Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon buys Skagway NewsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaska Travel Publications LLP has purchased The Skagway News. Skagway News Editor and Publisher Jeff Brady told the Juneau Empire that the subsidiary of PR Services of Whitehorse, Yukon will become the official owner Friday.

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  2. Moose stabbed to death in Alaska park; suspects in custodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Three men are in custody in Alaska's largest city after a young moose was stabbed to death at a popular local park. Anchorage police say 25-year-old Johnathan Candelario, 28-year-old James Galloway and 33-year-old Nick Johnston are under arrest in connection with the death of the yearling moose Tuesday night near a bike trail in Russian Jack Springs Park.

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  3. Governor says he won't rescind special session proclamationRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Gov. Bill Walker says he won't rescind his special session proclamation or agree to a change of venue at this time. In a letter to legislative leaders, Walker says it would be a disservice to Alaskans if the Legislature left Juneau without satisfying its obligation to pass a fully funded budget.

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  4. Kick the Bucket: Lack of Funding Hampers Development of Modern Sanitation in Rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | APRN

    This chart shows the sharp decline in funding for rural water and sewer projects in Alaska. Visit to see the rest of the presentation.

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  5. Sen. Patty Murray, Democrats to propose $12 federal minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... minimum wage even as legislation has been blocked by Boehner and Republican leaders. Several conservative states - Alaska, Arkansas, South Dakota and Nebraska - voted last November to raise their minimum wage. Seattle enacted a phased-in, $15 an ...

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  6. Stikine River Birding Festival begins April 30Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... banding. The focus of the festival this year is the issue of marine debris. Veronica Padula from the University of Alaska will present her research on the effects of plastic debris on seabirds, and will assist the community with a morning of marine ...

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  7. Honoring Alaska's WWII historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... from the war. Most of all, he has one and a half planes - the start of what he plans will eventually become the Alaska Warbird Museum and a World War II flight school. "The story of Alaska and World War II is grossly neglected," Miller said. "Alaska ...

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  8. Fish Factor: The health of Alaska's hatcheriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    There are 31 hatchery facilities in Alaska: 15 privately owned, 11 state owned, two federal research facilities, one tribal hatchery at Metlakatla, and two state owned sport fish hatcheries. Alaska's hatchery program is very different from fish farming, where salmon are crammed tightly into net pens until they're ready for market.

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  9. May First Friday Art WalkRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... photographer team Alfie and Katy Price. There will also be live music by Selma Houck and Snacks by Happy Camper. Alaska Robotics Gallery will host an exhibit by ceramicist Jen Rose of Texas. Over the past year, Rose created 1,000 porcelain ...

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  10. Improv in the state of AlaskaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... scenes and a story from those suggestions, inventing, and improvising, as you go. The 17 groups at the third annual Alaska State Improv Festival, also known as AS IF, did so uproariously. Juneau's own Morally Improv-erished knitted scarves out of ...

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  11. Alaska photographer's work exhibited in Barcelona and RomeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    Photographer and University of Alaska Adjunct Instructor Ron Levy recently had a photograph selected for exhibit in an international Art Festival in Barcelona and Rome. The exhibit is part of the Artists in the World project that is in its second year and has involved hundreds of artists and photographers worldwide.

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  12. A Day in the Life of: KadashanRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... he said. "I got discouraged." Then, one day, he was at Mallott's store in Yakutat and picked up a copy of the Alaska Native News Magazine, started by Rosita Worl, now president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute. He called Worl and asked her if she ...

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  13. Juneau students honored at arts competitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau area students were among those recently honored during the Alaska Student Activities Association's All-State Art Competition, an annual event promoting student art work in a variety of media. Katrina Buchanan, a junior at JDHS, won first place in the drawing category for her work "Study of Joel Bedford," which is currently hanging at Coppa Cafe in Juneau.

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  14. Perseverance opens 'Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... actor Sylvia Kwan as Andromeda, Dean's girlfriend; Mike Peterson as caretaker of the museum; and two University of Alaska Southeast students, Bryan Crowder and former student Patricia Kalbrener, as the two early man characters who inhabit a diorama ...

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  15. Wrtier's Weir: Memoir: Ten yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital City Weekly

    ... secretly purchase $50 savings bonds every week for 12 years, before I was finally able to rescue myself and move to Alaska. Over the years, my non-profit work became more than simply buying plane tickets to relocate women and grew into rescuing ...

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  16. A Moving Target: Postal Inspectors Root Out Liquor By MailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | APRN

    ... rape, one less assault or person abusing a child. It's a huge motivation because I'm from here, born and raised in Alaska, during my whole life I've heard about the effects of alcohol in communities," said Damron. Although it's a federal misdemeanor ...

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  17. Pioneer Potluck: About May DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... cupcakes and pile on the frosting - chocolate of course. The Grannie Annie series is written by a 47 year resident of Alaska, Ann Berg of Nikiski.Ann shares her collections of recipes from family and friends. She has gathered recipes for more that ...

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  18. KKR, Alaskans Only Interested In Investing In The Things You *Really* Think Will Make MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Dealbreaker

    ... "best ideas," this should make one a very great deal of money. This is the kind of radical thinking that gets the Alaska Retirement Management Board to consider giving you another $100 million. KKR Prisma created the strategy in January to invest in ...

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  19. Kick the Bucket: Health implications of Third World conditions in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... series entitled "Kick the Bucket," in which we'll get a closer look at the water and sewer situation in rural Alaska. In part one, we look at the public health implication of inadequate water supplies. If you're one of Kwethluk's 750 residents, ...

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  20. Icebreakers? Sure, but CG Boss Says Cutters Come FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... official balked last month, telling a House panel the service has its own ship-building needs. Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska chaired the Senate hearing. Sullivan says everyone seems to recognize the need for more icebreakers, but paying for it seems ...

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