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  1. Silverswords win season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Junior forward Erik Scheive posted 19 points to lead the Chaminade men's basketball team to a 71-58 win over Alaska on Friday in the first round of the Alaska/Hawaii Challenge in Anchorage, Alaska.

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  2. 4-time Iditarod winner named as musher in dog doping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Volunteers helped raise the Iditarod finishers banner at the finish line in Nome, Alaska. Iditarod officials today identified four-time champion Dallas Seavey as the musher whose dogs tested positive for a banned substance.

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  3. Company seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    COURTESY HILCORP ALASKA INC. A model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island.

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  4. First passenger jet configured for cargo unveiled in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Alaska Airlines unveils the first passenger plane to be converted to a cargo jet, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. The 737-700s will increase cargo capacity by 20 percent in Alaska, and spell the end of the airline's unique combi planes, which are 737-400 planes configured to be half-passenger, half-cargo.

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  5. He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Adrian Murfitt, of Anchorage, Alaska, was one of the people killed when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday. A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire.

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  6. No more flying with reindeer as Alaska Air retires 'combi' planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on Sept. 22. The airline is retiring its combi planes, Boeing 737-400s designed to be half cargo immediately behind the cockpit and then seating for 72 passengers in the rear.

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  7. Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This undated photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows Walrus cows and yearlings resting on ice in Alaska. An environmental activist wants the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider using anchored rafts in the Chukchi Sea to provide walruses a platform to rest.

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  8. Alaska teens petition for statewide climate change policyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> A group of Alaska teenagers has sent a petition to the state Department of Environmental Conservation in hopes of tightening climate change policy. Alaska's Energy Desk reported today that the teens' petition calls for the state to reduce carbon emissions, monitor what greenhouse gasses it does emit and come up with a strategy for the future.

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  9. Judge to decide fate of Alaska's largest newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Former Alaska Dispatch News Publisher Alice Rogoff is shown entering the federal bankruptcy court in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, where a judge was scheduled to determine the fate of Alaska's largest newspaper.

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  10. Native hunters kill whale that made its way to Alaska riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A gray whale killed in the Kuskokwim River is butchered and the meat and blubber distributed in Napaskiak, Alaska on Saturday. ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> Federal officials today were investigating the killing of a protected gray whale by Native hunters in Alaska after the massive animal strayed into a river in an area where indigenous residents rely on subsistence fishing and hunting as part of their ancient culture and traditions.

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  11. Alaska salutes black soldiers' work on highway during WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The opening ceremonies of the Alcan Highway held on Nov. 20, 1942 at Soldier's Summit, Alaska. Nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers helped build the highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II.

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  12. Rescuers chip fallen climber from ice on Alaska mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    This photo taken above the Kahiltna Glacier near Denali, shows peaks in the Alaska Range, as seen through the open cargo bay doors of a Chinook helicopter in 2016. Rangers rescued two climbers in unrelated incidents from Kahiltna Glacier in Denali National Park on Monday.

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  13. Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Mary Vavrik poses for a photo in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, March 24, 2017. Vavrik said she felt a little more relaxed after Republican leaders in the U.S. House pulled its replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act, which would have caused her monthly premiums to skyrocket.

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  14. Loose snake slumbers on Alaska flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska's largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board. "The pilot came, and said, 'Guys, we have some loose snake on the plane, but we don't know where it is,' " McConnaughy said today.

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  15. Alaska sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A harem of Stellar sea lions with one large male, several females and their pups on Gillon Point at Agattu Island, Alaska. The NOAA Fisheries scientists are using crowdsourcing volunteers to help study why the population of sea lions in the Aleutian Islands has not recovered.

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  16. Alaska residents warned to give grumpy moose their spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A bull moose whose antlers recently dropped walks toward hikers near Connors Bog in Anchorage, Alaska on March 6. Confrontations between moose and Alaska residents are leading wildlife officials to warn people to give the animals some distance. ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> Alaska wildlife officials warned people today to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend.

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  17. Alaska underwater pipeline leak may have started in DecemberRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> A pipeline spewing natural gas into Alaska's Cook Inlet may have started leaking in December, two months before the leak was spotted from the air, according to a federal pipeline safety office. The estimate of when gas started leaking into winter habitat for the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales was issued in a proposed safety order last week by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration that the agency confirmed today.

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  18. Howls, high-fives mark start of Iditarod race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Race rookie Ryan Anderson of Minnesota drives his team onto the Chena River during the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in front of Pike's Waterfront Lodge today in Fairbanks, Alaska. ANCHORAGE, Alaska>> Mushers pumped their fists and high-fived fans today as they set out one-by-one on the world's most famous sled dog race, a nearly 1,000-mile trek through the grueling Alaska wilderness.

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  19. Family says shooting suspect 'lost his mind' after tour in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A police officer walks inside a police barrier on 20th Street in Union City, N.J., after attention was brought to a home believed to be inhabited by possible family members of the suspect in the shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health issues - some of which followed his military service in Iraq - and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska, his relatives said today after the deadly shooting.

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