Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 6)

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  1. Local students honored with JAHC arts scholarshipsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    ... for Best Overall Musician was awarded to Trevar Fiscus, who also received a Fine Art Scholarship. University of Alaska South East student Rosie Ainza received the Mac Behrends Creative Writing scholarship to assist with tuition in that program at ...

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  2. Shifting tastesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Capital City Weekly

    Judges at the 23rd annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival in Haines last weekend had firm opinions on the most popular craft beer style in America. While one judge loudly voiced his opinion when asked what group of home-brewed beers he wanted to examine, others made their choice known through their actions - the IPAs lingered, unwanted, until the end.

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  3. Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    " Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores. "Norway and Alaska have much to learn from each other and plenty to gain from increasing our economic collaboration in the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector," King Harald V told industry representatives at the Arctic Offshore Operations Conference in Anchorage.

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  4. House Republicans roll out budget offer to Democrats in Anchorage hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Leaders of the Republican-led House Finance Committee on Wednesday morning unveiled the terms of an offer to Democrats that seeks to break the Alaska Legislature's budget deadlock. In a tense hearing at the Legislature's Anchorage offices during the Legislature's second special session, the committee's Republican leaders introduced a new budget bill that adds about $17 million in spending and covers Democratic priorities like education and pay raises already negotiated for state workers.

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  5. Small Business Competition for Southeast entrepreneursRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... a business plan. That's actually the round two submission - a fully developed business plan. You connect with the Alaska Small Business Development Center. Once you make it into the final 12 - that would cost a tremendous amount of money if you were ...

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  6. With budget talks stalled, Republicans see out with Permanent Fund shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... longer spendable, the legislature only needs a majority vote to access the rainy day fund. Speaking on APRN's Talk of Alaska , House Speaker Mike Chenault stressed that this plan would not draw money from the Permanent Fund to plug the state's ...

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  7. Nome Superior Court Judge accused of ethics violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Dispatch News reports a complaint filed with the Commission on Judicial Conduct Tuesday states that Dooley made statements that were insensitive to victims, witnesses and other parties during court proceedings.

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  8. Troopers say Kotlik remains may be those of missing boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... last seen playing with a friend in May 2014. His disappearance was followed by an intensive search near the Western Alaska Village. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says a positive identification of the child is still pending an ...

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  9. Wildfire officials monitor fire started east of NikolaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center says residents reported smoke in the area and a pilot confirmed the fire two miles from the village. The fire so far has burned 2.4 acres in heavy white spruce and tundra.

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  10. Norway's King Harald plans public appearances in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the Anchorage Museum for a tour of the exhibition, "Polar Nights." He is also scheduled to give a speech at the Alaska World Affairs Council and to visit the University of Alaska Anchorage, where a memorandum of understanding will be signed with the ...

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  11. Temperatures upside down. Eagle Alaska was hotter than Houston, HWY to N Slope oil fields floodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    ... marking the earliest 90-degree day in state history. The town had nine consecutive days above 80A F. In Barrow, Alaska, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, temperatures climbed to 47A F on May 21, close to 18A F above normal. Temperatures normally do ...

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  12. 7 ways Alaska could remove oil tax confusion and clarify revenue issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska has struggled with difficulties grasping the complex realities of North Slope oil economics since 1977, when oil companies first pulled oil from the nation's largest on-shore oil reservoir at Prudhoe Bay. Due to our extreme dependence on that revenue, state budget and petroleum revenue issues have been closely linked.

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  13. Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    ... well past time for Congress to act. This week, in a welcomed outbreak of bipartanship, U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., - the chair and ranking minority member of the Senate Energy committee, respectively - ...

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  14. 3 rescued after plane runs out of fuel, crashes in Lake Clark areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Three men walked away unharmed from a plane crash northwest of Port Alsworth Tuesday after their aircraft ran out of fuel mid-flight. Rocky McElveen owns a lodge, Alaskan Adventures, on the Holitna River.

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  15. Pulse: Project News From DodgeRead the original story

    Wednesday | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Alaska The Alaska Dept. of Transportation is planning to build an all-season road from Kotzebue, south across the Baldwin Peninsula to a beach access area near Cape Blossom.

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  16. Fairbanks man arrested on suspicion of attempted arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | APRN

    Mission: To serve as a trusted public forum and education source that inspires Alaskans with stories of their time and place, informs them with news from the local to the global, and connects them to a statewide community through shared experiences and interests.

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  17. Lisa Unin of Chevak. -Photo courtesy of the Rasmuson FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | APRN

    ... Using this money Unin will make two full-sized parkas. She will speak with elders on how they make the traditional Alaska Native jackets. Once her parkas are completed, Unin will donate them to Alaska museums. The sealskin and seal gut parkas will ...

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  18. Alaskaa s Orthodox Bishop Visits UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | APRN

    Alaska's Orthodox Bishop, David Mahaffey was in Unalaska last week. He has held his post in Alaska for just over a year.

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  19. Portage Pass delivers stunning glacial views after short hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Longtime Southcentral residents may remember catching views of Portage Glacier from the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center in Portage Valley. There's still plenty of ice to see there -- parts of Explorer, Middle, Byron, Burns and Shakespeare glaciers are visible -- but around 1994, Portage Glacier itself receded out of sight around a corner of land.

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  20. Mihalka sweeps 3 events at Alaska Raceway ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Mike Mihalka of Anchorage guided his Chevelle to wins in heads-up racing, the King of the Street bracket and the Top Sportsman class last weekend at Alaska Raceway Park in Palmer. Mihalka posted a time of 9.364 seconds in the heads-up competition, clocked 9.322 in the King of the Street and 9.226 in the Top Sportsman.

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