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Alaska Aquiver: State Hosts Plate Tectonics Research Effort - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 23:12

U.S. News & World Report

Alaska Aquiver: State Hosts Plate Tectonics Research Effort
U.S. News & World Report
This undated photo provided by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology shows a seismic station installed at Anaktuvak Pass in Alaska's Brooks Range. The station sends out earthquake information in real time. A seismometer rests at the bottom ...

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Human leg washes up on Alaska beach - The Denver Post

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:12

The Denver Post

Human leg washes up on Alaska beach
The Denver Post
JUNEAU, Alaska — A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city. Juneau Police Lt. David Campbell says the leg — from the knee down — was found by state game workers ...
Juneau police: debris removal in Gastineau Channel uncovers human legAlaska Dispatch News

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Seattle man saves life of Alaska woman through heart transplant - KING5.com

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 21:11

KING5.com

Seattle man saves life of Alaska woman through heart transplant
KING5.com
Thirteen years ago doctors in Alaska diagnosed her with a rare heart condition, and last year, the 36-year-old Anchorage woman spent eight months in a Seattle hospital waiting for a new heart. She needed a match. Just days after Eggert's crash, she ...

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Alaska acquisitions, upgrades exceed $700 million for shipper Matson - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:29

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska acquisitions, upgrades exceed $700 million for shipper Matson
Alaska Dispatch News
Exhaust from the Matson Tacoma's seven-cylinder, 22,500-horsepower engine, foreground, is treated with new “wet scrubber” exhaust cleaning technology to reduce sulfur dioxide and particulate matter in emissions. (Erik Hill / Alaska Dispatch News).

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Human Leg in a Fishing Boot Washes up on Alaska Beach - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:35

KOLO

Human Leg in a Fishing Boot Washes up on Alaska Beach
U.S. News & World Report
JUNEUA, Alaska (AP) — A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city. Juneau Police Lt. David Campbell says the leg — from the knee down — was found by state game workers ...
Human leg washes ashore in AlaskaKOLO
Juneau police: debris removal in Gastineau Channel uncovers human legAlaska Dispatch News

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Wide array of Alaska programs face elimination under president's proposed budget - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:26

Alaska Dispatch News

Wide array of Alaska programs face elimination under president's proposed budget
Alaska Dispatch News
Though the "president's budget proposal is an improvement and an increase over the severely-depressed Obama-era defense budgets, and includes $170 million of military construction for Alaska, I remain concerned that – in an increasingly dangerous world ...

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Trial Set for Alaska Man Charged in Girlfriend's Death - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:27

Trial Set for Alaska Man Charged in Girlfriend's Death
U.S. News & World Report
Trial Set for Alaska Man Charged in Girlfriend's Death. A trial date has been set for a 21-year-old Alaska man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend when he tried to kill himself and the bullet struck the woman after passing through his head ...

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Ask a Climatologist: The early arrival of 'peak summer' in Alaska - KTOO

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:25

KTOO

Ask a Climatologist: The early arrival of 'peak summer' in Alaska
KTOO
Brian: In Alaska, in the interior part of the state, that can occur as soon as the first week of July. So places like Fairbanks and the central Interior, if you look at their annual temperature curve, they actually max out in the first part of July ...

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Appeals Panel Sides With Agency on Alaska Timber Project - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:38

Appeals Panel Sides With Agency on Alaska Timber Project
U.S. News & World Report
Appeals Panel Sides With Agency on Alaska Timber Project. A divided federal appeals court panel has ruled that the U.S. Forest Service "chose jobs over wolves" in approving a logging project in southeast Alaska but was within its authority to do so ...

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As Trump Ignores Climate Change, Seas Threaten to Swallow Alaskan Villages - BillMoyers.com

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:04

BillMoyers.com

As Trump Ignores Climate Change, Seas Threaten to Swallow Alaskan Villages
BillMoyers.com
Ground zero for these problems is Newtok, an Alaska Native village in the Yukon River Delta that has been trying to relocate for decades as the permafrost erodes beneath it and the nearby Ninglick River eats away at its banks at a rate of 70 feet per year.

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Alaska Judge Expected to Rule on Recall Effort - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00

KTUU.com

Alaska Judge Expected to Rule on Recall Effort
U.S. News & World Report
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge in Anchorage is expected to decide Tuesday whether to allow a recall election to proceed against three Homer City Council members who sponsored a resolution on inclusivity after President Donald Trump's ...
Alaska officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar an effort to recall themKTUU.com

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Alaska officials seek subsistence anglers for king salmon study ... - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:43

U.S. News & World Report

Alaska officials seek subsistence anglers for king salmon study ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - Alaska officials are looking for subsistence anglers to help gather samples of king salmon. Anglers will receive $10 per sample, ...
Alaska Officials Seek Subsistence Anglers for King Salmon | Alaska ...U.S. News & World Report

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Alaska officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar an effort to recall them - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:06

KTUU.com

Alaska officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar an effort to recall them
KTUU.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Three leaders of an Alaska fishing community who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after President Donald Trump's election have asked a judge to block efforts to recall them. During a court hearing in Anchorage on ...

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Rain, strong winds forecast for Southcentral Alaska through Thursday - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 07:41

Alaska Dispatch News

Rain, strong winds forecast for Southcentral Alaska through Thursday
Alaska Dispatch News
A storm system will send "multiple waves of rain" and high winds across Southcentral Alaska starting overnight Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy rains are forecast to begin late Tuesday, causing rises in rivers and streams ...

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Alaska Officials Seek Subsistence Anglers for King Salmon - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:26

U.S. News & World Report

Alaska Officials Seek Subsistence Anglers for King Salmon
U.S. News & World Report
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials are looking for subsistence anglers to help gather samples of king salmon. KYUK-AM reported (http://bit.ly/2qS6hky ) Monday that anglers will receive $10 per sample. Holly Carroll, who manages the king salmon run ...

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Alaska Harbor Fire Razes 2 Boats, Damages 1 - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:57

Alaska Harbor Fire Razes 2 Boats, Damages 1
U.S. News & World Report
Alaska Harbor Fire Razes 2 Boats, Damages 1. A fire in a Southern Alaska harbor has left two fishing vessels destroyed and a third heavily damaged. | May 23, 2017, at 8:48 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Alaska Harbor Fire Razes ...

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An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend. - Washington Post

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 01:55

Washington Post

An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Washington Post
Victor Sibson does not remember what happened the night he put a gun to his head, he told police. Shortly after 2 a.m. on April 19, the 21 year-old Anchorage man held a handgun to his left temple as he stood in the apartment he shared with his ...
Man survived suicide attempt, but bullet killed girlfriend, Alaska prosecutor saysChicago Tribune
Prosecutor: Bullet Meant for Suicide Killed Another PersonU.S. News & World Report
Officials: Alaska man shoots self in head, kills girlfriendFairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Trump wants to sell US oil reserves & drill in Alaska - RT

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 01:39

RT

Trump wants to sell US oil reserves & drill in Alaska
RT
At the same time, the US would boost its oil production, as Trump plans to raise $1.8 billion in the next ten years by drilling more in Alaska, the largest protected wilderness in the country, which is said to have vast oil reserves. US crude ...

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Alaska Supreme Court rules sex abuse victim can sue OCS - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 00:42

Alaska Supreme Court rules sex abuse victim can sue OCS
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — A Fairbanks child sex abuse victim will have another chance to sue Alaska's foster care system due to an Alaska Supreme Court opinion published Friday. In 2012, a woman who was sexually abused by foster brother Rolin N. Allison Jr., sued ...

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Why are reindeers flying to a remote Alaskan village? - BBC News

Alaska News - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:26

BBC News

Why are reindeers flying to a remote Alaskan village?
BBC News
As a warming climate threatens traditional food supplies in the Arctic, one rural Alaskan village is flying in hundreds of reindeer by cargo plane. James Cook went to find out why. Only 12,000 years late, on an experimental farm outside Fairbanks in ...

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