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  1. Kuskokwim 300 Boasts Biggest Field in Two DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | APRN

    Exactly one month from the start of the Kuskokwim 300, 31 mushers have signed up for the race to Aniak and back. Race Manager Zach Fansler says it's the biggest field in two decades.

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  2. Troopers Release Names of Missing Kuskokwim TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | APRN

    Alaska State Troopers have released the names of the two other travelers that remain missing on the frozen Kuskokwim River. Twenty-six-year-old George Evan, and 27-year-old Sally Stone, both of Akiak are feared dead after the ATV they were riding slipped into a hole on the frozen river.

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  3. One Kuskokwim Traveler's Body Recovered, Search for Others ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | APRN

    Bethel Search and Rescue searchers Sunday found the body of Ralph 'Jimmy' Demantle, one of three people who disappeared while traveling by four-wheeler from Bethel to Akiak. Searchers continue to search for another man and a woman.

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  4. Climate Change and Alaska Natives: FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | APRN

    Wild foods are important to Alaskans, and especially to rural residents, but subsistence users and scientists say climate change is affecting wildlife populations, access to subsistence resources, and food preservation. On its website, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says subsistence hunting and fishing make up a large share of the food supply in rural Alaska - about 375 pounds per person, compared to 22 pounds per person in urban areas.

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  5. An Ice Yacht on the Hudson River.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | APRN

    Multimedia producers are in Alaska gathering audio for a project called 'Winters Past'. Their first stop was in Bethel where they're talking with elders about how they've seen the climate change in their lifetime.

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  6. How Will Legal Marijuana Work In Rural Alaska?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | APRN

    Early next year, Alaskans will be able to legally buy, transport, and use small amounts of marijuana. The initiative will not be law until three months after the vote is certified, and the state has more time to come up with rules for marijuana sales.

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  7. None Testify In Favor of Pot at Hearing In BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | APRN

    The Bethel Legislative Office was packed Monday afternoon as Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell lead a hearing on Ballot Measure 2, a marijuana initiative that will appear on the November 4 ballot.

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  8. Yupiit Nation Members Talk Tribal SovereigntyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | APRN

    Terms like tribal sovereignty, Native Rights, and co-management, are all open to interpretation. One of the most vocal groups in the Y-K Delta, Yupiit Nation, recently met to hash out their vision of future governance in the region.

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  9. Plans for a Skatepark Get Rolling in KwethlukRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | APRN

    Village youth in the Kuskokim village of Kwethluk will soon have a chance to do something few of them have done before: skateboard.

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  10. Bethel residents line up to receive McDonald's cheesburgers from GCI.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | APRN

    GCI celebrated the launch of 3G data service in Bethel by flying in 6,000 McDonald's cheeseburgers.

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