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  1. Furthur guitarist plays at Alice'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 19 | Homer News

    ... and has been doing some solo touring throughout the country. Colorado based Grant Farm made its Alaska debut in Girdwood at the Sitzmark last winter, and returns for a fall tour. Founded in 2009, they have been steadily rising in stature and have ...

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  2. Waiting For The End In AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Switched

    ... Aurora Show the next block over-warned. It felt like Anchorage was about to close for the season. The small town of Girdwood, about an hour drive south, was eerily silent. One or two destination weddings were wrapping up at the Alyeska Resort , but ...

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  3. Raney, Fritz breeze to victory in Girdwood marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Raney beat defending champion Matias Saari by more than three minutes, and Fritz finished fourth overall and 20 minutes ahead of the second-place woman. Raney, 39, and Saari, 47, were the only runners to finish in less than four hours.

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  4. New managers take over Crow Pass CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of those participants." Crow Pass runners face numerous potential hazards on their journey from the trailhead near Girdwood to the finish line at the Eagle River Nature Center. There are no aid stations and no trail markers, and runners must sign a ...

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  5. Anchorage police to take on Turnagain Arm traffic patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | APRN

    Anchorage Police Department officers plan to take over patrolling the Seward Highway along Turnagain Arm on October 1, with help from a state grant. The move comes after state budget cuts forced the Alaska State Troopers to close their Girdwood post in the area and scale back in the last year.

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  6. A conversation with Homer's new assistant fire chief: Terry KadelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Homer News

    ... on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska, began at his new position on Sept. 18. He spent 20 years with the Girdwood Fire Department, most recently as the deputy chief there.(Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) After years with the position left ...

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  7. Runners have fun in the mud at Region IV cross country meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Alaska Star

    ... herself and the singer-songwriter, who also won the mile at the ASD middle school track championships for the Girdwood Grizzlies in May. "She just keeps chipping away at the gap," said Bera, who was all smiles Saturday after his girls team placed ...

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  8. Here are 10 fun things to do this week in Anchorage and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is for 21 and over after 10:30 p.m. ( oktoberbluesfest.brownpapertickets.com ) You can do the Deutsch thing in Girdwood, if you prefer. The Sitzmark will have German bands, brews and bratwurst for two weekends, and as a bonus the drive couldn't be ...

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  9. Singer Songwriter Natalie Gelman Performing at Seward Arts Festival Sept 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Seward City News

    Singer-songwriter Natalie Gelman recently supported Bon Jovi and is coming to Alaska to sing in Anchorage, Seward, Girdwood and Cooper Landing. A NYC native, Gelman cut her teeth as an artist playing underground in the subways before graduating to larger stages.

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  10. Anchorage voters, next spring we mail it inRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... resources. For each Municipal Election the Clerk's Office sets up 122 polling locations from Peters Creek to Girdwood; these locations are supplied with everything: voting booths, ballots, posters, pens, and paper clips. There is a tremendous amount ...

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  11. Denali Park Road reopens to bikers and hikers after August bear incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... a, it's been a particularly bad year for bear attacks. In June, black bears killed people on back-to-back days near Girdwood in Southcentral Alaska and near the Pogo Mine in the Interior.

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  12. A little fear goes a long way on solo backcountry adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Ho) This was back in July 2015 on my first solo backpacking trip, an out-and-back along the Crow Pass Trail from Girdwood to the Eagle River crossing. Knowing I'd be in a bear hot spot, I rented a bear-proof food canister and carrying case. The guy ...

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  13. TRAVEL: Anchorage, Alaska, provides hiking, beer tours and culture in state's largest cityRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... in 1920. The oil and extraction businesses helped the fledgling city grow, and in 1975 it joined with Eagle River, Girdwood, Glen Alps and others to become the largest in Alaska. The military came too, and we learn that from here, many world ...

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  14. Eagle River mountain runners have Grand seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Alaska Star

    ... it was a natural fit for our outdoorsy lifestyle. "I have a good friend, a backcountry ski buddy, we were in Girdwood at Chair 5 and she said, 'You need to start doing these races,'" recalled Aschoff, who competed in the 30-39 age group this season. ...

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  15. Refuge Notebook: How invasive plants invade the landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... I couldn't help but notice its white flowers almost continuously marking the Alaska Highway for 700 miles between Girdwood and Coldfoot. Sweetclover was introduced to Alaska in 1913 as a potential forage crop and was foolishly cultivated to become ...

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  16. Hot Picks: Curtains for Cyrano's Playhouse, Iggy Azalea and fun with foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the fee. 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Anchorage Community House, 2396 E. 47th Court. ( anchoragecommunityhouse.com ) The Girdwood Forest Fair, hosted by Turnagain Arm Mycological Society, celebrates the common, interesting and edible mushrooms in the ...

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  17. Seward & Kenai Highway Safety Task Force Meeting September 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Seward City News

    The Seward/Kenai Highway Safety Task Force will meet Saturday, September 23 from 10am to 12pm in the Girdwood Community Room at 250 Egloff Drive in Girdwood. Keeping our Seward/Kenai Highway safety concerns in front of the public eye, we are still seeking a permanent workable financial solution.

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  18. She went to a Girdwood festival in 1995, then disappeared. Now there's a reward.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Erin Gilbert went missing in 1995 after attending the Girdwood Forest Fair. Her family is trying to resurrect her missing persons case.

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  19. Alaska: Anchorage in the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... wooded trails through Kincaid Park. Or if you want a more alpine kind of skiing experience, the cosy resort town of Girdwood, about an hour south, is where all the locals and tourists go. Alyeska Resort has 76 trails, from a few beginner slopes to ...

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  20. What's happening in and around Anchorage: Blueberry festival, a fresh ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... seven and free walks back down Blueberry Hill while attending the Blueberry Festival Sunday August 12, 2012 in Girdwood. Live music, arts and crafts booths and blueberry-related activities were offered at the event, held in the Hotel Alyeska Pond ...

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