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  1. Big Lake takes step toward becoming Mat-Su's next cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... five-member commission charged with establishing and modifying municipal boundaries. The commission is part of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development. The commission still needs to approve the Big Lake and Houston ...

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  2. Anchorage firefighters take it off for calendar to benefit charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... half the proceeds to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Anchorage, with the other half split between the Alaska Police and Fire Chaplains Ministries and at least one other organization that's yet to be determined. Since releasing the ...

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  3. American Catch by Paul GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | GoodFood World

    ... for the frying and sauces Americans love-have flooded the American market. Finally, Greenberg visits Bristol Bay, Alaska, home to the biggest wild sockeye salmon run left in the world. A pristine, productive fishery, Bristol Bay is now at great ...

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  4. Shell contractor Noble Drilling to be sentenced for felony violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the U.S. EPA's Criminal Investigation Division. The contractor that operated drill ships for Shell in remote Arctic Alaska waters is scheduled to appear in federal court in Anchorage on Friday to be sentenced for eight environmental and maritime ...

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  5. Survey shows hope, optimism among homeless Alaska Native eldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... sought to find something different when he embarked on a recent research project exploring optimism among homeless Alaska Native elders in Seattle. Statistics on that population are grim; urban Alaska Natives face disproportionately higher rates of ...

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  6. School Board approves 3-year teachers' contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... School Board meeting. She said the board talked quite a bit about Native education, and how to better serve the Alaska Native students enrolled in the district. "So we kind of laid out the framework of where do we go from here?" she said. "If we're ...

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  7. Weirdest Sales Taxes of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WebCPA

    ... is the snow, and not the service of making the snow, making it a product subject to sales tax. Image: Shutterstock Alaska has created a blanket sales and use tax exemption for goods and services related to space flight, as well as any tangible ...

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  8. The Weirdest Sales Tax Laws of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... the customer is the snow, and not the service of making the snow, making it a product subject to sales tax. Space - Alaska's Untaxable Frontier : Alaska has created a blanket sales and use tax exemption for goods and services related to space ...

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  9. Feds sue 'Bering Sea Gold' star over costs of retrieving sunken vessel in CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... emptied. However, its two engines and two generators allegedly contained an unknown amount of oil. Mehelich retained Alaska Marine Response to address an oil sheen caused by the sinking. The cleanup company's initial efforts to eliminate the sheen ...

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  10. Aces update, and other pucks notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Stopped by Sullivan Arena late Thursday morning to catch up with the Alaska Aces and find center Tim Coffman practicing and seemingly doing fine after being momentarily hobbled when he blocked a shot late in Alaska's 6-1 win over Bakersfield on Wednesday night. The Aces could have center Ryan Tesink back in the lineup Friday.

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  11. Ambler road hearing draws opposition, supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Alaskans who live near the route of a proposed 200-mile road to the Ambler Mining District strongly criticized its effects on traditional hunting grounds in two days of meetings in Fairbanks. The proposed road would begin on the Dalton Highway and extend west to northwest Alaska.

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  12. Alaska from Scratch: Lemon Dutch baby pancakes -- a sunny dessert for the darkest time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    I spotted a pretty little 1-pound bag of Meyer lemons at a local market. Meyer lemons can be hard to come by in general where I live here on the Kenai.

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  13. Hose failure blamed for gas that sickened soldiersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Army investigators in Alaska have concluded that a corroded vent hose on a field stove led to a buildup of carbon monoxide that sickened 23 soldiers during a September exercise. Lt. Col.

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  14. Girls first state wrestling competition a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Homer News

    ... same weight everyday. This weekend for the first time, she was able to compete against her own gender. The state of Alaska is finally sanctioning a girls-only championship. Her 15-0 win on Friday night versus Ariel Akerlund of Mt. Edgecumbe ...

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  15. President withdraws Bristol Bay from oil-gas exploration, drillingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Homer News

    President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he's removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska's coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling. The president said in a video announcement that Bristol Bay and nearby waters, covering an area roughly the size of Florida, would be withdrawn from consideration for petroleum leases.

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  16. Pollock fishery now happening off HomerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Homer News

    A proposal to the Alaska Board of Fisheries from last year to look at developing a state-waters pollock fishery is getting legs with a test fishery with seines in Kachemak Bay. Rather than issue an allocation at the time, the board decided to form a work group with the goal of providing the board with a discussion on a state-waters guideline harvest level and an explanation of whether and how a state-waters quota for pollock would protect and maintain Alaska's marine resources and maximize the benefits of pollock for the state.

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  17. Bower performs Jan. 9Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Homer News

    Alaska singer-songwriter Jonathan J. Bower holds a gallery performance 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Homer Council on the Arts. Tickets are $5 youth, $10 HCOA members and $15 general admission.

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  18. Juneau slashes funding requestRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Juneau's state funding requests are being axed after the state of Alaska recently announced an unexpected $3.5 billion deficit due to plummeting oil prices. "The more you can whittle it down, the more credibility you will have in demonstrating your understanding of the situation," City and Borough of Juneau lobbyist Kevin Jardell told Assembly members.

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  19. Sikuliaq Headed To Alaska WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | APRN

    The 261-foot vessel had trials in the Great Lakes. It went through the Panama Canal, and on to Hawaii, Guam, and should arrive shortly at the navy submarine test center in Behm Canal outside of Ketchikan before crossing the Gulf to Seward and a commissioning ceremony.

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  20. Kuskokwim 300 Boasts Biggest Field in Two DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | APRN

    ... Jeff King, DeeDee Jonrowe, and Martin Buser will be at the line, along with fan favorite Lance Mackey. From Western Alaska, fans will see Pete Kaiser, plus Isaac and Nathan Underwood from Aniak, and Richie Diehl. Akiak's Mike Williams Junior and ...

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