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  1. Lt. Gov. Davidson delivers first public speech in new positionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | APRN

    Valerie Davidson at the APU 2018 Indigenous Peoples Day celebration. Davidson was appointed as Lt.

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  2. Bethel VPO to be honored for improving the lives of Alaska Native women and childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | APRN

    Mountain Village Village Police Officer Anna Bill at the Alaska Airlines terminal on October 16, 2018 during a layover in Bethel on her way to Anchorage to receive the 2018 Shirley Demientieff Award at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. It was 10 a.m. and Anna Bill had just fallen asleep.

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  3. 35th Elders and Youth conference wraps upRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | APRN

    A group of students from Kodiak perform a song at the close of Elders and Youth Liz Medicine Crow is the president of the the First Alaskans Institute, which puts on the event, and said that more than ever she sees young people taking ownership and pride in their indigenous heritage. "A Yupik elder said to us one time that, 'Our young people are waking up hungry, what are we feeding them?' And we are coming into a generation, I think, of healers," Medicine Crow said.

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  4. Eyes Closed: When you are 10, and you have dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KSKA

    Saleh Soddy, age 11, one of 19 young Anchorage residents featured in the Eyes Closed exhibit about young children and their dreams. Saleh was one of three of the 19 who joined us on Hometown Alaska to talk about life in Anchorage and their dreams.

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  5. Keynote tells Elders and Youth to move traditional knowledge forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | APRN

    Tristan Yaadoh Jovan Madros delivers the youth keynote address during day two of the Elders and Youth conference in Anchorage The youth keynote address drew a spirited reaction from the audience. Tristan Yaadoh Jovan Madros, 20, focused on his traditional upbringing in Kaltag, hunting, building birch sleds, sewing skins and speaking the Koyukon Athabascan language.

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  6. Q&A: ConocoPhillips Alaska president discusses his prediction for a a North Slope RenaissanceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | APRN

    ConocoPhillips Alaska president Joe Marushack told an Anchorage audience that he predicts a new wave of oil development in Alaska. Last week, the company announced first oil from a drill site called Greater Mooses Tooth 1, ahead of schedule.

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  7. 2018 Legislative Races MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | APRN

    For our candidate video series called Running, Alaska Public Media invited all candidates who are campaigning for office in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Those who chose to participate in recording a Running video are featured on this page.

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  8. a Our ancestors are our firea : Elders and Youth conference kicks off in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | APRN

    Elder Ugiaqtaq Wesley Aiken delivering his keynote address at the 2018 Elders and Youth conference in the Denai'ina Center. Day one of the annual Elders and Youth conference wrapped up in Anchorage today.

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  9. Board of Fish agenda heavy with hatchery issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | APRN

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries kicked off its annual work session in Anchorage on Monday and salmon hatcheries will once again be a prominent topic of discussion. The board will consider whether to add issues surrounding production levels to future agendas and it will kick off a broader discussion on the hatchery industry on Tuesday.

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  10. Indicators mixed in US House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | APRN

    Candidate Alyse Galvin would seem to be on a roll. Two recent polls have shown her within 4 percentage points of Alaska Congressman Don Young, and Monday the Democratic nominee reported she's raised nearly $1.2 million.

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  11. The outdoors and personal growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KSKA

    On this Outdoor Explorer , we're going to talk about how time spent outdoors can help us grow. Adrienne Lindholm has written a book about her path from mountain newbie trying to prove herself to becoming more interested in the journey.

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  12. APU's Elders in ResidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KSKA

    Alaska Pacific University or APU in Anchorage is now a tribal college, so what does that mean? On the next Talk of Alaska, artists Joe and Martha Senungetuk will discuss their work as APU's elders in residence. They're teaching art and culture and bringing in other Native artists for classes.

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  13. Amid a shortage of hospital beds, psychiatric patients put in jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    A small number of Alaskans experiencing psychiatric crises are being diverted from healthcare facilities to custody within the Department of Corrections. Critics worry the emergency measure is not only unlawful, but putting patients in jeopardy.

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  14. 49 Voices: Gloria Johnson of AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Gloria Johnson in Anchorage. Johnson is the superintendent of the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River.

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  15. a Ita s become politicizeda : advocates give notice of lawsuit to clean up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    Inversions like this one set in on cold winter days and trap PM2.5 and other pollutants near ground level, creating some of the worst air pollution in the nation that can cause severe respiratory problems and other health threats. Three environmental groups announced Wednesday they intend to sue the federal Environmental Protection Agency for what they say is its failure to require the Fairbanks North Star Borough to reduce air pollution.

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  16. Elders and Youth, AFN kick off in Anchorage next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    The three-day event organized by the First Alaskans Institute is designed to strengthen inter-generational relationships and develop indigenous leadership across Alaska. This year's theme is "Our Ancestors, Our Fire."

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  17. Walker defends record, challengers offer alternatives in Fairbanks governor candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    Governor candidates answer questions presented by the Alaska Travel Industry Association Tuesday during the ATIA's annual convention at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. From left: former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy, former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Gov. Bill Walker.

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  18. a What Happened in Craiga : Trying to piece together one of the statea s ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    Leland Hale, along with his late coauthor Walter Gilmour, is known for writing the book "Butcher, Baker" about Anchorage serial killer Robert Hanson in the 1970s and early-'80s, which more recently was made into a movie. And Hale went back to 1980s Alaska for the subject of his new book, "What Happened in Craig?", out this week.

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  19. Anchorage airport looks at building a new cargo handling centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | APRN

    A Singapore Airlines Cargo plan taxis for departure on Runway 32 at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on April 27, 2013. The airport ranked fifth in the world for the most air cargo to go through it in 2017.

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  20. Trump signs Sullivan bill aimed at reducing plastic waste in oceanRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | APRN

    It's called Save Our Seas, and it aims to tackle the problem of plastic trash in the world's oceans. The law renews the existing Marine Debris Program for another five years.

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