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  1. Unique-to-Alaska church cloister on the list for the annual city garden tourRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The annual Anchorage Garden Club tour of area gardens has a couple of interesting twists this year. For one thing, all of the featured gardens are east of Muldoon Road, either in East Anchorage or Eagle River.

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  2. Flood damage causes temporary closure of public assistance officeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KIMO

    Flood damage following a recent rain streak in Anchorage has caused the temporary closure of a state public assistance office. According to the Associated Press, the department of health says it's public assistance office on Muldoon Road will be closed until early next month.

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  3. Flooding forces temporary public assistance office closureRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    The department of health says its public assistance office on Muldoon Road will be closed until Aug. 8. Department spokesman Clay Butcher said the closure could last longer if carpeting needs to be replaced or something else unforeseen happens.

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  4. King me: Colin King pitches one hitter, Wild crush 49ers in Matson InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska Wild's Colin King hits the ball during a legion baseball game against the Fairbanks 49ers at Marlin Field on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

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  5. Fishing doubleheader: Angler catches huge halibut chowing down on a yelloweyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    To his surprise and elation, Seldovia resident Dick Wyland caught a 245-pound halibut while fishing with Seldovia Fishing Adventures on July 15 after hooking a yelloweye, a large rockfish. Turns out the halibut was attempting to eat the yelloweye, a meal that landed the flatfish on the boat deck.

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  6. Independent Hackenmueller to challenge GOP winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alaska Star

    Driving up Old Glenn Highway is one way to find out who is running for the Alaska House of Representatives this election year. But among the familiar names, you might see one you don't recognize Joe Hackenmueller, Hackenmueller, an independent, is running for an Eagle River house seat in District 14 against the winner of the Republican primary between incumbent Republican Rep. Lora Reinbold and her challenger Crystal Kennedy.

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  7. Healthwise to host first monthly fun run Thurs., July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alaska Star

    Healthwise Care Center and Physical Therapy is looking for a few brave souls for the "Sub-urban Challenge" kicking off this evening at the center. The run includes stops at area businesses that are participating by handing out tickets to each participant.

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  8. Short and sweet, Mile High Saddle in Eagle River delivers magnificent viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    A hike on the Mile High Saddle trail in Eagle River gets a hiker up on a ridge line that can take a walker to many destinations. Mount Baldy's ridge is in the background.

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  9. Budget Breakdown Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KIMO

    Anchorage, AK- In Part II of "Budget Breakdown," Governor Bill Walker added, "It was a matter of being realistic and so I don't have the ability to pass laws; the only lever I have quite honestly, is the veto lever. I was very careful in that regard and it was not a pleasant thing to do, but we have to make some changes in Alaska."

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  10. Alaska has the highest level of state spending, but that's not the whole storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    This chart shows state spending and revenue over the past 11 years. It was prepared by the Alaska Division of Legislative Finance.

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  11. Fears of an Anchorage Hillside wildfire fanned by McHugh Creek blazeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hillside esident Brandon Young, second from left, watches as Anchorage Fire Department Capt. Marc Nokelby, left, and Firefighter Paramedic Marc Esslinger, right, measure the distance a hemlock tree stands from the family residence during an inspection on Friday.

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  12. Crews Continue to Fight McHugh FireRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | KIMO

    The McHugh Fire is now estimated to be at 815 acres, after better mapping of the fire was able to be done, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. The wildfire, which started last Saturday in the Chugach State Park just south of Anchorage is now 14 percent contained, and there has been no growth on the fire since Wednesday.

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  13. Video: Watch 2016 Crow Pass Crossing racers reach Raven GlacierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Racers in the Crow Pass Crossing backcountry marathon reach the race's high point, 3,500-foot Crow Pass. With a brief view of Raven Glacier, the racers begin their descent toward Eagle River over rocks and snow on July 23, 2016.

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  14. Patterson, Marvin post swift times to defend Crow Pass titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Christy Marvin runs past Raven Glacier during Saturday's Crow Pass Crossing. Marvin topped the women with a time of 3:29.

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  15. Crow Pass Crossing photos: A backcountry race with a viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugach Peaks and Raven Glacier are some of the views competitors in the 33rd annual Crow Pass Crossing run on Saturday, July 23, 2016. The race started in Girdwood and ended at the Eagle River Nature Center.

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  16. Latest gaming craze gets local outdoors, meeting new peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Alaska Star

    John Teamer, left, learns how to capture Pokemon as his daughter Zenobia Teamer, center, and his wife, Dora Teamer, look on. The family pulled in to the parking lot across from the MatValley Federal Credit Union a week ago Wednesday night because Zenobia Teamer wanted to show her parents the new gaming craze.

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  17. Home prices steady, but inventory up 10 percent vs. last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Alaska Star

    Home prices in the first six months of 2016 are nearly equal to last year, though down about 1.2 percent. Inventory of homes for sale has jumped by nearly 10 percent, while homes sold has declined by 8.2 percent compared to 2015.

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  18. Pushki making its presence felt on peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Peninsula Clarion

    A family trip in the Alaska wilderness can turn sour in a hurry if the proper precautions are not taken against the unassuming but dangerous plant known as "pushki." For Fairbanks resident Amanda Tweed, a family vacation to Seward for the Fourth of July holiday ended up a learning experience when 5-year-old son, Lucas, discovered the unpleasant touch of cow parsnip.

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  19. McHugh fire now estimated at 842 acresRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and a State of Alaska Division of Forestry helicopter dump several thousand gallons of water onto the McHugh Creek fire near Anchorage, July 20, 2016. It's raining in Anchorage, and fire officials say prospects are looking good for the 842-acre McHugh Fire in Chugach State Park.

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  20. Rain dampening McHugh Fire, officials say prospects are goodRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | APRN

    July 21, 10 AM - It's raining in Anchorage, and fire officials say prospects are looking good for the 842-acre McHugh Fire in Chugach State Park. The five days of predicted rain are improving the situation and the current perimeter likely won't change much, said Alaska Wildland Fire Program Manager Tom Kurth during a morning press briefing.

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