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  1. Addressing budget, Walker lays out 'deep cuts' he acknowledges 'will hurt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a solemn address Thursday evening, Gov. Bill Walker described how he would cut state operating budgets an average of 5 percent from last year, offering legislators and the public their first view of how he plans to chip away at a $3.5 billion deficit. With the state's revenues less than half of planned spending for this fiscal year, Walker said his proposed budget cuts for next year include education, with a 2.5 percent cut for K-12 schools -- though he added that his proposal will leave the state's baseline education funding formula intact.

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  2. South goalie helps Wolverines hold off WolfpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    South goalie Jeremy Swayman made 33 saves as the Wolverines withstood West Valley for a 2-1 nonconference boys hockey win on Thursday at Ben Boeke. Swayman was beaten just four minutes into the game by the Wolfpack's Jack Savereide, but that was all the visitors from Fairbanks would get as the South backstop was perfect the rest of the way.

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  3. Bartlett cagers sweep Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the boys game, Bentiu Panoam scored 17 points to lead the Golden Bears. Jared Phearson scored 14 points and Wyatt Reiser added 10 for the Wolves.

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  4. Bartlett bowlers roll SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Logan Williams had a 262 and teammate Ryan Dudley rolled games of 247 and 206 as Bartlett got past South 20-15 in a prep bowling match on Thursday at Eagle River Bowl. Bartlett's Alec Dudley also posted a 220, giving the Golden Bears three of the day's five best individual scores.

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  5. Finances in focus as Legislature opensRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Senate Finance Committee co-chairs Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, and Pete Kelley, R-Fairbanks, will be tasked with addressing a burgeoning budget deficit caused by crashing oil prices during the new legislative session that opened Jan. 20. Cuts appear to be the main focus so far, with revenue enhancements such as new taxes or tapping Permanent Fund earnings off the table according to the Republican-led Senate majority. JUNEAU - Everything is on the table for budget cuts, members of the Senate majority caucus said Jan. 20, but the lawmakers will avoid introducing new taxes or encroaching on Alaskans' Permanent Fund Dividends.

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  6. Heavyweights come through in wrestling wins for East, ChugiakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The heavyweights came through for East and Chugiak on Wednesday, helping both teams to Cook Inlet Conference dual-meet wrestling wins. East won the three heaviest weight classes in a 40-36 win over Bartlett, and Chugiak won the six heaviest weight classes in a 40-35 win over Eagle River.

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  7. Businesswomen go a Speed NetworkingaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alaska Star

    At left, Kristi Perry Brown, owner of KPB Balanced Wellness, shakes hands with Dawn Thern, a realtor with Jack White Real Estate, Jan. 13 during the second edition of "Blind-Date Speed Networking" sponsored by the Chugiak-Eagle River Women in Business. The women gathered in the back room of the Elks Club in Eagle River each represented different business enterprises, yet they were all in attendance on the same mission: pass out information about their work and gather as many business cards as possible from others.

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  8. Up to 10 inches of snowfall expected in Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a winter marked so far by unusually warm temperatures and an unusual lack of snow , Southcentral Alaska may finally be getting the winter weather some residents have been missing . A significant snowfall, followed by a plunge in temperatures, is forecast in the coming days.

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  9. With snow and cold in forecast, winter weather is finally on its way to Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a winter marked so far by unusually warm temperatures and an unusual lack of snow , Southcentral Alaska may finally be getting the winter weather some residents have been missing . A significant snowfall, followed by a plunge in temperatures, is forecast in the coming days.

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  10. Close finishes spice ski relays at KincaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Girls C skiers head onto the course as sun-bathed Sleeping Lady serves as a backdrop at the Twilight 2x2x2 Relays held Tuesday afternoon, January 20, 2015, at Kincaid Park. Two-person teams skied four 2-kilometer loops in the event.

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  11. Prep hockey: Moose down Bartlett despite goalie's big effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bartlett goalie Dmitri Trihub made 55 saves, but it wasn't enough to hold off Palmer on Tuesday as the Moose claimed a 9-2 nonconference boys hockey win at the McDonald Center in Eagle River.

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  12. New hires to rescue Palmer's notoriously slow post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    An easygoing, old-fashioned pace is part of the charm of this city forged from a 1930s New Deal farm colony. But short staffing slowed the pace of Palmer's post office to the point that fuming locals were forced to wait in seemingly unmoving lines for a half-hour or more -- sometimes much more.

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  13. Oregon man dies after fall from peak near Eagle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers reported that the body of a 24-year-old man from Portland, Ore. had been recovered Sunday following a fall from a mountain near the Southcentral Alaska community of Eagle River.

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  14. Service, South chalk up CIC hockey winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    A three-goal second period helped Service ward off Eagle River 5-3 in a Cook Inlet Conference hockey game Saturday at the McDonald Center. The game was tied 1-1 after one period, with Jesse Jackson scoring early for Eagle River and Matthew Stone getting the equalizer for Service with a short-handed goals with 68 seconds left.

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  15. East, South grapplers get winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    East led from start to finish Friday in a 50-30 Cook Inlet Conference dual-meet wrestling win over West. Alex Kennedy and Jon Todd recorded a major decision and a pin, respectively, to boost the T-birds to a 10-0 early lead.

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  16. Around the rinks: Lane Bauer, Mike CurryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bauer, 18, on Friday night delivered his first hat trick for the Edmonton Oil Kings in a 6-2 win over the Regina Pats, and that production gives him 16-17--33 totals and a +25 rating in 45 games. As a rookie last season, Bauer went 7-9--16 in 47 games.

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  17. Mailbag: UCLA a 'huge disappointment?' & The GrinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | ESPN

    Happy Friday. Or not, seeing that it's the first Friday of the offseason. Of course, there is no offseason.

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  18. Alaska Regional Hospital Proposes Stand-Alone Emergency DepartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KIMO

    Emergency Departments are nearby if you live in the center of Anchorage, however if you live further out, not so much. But that could change if plans to build two new stand-alone Emergency Departments are approved.

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  19. Eagle River, Chugiak-Eagle River post prep hockey winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eagle River never trailed in its 5-3 Cook Inlet Conference hockey triumph over East on Wednesday at Ben Boeke. The Wolves jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first period on a pair of goals by Kyle Johnson.

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  20. Dressed to impressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Alaska Star

    Carlee Cormier of Peters Creek was one of the models in last May's Simply Creative Wearable Art Show. This year's theme for the May 8 show is recycled items.

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