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Fists for gifts: Alaska Tuesday Night Fights and My House team up - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

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Fists for gifts: Alaska Tuesday Night Fights and My House team up
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
WASILLA — This Tuesday is the first Alaska Tuesday Night Fights and My House Gift Drive. Fighters will throw punches and kicks per usual, but this time it's for a good cause. According to Billy Christensen, co-owner and operator of Tuesday Night ...

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Looking to buy a ferry? Alaska plans to sell Taku - The Register-Guard

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 22:56

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Looking to buy a ferry? Alaska plans to sell Taku
The Register-Guard
KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Alaska Marine Highway System is working to get rid of the ferry Taku. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the state has not decided how it will dispose of the ferry, but it has permission from the ...
Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry TakuKTOO

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Driver shot by Juneau police officer expected to survive - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 20:12

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Driver shot by Juneau police officer expected to survive
Alaska Dispatch News
The local District Attorney and Alaska State Troopers Bureau of Investigations had also been contacted for help with the case. The Alaska Department of Law's Office of Special Prosecutions will also conduct an investigation. It's the first time since ...
Juneau man shot by police after single-car crashFairbanks Daily News-Miner
JPD officers shoot man on Oceanview DriveJuneau Empire (subscription)

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For Bryce Edgmon, Alaska's first Alaska Native speaker of the House, a budget fix is personal in the Bush - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 19:58

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For Bryce Edgmon, Alaska's first Alaska Native speaker of the House, a budget fix is personal in the Bush
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He'll be the first speaker with Alaska Native ancestry. He keeps moose, fish and berries in his freezer. He says he's driven, in part, by a fear that the state's budget crisis could ultimately lead to the demise of his own lifestyle, and that of the ...

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Angela Rodell defends the Alaska Permanent Fund. And she's worried. - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 18:42

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Angela Rodell defends the Alaska Permanent Fund. And she's worried.
Alaska Dispatch News
Her New York job brought Rodell's skills to Alaska, as a banker and consultant for Dan Fauske, director of the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. In the 1990s, with oil prices low and the treasury empty, legislators looked to AHFC's assets as an easy source ...

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It could be a long wait for Alaska appointments to Trump administration - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 17:51

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It could be a long wait for Alaska appointments to Trump administration
Alaska Dispatch News
There are only a handful of Senate-approved political appointments that serve in the Alaska. Most of the positions for regional directors and Alaska state directors — such as those within the Indian Health Service, National Park Service and Bureau of ...

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A Fairbanks researcher heads for the other pole - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 14:12

A Fairbanks researcher heads for the other pole
Alaska Dispatch News
Young was selected from among 250 applicants. She will be the farthest-north researcher on board. The U.S. Geologicial Survey's Alaska Climate Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Resilience and Adaptation Program are covering all her ...

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Alaska, the day before Pearl Harbor - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:51

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Alaska, the day before Pearl Harbor
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Airplanes were redefining Alaska. Air connections pioneered in the preceding decade had brought a profusion of carriers, whose schedules and services were big news. Pan American Airways announced plans to fly all winter long. There were five flights a ...
Community planner returns to Alaska to help Native villagesSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)

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Remains of missing Palmer teen believed found; 16-year-old charged with murder - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:31

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Remains of missing Palmer teen believed found; 16-year-old charged with murder
Alaska Dispatch News
Remains believed to be those of missing Palmer teen David Grunwald were found Friday afternoon, and a 16-year-old has been charged with his murder and kidnapping, Alaska State Troopers said Saturday. Alaska State Troopers said Saturday that remains ...
Troopers: Remains found likely belong to David Grunwald, 1 teen charged in connection to his deathKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

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China blasts 'petty' Taiwan call with Trump - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 12:12

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China blasts 'petty' Taiwan call with Trump
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BEIJING — On Friday, President Xi Jinping told Henry Kissinger that he hoped for "stability" in U.S.-China ties under the new administration. Nobody told Donald Trump. The president-elect broke with four decades of diplomatic practice by talking on ...

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Anchorage police investigating stabbing, shots fired early Saturday ... - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:47

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Anchorage police investigating stabbing, shots fired early Saturday ...
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Anchorage police are investigating two separate incidents from early Saturday – a stabbing outside the Brother Francis Shelter and shots fired near the Valley of ...

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Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry Taku - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:43

Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry Taku
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the state has not yet decided how it will dispose of the ferry, but it has received permission from the Federal Highway Administration to sell the vessel, The Ketchikan Daily News ...

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With employment down, Alaska slumps into recession, economist says - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:38

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

With employment down, Alaska slumps into recession, economist says
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
In addition, state economist Caroline Schultz says Alaska is in a recession, which likely began at the end of 2015. The last big recession Alaska experienced was in the 1980s. Schultz said the state experienced minor job losses in 2009, during a ...
Economist: Alaska is in a recessionKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Recession grips Alaska as employment losses hit new sectors ...Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska drops most jobs since 1980s recession | Juneau Empire ...Juneau Empire (subscription)
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Here's how the Alaska Aces stack up historically at ECHL season's quarter pole - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 10:29

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Here's how the Alaska Aces stack up historically at ECHL season's quarter pole
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska takes a seven-game point streak (6-0-1) into Saturday night's series finale against the Steelheads in Boise. (Also, FWIW, I love the photo of Peter Sivak that accompanies this entry — the look on his face says, yeah, scoring goals is kinda what ...
Idaho Steelheads top Alaska Aces in OT; homestand ends SaturdayIdaho Statesman

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Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry Taku - The Seattle Times

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 08:57

Alaska Marine Highway System prepares to sell ferry Taku
The Seattle Times
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Marine Highway System is working to get rid of the state ferry Taku. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the state has not yet decided how it will dispose of the ferry, but it has ...

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US veterans to meet with tribe elders in pipeline protest - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 08:37

Alaska Dispatch News

US veterans to meet with tribe elders in pipeline protest
Alaska Dispatch News
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Alaska Town's New Inupiat Name Challenged in Court - Fortune

Alaska News - Sat, 12/03/2016 - 06:49

Fortune

Alaska Town's New Inupiat Name Challenged in Court
Fortune
A local Alaska Native corporation filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday that claims city officials rushed the process with insufficient outreach to the public. Plaintiffs also maintain the new name isn't even the area's traditional place name, and they also ...
Goodbye, Barrow, Alaska. Hello, UtqiagvikSmithsonian

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While Bering Sea groundfish booms, Gulf of Alaska struggles - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:39

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While Bering Sea groundfish booms, Gulf of Alaska struggles
Alaska Dispatch News
Fishery managers will set 2017 catches this week for pollock, cod and other fisheries that make up Alaska's largest fish hauls, which are taken from 3 to 200 miles offshore. More than 80 percent of Alaska's seafood comes from those federally managed ...

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Moynihan keeps delivering in Alaska Aces' 2-1 overtime loss in Idaho - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 20:52

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Moynihan keeps delivering in Alaska Aces' 2-1 overtime loss in Idaho
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska Aces coach Rob Murray didn't know much about Danny Moynihan when the American Hockey League's Utica Comets assigned the rookie center to the Aces at season's start. Murray has taken a shine to Moynihan of late, though, and for good reason.
Idaho Steelheads top Alaska Aces in OT; homestand ends SaturdayIdaho Statesman

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Alaska biologists research mystery of declining caribou herd - STLtoday.com

Alaska News - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 20:45

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Alaska biologists research mystery of declining caribou herd
STLtoday.com
This undated photo provided by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game shows Caribou in the Western Arctic in Alaska. The size of an Arctic caribou herd in Alaska has been cut in half in just the last three years, and researchers are trying to ...

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