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  1. Silver Alert issued for missing 'endangered' Anchorage manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are seeking the public's help in locating a 76-year-old Anchorage man who is considered endangered and believed to be driving in Interior Alaska, after being last seen in the Big Lake area Sunday. According to a Silver Alert issued early Monday, Henry Hodge was wearing a red plaid shirt, black down vest, tan down coat and black Levi's jeans.

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  2. Willow musher who lost home to fire claims Iditarod's Red LanternRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mary Helwig holds her "Sockeye Wildfire Litter," four puppies born five days after the fire destroyed her Willow home. She won the Red Lantern award as the last Iditarod finisher in this year's race.

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  3. Aklestad and Johnson win Iron Dog snowmachine raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tyler Aklestad, left, and Tyson Johnson cross the finish line to win the Iron Dog behind the Morris Thompson Center in Fairbanks on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. The Iron Dog is an approximately 2,000-mile snow machine race across Alaska.

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  4. Rep. Neuman: House hears Alaskans who say cut budget before any talk of taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: There's no shell game going on here -- the House is simply trying to cut the state budget with the least amount of harm, in response to Alaskans' wishes. Pictured: Members of the Alaska House Finance Committee discuss amendments to the state operating budget proposed on the floor of the House on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

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  5. For Mat-Su moose, these snowless winters are killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ungainly and spooked, the young ungulate high-stepped across the busy highway to the safety of an icy lot near VCA Big Lake Animal Hospital, barely avoiding a collision with a Subaru. As of this month, the number of moose-vehicle collisions in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough since June are up by 25 percent, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  6. Mat-Su ferry stalled out in Seattle as Assembly delays repair fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a heated debate, the borough assembly on Tuesday decided to delay a decision to transfer $1.9 million from a land management fund to pay for an engine overhaul needed before the beleaguered boat can finally be sold. The borough agreed to sell its never-used vessel to the Philippine Red Cross for $1.75 million once rain-damaged engines were fixed by the end of March -- a deadline that's become impossible.

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  7. For musher Ellen Halverson, any place but last is fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ellen Halverson, a petite psychiatrist, single mother and Iditarod musher, wants to make it to Nome with her sled dog team in this year's race. Any place but last will do.

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  8. Aklestad and Johnson win Iron Dog snowmachine raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tyler Aklestad, left, and Tyson Johnson cross the finish line to win the Iron Dog behind the Morris Thompson Center in Fairbanks on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. The Iron Dog is an approximately 2,000-mile snow machine race across Alaska.

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  9. With a shrinking lead, Iron Dog leaders ready for hundreds of miles of river runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tick tock, tick tock. As the minutes and the miles clicked off for Iron Dog snowmachine racers riding toward the Fairbanks finish line Thursday, a lead that looked nearly insurmountable in Nome barring disaster was shrinking, bit by bit.

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  10. Aklestad, Johnson lead on a snowy Iron Dog trail - with only one scratchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    As the top Iron Dog racers prepared to head west through the Kaltag Portage toward Norton Sound early Tuesday morning, what may be most notable about the first 36 hours of the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race may be what didn't happen. Even though many teams have struggled with damaged sleds, broken parts or crashes as they crossed the Alaska Range and moved into the unseasonably warm Interior, 40 of the 41 teams that began racing on Big Lake on Sunday afternoon remained in the competition.

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  11. Out of the Alaska Range, Iron Dog leaders head across windy Farewell BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rookie Bobby Frankson of Point Hope skips over water as he passes by a pickup truck that broke through the ice in a canal leading to Flat Lake as forty-one two-person teams left the Iron Dog restart on the ice at Big Lake on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, during the 2,000 mile race across the Alaska wilderness to Nome with a Fairbanks finish. Five-time Iron Dog champion Dusty VanMeter, left, and teammate Chad Gueco prepare to leave Big Lake during the Iron Dog restart on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

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  12. Ice road truck woes: Off-course drivers fall victim to Big LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pickup is partly submerged in Big Lake last week after the driver stayed on a channel between Mud and Flat lakes instead of sticking with an established ice road. Locals say the truck is one of four to break through the ice since early January.

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  13. Ice road truck woes: off-course pickups fall victim to Big LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A pickup is partly submerged in Big Lake last week after the driver stayed on a channel between Mud and Flat lakes instead of sticking with an established ice road. Locals say the truck is one of four to break through the ice since early January.

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  14. Out of the Alaska Range, Iron Dog leaders head across windy Farewell BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rookie Bobby Frankson of Point Hope skips over water as he passes by a pickup truck that broke through the ice in a canal leading to Flat Lake as forty-one two-person teams left the Iron Dog restart on the ice at Big Lake on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, during the 2,000 mile race across the Alaska wilderness to Nome with a Fairbanks finish. Five-time Iron Dog champion Dusty VanMeter, left, and teammate Chad Gueco prepare to leave Big Lake during the Iron Dog restart on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

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  15. Snowmachiners Faeo, McKenna may be Iron Dog favorites - but anything can happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Most would say a favorite - maybe even the favorite - in the Iron Dog , the 2,000-mile ultramarathon from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks. Scott Faeo, 32, of Wasilla, who won last year's race, is teaming up with 17-race veteran Marc McKenna, 41, of Anchorage in a bid to claim the first-place prize of $65,000, up from $50,000 a year ago.

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  16. With son on the mend after accident, Martin Buser will 'definitely run' this year's IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser said Wednesday he will "definitely run" this year's 1,000-mile race to Nome, several weeks after a four-car pileup in Seattle sent his eldest son, Nikolai, to the hospital with critical injuries. Buser said Nikolai, 27, has made tremendous progress since the crash on Jan. 22 .

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  17. Trading one dog for another, 5-time Iron Dog winner VanMeter feeds his need for speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It may be tough to see the parallels between running sled dogs and riding a snowmachine, but five-time Iron Dog champion Dusty VanMeter says the two sports have more in common than one might think, particularly when it comes to racing. "There are a lot of similarities.

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  18. On Alaska's warmer, longer winter days, ice fishing is a blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dog days? Heck no. I'm thinking fish! The days are progressively longer, the weather is incredible and the fish are biting.

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  19. Fat-tire bikers enjoy fast trail, fast times in Susitna 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fat-tire bikers were treated to a hard, fast trail Saturday in the Susitna 100 and Little Su 50-K endurance races. Biker Tim Berntson of Anchorage repeated as champion in the 100-mile race with a time that was nearly three hours faster than his time a year ago.

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  20. Troopers: 2 attacked after they catch Big Lake burglar in the actRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers arrested a Big Lake man they say was caught burglarizing a home Saturday evening, and attacked two of the homeowners at the scene. Troopers said in a Sunday dispatch they arrested 25-year-old Jeremiah DeSilva after responding to a Ronnie Court residence at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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