Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Animal Eyes home to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Homer News

    ... prominent in Portland - about as hip as you can get on the Left Coast. The all-Alaskan, mostly-Homerite band tours Alaska starting at 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Down East Saloon, with gigs in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Talkeetna, member Tyler Figley's ...

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  2. In Photos: Life in the Arctic region of the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LiveScience

    ... excavated by the University of Aberdeen and the Yup'ik village of Quinhagak from an archaeological site in Nunalleq, Alaska. The wooden dolls feature a range of expressions, which suggests they may have been carved for a variety of functions, ...

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  3. Mystery of 9-foot hot dog on edge of Alaska wilderness leaves trekkers perplexedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    What do you do with a huge hot dog that is washed up on a Cook Inlet beach in AlaskA? Light it on fire! That's what trekkers Graham Kraft, Andy Fischer, Eben Sargent, and Luc Mehl attempted.

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  4. 'Hobbits of the Arctic' Traced by DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    "Nunalleq," a.k.a. "Old Village," was a winter village bustling with Eskimo and animal life from 1350 to 1650 A.D. The Yup'ik people lived at the site, located at Quinhagak in western Alaska.

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  5. Parnell appoints KBC prof to historical commissionRead the original story

    Thursday | Homer News

    Gov. Sean Parnell appointed Kachemak Bay Campus associate professor Michael Hawfield to the Alaska Historical Commission, the governor's office announced in a press release last week.

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  6. VoteVets wades into Alaska Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    A veterans advocacy group plans to launch a $675,000 ad campaign slamming Alaska Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan for backing a local mining project that critics believe could harm the state's commercial fishing industry.

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  7. Alaska AFL-CIO Resolves to Defend the Jones ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SIU

    America's domestic maritime industry received a boost Aug. 24 when delegates to the Alaska State AFL-CIO convention in Fairbanks unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Jones Act.

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  8. Libertarian Senate candidate Thom Walker to withdrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... nominee for U.S. Senate, announced he was dropping out of the race via Facebook on Wednesday. In a post left on the Alaska Libertarian Party's page, Walker explains that his "work location and schedule" handling field operations for a University of ...

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  9. Meeting in Nome attempts to elucidate arctic policy goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Coast Guard Cutter Healy crewmembers make contact with a mariner aboard his 36-foot sailboat trapped in Arctic ice approximately 40 miles northeast of Barrow, Alaska, July 12, 2014.

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  10. Charges filed in Haines bear shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Kevin Shove is charged with failure to salvage a bear he claims he shot in defense of life and property. Alaska State Troopers say Shove shot a large male brown bear on his Haines property on August 8. Instead of reporting the death and turning the ...

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  11. DOT to start herbicide spraying in SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Department of Transportation plans to spray herbicides on Prince of Wales Island.

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  12. Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... most harmonious moment of a night where the two candidates disagreed on nearly everything save the spelling of the Alaska state bird . The debate was held in Anchorage on Wednesday, and it was hosted by the conservative umbrella group United for ...

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  13. Why Are There So Few Doctors in Rural America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Atlantic

    The Adult Education Center building in Bethel, Alaska, in 1987. The town has modernized considerably since then.

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  14. Alaska's bush country: Hunting for dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    ... with its familiar fast-food restaurants and hotel chains, this line can sound a little affected. Not so in rural Alaska, the swathes of frozen tundra that the state's inhabitants call the bush. In Napaskiak, a village of 400 people on the west coast ...

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  15. Silvers dominate the tributariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... rivers is yielding good to great results for anglers right now, said assistant area management biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Jason Pawluk. The most effort and best results are between the Soldotna bridge and the mouth of the ...

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  16. What others say: Court should move quickly to address timber lawsuitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... conjunction with fishing, tourism and recreation in the Tongass. Co-existence has been, and in many circles still is, Alaska's goal - multiple uses in the national forest. Conservation groups also filed a lawsuit against the Tongass Land Management ...

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  17. Chorus of disappointment over Alaska Medicaid rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    During a Friday morning press conference in Anchorage, Gov. Sean Parnell and Health and Social Services Commissioner Bill Streur announced the state's decision against expanding Medicaid in Alaska.

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  18. Monstrous Alaskan VeggiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Amateur Economist & Curmudgeon Blog

    Why Vegetables Get Freakish In The Land Of The Midnight Sun : The Salt : NPR : "Everything in Alaska is a little bit bigger - even the produce.

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  19. Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    ... national forest. Last week the Forest Service gave the final go-ahead for the so-called Big Thorne timber sale in Alaska's Tongass National Forest, a scenic expanse the size of Delaware studded with 1,000-year-old trees. Under the terms of the ...

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  20. Alaska Is a Petrol StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slate Magazine

    ... the gusher of oil revenues spouting from the Bakken Shale formation in very North Dakota ways. In some respects, Alaska is even more conservative about husbanding its collective oil wealth. Last week, I visited the 49th state as an unabashed, agape ...

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