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Garrison Keillor: Alaska: Trying hard to ignore the election - St. Augustine Record

Alaska News - 2 hours 41 min ago

Garrison Keillor: Alaska: Trying hard to ignore the election
St. Augustine Record
I am on a ship cruising around Alaska this week, hoping fabulous natural grandeur might distract me from the election, but it isn't working. Every morning I go online and peruse three newspapers for the political news, no Olympics or pennant race, no ...

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Sister finds words to honor airman missing in Alaska since Korean War - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 2 hours 44 min ago

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Sister finds words to honor airman missing in Alaska since Korean War
Alaska Dispatch News
Searchers nestled between crevasses on ice surface of Colony Glacier in Alaska on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. For the fourth consecutive summer, a team of military members and scientists combed the surface of the glacier looking for remains and personal ...

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Warmer weather and experimentation lead to new mix of prize-winning Alaska fruits and vegetables - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 3 hours 26 min ago

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Warmer weather and experimentation lead to new mix of prize-winning Alaska fruits and vegetables
Alaska Dispatch News
Giant fruits and vegetables are a staple of the Alaska State Fair, which started last Thursday at the Palmer fairgrounds. But record-breaking heat, combined with new technology, experimentation and mounting interest in gardening and local produce, is ...

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Alaska pilot dies in crash at Oregon air show - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 3 hours 28 min ago

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Alaska pilot dies in crash at Oregon air show
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska pilot dies in crash at Oregon air show. Author: Kailey Fisicaro, The Bulletin (Bend, Oregon); Updated: 58 minutes ago; Published 2 hours ago. BEND, Ore. — A long-time pilot who was a "skilled instructor" with extensive military service died in ...

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Scenes from the Alaska State Fair: Cosmic hair and running gerbils - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 4 hours 57 min ago

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Scenes from the Alaska State Fair: Cosmic hair and running gerbils
Alaska Dispatch News
Layla Dinwiddie, from Wasilla, AK, has her face painted by Stella Draper, at Cosmic Hairdos at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, AK on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Dinwiddie also had her hair don at the booth. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News). PALMER ...

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More ticks are making Alaska their home - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 5 hours 26 min ago

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

More ticks are making Alaska their home
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
In a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, researchers identified brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Rocky Mountain wood ticks, deer ticks and Lone Star ticks in Alaska. A few of those creatures hitchhiked up on animals and ...

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Laurie the Moose Lady puts 'heart and soul' Into roadkill - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 11 hours 38 min ago

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Laurie the Moose Lady puts 'heart and soul' Into roadkill
Alaska Dispatch News
Laurie Speakman, a volunteer driver with the Alaska Moose Federation, in Soldotna, Alaska, Aug. 25, 2016. Moose struck and killed on Alaskan highways are state property, and each can provide hundreds of pounds of meat to the needy. But lately ...

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Let's talk, not litigate, over Indian country in Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 11 hours 38 min ago

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Let's talk, not litigate, over Indian country in Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker comments at an April 2015 press conference in Juneau on efforts to ease adoption of Alaska Native children by Alaska Natives. With him are Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, right, and Julie Kitka, president of the Alaska Federation of ...

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Exotic ticks appear to be establishing themselves in Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 16 hours 11 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Exotic ticks appear to be establishing themselves in Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
In a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, researchers identified brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Rocky Mountain wood ticks, deer ticks and Lone Star ticks in Alaska. A few of those creatures hitchhiked up on animals and ...

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Carney sworn in as 24th Justice of Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 22 hours 34 min ago

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Carney sworn in as 24th Justice of Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Craig Stowers, left, administers the oath of office to Susan M. Carney during her installation as a Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court at the Rabinowitz Courthouse on Friday, August 26, 2016. Installation of Alaska ...

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Week 3 of Alaska high school football - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 22:13

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Week 3 of Alaska high school football
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
West High School broke open a close game in the second quarter, then had to hang on thwarting a late rally against host Chugiak High School at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium. The Eagles (2-1) took a 21-7 into the half as Qyntyn Pilcher found Turek Taylor for a ...

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Final vote count puts Westlake further ahead in Alaska's Arctic House district - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 21:43

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Final vote count puts Westlake further ahead in Alaska's Arctic House district
Alaska Dispatch News
A recount can be requested by Nageak or by 10 voters — a step that must be taken before the results can be appealed to the Alaska Supreme Court. Because the two candidates are separated by more than 20 votes, whoever requests the recount would have ...

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For 45 years, Joanne Berberich has been the Alaska State Fair cookie, cake and crumble queen - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 19:47

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For 45 years, Joanne Berberich has been the Alaska State Fair cookie, cake and crumble queen
Alaska Dispatch News
Long-time baked goods coordinator Joanne Berberich, 82, spots annual angel food cake entrant Martha Guinotte of Palmer walking through the door on Wednesday at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. At left is Berberich's great-granddaughter Kimberly Scheibl ...
Alaska State Fair institutes 'smoke-free' policyKTOO

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Pain doctor surrenders license to Alaska medical board - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:23

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Pain doctor surrenders license to Alaska medical board
Alaska Dispatch News
Ahmad began seeing clients in Alaska in early 2015, operating United Pain Care in a medical building on Lake Otis Parkway. He sometimes saw more than 40 patients a day during short trips to Alaska, according to a decision by an administrative law judge.

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Exxon Mobil Backs Out of Proposed Alaska LNG Project - Wall Street Journal

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:00

Wall Street Journal

Exxon Mobil Backs Out of Proposed Alaska LNG Project
Wall Street Journal
The company's decision comes amid a global glut of natural gas that has depressed prices and follows the release of a Wood McKenzie report earlier this week concluding the Alaskan project “is one of the least competitive” of proposed liquefied natural ...
Oil partners in Alaska LNG pull out of projectKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Oil producers balk following new study calling Alaska's LNG project uneconomicAlaska Dispatch News
North Slope gas producers support switch to state-led Alaska LNG projectPlatts
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:44

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 26, 2016
Alaska Public Radio Network
Since last November, ExxonMobil has been the target of a growing number of state attorneys general investigating whether the company lied about its research on climate change. Alaska's new attorney general has jumped into that fight and some lawmakers ...
Troopers say powerful painkiller found in Alaska heroinFairbanks Daily News-Miner
'A first in Alaska.' Heroin linked to village overdoses contained powerful painkillerKTUU.com

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The Hungry Chum: An eater's guide to the Alaska State Fair - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:18

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The Hungry Chum: An eater's guide to the Alaska State Fair
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
For food fanatics in the Last Frontier, that day is the first day of the Alaska State Fair. Now, I don't like opening days of anything as a general rule, but the veritable smorgasbord at the fair was something even a curmudgeon couldn't pass up. With ...

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Living Alaska: Fungus, festivals and a foraging movement - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:18

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Living Alaska: Fungus, festivals and a foraging movement
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Megan Edge is a lifelong Alaskan residing in West Anchorage. The views expressed here are not necessarily the views of KTVA. Living Alaska is a regular feature, appearing on KTVA.com, about experiencing the Last Frontier through the outdoors.

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Highway Robbery: Roadkill Meat Intended for Charity Stolen in Alaska - Field and Stream (blog)

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 16:15

Highway Robbery: Roadkill Meat Intended for Charity Stolen in Alaska
Field and Stream (blog)
According to Associated Press, thieves are lifting dead moose off the road before Alaska can claim the carcasses. Moose killed by cars are state property in Alaska, and a program run by state troopers routinely salvages usable roadkill as meat for the ...

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Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska's largest city - WJLA

Alaska News - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 14:23

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Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska's largest city
WJLA
A life-size, fiberglass bear statue painted with nature scenes and rubber boots, part of a "Parade of Bears" display, stands in front of offices of Great Land Trust on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. The statues were installed to ...
Alaskans live among bears — both real and brightly coloredBeaumont Enterprise

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