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Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding - New Haven Register

2 hours 31 min ago

Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding
New Haven Register
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska agency has refused to submit an application for federal disaster funding by the riverside village of Newtok where erosion is threatening the destruction of several buildings. Leaders of the western Alaska village had ...

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Could Alaska lawmakers approve a tax in their special session? Some think so. - Alaska Dispatch News

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Could Alaska lawmakers approve a tax in their special session? Some think so.
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As Alaska lawmakers prepare to convene Monday for their fourth special session of the year, two of them had a surprising message: Don't rule out the idea that the House and Senate could approve a tax bill. "It's not dead on arrival," said Anchorage ...

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Walker Hopes to Win Over Skeptical Lawmakers on Tax Proposal - U.S. News & World Report

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Walker Hopes to Win Over Skeptical Lawmakers on Tax Proposal
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker meets with reporters in Juneau. Walker said he wouldn't go through the hassle and expense of calling another special session this year if he didn't expect Alaska legislators to pass the ...

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On The Trail: Caribou hunting in Alaska - CBS News

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On The Trail: Caribou hunting in Alaska
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"This fall, hunting season, there'll be people hunting caribou in the same place that's happened for 12,000 years," said Lois Dalle-Molle, a research coordinator for the Alaska National Parks. "Most of the parks in Alaska are established under a ...

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Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding - Albany Times Union

13 hours 56 min ago

Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding
Albany Times Union
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska agency has refused to submit an application for federal disaster funding by the riverside village of Newtok where erosion is threatening the destruction of several buildings. Leaders of the western Alaska village had ...

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Scientists find no new foreign species in Alaska harbor - Albany Times Union

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Scientists find no new foreign species in Alaska harbor
Albany Times Union
WHITTIER, Alaska (AP) — The hunt for new species that are not indigenous to the waters near Valdez, Alaska, turned up empty, which scientists said "was great news." Scientists with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center reported their findings ...

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Alaska volleyball rallies in 5 sets at Seattle Pacific - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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Alaska volleyball rallies in 5 sets at Seattle Pacific
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Nanooks volleyball team reached double-digit overall wins for the first time since 2009 after rallying for a five-set victory over host Seattle Pacific University in Saturday night's Great Northwest Athletic Conference game.

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To succeed as a state, Alaska cannot go back - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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To succeed as a state, Alaska cannot go back
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Over the last three years, the Legislature has drawn down over $14 billion of Alaska's financial reserves. With oil prices expected to stay essentially where they are, we won't get that money back any time soon. We are down to the last of those ...

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Historic Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact Signed - SitNews

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 22:35

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Historic Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact Signed
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(SitNews) Anchorage, Alaska - Alaska Governor Bill Walker used an appearance Thursday at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage to sign a historic compact between the State of Alaska, tribes, and tribal organizations.
Attorney General gives OK to 229 sovereign tribal governmentsMust Read Alaska (blog)

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AFN delegates set Native agenda; politicians talk about Trump, Twitter, climate, Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 19:01

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AFN delegates set Native agenda; politicians talk about Trump, Twitter, climate, Alaska
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Aassanaaq Kairaiuak teaches his son Linson Kairaiuak, 3, some dance moves while they watch a performance by a Maori group Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. Both Kairaiuaks and Linson's mother Polly Andrews ...
AFN adopts resolution on endorsing US presidential candidatesKTUU.com

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After 87 Years At The Smithsonian, Bones Of Alaska Natives Returned And Reburied - NPR

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:55

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After 87 Years At The Smithsonian, Bones Of Alaska Natives Returned And Reburied
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A village in southwest Alaska recently reburied 24 of their ancestors who had been excavated by a Smithsonian anthropologist in 1931. About half of the village of Igiugig crowded into the Russian Orthodox Church in the center of town on a drizzly fall day.

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Do-nothing legislative leaders threaten to make Alaska no more than a colony - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:51

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Do-nothing legislative leaders threaten to make Alaska no more than a colony
Alaska Dispatch News
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott spoke about the Alaska state budget during a speech to delegates gathered on the opening day of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The piece below is ...

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New opinion from Alaska attorney general supports tribal sovereignty - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:59

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New opinion from Alaska attorney general supports tribal sovereignty
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Richard Peterson, president of Tlingit and Haida Central Council, a regional tribal organization, addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Friday in his role as chairman of the Governor's Tribal Advisory Council. Other members are on stage ...

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Wolves help define Alaska's landscape - Alaska Dispatch News

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:12

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Wolves help define Alaska's landscape
Alaska Dispatch News
By late October, that animal roamed all the way to the Arctic Ocean in the Yukon Territory and made its way back to Alaska, where biologists found it starved to death (a common fate) near the Kanuti River. The wolf traveled more than 2,000 miles that ...

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Scientists Find No New Foreign Species in Alaska Harbor - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:07

Scientists Find No New Foreign Species in Alaska Harbor
U.S. News & World Report
The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that scientists with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center reported their findings to the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council last month after scouring the waters for new species in ...

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Scientists find no new foreign species in Alaska harbor - Seattle Times

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 07:59

Scientists find no new foreign species in Alaska harbor
Seattle Times
WHITTIER, Alaska (AP) — The hunt for new species that are not indigenous to the waters near Valdez, Alaska, turned up empty, which scientists say “was great news.” The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports that scientists with the Smithsonian ...

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Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding - Seattle Times

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 07:06

Alaska agency blocks Newtok's request for disaster funding
Seattle Times
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska agency has refused to submit an application for federal disaster funding by the riverside village of Newtok where erosion is threatening the destruction of several buildings. Leaders of the western Alaska village had ...

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Alaska Agency Blocks Newtok's Request for Disaster Funding - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 07:04

Alaska Agency Blocks Newtok's Request for Disaster Funding
U.S. News & World Report
An Alaska agency refused to submit an application for federal disaster funding by the village of Newtok where erosion is threatening to destroy buildings. Oct. 21, 2017, at 11:04 a.m.. Alaska Agency Blocks Newtok's Request for Disaster Funding ...

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Car Collecting Is a Lifestyle for Mechanic - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:36

Car Collecting Is a Lifestyle for Mechanic
U.S. News & World Report
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Anyone who attends local auctions or visits auto parts stores on a regular basis may be familiar with a lanky, gray stubbled man in glasses and a buffalo-fur vest accompanied by his constant companion — an airedale lab named ...

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Photos: 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives convention - Alaska Dispatch News

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:35

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Photos: 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives convention
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Jone Ayyn Paoli, from Unalakleet, and Charlene Khaih Zhuu Stern, from Fairbanks and Arctic Village, listen to Ethel Lund during the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Lund, from ...

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