Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities is tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... awards. Two of the winners are Southeast. The Arts Organization award will go to the Sitka Fine Arts Camp , and the Alaska Native Arts award will go to Sealaska Heritage Institute . "Part of what I do in Yada Di is rap. We play all genres. We listen ...

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  2. Sitka to sell several properties to Silver Bay SeafoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Selling off the park is within the GPIP board's mission: "Unlike other property owned by the municipality, the former Alaska Pulp Corporation mill site was acquired not for governmental purposes from the state or federal government, but for economic development and disposal." Sitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park.

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  3. Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to graspRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... people stay here when they have nowhere else to go. This isn't a licensed shelter. Sierra Jimenez works for Southeast Alaska Independent Living, which serves seniors and people with disabilities. SAIL and the Salvation Army are two Haines ...

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  4. State to appeal education funding lawsuit rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Supreme Court listens to a state attorney during the Supreme Court live event in Ketchikan last fall. Alaska's high court soon will consider an appeal from the state in Ketchikan's lawsuit challenging Alaska's required local contribution for public schools.

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  5. Florida native copes with the cold north of the Arctic CircleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Alaska Star

    ... the area, only had a few roads and there were many more snowmachines than cars on them. Our guide, Brad Reich, was an Alaska Native who was born and raised in the area and had a personality that was larger than life. Five minutes' conversation with ...

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  6. Same place, whole new viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion "Lanky Calves," by artist Kaitlin Vadla, on display at The Flats Bistro in Kenai, Alaska. Shortly before leaving her hometown of Soldotna for an extended college study trip to New Zealand, Kaitlin Vadla injured her knee.

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  7. What Others Say: Cut Prince RupertRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Alexander the Great took one look at the knot and cut it in half with his sword, solving the riddle at a stroke. Alaska and Canada are involved in one such problem right now. The Alaska Marine Highway wants to build a new ferry terminal in Prince ...

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  8. Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficitRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    Our budget deficit today is a result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending, not oil tax reform. A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's long-term economic future led a three-year campaign to reform oil taxes to stop the decline of oil production.

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  9. From Legendary Fishing Spots to a Digital Detox: Southeast Alaska...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | PRWeb

    ... atmosphere that belongs on every fisherman's bucket list in 2015. 1. Wide variety of fish. The waters of southeast Alaska contain more than 20 varieties of sport fish, including King Salmon (Chinook), Silver Salmon (Coho), Halibut, Lingcod, ...

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  10. DanehyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Tucson Weekly

    Ruben Silvas is alive and well, and pursuing his basketball dream in Fairbanks, Alaska. A little background first.

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  11. State of Romance: Settling in on the last frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | USA Today

    State of Romance: Settling in on the last frontier HEA contributor Kim Lowe spotlights romances set in Alaska. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CB0cJH On this day in 1915, the United States Coast Guard was born from the Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service.

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  12. Hanley: Education will have to be protected at some levelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... will have to be protected at some level and expects there to be a conversation as to what that level should be. Alaska faces a projected multibillion-dollar budget deficit amid a crash in oil prices. Gov. Bill Walker has said he wants to insulate ...

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  13. $15 million upgrade planned for historical section of Anchorage MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Gallery, the history section of the Anchorage Museum, opened in 1986 with displays of Alaska's past from prehistory through the pipeline era. It will undergo a major overhaul starting in the late summer of 2016.

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  14. Mat-Su Assembly puts land deal for youth shooting range on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... students now make the drive to the Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park in Chugiak to practice, according to the Alaska Scholastic Clay Target Program, the nonprofit that requested the land. The Colony High School team practices at Grouse Ridge ...

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  15. Titans Cheerleader Anne P. on Military Super Bowl Tour in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tennessee Titans

    Titans cheerleader Anne P. is in Alaska during Super Bowl week, visiting U.S. servicemen and women through Armed Forces Entertainment and Pro Tour Productions. Titans Fans, Greetings, from -23 weather in one of the most beautiful places I've ever been: Northern Alaska! I'm beyond grateful for the opportunity to spend this week on the Armed Forces Entertainment & ProTour Productions Alaska Super Bowl Week Tour.

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  16. Alaska legislators ponder pushback after White House move on ANWRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the wake of President Barack Obama's actions this week to limit oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in waters off Alaska's coast , the floor of the state Senate on Wednesday erupted with a string of impassioned speeches and fiery rhetoric. Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, rose to address the topics of "preposterous courage and hashtags," and used his speech to reference Alexander the Great and propose a social media label for citizens' objections: #ThisIsOurAlaska.

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  17. Legislators Agree to Overhaul Marijuana Bill With Controversial a oeDefensea ProvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | APRN

    Law-makers in Juneau are overhauling a bill dealing with the first phase phase of full marijuana legalization in Alaska. Anchorage Republican Gabrielle LeDoux co-chairs the joint Judiciary committee that met for the second time Wednesday, and opted not to move Senate Bill 30 or the House versions introduced last week.

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  18. The urgent need for a sustainable Alaska budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... most candidates, including Walker, referred to work on the subject by Dr. Scott Goldsmith of the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research. According to Goldsmith, a sustainable budget is a spending level which, if ...

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  19. Time to get out and enjoy winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... here last week. The low temperatures arrived on the heels of the best snow of the winter, reminding us that this is Alaska. Much of the state was wondering where the winter went until a few days ago. Then it began to snow. Twenty inches fell near ...

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  20. New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sealaska Vice President and General Counsel Jaeleen Araujo, front right, describes Tongass land being transferred to the regional Native corporation under terms of recently-passed legislation. Federal legislation passed in December turned over 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Southeast Alaska's regional Native corporation.

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