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  1. Battling hefty halibut with Barbie rodsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Capturing a hefty halibut on a dinky rod from an ocean-going kayak isn't easy work - nor necessarily safe when waves pick up, something Kathleen Reeves discovered during last week's second-annual Barbie Rod Derby at Whiskey Gulch last week. "It really tests your skills ," said Reeves of Soldotna.

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  2. Good news: Screaming deals to the West Coast and Europe. Bad news: You'll need to book by tomorrow.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Here's the great news: there are a couple of big airfare sales: one from Anchorage to Seattle and Portland and one from both Anchorage and Fairbanks to Europe. And here's the dose of reality: you must purchase these fares no later than Friday, July 22. Between Anchorage and both Seattle and Portland, JetBlue has dropped the price to $78 each way.

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  3. Laura and the Killed Men launch multistop Alaska tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    From Boston to Pocatello, Idaho, to the infamous World's Fair Hotel in Chicago, the song titles dot a musical map through territory and time. The record, "Everchanging Trail," was the result of a 12,000-mile tour the Tuscon, Arizona-based band embarked on last summer.

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  4. Alaska emo-punk band Granddad wants to make you dance, but also cryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kellen Baker's motivation for forming Granddad with longtime friend Matt Harris was simple - to fill a void he had growing up gay in Alaska and provide a voice for people going through the same things he experienced. "I wanted to take the influences I had and turn them into a platform for people who don't have their feelings expressed," he said.

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  5. Walker defends vetoes, budget cuts during unprecedented visit to Mat-Su AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker shared more potentially grim news about Alaska's precarious financial future during a visit to the state's fastest-growing borough, as local governments around the state deal with deep budget cuts in the face of a growing fiscal crisis. Walker told the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly Tuesday night he got word hours earlier that national bond-rating agency Moody's Investors Service is holding "an immediate meeting" on Alaska's rating - a meeting originally scheduled for Aug. 9. "And I don't think that's going to be good news," he said.

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  6. Backers of Fairbanks commercial cannabis bans miss petition deadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sponsors of two petitions, one for the city of Fairbanks and the other for the Fairbanks North Star Borough, both missed their deadlines to put the question of banning commercial marijuana on the October ballot, saying they hadn't gathered enough signatures in time. Vivian Stiver, sponsor for the city of Fairbanks petition, said her group came about 170 signatures short of the 519 required by a July 19 deadline.

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  7. old masters' Kesler Woodward and Joan Kimura at Blue.HollomonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Several such paintings are on display at Blue.Hollomon Gallery, Olympic Center Mall at 3555 Arctic Blvd., which hosted a reception for the long-time Alaska art scholar and teacher. And they can be read either way, as pure color and texture compositions or as pretty straight-forward depictions of landscape and nature, although with unexpected focuses.

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  8. 2 Fairbanks teens killed in Richardson Highway wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two teenage Fairbanks girls died Monday night when their SUV collided with a pickup and ended up in a river along the Richardson Highway, troopers said. Driver Carmella Flynn and passenger Theresa Runfola, both 17, died at the scene near Mile 210 of the Richardson, troopers said in a Tuesday dispatch.

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  9. Delightful and deadly, Alaska waterways are a double-edged sword for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The stories told by mourning parents are shockingly similar. "I turned around, and she was gone."

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  10. Saari seizes Angel Creek 50-Miler for second straight yearRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage's Matias Saari won the Angel Creek 50-Miler, a grueling race near Fairbanks that includes more than 11,000 feet of elevation gain, for the second straight year Saturday. Saari clocked 9 hours, 58 seconds, to win by nearly two hours.

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  11. Hebard returns to court, helps Team USA win gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks returned to the basketball court and helped the USA Basketball U18 Women's National Team win the gold medal of the FIBA Americas tournament in Chile. The Americans beat up Canada 109-62 in Sunday's championship game.

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  12. At the intersection of math and art, Alaskan takes a new routeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Artist Bill Lee uses mathematical algorithms to create his artwork. Mr. Lee was photographed on Friday, July 8, 2016 and composited over his piece "Defenestration I." My good friend Bill Lee's work history includes a long stint in the U.S. Army, time in the pharmaceutical industry, experience mapping seabeds from Alaska to Saudi Arabia and extensive research on groundwater flow.

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  13. Trio of Alaska thrillers a mixed bagRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    A trio of northern-based thrillers found their way onto my iPad and came along with me on a recent road trip around Alaska, providing entertainment in the wee hours before I drifted off to sleep. The first one was a dud, the second a lot of fun, even if it lacked literary merit.

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  14. Family farmer making it with a day job, an understanding wife, and a herd of yaksRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Telling your wife you just got a great deal on a small herd of yaks wouldn't go over well in every family, and Mary Kaspari is not the kind of wife who goes along with everything her husband, Phil Kaspari, has to say. For example, she insists on pronouncing their name with the i on the end, even though the rest of the family says Casper.

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  15. Thousands of lightning strikes spark new fires in Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Thousands of lightning strikes sparked new fires in the Interior Friday, increasing the number of acres burned in the state this year by 50 percent, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. Most of the fires burned in remote parts of the Interior, according to Tim Mowry, a spokesperson for the division.

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  16. For one family, the prospect of a new Wrangell boarding school stirs up bad memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    An undated photo shows the Wrangell Institute school in Southeast Alaska. Wrangell's School Board, Borough Assembly and tribal government have all shown support for building a 400-bed boarding school on the former Wrangell Institute property in Southeast Alaska.

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  17. Lightning-caused fires scorch northern AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Division of Forestry is reporting multiple fires, from the state's western coast to the Canadian Border, many of which ignited due to 18,500 recorded lightning strikes Thursday. For two days in a row, Thursday and Friday, there were more than 40 new fires in Alaska, according to the Forestry Division.

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  18. Hebard helps US dominate Brazil at U18 hoops championshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks helped Team USA to another victory at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Thursday night in Valdivia, Chile. Hebard grabbed four rebounds to help the Americans to a big rebounding advantage in their 80-59 win over Brazil.

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  19. Northern Alaska heat wave brings record temperature to DeadhorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A heat wave in Interior and northern Alaska brought a record-high temperature to Deadhorse Wednesday, with the National Weather Service reporting a high of 84 degrees at the industrial site near the edge of the Arctic Ocean. There were temperatures in the 80s across a wide region, with Bettles and Eagle reporting 85 and Fairbanks and Nenana climbing to 87 at 6 p.m. Fort Yukon rose to 84. With midafternoon readings in the high 80s, Fairbanks baked in bright sunshine Wednesday as a heat wave settled over Interior Alaska with the highest temperatures of the summer.

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  20. Hebard, Team USA rout Guatemala at U18 FIBA AmericasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hebard, a 6-foot-4 center from Fairbanks, tallied 12 points, including 4 of 4 from the free-throw line. The West Valley grad was part of a U.S. U18 team that enjoyed a 7-inch average height advantage over Guatemala.

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