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  1. No dividend for major Alaska Native corp. shareholders could mean winter financial woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shareholders for Alaska Native corporation NANA got a bit of bad news last week when they discovered they wouldn't be receiving a dividend in the fall, a major blow to residents of remote communities where the cost of living is already high. NANA Regional Corporation shareholders got a surprise last week in the mail.

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  2. Road from Europe to US? Russia proposes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    According to a March 23 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country's eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America. Dubbed the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development , the project calls for a major roadway to be constructed alongside the existing Trans-Siberian Railway, along with a new train network and oil and gas pipelines.

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  3. Remains of two missing Alaskan family members identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    ... the identities of the children. The police department said it could take several weeks for the final report from the Alaska Medical Examiner's office to be completed. The family and their dog, Sparks, were last seen at their apartment in Kenai, a ...

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  4. Conservation groups appeal Big Thorne rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... don't come from across the world to see a clear-cut. They come to fish, they come to see the majesty of Southeast Alaska," she said. "So what these groups are hoping to accomplish, is that those trees will be left to stand, and the habitat they ...

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  5. Army helicopters to help with medevacs, rescues in Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Black Hawk helicopter unit that returned from Afghanistan late last year is set to begin providing emergency search and rescue assistance in Interior Alaska next week. Fort Wainwright crews from C Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment will assist with emergency medical evacuation and search and rescue missions under an agreement with the Rescue Coordination Center at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage.

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  6. Eastern Orthodox diocese defrocks Kodiak religious academy headmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Abuse allegations against the now-former headmaster of a small religious academy in Kodiak have resulted in the removal of his professional status within an Eastern Orthodox diocese. What will happen to St. Innocent's Academy -- an alternative school for "at-risk" youths on Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska -- and its staff and students remains unclear.

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  7. Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this 2007 file photo, an oil transit pipeline runs across the tundra to flow station at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska's North Slope. The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released Friday, March 27, 2015.

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  8. Fairbanks man convicted in plot to distribute cocaine, heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Kyle Reardon, trial evidence showed that the 42-year-old Fairbanks resident dealt drugs in and around the Interior Alaska city. Law enforcement tracked phone calls between Devoe and Steven N. Taylor from May to June of 2013; during the calls, the ...

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  9. Bill to ax Alaska fish commission passes out of committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    The House Fisheries Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would eliminate the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and move its duties to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The unanimous vote came despite fishermen's objections that the bill upends the separation of power between the commission that oversees Alaska's limited-entry fisheries like salmon and the agency that regulates commercial fishing.

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  10. Russia wants a superhighway that will let you drive to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    According to a March 23, 2015 report in The Siberian Times, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin has proposed a plan for a massive trans-Siberian highway that would link his country's eastern border with the U.S. state of Alaska, crossing a narrow stretch of the Bering Sea that separates Asia and North America. Dubbed the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development , the project calls for a major roadway to be constructed alongside the existing Trans-Siberian Railway, along with a new train network and oil and gas pipelines.

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  11. Arts ReportRead the original story

    Thursday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan residents have been encountering art in unusual places. It's part of an experiment that the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council has launched, to see whether unexpected art is welcome in Alaska's First City.

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  12. Ketchikan experiencing Random Acts of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan residents have been encountering art in unusual places. It's part of an experiment that the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council has launched, to see whether unexpected art is welcome in Alaska's First City.

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  13. Alaska man pleads guilty in Kodiak underwear theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    An 18-year-old Alaska man accused of stealing women's underwear from burglarized homes in Kodiak has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Kodiak Daily Mirror newspaper reports Ryan Cornelio pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted burglary as part of a plea deal.

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  14. Whitefish Bay native's love of dogs leads to Iditarod raceRead the original story

    Thursday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Musher Laura Allaway, formerly of Whitefish Bay, leads Brian Wilmshurst into the Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, checkpoint during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 10. For someone who grew up in Whitefish Bay, hated Wisconsin winters and doesn't think of herself as particularly tough, Laura Allaway mushed her way across Alaska this month to finish her first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Laura and her team of dogs covered the nearly 1,000 rugged miles in 12 days, 3 hours, 3 minutes and 54 seconds.

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  15. Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNR Public Notices

    The Alaska Community Forest Council is seeking to fill six council seats in 2015. The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry that works to improve Alaskans' quality of life by expanding and caring for urban and community forests.

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  16. Bear Tooth adds screenings of the historical film 'Anchorage Is...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... came to build a railroad and with perseverance and a bit of luck created the economic and transportation capital of Alaska. The documentary includes the earliest known film footage of Anchorage as well as home movies from the 1920's through the ...

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  17. Nevada man dies after unsuccessful CPR attempt in AlaskaRead the original story

    Thursday | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaska State Troopers released more information about a Nevada man who died after being found unresponsive at a southeast Alaska logging site. Spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says in an email 55-year-old David Fussell of Stagecoach, Nevada, was found alive but unresponsive by co-workers on Zarembo Island, 12 miles west of Wrangell.

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  18. Last Weekend to Submit PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seward City News

    ... other media platforms. The winning photo(s) will be used in FJLH's social media campaign to promote preservation in Alaska. All photographs must be original compositions by the contestant. For complete Terms and Conditions of the competition and for ...

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  19. Warm spring weather breaks records across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    After a winter marked by record warm temperatures , Alaska's spring weather is breaking records, too, with temperatures climbing past 50 degrees in parts of the state, the National Weather Service said. On Monday, temperatures in King Salmon hit a high of 51 degrees, breaking a previous record of 50 degrees, set in 1941.

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  20. What can community do to prevent repeat of September 2012 incident?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Homer News

    ... assault. For the family of the survivor, there is yet a journey of recovery; it saddens me that we have lost one Alaska student, but I am grateful that he and his family are healing. Moving forward will look different for each of us. Each of us can ...

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