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  1. Alaska Municipal League - Iris DarlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seward City News

    Local leaders from every corner of the state have taken over downtown Anchorage this week. The Alaska Municipal League conference was formed to help cities and assemblys strengthen themselves though out the state and receive in depth study or refreshers for those in need.

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  2. The Alaska SeaLife Center's "Dot" Lays Her EggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Seward City News

    ... is expecting it is of interest how her little ones are developing. In this case, there are thousands of them. The Alaska SeaLife Center's Giant Pacific Octopus "Dot" has laid eggs in one of the tanks in the Denizens of the Deep exhibit. Richard ...

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  3. Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... process. Had that been here, that log that is currently going overseas would have been processed locally," he says. Alaska Regional Forester Beth Pendleton says the Tongass has about a half-million acres of second-growth trees that could be ...

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    Friday Nov 21 | Squamish Chief

    ... He hiked active lava fields on the big island of Hawaii and lived in the jungles of Kauai. Most recently, he was in Alaska for six years at times living off the land and often off the grid. "I feel better out in nature, away from people. I don't ...

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  5. Conference comes up with bold recommendations as Walker readies for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... lay out a policy roadmap for the incoming administration. On tear sheets taped across classrooms at the University of Alaska Anchorage, experts and stakeholders in 17 areas including oil and gas, fiscal policy and health care made dozens of ...

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  6. Walker Transition Team Brings 250 Delegates to Shape PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | APRN

    Hundreds of delegates came to Anchorage to offer policy solutions to the incoming governor and his team. In 1990, Hickel's transition team was 20 advisers who met behind closed doors.

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  7. UAA ski team wins in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    The UAA ski team captured its first Alaska Nordic Cup since 2011 Sunday by getting a win from Mackenzie Kanady and Kathrin Schratt in a classic sprint relay at Birch Hill in Fairbanks. Kanady, a junior who won Saturday's individual freestyle race, teamed with freshman Schratt to win the women's sprint relay.

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  8. Marijuana entrepreneurs already lining up to hold trade showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... atmosphere for casual recreational users. He plans to have speakers from both in-state and Outside, as well as any Alaska retailers that may have emerged by April. Woodbury described it as being a possible Great Alaska Beer and Barleywine Festival ...

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  9. Alaska's DC delegation should look into structured settlement abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    With the election over, Republicans and Democrats in Congress, including Alaska's three elected leaders, are all pledging to support people who work hard and play by the rules. If that's true, then a good place for them to start is by investigating a recent fraud involving nearly 1,500 accident victims who have lost almost a billion dollars in insurance payments though no fault of their own.

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  10. Native American studio releases Inupiat gameRead the original story

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    You'll be able to steal a car on the fictional streets of Los Santos, go on quests with elves and dwarves by your side, or shoot up mercenaries in mountain villages. You can also play as an IA upiaq girl named Nuna and her arctic fox sidekick traversing an endless blizzard on the tundras of Alaska, escaping hungry polar bears, navigating treacherous ice floes and exploring the traditional folklore and stories of Alaska Native communities.

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  11. Kenai talks 2014 dipnet fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... placed two fee shacks at Dunes Road. Council member Bob Molloy said the city sent a resolution for a no-wake zone to Alaska's Board of Fisheries, which establishes fisheries regulation in the state, but the board didn't accept the proposal. So the ...

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  12. Want to make a difference this season? Volunteer with AARP Foundation Tax-AideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Jan. 31-April 15. There are additional statewide sites in Fairbanks, Mat-Su Valley, Kenai Peninsula and Southeast Alaska, as well. Schedules are flexible, and volunteers can choose whichever day and site works best. Different sites have different ...

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  13. Engel returns home for Shootout, hungry for a titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Keiahnna Engel's college basketball jersey reads Boise State, but it might as well say Alaska. The former Dimond High star, who returns home for this week's GCI Great Alaska Shootout, hasn't stopped paying tribute to her home state since leaving in 2011.

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  14. Dueling studies fuel debate over need, cost of Juneau road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... court, in the Legislature and city assemblies and at the ballot box. Now it is being fought with dueling studies. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities wants to build what it calls the Juneau Access Improvement Project , but ...

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  15. When is it time to pull the plug on oil investment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Examiner.com

    Capitalists who have deep investments in petroleum and fossil fuel reserves are conflicted with the national and global imperative to transform to renewable energy . States such as Alaska, and others that have fossil fuel reserves want to exploit their resources as long as possible too.

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  16. Reading the North: Lost in Prince William Sound, farmers' woesRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    The blurb: Forty-year Alaska resident James Misko has written a story about Richard and Seth Barrett, who are devoted to running the family ranch on Nebraska's Platte River. It is their intent to keep doing so the rest of their lives.

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  17. Bringing Inupiat culture to the beauty pageant stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Denali Whiting sat down in a Fairbanks movie theater last month to watch "When the Game Stands Tall," she didn't even get through the previews. An idea popped into her head -- to compete in the upcoming Miss Alaska USA pageant -- and she hasn't been able to think about much else since.

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  18. Bloody literary thriller 'Hold the Dark' features an unrecognizable AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    A reader expecting to find a recognizable Alaska in this short novel, described on its jacket as "a terrifying literary thriller," will be disappointed -- or perhaps enthralled. The landscape and characters conjured up by Bostonian William Giraldi are no more true to the place than Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" is to Africa or Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" is to the American Southwest.

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  19. Alice Rogoff: Political transitions leave short window to introduce needed changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    As Bill Walker and Byron Mallott prepare to lead we Alaskans for the next four years, I humbly share my experience based on watching changes of administrations over the years, be it in Washington D.C., or in Alaska. The honeymoon will be painfully short.

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  20. Northwest Alaska residents meet with mining company on graphite depositRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A mining company hoping to turn a large graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula into the country's only large-scale graphite mine met with residents in Teller this week to discuss its findings and hear from the locals who would live closest to any potential mine. Vancouver-based Graphite One Resources has spent three summers at its Graphite Creek deposit near Imuruk Basin, on the north flank of the Kigluaik Mountains, about 40 miles north of Nome.

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