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  1. As waterfowl hunters know, Alaska's seasons are changing fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fall came late to the Anchorage Hillside this year. The winds didn't go over 80 mph until early November, and when they did, they ripped leaves off the alders.

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  2. $23.8M award will fund biomedical education for rural and minority students in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska is awash in minority populations, from rural students who have a markedly different education experience than their city-dwelling peers to the Alaska Native population. Proportionally, very few of those minorities end up in the biomedical fields, researchers report, and that's a problem, especially in places so dramatically impacted by changes such as climate change.

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  3. Going to extremes: The highs and lows of winter in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    We're headed into Alaska's long, dark, cold season, with more than six months of chill until the sunshine of late April begins to feel tantalizingly warm. As we plunge toward winter solstice in late December, Alaskans have precious little daylight, especially north of the Arctic Circle.

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  4. North Slope Borough investigating drugs, cash missing from Barrow police HQRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    An email response from North Slope Borough Chief Administrative Officer Jake Adams earlier this month confirmed that an outside source is looking into the claim that money and drugs disappeared from the evidence room at the department in February 2013. "The North Slope Borough takes all allegations that question the proper and ethical practices of the Borough Police Department seriously," Adams wrote in an email.

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  5. Rural Alaskans weigh in on the question of whether to arm VPSOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Department of Public Safety wants to hear from you. In a release issued last week, the department sought public comments on the issue of arming Village Public Safety Officers in the Alaska's smallest communities.

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  6. To strengthen its Alaska pitches, medical recruiter expands to Anchorage areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A nationwide physician-recruiting firm has opened an office in the Anchorage area to help dispel myths about life in Alaska and strengthen its credibility in the state. "I think so often, people in the Lower 48, all they know about Alaska is what they've seen on reality TV shows," said J.B. Tanner, a senior recruiting executive at Merritt Hawkins and Associates.

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  7. 10 takeaways from the 2014 Arctic Circle AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The second annual Arctic Circle Assembly wrapped up Sunday in this beautiful city on the western shore of a 40,000-square-mile, volcanic rock in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, and most of the 1,300 people who came from around the globe to discuss the future of the Arctic began boarding the jet airplanes that would take them home. The dream of Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, the small country's number one promoter, and Alice Rogoff, publisher of Alaska Dispatch News, the Arctic Circle is part economic summit, part environmental conference, and part social gathering that does nothing so much as encourage discussion of Arctic issues.

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  8. Expert predicts ice-free Arctic by 2020 as UN releases climate reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Get ready to order those beach umbrellas in Barrow. One of the leading authorities on the physics of northern seas is predicting an ice-free Arctic Ocean by the year 2020.

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  9. Uptick in North Slope researchers poses potential for conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Climate change, diminishing sea ice, melting permafrost, and polar bears are popping up on news feeds and updates every day, it seems. And most of what is reported as new and detrimental discoveries is not necessarily news on the North Slope or in the Northwest Arctic.

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  10. Chris Thompson: Alaska's PresbyteriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Reformers like John Calvin of France and Switzerland, and John Knox helped frame the theological framework of a movement which reached America's shores in the early . Key principles included strict interpretations of scripture, a doctrine of predestination and austerity in the lives of the godly.

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  11. Sullivan, Begich swing through Petersburg in hard-fought ground game in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, Dan Sullivan, right, walks up a hill in Petersburg, Alaska, with his spokesman, Mike Anderson, left, after they made a stop at a coffee shop and worked on a speech over lunch. Sullivan, a Republican and former state attorney general, is challenging U.S. Sen. Dan Begich for his seat in the hotly contested race that some analysts say could tip the party balance of the U.S. Senate.

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  12. Iceland conference draws on hopes, concerns for changing ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    As winter closes its icy grip on the Arctic for another year, world leaders from around the globe are converging on this island nation in the North Atlantic to discuss what never was but might someday be in what appears to be a warming world. The Arctic Circle Assembly here, co-founded by Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff, is drawing both those who hope to find new riches waiting beneath the Arctic's melting ice and those who fear the changes the thaw -- and the subsequent hunt for riches -- might bring.

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  13. Hunting whales and votes above the Arctic CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes. He's tired after a late night spent butchering one of three bowhead whales that subsistence hunters towed in from the pewter-colored waters of the Chukchi Sea.

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  14. Long road to development for North Slope's 'billion-dollar fairway'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The area between the Kuparuk River unit and the Colville River unit has been called "the billion-dollar fairway" because of its prospective geology and proximity to infrastructure. The recent termination of the Kachemach unit highlights the challenges in the crowded region, where numerous companies are simultaneously pursuing exploration projects.

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  15. Elders peek into past while helping sort museum's photo collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anita Okomailuk examines photographs in the "North" folder at the Anchorage Museum table on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention. The museum brought more than 500 images to AFN in hopes that passers-by could identify people, places, locations and timeframes represented in the pictures.

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  16. With increase in shipping, Arctic braces for influx of invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sea-dwelling organisms that could wreak havoc on Arctic ecosystems are hiding out in and on ships that, increasingly, are using shipping routes in the North. A report published by Whitman Miller, an ecologist at the Marine Invasions Research Laboratory at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, stated that invasive species are destined for the Arctic with the influx of vessels.

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  17. Governor should welcome gay marriage for the benefits it bringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    They sat across from me at dinner. It was my treat to celebrate their wedding. Their smiling picture, in which they held out their hands with the wedding bands showing, had appeared on the front page of Alaska Dispatch News the day after the ban on gay marriage was overturned in Alaska.

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  18. Alaska Arctic Policy Commission hears concerns about economy, climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    After nearly two years of meetings and conferences in which members of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission heard from Arctic stakeholders, the group made another stop in Barrow last week to hear from delegates again before submitting their final report. This time, the commission met with locals on the North Slope as part of the Week of the Arctic, an event featuring workshops, presentations and testimony, and hosted by the Institute of the North.

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  19. Senate candidates target rural voters in final effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the last weeks of the most expensive political race in Alaska history, both U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan are making a big push for support in rural Alaska, where their differences are especially distinct. Begich and the Democrats have been working rural Alaska in a way never before seen here, with hired organizers in 40 villages including Toksook Bay, Chevak and Emmonak, plus 16 regional field offices from Barrow to Metlakatla to Bethel.

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  20. Two strikes left in Barrow's autumn whaling seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    This fall's bowhead whale harvest on the North Slope has been a bountiful one. The count as of Monday was 11 whales for Barrow, three for Kaktovik and five for Nuiqsut, according to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission.

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