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Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented' - Los Angeles Times

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Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented'
Los Angeles Times
Bill Walker, Alaska's Republican-turned-independent candidate for governor, and Byron Mallott, who won the state's Democratic primary, were set to take on incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, for the opportunity to run the 50th state. Alone, they ...
Alaska Airlines donates $1 million to Native engineering programAlaska Dispatch
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with EnglishReuters
Alaska gov. signs bill to recognize indigenous languagesAl Jazeera America
Ktoo -Indian Country Today Media Network -Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Pearl Harbor veteran, Alaska communications pioneer Joe Booi dead at 92 - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:21

Alaska Dispatch

Pearl Harbor veteran, Alaska communications pioneer Joe Booi dead at 92
Alaska Dispatch
The longtime resident of Spenard survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and the sinking of his aircraft carrier and found new ways to make long-distance communication work in Alaska. More importantly, he found ways to move beyond personal trauma to stay ...

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Alaska National Guard bans cellphones, then doesn't - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:15

Alaska National Guard bans cellphones, then doesn't
Alaska Dispatch
The day Alaska Dispatch News published excerpts from a secret recording of Gov. Sean Parnell's “town hall” with National Guard troops from which the public and media were barred, an official sent an email to Army Guard members that “new guidance” from ...
Governor: “We kept hearing there were problems” in the Alaska National GuardKTUU.com
Changes Made within the Alaska National Guard Following OCI Reportyouralaskalink

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Alaska court reinstates indictment of former youth hockey coach - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:01

Alaska court reinstates indictment of former youth hockey coach
Alaska Dispatch
“There is nothing in the language of this sentence and nothing in the discussions in the Alaska Constitutional Convention pertaining to this sentence, to suggest that the purpose of this language was to create or acknowledge a grand jury right of ...

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Former Alaska chief prosecutor: Marijuana should be regulated like alcohol - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 18:12

Alaska Dispatch

Former Alaska chief prosecutor: Marijuana should be regulated like alcohol
Alaska Dispatch
I was an assistant district attorney, a district attorney, an assistant attorney general in Alaska's Criminal Division, and Alaska's chief prosecutor/deputy attorney general under two governors. As chief prosecutor, I supervised all of Alaska's ...

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Alaska's Republican women lead the way; Democratic sisters just talk - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:49

Alaska Dispatch

Alaska's Republican women lead the way; Democratic sisters just talk
Alaska Dispatch
Alaska women know that while Democrats continue to promise more government programs, rules and regulations, Republican women fight for economic opportunity from a position of power. We earned that power the old-fashioned way -- through hard work.
Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tightenAlaskajournal.com
FACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing gradeCharlotte Observer
Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate controlWTVQ

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Knik Bridge circus shows need for better Alaska decision making - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:52

Knik Bridge circus shows need for better Alaska decision making
Alaska Dispatch
My experience is that the word “conservative” in Alaska has become meaningless. For most districts that might be the smarter brand to run under but that label is useless in predicting who, once in state office, will insist on objective information and ...

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Alaska Aviation Legends: Royce Morgan, pilot and physician - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:18

Alaska Dispatch

Alaska Aviation Legends: Royce Morgan, pilot and physician
Alaska Dispatch
The Seattle crashed into an Alaska mountain in 1924, though the crew survived. One of the Douglas World Cruisers is now on display in the Smithsonian Institute, and the engine from the Seattle was recovered by the Alaska Aviation Museum and is on ...

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Alaska gov. signs bill to recognize indigenous languages - Al Jazeera America

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 05:19

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Alaska gov. signs bill to recognize indigenous languages
Al Jazeera America
Alaska native young adults and students throughout the state have demonstrated remarkable success in revitalizing Alaska Native languages,” Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, said in a statement. “This bill reinforces that effort and recognizes the ...
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with EnglishReuters
Alaska Airlines donates $1 million to Native engineering programAlaska Dispatch
Once forbidden, Alaska's Native languages now official state languagesKtoo
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner -Indian Country Today Media Network -The Consumerist
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Student Who Stood Up To Don Young Says He Was Shocked By Homophobic ... - Huffington Post

Alaska News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 05:06

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Student Who Stood Up To Don Young Says He Was Shocked By Homophobic ...
Huffington Post
Zachary Grier, 17, a senior at Wasilla High School, asked Young during the assembly why he still opposed same-sex marriage, even after a court struck down Alaska's ban on same-sex unions. Young responded by asking Grier, “What do you get when you ...
Midterm 2014: Alaska Rep. Young Under Fire For Suicide RemarksInternational Business Times
Congressman Don Young Being A Colossal Jerk In Alaska, AgainWonkette (satire)
Murkowski asks for Young apology on suicide commentsAlaska Dispatch
Governing -Fairbanks Daily News-Miner -News & Observer
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Scott McMurren: Alaska sees growing interest in cultural tourism - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:10

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Scott McMurren: Alaska sees growing interest in cultural tourism
Alaska Dispatch
There's a growing interest in “cultural tourism” around the world -- and that includes learning more about the history and lifestyle of Alaska's native people. At this year's AFN conference, Camille Ferguson of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism ...
Alaska Federation of Natives convention theme: Rise as OneKTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
AFN Alaska Native Customary Art FairKTUU.com
Alcohol Advertising Near AFN Prompts ComplaintsAlaska Public Radio Network

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Stars of 'Alaskan Bush People' reality show charged with felony dividend fraud - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:54

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Stars of 'Alaskan Bush People' reality show charged with felony dividend fraud
KTUU.com
The tip that launched an investigation into an Alaska reality TV family came from outside the state, Department of Revenue officials said Thursday. would not say discuss in detail accusations that six members of the Brown family lied on Permanent Fund ...
'Alaskan Bush People' indictments? So what? Reality TV fakers know no boundsAlaska Dispatch
Stars of Alaska Reality TV Show Charged With Fraudulently Applying for Alaska ...Huffington Post

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Interior Alaska earthquakes that rattled Fairbanks stem from 'hidden fault' - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:36

Alaska Dispatch

Interior Alaska earthquakes that rattled Fairbanks stem from 'hidden fault'
Alaska Dispatch
The Minto area is the most seismically active area near Fairbanks, created by pressure brought to bear on mainland Alaska by the Pacific plate, West said. After the Aug. 30 quake, Fairbanks scientist Carl Tape installed a new instrument at the Minto ...
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake quake hits Alaska near FairbanksYahoo News
Another earthquake rattles Interior AlaskaFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Alaska near FairbanksColumbus Dispatch

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Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English - Reuters

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:46

Alaska Dispatch

Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English
Reuters
JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska's governor signed a bill on Thursday to officially recognize the state's 20 indigenous languages in a symbolic move that gives a nod to tribal efforts to save Native American tongues at risk of dying out. The move would ...
Parnell signs Native language bill in emotional ceremony at AFN conventionAlaska Dispatch
Alaska's indigenous languages attain official statusThe Guardian
20 Alaska Native Languages Now Official State LanguagesAlaska Public Radio Network
Juneau Empire (subscription) -SFGate
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Ebola hasn't touched down in Alaska, but a little hysteria has - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:42

Ebola hasn't touched down in Alaska, but a little hysteria has
Alaska Dispatch
Phony news tips have been called in to local newsrooms (including Alaska Dispatch News). And when a Delta Airlines flight landed in Anchorage on Friday evening and a passenger who had been vomiting was removed from the plane by emergency medical ...

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Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village - SFGate

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:21

SFGate

Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village
SFGate
Photo: Rachel D'Oro, AP In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska, Phillip Peter, chairman of the Akiachak tribal council, talks about his remote Alaska village, where only half the homes have indoor plumbing. The village is ...

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Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village - Washington Post

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:17

Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village
Washington Post
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans ...

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Partial solar eclipse visible from Alaska today - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:55

Alaska Dispatch

Partial solar eclipse visible from Alaska today
Alaska Dispatch
A partial solar eclipse created as the moon passes between the earth and the sun is seen through a telescope Thursday afternoon, October 23, 2014, from the Anchorage hillside. A special filter was used to transmit a single color of hydrogen light ...

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Alaska, Alaska-Anchorage take unbeaten records to the Lower 48 - USCHO

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:38

USCHO

Alaska, Alaska-Anchorage take unbeaten records to the Lower 48
USCHO
Following last weekend's Brice Alaska Goal Rush in Fairbanks and the previous week's Kendall Hockey Classic in Anchorage, the Nanooks (4-0) and the Seawolves (3-0-1) are both undefeated following those events for the first time since the Goal Rush's ...
WMU hockey vs. Alaska: Broncos look to get on track against tough Nanooks teamMLive.com

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Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska - Chicago Tribune

Alaska News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 08:56

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Palin's sun starts to set in Alaska
Chicago Tribune
Sullivan has barely lived in Alaska. He was raised in Ohio and is the son of a wealthy paint and coatings manufacturer. It helps that he married a native Alaskan, but it hurts that they graduated from Harvard, dated at Georgetown and worked much of ...
Palin Endorses Independent-Democratic Ticket for Alaska Governor Against ...National Journal (blog)
AOL.com Article - Palin backs independent for Alaska governorAOL News
Independent Bill Walker's 'Alaska First Unity' Ticket Leads Governor's RaceIVN News
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Washington Times
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