & Tune day for driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Jeremy Echuk, of Kenai checks the fluid levels in Mike Eyre's car at the Twin City Raceway during a pre-season Test & Tune day for drivers and teams who want to work the racing kinks out pre-season on Saturday May 23, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska. Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Keith Jones talks to his daughter Ashten Jones, both of Palmer, after guiding her through the course at Twin City Raceway during a pre-season Test & Tune day for drivers and teams who want to work the racing kinks out of pre-season on Saturday May 23, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.

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  9. Sterling Highway improvements plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Department of Transportation's proposed improvements to the Sterling Highway take into account the movement of both humans and animals. "From a strategic perspective, looking at the landscape... the highway bisects the Refuge," said Kenai Wildlife Refuge Manager Andy Loranger.

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  10. Refuge proposes changes in camping, hunting and vehicle useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... may ask questions about the proposed rule and address their questions and concerns, said Fish and Wildlife Service Alaska Region Public Affairs Specialist Andrea Medeiros. The proposed amendments and new rules align with the Kenai National Wildlife ...

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  11. House bill would access CBR by putting Permanent Fund earnings off limitsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... as the 2016 fiscal year earnings are at or above the five-year earnings average. "The official forecast from (the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.) indicates that the transfer will not affect future dividends," Burnett wrote. "However, as we have seen a ...

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  12. With Legislature At Impasse, One Alaskan Suggests A KickstartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | APRN

    For weeks, the Alaska Legislature has been wrestling with how to cover its multi-billion-dollar budget deficit. Now one Juneau man has a modest proposal for them: Try crowdfunding? APRN's Alexandra Gutierrez has this story.

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  13. Nome Neighbors' Lawsuit on Sled Dog Noise, Smell DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | APRN

    ... that makes living next door unbearable; the mushers counter that they're simply running a dog kennel in rural Alaska. It's all complicated by the fact that the homes in question are in an unincorporated subdivision six miles outside of town where ...

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  14. Heroin Hits Home: A Bethel Womana s Struggle to Get CleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | APRN

    Black tar heroin is one form of the narcotic that's reached rural Alaska. Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Public Safety.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | APRN

    Federal officials say in 2014 they intercepted nearly ten times as much heroin coming into Alaska than in 2013. The growing use of the drug is impacting urban and rural areas.

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  16. Alaska Muskrat Populations Are ReboundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | APRN

    ... the muskrat population fell to such low levels. But they do know that muskrats have returned to levels not seen in Alaska for at least 40 years. Galena elder Paddy Nollner remembers a time when it seemed like there was a never-ending supply of ...

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  17. Local artist works to keep Native traditions aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... culture as they used to do this, they used to do that," Lonning said. "But they're still doing it." Lonning, an Alaska Native who has lived on Vashon since 1999, is one of a contingent of Native people who are still "doing it." The award-winning ...

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  18. Norwegian king explores environmental issues in visit to Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter bearing King Harald V of Norway arrives in Homer on Tuesday morning, May 26, 2015. King Harald V of Norway waves to Homer residents as he arrives at the harbor on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

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  19. Market Fresh: Time to get dirtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to a busy week of growing around here, boosted by the forecast warm sunny days," she says. "We will be featuring Alaska grown English cucumbers as well as our legendary yellow and red cherry tomato, outdoor hanging baskets at this week's markets," ...

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  20. House leaders push Alaska Permanent Fund earnings as solution to budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Republican-led House majority caucus took a major step Tuesday to execute its plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to get access to money with which to balance this year's budget, but critics from both outside and inside the caucus have expressed concerns that the plan could threaten future dividend payments. The complicated plan, rolled out behind the scenes as a blueprint last week and as a bill Tuesday, has already drawn opposition but is attractive to the House's leaders because it would enable them to access the $10 billion Constitutional Budget Reserve rainy-day fund without the constitutionally required three-quarters vote.

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