Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Letter from the editorRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    Festival season is upon us in Southeast Alaska. This weekend, Skagwegians will welcome hundreds to their community for the Buckwheat Ski Classic, marking winter's end with a distinctive celebration of snow.

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  2. Where are we, anyway?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    ... came bounding into the store looking for ice cream. There wasn't any. Ken hadn't been able to get it delivered to Alaska Seaplane from the market in Juneau for almost a week. We joked about the inconvenience and the town comedian launched into a ...

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  3. What's happening this weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Family night, 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, Walter Soboleff Building. Hosted by Sealaska Heritage Institute for Alaska Native families with children ages 0-5. Storytelling, songs and other cultural activities. Details: Jackie Kookesh, 586-9229. ...

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  4. Fishy bills to watchRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    ... fishing priorities - of nearly 70 posted to the legislative website, only four were opposed. The United Fishermen of Alaska's position on the PU issue has remained the same for seven years: the legislature should leave prioritization of fishery ...

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  5. The Beer Up HereRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    ... my phone. This technological development certainly isn't brand new, but the first cell phone application exclusive to Alaska's beer scene went live on Monday, August 5, 2013. Back then I was convinced I'd found the neatest thing since sliced bread ...

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  6. Artist-in-residence program begins at Ernest Gruening State Historical ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska State Parks is seeking artists to apply for its first-ever Artist-In-Residence Program to be held this summer at the Ernest Gruening State Historical Park located 25 miles north of Juneau. The purpose of the new artist-in-residence program is to encourage artists to create work inspired by Alaska's state parks.

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  7. 'Denali's Howl' author to speak at UAS March 27Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaskan writer Andy Hall, author of "Denali's Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak," will make a presentation Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Egan Library at the University of Alaska Southeast as part of the Sound and Motion series and the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Egan Library. "Denali's Howl" is a nonfiction account of the tragic 1967 Wilcox Expedition in which 12 young men attempted to climb the peak.

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  8. New Skagway business seeks artistsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska Art Colony, a new Skagway business, is currently seeking Skagway artists who want to show and sell their work in the Skagway Bazaar courtyard on a weekly basis. In particular, the business is seeking: abstract nature themes in any medium, Native art, and sculpture or ceramic works.

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  9. Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist ResidencyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Capital City Weekly

    The National Park Service, together with the Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada, Alaska Geographic and the Skagway Arts Council, has announced the artists chosen for the 2014 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program. In its fifth consecutive year, the program invites selected artists to hike the famous Chilkoot Trail, passing through Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park and Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site.

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  10. A California lawyer wants a ballot initiative to require the execution of gay peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    A lawyer in California has proposed that being gay be a capital crime and that citizens be allowed to kill gay people if the state does not put them to death. The lawyer, Matt McLaughlin of Huntington Beach, will likely soon be allowed to start gathering signatures to put his proposal on the ballot.

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  11. USGS upgrades Aleutian volcano alert levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... f periods of seismic tremor, which can indicate movement of magma or magmatic gases." Semisopochnoi is remote even by Alaska standards. It lies on an island of the same name some 127 miles from Adak and 1,283 miles from Anchorage.

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  12. Glacier Bay Alaska 2015 - First Post From The NieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lou Dawson's Backcountry Skiing Blog

    It's been an Alaskan whirlwind. Over the course of three days, we flew into Juneau, bought food, took the ferry to Haines, saw the fantastic weather, and flew out to the glacier.

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  13. Two Centenarian Radio Amateurs are Honored by Their StatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | QST

    Two distinguished centenarian radio amateurs recently were honored by their respective states. In Alaska, 102-year-old ARRL member Arlene "Buddy" Clay, KL7OT, was inducted into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame for her work in rural justice administration among the Yup'ik people.

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  14. Medicaid expansion even more importantRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Nothing like getting the rug pulled out from beneath you to force you to re-evaluate your attitude about things. In December, I lost my high-paying oilfield services job - I went from earning $40 per hour to nothing in a heartbeat.

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  15. Congress: Protect ANWR from Alaska's Greed | CommentaryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Roll Call

    President Barack Obama showed great leadership in announcing his intent to protect our nation's vanishing wild, natural capital by recommending that Congress protect 12.28 million acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. Congress has been busy talking about the decision during this month's budget hearings, and we likely haven't heard the end of it.

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  16. Many make KCHS Job Shadow Day a successRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... businesses and organizations for donating their time and expertise to host and mentor students: Affinity Salon & Spa, Alaska State Troopers, Artistic Puppy, Big G Electric, Central Peninsula Hospital, Dena'ina Wellness Center, Dermatology & Skin ...

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  17. New cruiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Ketchikan Daily News

    The Alaska Marine Highway System and the Inter-Island Ferry Authority tried to serve a Coffman Cove, Wrangell, Petersburg loop.

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  18. DEC: Dalton Highway crash spills unknown quantity of fuelRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A tractor-trailer operated by Tena Trucking rolled into a ditch near mile 58 of the Dalton Highway Tuesday morning, spilling an unknown amount of fuel, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said. The tractor-trailer was traveling northbound en route to Deadhorse from Fairbanks when it went off of the side of the road at milepost 58.6, near the Yukon River crossing, the DEC wrote.

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  19. Up North in Alaska, a Development ShowdownRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Alaska is at an infrastructure development crossroads. With a new governor, crashing oil prices and a $3.5-billion budget deficit, the state is struggling with the fate of several major public-works projects.

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  20. Opinion: Murkowski wrong about Pebble mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Fisherman

    ... Legislature. In fact, it was Mr. Murkowski who created this situation in the first place. Under his leadership, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources issued a land plan for Bristol Bay in 2005, eliminating protections for fish and wildlife on ...

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