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Alaska Airlines to host eclipse-chasing flight in August - KIRO Seattle

Alaska News - 6 hours 11 min ago

KIRO Seattle

Alaska Airlines to host eclipse-chasing flight in August
KIRO Seattle
Alaska Airlines will be chasing the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in United States history since 1918. On August 21, a special charter flight for select astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers will allow passengers to see the eclipse from ...

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Alaska's orcas battle fishermen for their catch - CBS News

Alaska News - 9 hours 19 min ago

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Alaska's orcas battle fishermen for their catch
CBS News
Killer whales have turned the tables on fishermen working in the dangerous waters of the Bering Sea off Alaska. Now the orcas are preying on the fishermen, sometimes stalking them for days at a time before stealing the catch off their lines, a problem ...

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Could the lure of trails salvage Alaska's economy? - High Country News

Alaska News - 10 hours 48 min ago

High Country News

Could the lure of trails salvage Alaska's economy?
High Country News
This is what 20-year-old Sean McGrory and 24-year-old Steven McCloud do on their first day in Alaska. They park along the Seward Highway and hike into the darkening woods, along a path that leads to two yurts, a renovated 1936 mining cabin, a sauna and ...

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First Alaska telepharmacy opens today in Healy | Local News ... - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 23:53

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

First Alaska telepharmacy opens today in Healy | Local News ...
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
HEALY — The first community-based telepharmacy in Alaska opens today in Healy.

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Alaska Native corporation in Sitka faces shareholder protest as revenues drop and CEO pay rises - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 19:22

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Native corporation in Sitka faces shareholder protest as revenues drop and CEO pay rises
Alaska Dispatch News
Shee Atika, one of more than 200 village corporations set up in 1971 under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, once appeared to be one of the most successful. In 2010, annual revenues stood at over $180 million. The corporation's roughly 3,000 ...

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Statue Will Honor Man Who Signed Treaty With Russia To Give Alaska To United States - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:32

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Statue Will Honor Man Who Signed Treaty With Russia To Give Alaska To United States
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
A statue honoring former U.S. Secretary of State William Henry Seward, who signed a treaty with Russia that brought Alaska to the United States, will be installed in the city of Juneau on July 3. Mary Becker, co-chair of the Seward Statue Committee, on ...

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Columbus Day to be known as Indigenous Peoples day in Alaska - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:40

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Columbus Day to be known as Indigenous Peoples day in Alaska
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
The setting was particularly symbolic for many there, where the American, Alaska and Inupiat flags all flew high while hundreds of Alaska Natives from the region gathered to celebrate their indigenous traditions. Now, the state will celebrate them, too.

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2 injured in separate brown bear attacks in Southcentral Alaska Saturday - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:24

Alaska Dispatch News

2 injured in separate brown bear attacks in Southcentral Alaska Saturday
Alaska Dispatch News
Two people were injured in separate brown bear attacks in Southcentral Alaska Saturday, according to troopers and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The first happened Saturday morning on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, near Clunie Lake, said ...

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Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska - KTOO

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:21

Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska
KTOO
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. The Juneau Empire reports the statue commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Cession that made Alaska a U.S. ...

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More Alaska halibut charters are moving into new waters and targeting multiple species. Here's why. - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:08

Alaska Dispatch News

More Alaska halibut charters are moving into new waters and targeting multiple species. Here's why.
Alaska Dispatch News
Economic and regulatory factors have over the years forced some Alaska halibut charter fishermen and women to adapt, moving to new waters for their harvests, a new University of Alaska Fairbanks study has found. Researchers at UAF say the study is an ...

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OPINION: Patty Crichton — A unique small ship for Alaska, and why I like it - Petoskey News-Review

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:48

OPINION: Patty Crichton — A unique small ship for Alaska, and why I like it
Petoskey News-Review
Last month's column on the new entrants into the Alaska small cruise market for 2018 generated a lot of interest. It seems everywhere I went, someone commented on seeing it, and asked questions. And so many of you have told me that you save all of my ...

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Alaska borough governments depend much more on state money now than a decade ago - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:59

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska borough governments depend much more on state money now than a decade ago
Alaska Dispatch News
The report looked at how much the state's 19 borough governments rely on state aid, and how vulnerable those local budgets are to Alaska's budget shortfall. While most local government revenues have continued to grow, the study found, that is "almost ...

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Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:21

Marijuana Board to Revisit On-Site Consumption in July
U.S. News & World Report
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Marijuana Control Board will discuss three different options for on-site marijuana consumption proposed by board members at its next meeting. The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports (http://bit.ly/2t66Jid ) the board ...

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Alaska Public Library Hosts 1st Drag Queen Story Hour - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:20

Alaska Public Library Hosts 1st Drag Queen Story Hour
U.S. News & World Report
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska public library hosted its first-ever Drag Queen Story Hour. KTOO.org reported (http://bit.ly/2tXMYGF ) Friday that Gigi Monroe read children's classics to more than 100 adults, teenagers and children at the Douglas ...

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'Iowa to Alaska in a Model T' - Ames Tribune

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:27

Ames Tribune

'Iowa to Alaska in a Model T'
Ames Tribune
Two Story County men set off on an adventurous road trip June 1, and Friday, June 23, they arrived successfully in Fairbanks, Alaska. But this was not an ordinary journey by car — it was a journey by Model T. Driving from “Iowa to Alaska in a Model T ...

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Alaska's 40 Years Of Oil Riches Almost Never Was - KUNC

Alaska News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 04:06

KUNC

Alaska's 40 Years Of Oil Riches Almost Never Was
KUNC
In late May on the floor of a drilling rig on Alaska's northernmost edge, oil workers were dwarfed by giant pieces of machinery. They were slowly pushing pipe thousands of feet below the tundra to tap one of the biggest oil fields in North America ...

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Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska - Washington Post

Alaska News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:19

Washington Post

Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska
Washington Post
JUNEAU, Alaska — A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. The statue commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Cession that made Alaska a U.S. territory, The Juneau Empire ...

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Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska - Sacramento Bee

Alaska News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 23:19

Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska
Sacramento Bee
A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. The statue commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Cession that made Alaska a U.S. territory, The Juneau Empire reported ...

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Alaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacks - KTOO

Alaska News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:51

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Alaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacks
KTOO
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for a year following two deadly attacks by black bears this week, including one at a mountain race. University of Alaska Anchorage officials say the move will allow them ...
Alaska Fatal Bear Mauling Still Under InvestigationU.S. News & World Report
Woman killed by bear in Alaska was newly marriedKFQD

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