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At 8 p.m. on Sunday, the temperature at 1,000 feet above Anchorage was an unseasonable 40 degrees and rain was falling steadily. The normal White Christmas season was already long washed away. All that was left was the ice that clung to the ground anywhere snow had been compressed over the [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
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HAVEN'T WE CUT ENOUGH? ISN'T IT TIME TO PONY UP TAXES? BY SEN. SHELLEY HUGHES GUEST CONTRIBUTOR Calling on all Alaskans! If you don't read anything else political between now and the next legislative session in January, please bear through the numbers and read this piece. You will be shocked, but you [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
August
August, the inspiration for a program to save retired sled dog/Jeannine Armour photo The August Foundation for Alaska's Racing Dogs, an organization dedicated to finding homes for retired Alaska huskies, is calling on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to do more to ensure the event's true athletes get a chance [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES HAVE CONSEQUENCES By WIN GRUENING SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Recent dissension over sports programs in our two high schools is dominating social media websites. The issues involved dovetail with the release of a report by Rain Coast Data (RCD), a Juneau-based research firm specializing in Southeast Alaska economic analysis. In that report, RCD [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
LEKANOF FOR HOUSE DISTRICT 18, MIDTOWN ANCHORAGE: Last weekend, Anthony Collin Lekanof filed to run against battle-hardened Rep. Harriet Drummond in District 18, a very liberal district. Drummond is a fierce campaigner, but Lekanof, a young Republican, has youth and diversity on his side. He's 20 years old. He also has [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Alaska Gasline Development Corporation President Keith Meyer updated the House Natural Resources Committee last week on the status of the gasline project, which is in a new incarnation under Gov. Bill Walker: It has gone from a private sector project to a state-owned one, and is now proposed to be [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
IS ALICE ROGOFF NOW THE WEALTHIEST PERSON IN ALASKA? Timing is everything. Two events happened this week in the life and times of Alice Rogoff, the once-publisher of the former Alaska Dispatch News. They relate. Rogoff and David Rubenstein are divorced. That became official on Friday. Meanwhile, in bankruptcy court in Anchorage, lawyers filed [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
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Jan Miller's cabin snowed under in Gulkana/Jan Miller photo Nearly a week after a massive snowstorm squatted over Eastern Alaska and unloaded, power remains out in parts of the Copper River basin, and the Richardson Highway to Valdez is just being reopened after being blocked for two days by a massive [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
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Jan Miller's cabin snowed under in Gulkana/Jan Miller photo Nearly a week after a massive snowstorm squatted over Eastern Alaska and unloaded, power remains out in parts of the Copper River basin, and the Richardson Highway to Valdez ia just being reopened after being blocked for two days by a massive [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
The first claim against Westlake was made public last week, and the new report exposes the scope of his behavior in Juneau reached far beyond a single incident. The post House Majority, Alaska Democratic Party calls for Dean Westlake to resign amid reports of sexual harassment appeared first on The Midnight [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)

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CBS NewsFire chief suffers heart attack after rescuing crash victim in AlaskaCBS NewsFAIRBANKS, Alaska -- Somewhere between an ambulance ride for chest pain and a helicopter ride for heart surgery, Nenana Fire Chief Joe Forness found time to help take a car crash victim to the hospital. Forness called 911 [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
MassiveAlaska's oilfield has been subtly changing the state's environment for decades. Will Congress notice?MassiveWhen I was a kid, I trapped ground squirrels using strips of carrot as bait. The squirrels lived in sandy burrows overlooking the Atigun River as it flowed out of northern Alaska toward the Arctic Ocean, and [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
PEOPLE.comPEOPLE Explains: The Mystery of Who Massacred 8, Including a Family, on Fishing Boat in AlaskaPEOPLE.com“You never stop thinking about them,” says Dave Freeman, who grew up with Jerome Keown and Dave Moon, two of the massacre's eight victims. “The shock of losing everyone really tore up our town,” Freeman [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska elections officials block GOP attempt to bar defectors from primary ballotAlaska Dispatch NewsAlaska elections officials have rejected a request by the state Republican Party to block three incumbent GOP lawmakers from appearing on the party's primary ballot next year. Josie Bahnke, the state Division of Elections director, [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
WKYC-TVPrincess Cruises to expand capacity in Alaska with bigger shipWKYC-TVThe California-based company on Tuesday said its 3,600-passenger Royal Princess would deploy to the 49th state for the summer of 2019, becoming the largest Princess ship ever to sail in the region. Royal Princess will replace the smaller, 3,114 ...and more [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
WBIR-TVPrincess Cruises to expand capacity in Alaska with bigger shipWBIR-TVThe California-based company on Tuesday said its 3,600-passenger Royal Princess would deploy to the 49th state for the summer of 2019, becoming the largest Princess ship ever to sail in the region. Royal Princess will replace the smaller, 3,114 ... [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
Trilogy Metals Appoints Alaska Native Leader, Willie Hensley to the Board of DirectorsMarkets InsiderVANCOUVER, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Trilogy Metals Inc. (TSX, NYSE American:TMQ) ("Trilogy Metals" or "the Company") announces the appointment of Mr. William ("Willie") Iggiagruk Hensley to the Company's Board of Directors. Willie Hensley was born ...and [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
Trilogy Metals Appoints Alaska Native Leader, Willie Hensley to the Board of DirectorsPR Newswire (press release)Willie Hensley was born in Kotzebue, Alaska, attended the University of Alaska in Fairbanks and graduated with a degree in Political Science from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Mr. Hensley significantly contributed to the [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Alaska
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks International Airport is warning travelers to arrive at least two hours before their flight departures due to technical difficulties with one of its TSA luggage scanners. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
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BloombergQuant Firm Gets Alaska State Investment for Frontier Market FundBloombergNow this is global finance: An Alaskan quant investment firm is starting a fund in Abu Dhabi to buy stocks across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. It's the outcome of an effort by Alaska's $62 billion state investment pool [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Source: Alaska

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