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  1. Alaska fire season lagging behind preseason predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | APRN

    The Big Mud Fire, burning 55 miles southwest of Tanana, was discovered yesterday by civilian aircraft. A BLM Alaska Fire Service aircraft responded from Fairbanks and flew over the lightning-caused fire.

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  2. Study looks at new way to make ice for salmon fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | APRN

    Ice is an integral part of many salmon boats' chilling operations, but getting it isn't so easy: producing and distributing ice to the fleet is a major undertaking with many players each summer. A recent study looked at making one piece of the puzzle - creating the ice - a little simpler, but that doesn't mean any changes are on the way right now.

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  3. Major change for Alaska vets as TriWest steps asideRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | KSKA

    A major change is coming in the way Alaska veterans get medical care. Congressional leaders announced Monday that TriWest, the subcontractor acting as an intermediary between veterans and medical providers, will no longer be responsible for booking appointments.

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  4. Numerous wildfires hit Interior and St. Lawrence IslandRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | KSKA

    There were 9 new wildfires reported in Alaska on Wednesday, including 6 on a machine gun training range on Ft. Wainwright in Fairbanks.

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  5. Scientists urge Obama to end offshore drilling leases in ArcticRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | KSKA

    The U.S. Department of the Interior is considering leasing areas in the Beaufort and Chukchi Sea for offshore drilling. The Beaufort and Chukchi seas in summer 2010 and 2011.

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  6. Public testimony leans against Permanent Fund billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | KSKA

    Public testimony leaned against Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to draw on Permanent Fund earnings to pay for state government. House Finance Committee co-chairs Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, and Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, in the Bill Ray Center, June 14, 2016.

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  7. Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | KSKA

    Since the Senate passed the bill last week that would draw money from the Permanent Fund to pay for state government, two things have happened. One is that many Alaskans have raised concerns with the part of the bill that would cut Permanent Fund dividends in half, .

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  8. Lawsuit filed against EPA over fine particulate pollution in Fairbanks, NorthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | KSKA

    A suit has been filed in federal court against the Environmental Protection Agency to force action to address wintertime fine particulate pollution in the Fairbanks, North Pole area. The complaint was filed by the environmental law firm Earth Justice on behalf of Fairbanks based Citizens for Clean Air, Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Sierra Club.

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  9. UA Board of Regents approves $909.8M operating budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | KSKA

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents have adopted the system's $909.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. "That's a big difference," UA President Jim Johnsen said.

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  10. AK: a oeWalk to Fisterraa : A Fairbanks musiciana s pilgrimage through SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | KSKA

    "Walk to Fisterra" is a new documentary film showing tonight in Fairbanks featuring Alaskan born cellist Dane Johansen walking over 500 miles carrying his cello on his back, playing the Bach Cello Suites along the Spanish pilgrimage to Carmino de Santiago. Johansen is the son of Fairbanks School of Talent Education founder and current Fairbanks Suzuki Institute Music Director Gail Johansen so learning a string instrument was almost a given in the Johansen household.

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  11. Department of Environmental Conservation seeks herbicide for invasive Elodea plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | KSKA

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is considering a state sought permit to apply an herbicide to 3 Fairbanks area water bodies infested with the invasive plant Elodea. Floridone has proven successful at battling back the aquatic weed known to choke out fresh waters.

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  12. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 1, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | KSKA

    Gov. Bill Walker said the Legislature's work is a long way from being over. While lawmakers stopped pink slips from being sent to state workers by passing a state budget The budget passed by the Legislature this week doesn't include about $775 million owed to oil companies in refundable tax credits this year.

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  13. Despite federal changes, - Eskimo' still in use in Western AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | KSKA

    President Obama recently removed the words "Eskimo" and "Aleut" from two pieces of federal legislation, but it may take another generation for it to fade out of Alaska's Arctic. "It wasn't until I went to graduate school in Montreal at McGill University for English as a Second Language when I got in trouble for using that word in one of my classes," confessed Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle.

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  14. Special Session Day 2: Lawmakers pan governora s tax proposalsRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | KSKA

    In the debate over how to close Alaska's $3.8 billion budget hole, one potential solution hasn't gotten much traction: finding new sources of revenue. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, discusses the state operating budget on the floor the House of Representatives, March 11, 2016.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: May 19, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | APRN

    If oil companies are ever going to return to drill for oil in federal waters of the Arctic, they will need leases. Senator Lisa Murkowski complained at a hearing in Washington this afternoon that the leasing plan the feds are considering is too limited.

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  16. Justice still sought a year after Kavairlook killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | APRN

    May 17 marked the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of John Kavairlook Jr. outside of the Rock n Rodeo Bar in Fairbanks. Based on witness accounts and video surveillance, police initially went after four suspects in connection to the incident.

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  17. Next interim UAF chancellor will be internal candidateRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | APRN

    That's according to UA President Jim Johnsen. He says it's critical that the next hire is already familiar with the university system.

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  18. Hot, dry conditions have Alaska fire pros on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | APRN

    The images of a wildfire raging through subdivisions in Fort McMurray, Alberta last week were horrifying. Firefighters say the fire season is already well underway in Alaska, too, and they need citizens to do their part to keep their communities safe.

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  19. Susan Carney to replace Justice Fabe on the AK Supreme CourtRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | APRN

    Susan Carney will be the next Supreme Court Justice following Justice Dana Fabe's retirement. Governor Bill Walker announced his appointment Thursday afternoon in Anchorage.

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  20. Walker to name new Supreme Court Justice within the weekRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | APRN

    Former Chief Justice Dana Fabe. Fabe's seat on the court is currently vacated and four people have been nominated to fill it.

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