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  1. Earthquake should raise awareness about natural disaster preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    For much of the state, Sunday arrived early with a dramatic wake-up call in the form of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook residents from the Interior to Western Alaska and beyond. While the quake wasn't big enough to cause widespread harm, it was big enough to remind us all we live in a state that requires a bit more preparedness than the average place.

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  2. Alaska's emergency responders are beacons in our darkest momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pictured: Wilderness Search and Rescue personnel in the field on Feb. 24, 2015, during an eventually succesful search for two Fairbanks hunters reported late to return from a caribou hunt. Recently, dramatic rescues have dominated the news in rural Alaska.

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  3. Another storm headed for Aleutians as El Ni o scrambles Pacific weather patternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A low-pressure system headed for the Aleutian Islands is seen in this National Weather Service satellite image on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Alaska is set to see relatively limited effects in the coming days from this season's El Nino weather pattern, while a series of eastbound Pacific Ocean storms approaches California.

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  4. Paddling rough seas off Unalaska 300 days of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Paddler Josh Good made an ambitious New Year's resolution last January - to kayak for at least 30 minutes on 300 days during 2015. That meant lugging his kayak into the chilly waters from Morris Cove to Nateekin Bay, in all seasons and all conditions.

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  5. Archaeologists alarmed at Aleutian museum's closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a ripple effect of the Russian Bible controversy , an Aleutian archeologist is worried about the future of the Museum of the Aleutians, although a museum official expects to see it reopened next month. Archeologist Dixie West of Kansas University's Biodiversity Institute, who spoke at the museum on her team's expedition to the Islands of Four Mountains the past two summers, said the closure could impede future research.

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  6. Fisheries enforcement act is a milestone for America's fishing communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: President's Obama's recent signing of the Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishery Enforcement Act is a milestone in the fight to keep illegally-caught fish from entering ports and illegal catch off the market. But it also allows the U.S. to ratify a global treaty which no state has more to gain from than Alaska.

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  7. Aleutians communities begin damage repair in wake of dramatic North Pacific stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The City of Adak released these images on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2015 of damage from a storm that brought 122 mph wind gusts to the Aleutian Islands community over the previous weekend. The City of Adak released these images on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2015 of damage from a storm that brought 122 mph wind gusts to the Aleutian Islands community over the previous weekend.

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  8. Scott McMurren: Change is coming -- to points programs, lounges, planes and faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Travelers are a flexible lot. They're able to bob and weave through a crowd and handle changes easily.

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  9. Pacific cod eating seabirds, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Example of seabird remains from stomachs of Pacific Cod caught off Unimak Pass, Alaska, from mid-January through April, 2011. partially digested Thick-billed murre complete, undigested carcass of Crested Auklet Crested Auklets in various stages of digestion.

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  10. Prioritizing scientific research will help Alaska adapt to approaching changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    There are big changes afoot in our waters and lands. This is, of course, obvious, especially to those who have lived so closely linked to the land.

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  11. Welcome to Umnak, a land of cows that assaults the sensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    An epic view - volcanic crater, the vast expanse of Okmok Caldera, and the gap where Crater Creek flows out to the Bering Sea. After a long day climbing, we reached the rim of the caldera.

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  12. Proposed salary outrageous for Walker administration gas line officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Go to virtually any city or borough government meeting right now and you will find the same thing -- elected officials struggling to deal with dramatic shortfalls in their budget due in large part to cuts in state funding through the revenue sharing program. The state is taking in millions less than it is putting out thanks to declining flow through the pipeline and as a result, the state coffers are dwindling, too, though we still have a good chunk of change in a variety of savings accounts.

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  13. Trio of Alaska ports lead nation in fish landingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    "The Alaska port of Dutch Harbor continued to lead the nation with the most seafood landings - 761.8 million pounds, 87 percent of which was walleye pollock," said Dr. Richard Merrick in announcing the national rankings in the annual Fisheries of the U.S. report for 2014. It's the 18th year in a row that Dutch Harbor has claimed the top spot for fish landings.

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  14. Aleutians museum reopened but controversy over removed books lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The embattled Museum of the Aleutians reopened on Friday but the controversy that included a two-week shutdown, employee resignations and a board shakeup has not died. At an emotional meeting on Thursday, five members of the board voted to reopen the museum and reinstate director Zoya Johnson, who had been put on paid administrative leave during the closure after museum items were found in her house.

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  15. Ned RozellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    On a damp island far out in the Aleutian chain, a secret weapon of Japan's World War II Navy sinks into the sod. A Type-A midget submarine the shape of a killer whale was one of six the Japanese carried to Kiska Island in 1942.

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  16. Museum of the Aleutians closes amid furor over moving of rare booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A museum in Dutch Harbor is closed for now after a Russian Bible from 1801 and two other historic books that had long been missing were found in the director's house, sparking an uproar among residents who say the important items never should have been removed. The Museum of the Aleutians board is standing by its longtime executive director, Zoya Johnson, and says it has found no evidence that she meant to steal the books, as some in the community of 4,700 have alleged.

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  17. Museum of the Aleutians closes, for now, following furor over rare booksRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A museum in Dutch Harbor is closed for now after a Russian Bible from 1801 and two other historic books that had long been missing were found in the director's house, sparking an uproar among residents who say the important items never should have been removed. The Museum of the Aleutians board is standing by its longtime executive director, Zoya Johnson, and says it has found no evidence that she meant to steal the books, as some in the community of 4,700 have alleged.

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  18. Shell's Arctic drill rigs make final Alaska stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Transocean's Polar Pioneer, a semi-submersible drilling unit, at Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands on June 27, 2015. Two weeks after announcing the end of its Arctic offshore oil exploration program, Royal Dutch Shell's Noble Discoverer drillship left Dutch Harbor Monday afternoon, the last planned stop in Alaska as it heads to the Pacific Northwest.

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  19. Coast Guard identifies worst potential oil spills in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    There are two types of oil spills in the Arctic that federal agencies have decided would be their worst nightmares and trigger calls for help from the other Arctic nations. One would be from a well bursting in the Chukchi Sea, where Shell is drilling now, and the other would be from a crude oil ship running aground on Akun Island, through Unimak Pass.

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  20. What's at stake for Alaska in Shell's Arctic exploration? PlentyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A lot has been said by many people about Shell's Arctic drilling program but I have yet to see a real analysis of what it would mean for Alaska and our people. Some have said: "Well, it is in federal waters so we won't get anything out of it."

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