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6 years later, revisiting 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 21:12

Alaska Dispatch News

6 years later, revisiting 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'
Alaska Dispatch News
In order to remember the good old days, I went back to 2010 and watched "Sarah Palin's Alaska," a show I vaguely remember streaming on way-too-slow internet when it originally aired. For those who didn't watch, "Sarah Palin's Alaska" was a nine-part ...

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Alaska congressional delegation reacts with near-silence to Trump's Russia comments - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 18:07

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska congressional delegation reacts with near-silence to Trump's Russia comments
Alaska Dispatch News
Dan Sullivan, at a Wednesday morning meeting with Alaska Dispatch News staff, deflected questions about Trump's statements by encouraging reporters to give more scrutiny to Clinton and to her March comments about the need for clean energy jobs in ...

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Kodiak Island Borough has highest rent in Alaska - KTOO

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 17:24

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Kodiak Island Borough has highest rent in Alaska
KTOO
That's according to a publication from the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development that looks at the cost of living in Alaska and economic trends for July 2016. Alyssa Rodrigues, an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce ...

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Adventure to Alaska completed in 23 days - Kitsap Sun

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 16:39

Kitsap Sun

Adventure to Alaska completed in 23 days
Kitsap Sun
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — A pair of Bainbridge Island brothers have completed their goal: finishing the 750-mile nonmotorized boat race from Port Townsend to Ketchikan, Alaska. After almost 3 ½ weeks on the water, Cooper and Nate Rooks returned home ...

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'Sandernistas' demand inclusion in Alaska party - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 16:36

'Sandernistas' demand inclusion in Alaska party
Alaska Public Radio Network
PHILADELPHIA – The new chairwoman of the Alaska Democratic Party says supporters of Bernie Sanders are re-invigorating the party. But along with the new enthusiasm, the Alaska Sanders supporters also bring deep wells of dissatisfaction. Casey Steinau ...

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New Beaked Whale Species Discovered In Alaska, Scientists Say | The Weather Channel - The Weather Channel

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 16:11

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New Beaked Whale Species Discovered In Alaska, Scientists Say | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
A new species of whale has been discovered in Alaska using DNA sampling and a little detective work. After years of hearing about a mysterious black, beaked whale that Japanese fisherman called "karasu," or raven, evidence of a new species of whale ...
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Warm ocean water leads to heavy rain in Alaska - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 15:32

Warm ocean water leads to heavy rain in Alaska
Alaska Public Radio Network
Brian Brettschneider is a climatologist in Anchorage who closely tracks Alaska climate data and trends. Alaska's Energy Desk is checking in with him regularly as part of a new segment- Ask a Climatologist. Brettschneider told Energy Desk editor Annie ...

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Study: Ferry system benefits Alaska financially - KRBD

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 15:00

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Study: Ferry system benefits Alaska financially
KRBD
Ketchikan is the third busiest port for Alaska Marine Highway System passengers, behind Juneau and Haines – but only slightly behind Haines. But in terms of economic impact from the ferry system, Ketchikan is number one. Heather Haugland of the ...

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Kodiak Island Borough has highest rent in Alaska - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 13:01

Kodiak Island Borough has highest rent in Alaska
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Kodiak Island Borough has the highest rent in the state. That's according to a publication from the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development that looks at the cost of living in Alaska and economic trends for July 2016. Bill Cope (right ...

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Owner of factory trawler abandoned by crew also owned Alaska Ranger - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 12:37

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Owner of factory trawler abandoned by crew also owned Alaska Ranger
KTUU.com
A private tugboat is en route to the factory trawler Alaska Juris which took on water Tuesday, forcing 46 crew to don survival suits and abandon ship. The Coast Guard says the trawler had a problem in the engine room that led to flooding off the ...
Dozens rescued from sinking fishing boat off AlaskaFox News
46 crew members rescued from sinking ship in Alaska watersThe Seattle Times
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Visitors To A Shrinking Alaskan Glacier Get A Lesson On Climate Change - NPR

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 12:10

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Visitors To A Shrinking Alaskan Glacier Get A Lesson On Climate Change
NPR
The Mendenhall Glacier is visible from the visitor center parking lot. But it's still pretty far and if you traveled all the way to Juneau, Alaska, you probably want to get up close to the blue tinted ice. Touching the face of the glacier can be tricky ...

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Did a new species of whale just wash up in Alaska? - Christian Science Monitor

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 07:35

Christian Science Monitor

Did a new species of whale just wash up in Alaska?
Christian Science Monitor
This was not the first time that questions had arisen about mysterious traits in certain beaked whales; a previous analysis, published in 2013, of DNA from eight tissue specimens from Japanese and Alaskan waters had pointed to a DNA variation in whale ...
Alaska students help scientists prove mysterious whale species existsKTUU.com
Mysterious New Whale Species Discovered in AlaskaNational Geographic
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Virgin America Stockholders Approve Merger Deal With Alaska ... - OPB News

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 06:45

OPB News

Virgin America Stockholders Approve Merger Deal With Alaska ...
OPB News
This is the next-to-last major hurdle for the airline takeover. The remaining step is U.S. Justice Department approval. Antitrust regulators are already scrutinizing ...
After another record quarter, Alaska Air joins S&P 500 IndexAlaskajournal.com

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Dozens rescued from sinking fishing boat off Alaska - Fox News

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 03:44

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Dozens rescued from sinking fishing boat off Alaska
Fox News
When the 220-foot Alaska Juris started taking on water Tuesday morning, all crew members donned survival suits and got into three rafts. An emergency beacon alerted the Coast Guard to the sinking ship just after 11:30 a.m. Alaska Standard Time. The ...
46 crew members rescued from sinking ship in Alaska watersThe Seattle Times
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In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change Is Already Leaving Many Hungry - NPR

Alaska News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 03:00

NPR

In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change Is Already Leaving Many Hungry
NPR
Packed with traditional Inuit foods like whale, walrus, seal and fish, her freezer has been an essential lifeline, ensuring her husband, three kids and grandson make it through the long harsh winters of Savoonga, Alaska. "Then that changed," she says ...

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Alaska's Sanders supporters split in nomination night fight at the DNC - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 22:22

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Alaska's Sanders supporters split in nomination night fight at the DNC
Alaska Dispatch News
According to a press release from the Coalition of 57, Alaska delegate Jill Yordy, who previously worked on the Sanders campaign, was one of the protest organizers. Yordy said the walkout was not organized by the campaign, but a "grass-roots" effort.

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Japanese utility companies optimistic about investing in Alaska's natural gas - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 20:59

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Japanese utility companies optimistic about investing in Alaska's natural gas
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Now, a Japanese energy developer, Resources Energy, Inc. (REI), says its utility companies would be willing to chip in for cheaper gas. Alaska currently partners with BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil on AKLNG, but at least one person in the industry ...

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46 crew members rescued from sinking ship in Alaska waters - The Seattle Times

Alaska News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 20:52

The Seattle Times

46 crew members rescued from sinking ship in Alaska waters
The Seattle Times
Merchant vessels rescued 46 crew members who abandoned a sinking fishing ship in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain Tuesday, Coast Guard officials said. The 220-foot Alaska Juris, which started taking on water shortly before noon in the Bering Sea, is ...
The Latest: 46 People Rescued From Sinking Vessel off AlaskaABC News
Drama at sea off Alaska as dozens abandon sinking fishing boatCBS News
46 crew members abandon fishing boat off Alaskan coastNew York Daily News

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Clinton prevails, but Alaska delegation is for Sanders at convention - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 19:26

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Clinton prevails, but Alaska delegation is for Sanders at convention
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Olivia Garrett, a delegate from Fairbanks, worked on the Sanders campaign in Alaska and was one of his 14 votes from Alaska. It was her first foray into politics, and even though Sanders didn't win she said the entire experience, including the ...
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