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2016 record warm year globally, in Alaska - KTUU.com

Alaska News - 1 hour 37 min ago

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2016 record warm year globally, in Alaska
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“While many places were not the warmest on the global scale,” says Rick Thoman, Climate Sciences and Service Manager for the National Weather Service Alaska Region. “Hardly anywhere was even a little bit cooler than the long term average and that's ...

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Alaska Dispatch News poll: Crime - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 1 hour 49 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Dispatch News poll: Crime
Alaska Dispatch News
A public opinion poll conducted among 750 people last month for Alaska Dispatch News by Ivan Moore's Alaska Survey Research shows that a majority of Alaskans — 56.1 percent — think crime is rising. Another 36 percent think the numbers haven't ...

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Alaska meth distributor arrested, end to “significant trafficking” operation - KTUU.com

Alaska News - 4 hours 26 min ago

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Alaska meth distributor arrested, end to “significant trafficking” operation
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KLAWOCK, Alaska (KTUU) - Marking the end of a drug bust that was months in the making, Bradley Grasser, 62, is being accused of possessing methamphetamine “with the intent to distribute.” In his report on Bradley Grasser, Drug Enforcement ...

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Body of Fairbanks snowmachiner found in northwest Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 6 hours 10 min ago

Body of Fairbanks snowmachiner found in northwest Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS - The body of a Fairbanks man missing on a snowmachine trip in northwest Alaska has been found, according to Alaska State Troopers. Travis Loughridge, 27, was reported missing Monday after he left the village of Shungnak Saturday, Jan.
Missing Fairbanks snowmachiner found dead near SelawikAlaska Dispatch News

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Alaska delegation plans to attend Trump inauguration - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 6 hours 38 min ago

Alaska delegation plans to attend Trump inauguration
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's two Republican U.S. senators plan to attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday despite having previously called for him to quit the ticket. Representatives for Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan ...
'Alaskan of the Week'Capital city weekly

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No Fukushima-related radiation detected in Alaska seafood - Capital city weekly

Alaska News - 7 hours 36 sec ago

No Fukushima-related radiation detected in Alaska seafood
Capital city weekly
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in conjunction with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and other state, federal, and international agencies, continues testing of Alaska seafood for any potential impacts ...

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Climate change prompts Alaska fish to change breeding behavior - UW Today

Alaska News - 7 hours 51 min ago

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Climate change prompts Alaska fish to change breeding behavior
UW Today
That's the main finding of a recent University of Washington study published in Global Change Biology that analyzed reproductive patterns of three-spine stickleback fish over half a century in Alaska's Bristol Bay region. The data show that stickleback ...

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50 below recorded in Interior as cold snap settles on Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 8 hours 53 min ago

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50 below recorded in Interior as cold snap settles on Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
In Southcentral Alaska, NWS meteorologist Bob Clay said the coldest Southcentral communities Wednesday included Talkeetna at 29 below, Wasilla at 27 below and Palmer at 20 below. Temperatures in the Anchorage Bowl were as low as the minus teens; ...
Temperatures plummet to minus 50 in Fairbanks, Interior AlaskaFairbanks Daily News-Miner

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Parts of Alaska Dealing with the Coldest Temps in Years - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Alaska News - 9 hours 43 min ago

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Parts of Alaska Dealing with the Coldest Temps in Years
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
2016 Was by FAR the warmest year on record for most of Alaska. Some places recorded an average temperatures of 7°F above normal last year! Of the 18 reporting stations in the graphic above, 14 of them recorded the warmest year on record. Fairbanks ...

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Idaho company sees record silver production at Alaska mine - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 10 hours 11 min ago

Idaho company sees record silver production at Alaska mine
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A metal mine in southeast Alaska has reached its highest level of silver production since an Idaho-based company took full ownership of the property in 2008. Hecla Mining Co. released its 2016 results last week for the Greens ...

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Alaska Air to record $82 million as merger-related costs in fourth quarter - Reuters

Alaska News - 13 hours 36 min ago

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Alaska Air to record $82 million as merger-related costs in fourth quarter
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Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK.N) said on Wednesday it expects to record $82 million in the fourth quarter in costs related to the $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America Inc. Alaska Air completed its acquisition of Virgin America in December to become ...

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Chilling Report Finds that One in Three Women in Alaska have Experienced Stalking - Alaska Commons

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 20:30

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Chilling Report Finds that One in Three Women in Alaska have Experienced Stalking
Alaska Commons
On Tuesday, the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Department released the results of a new survey that measures how many women have experienced stalking and physical violence. The results are not good. The 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey was ...

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Alaska can no longer isolate Permanent Fund dividend - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:50

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska can no longer isolate Permanent Fund dividend
Alaska Dispatch News
Median family income in Alaska is $83,000, the fifth highest in the country. That means half the families make more than that amount. The dividend's popularity is immense. As Jerry Seinfeld said, "People don't turn down money. This is what separates us ...
Open letter to Legislature: 2017 is last chance for hard choicesAlaskajournal.com

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Alaska Deep Freeze! It is here. - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:15

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Alaska Deep Freeze! It is here.
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PACIFIC SATELLITE RADAR- Cold air is spreading west and south, encompassing Southcentral in arctic air for several days to come. All this cold air is collecting underneath an upper level trough. ALASKA FORECAST- Cold, dry and clear...under a dome of ...

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Trump's Interior secretary nominee might just grant Murkowski's every wish - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:40

Alaska Dispatch News

Trump's Interior secretary nominee might just grant Murkowski's every wish
Alaska Dispatch News
Murkowski chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and consequently controls the Senate end of the nomination process for the incoming Interior secretary. She and others in Alaska's congressional delegation met prior to the hearing to ...
Interior pick firmly against fed land transfer, with wiggle room for AlaskaAlaska Public Radio Network
Trump's Interior Secretary Pick Urges Review of Obama's Ban on Alaska DrillingSputnik International

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Alaska delegation plans to attend Trump inauguration - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:32

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Alaska delegation plans to attend Trump inauguration
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) Alaska's two Republican U.S. senators plan to attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday despite having previously called for him to quit the ticket. Representatives for Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan confirmed ...
Alaska congressional delegation casts confusion on 'Obamacare' replacement plansAlaska Dispatch News

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Alaska Dispatch News poll: Syrian refugees - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:18

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Dispatch News poll: Syrian refugees
Alaska Dispatch News
America may be a nation of immigrants, but Alaska isn't supporting an influx of immigrants from Syria, according to a recent public opinion poll conducted on behalf of Alaska Dispatch News. Since the civil war began in their country in 2011, hundreds ...

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Interior pick firmly against fed land transfer, with wiggle room for Alaska - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:13

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Interior pick firmly against fed land transfer, with wiggle room for Alaska
Alaska Public Radio Network
Murkowski asked the nominee, Congressman Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., if he would undertake a review of President Obama's resource decisions in Alaska, to include “the decisions that specifically prevented the leasing of those lands and those waters for ...
Trump's Interior Secretary Pick Urges Review of Obama's Ban on Alaska DrillingSputnik International

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Alaska congressional delegation casts confusion on 'Obamacare' replacement plans - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:54

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska congressional delegation casts confusion on 'Obamacare' replacement plans
Alaska Dispatch News
The Alaska delegation proposed a plan last year to make insurance cheap again by eliminating the minimum coverage standards in the health law. This would allow companies to sell much cheaper policies, attractive to anyone who skips the fine print.
Alaska delegation plans to attend Trump inaugurationWashington Times

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Alaska lawmakers convene session expected to focus on budget - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:15

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska lawmakers convene session expected to focus on budget
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Legislators are hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's gridlocked sessions. But they face tough choices on thorny issues like taxes, use of earnings from Alaska's oil wealth nest egg to help pay for state government, and how much to continue cutting ...
Kindness well-wishes encourage Alaska lawmakers on 1st daySFGate
Legislative session kicks off in JuneauAlaska Public Radio Network
Open letter to Legislature: 2017 is last chance for hard choicesAlaskajournal.com

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