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  1. Coast Guard launches seasonal home base in KotzebueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard has a term for Alaska's Arctic waters, one that explains why the agency has just signed its first-ever lease on a facility in this town on the edge of the sea. New, because the waters are opening up in an unprecedented way.

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  2. The short, brilliant career of Alaska's first woman pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Marvel Crosson posing with the Travel Air Speedwing Chaparral she planned to fly in the first Women's Air Derby, August 1929. Shortly after noon on Aug. 19, 1929, a 6-year old girl watched an airplane fly low past her home near Wellton, Arizona.

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  3. In Alaska, justice should be for all of us, not just those who can afford itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from a longer article by Cordelia QiA naaq Kellie, which can be found on the website Nalliq, meaning "to travel side by side," an online repository of stories and poetry about indigenous issues. www.nalliq.com.

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  4. Barrow star leaves Alaska to improve his hoops game, and major colleges are noticingRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kamaka Hepa of Barrow rises above the competition to block a shot during the Class 3A basketball championship game this year at the Alaska Airlines Center. In the few months since Kamaka Hepa left Barrow in pursuit of elite basketball competition in the Lower 48, the 16-year-old has basically been on the court every day and on an airplane every weekend.

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  5. Former North Slope police employee admits stealing over $100k from evidence roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    A former North Slope Borough Police Department employee has admitted to stealing more than $100,000 from the department's evidence room and to sometimes destroying the related case files, according to a plea agreement filed Friday in federal court. Margaret Ann Solomon agreed to plead guilty to one count of interstate or foreign transportation of stolen property after she used some of the cash stolen to gamble online, "namely, slot games on Facebook," said the plea agreement that was signed Friday by Solomon, her attorney, the U.S. Attorney in Alaska and an assistant U.S. Attorney.

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  6. Permafrost soil under North Slope lakes is about to thawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    In northernmost Alaska, permafrost is steadily warming and large amounts of thaw are expected by the end of the century . But for some spots, the thaw is about 70 years ahead of that predicted pace, new research shows.

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  7. This luxury cruise ship will soon sail through the Arctic. Here's what that means for Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    On board, you'll find a casino, a library, penthouses and shops with name brands like Gucci, Armani and Dior, among other countless amenities. On Aug. 16, the ship, full of creature comforts, will set out to travel through one of the world's harshest sea routes - the icy and isolated waters of the Northwest Passage through the Arctic Ocean.

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  8. Barrow broke its daily snowfall record ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    The North Slope city of 4,000 reported 1.7 inches of snow. That beat the previous daily record of 0.5 inches, set in 1992.

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  9. Election to replace North Slope Borough mayor is too close to callRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters in the North Slope Borough went to the polls Tuesday to pick a replacement for ousted mayor Charlotte Brower, but she didn't win back the job she lost in an April 5 recall election. With seven candidates in the race, and about 250 absentee and questioned ballots still to be counted, there wasn't a decisive winner Tuesday.

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  10. Reading the North: A wolf named Toklat, cooking with kids, flying in Alaska and Christian missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    Description : This collection of easy, kid-pleasing snack recipes is inspired by nature as well as Alaska's geography and culture. Grown-ups and kids will enjoy cooking together and making treats like Gold Nuggets, Hot Lava and Woolly Mammoth Chips.

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  11. Obama signs measure to get rid of the word - Eskimo' in federal lawsRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    President Obama dances with the traditional Yup'ik dance group at the Dillingham middle school in Dillingham on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.

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  12. Barrow posts record-early spring snowmeltRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The snow at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Barrow Observatory , one in a network of stations that collect Arctic weather and climate information, started to melt on May 13. That was 10 days earlier than the previous record for Barrow, which was set in 2002 NOAA said. The quick melt of Barrow's snow followed a series of other quick warmups and temperature records in Alaska and around the Arctic and subarctic.

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  13. Ketchikan artist Ray Troll goofs around after he and volunteer...Read the original story

    May 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Something odd is happening in Ketchikan Creek, and Ray Troll needs to check it out. The pink salmon - or humpies - he's accustomed to seeing spawn have been replaced by chum, also known as dogs.

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  14. Reading the North: Preserving the 'Wild' of the Far NorthRead the original story

    May 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Description : Ray and Barbara Bane worked as teachers in Barrow and Wainwright in the early 1960s - but they didn't simply teach the children of their IA upiat Eskimo and Koyukon friends and neighbors: They fully embraced their lifestyle. Doing so, they realized how closely intertwined life in the region was with the land and, specifically, how critical wilderness was to the ancient traditions and wisdom that undergirded the Native way of life.

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  15. In dark Alaska, solar power might work better than you'd expectRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The sun is a rare sight in much of Alaska during winter, and doesn't even make an appearance for weeks at a time in northernmost Barrow. But sunlight actually might be a factor for remote areas trying to diversify their energy sources.

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  16. Education CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    STEM Camps: Summer Camps for Robotics, Coding and Engineering Sylvan's innovative STEM Camps will challenge and inspire your child to master essential skills for the future.

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  17. Why some Alaska animals change color with the seasons -- and why others don'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This morning, through the west window, I noticed a flash of white. I looked up from breakfast to see a short-tailed weasel popping from a hole in the snowpack.

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  18. Barrow basketball star Hepa has moved to Portland, Whalers coach saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Barrow basketball star Kamaka Hepa, the two-time Gatorade Player of the Year in Alaska, has moved to Portland, his high school coach said Thursday night. "I don't know whether or not he will play there next season," Arnhart said.

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  19. North Slope Borough mayor ousted in recall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters ousted North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower in Tuesday's hotly fought recall election over what some called unethical acts in office. In unofficial borough results, 62 percent of the voters agreed to recall Brower, with 38 percent voting against the recall.

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  20. The ancestors of the Inupiat were technological pioneersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Archaeologist Dennis Griffin examines the remains of a housepit from Thule-era people who lived briefly on St. Matthew Island in about 1650. About 1,000 years ago, Norse explorer Leif Ericson bumped into the New World at Newfoundland.

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