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  1. With early-season deals on Alaska lodges and more, it's the perfect time to play touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The days are getting longer-and that means our friends and relatives will be arriving soon. Before they get here, though, there are a few weeks when some of the best lodges and attractions are open, and they're available at a discount.

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  2. Homer and Alaska lose one of their best in Mary EppersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska has lost one of our best -- I would venture to say our very best -- this week. Mary Epperson passed away in Homer, surrounded by her family.

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  3. Unalaska could soon host the Aleutians' first craft breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Unalaska resident who hopes to start a craft beer brewery there next year got a big financial boost from two regional organizations. "My life is going to be really busy for a while," said Josh Good, looking forward to opening in spring 2017.

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  4. Aurora borealis may be great this weekend -- if you can find clear skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stunning display of the northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska. March is prime time for aurora viewing, especially during the two weeks around new moon.

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  5. Homer anglers dominate their winter king salmon tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Homer anglers proved this weekend that nobody knows Kachemak Bay quite like them, securing the top four spots in the 23rd Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, Alaska's biggest and richest one-day fishing festival. Eric Holland claimed the top prize of $31,668 for his 26.5-pound chinook, more than a pound heftier than Kelly Grose's king.

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  6. Forget Hawaii -- our winter getaway is Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's like an old joke repeated so often it has become a cliche: If you want to see your Alaska neighbor in the winter, go to Hawaii or Mexico or Arizona or Florida -- someplace warm and sunny. Increasingly, 49ers' time away from the north is not only for vacations.

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  7. A California developer is buying up land in Seldovia, leaving some locals concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A California developer who bought up dozens of properties in the Kachemak Bay town of Seldovia is battling residents and officials over property rights, prompting a lawsuit and additional police presence at a city council meeting. Since 2007, Precious Earth Inc. -- a real estate holding company based in Bakersfield, California -- has purchased 42 properties around tiny Seldovia, assessed by the Kenai Peninsula Borough at more than $2 million total.

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  8. Mystery-thriller by best-selling author set in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Imagine "Ice Road Truckers" crossed with "Gasland," the reality TV show where men drive 18-wheelers on frozen highways and the documentary film about fracking, respectively. This will give you an idea about "The Quality of Silence," a mystery-thriller set in Alaska, by the British author Rosamund Lupton.

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  9. Salmon permit prices plunge while halibut soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fire sale salmon prices last year and a dim outlook for the upcoming season have caused the value of Alaska fishing permits to plummet. At the other extreme, the prices for halibut catch shares have soared to "unheard-of levels," according to Olivia Olsen of Alaskan Quota and Permits at Petersburg.

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  10. Girls prep basketball: Grace posts monster second half in win over SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Grizzlies buried Seward 44-16 despite a 13-13 tie at the half. Grace Christian only allowed three points in the second half and held the Seahawks scoreless in the fourth quarter.

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  11. A beachcomber did a 'happy dance' after this unusual discovery in Anchor PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Homer resident Ginger Frizzle discovered this large tentacle on a beach near the Kenai Peninsula town on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. An area biologist said he believes the animal part belonged to a giant red octopus, a common species in Cook Inlet and the Gulf of Alaska.

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  12. Lumen Christi basketball teams eliminated from Peninsula Conference tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Postseason basketball is over for Lumen Christi. Both the boys and girls teams fell in Peninsula Conference loser's bracket games Friday in Homer.

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  13. Lumen Christi teams stay alive at Peninsula Conference basketball tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lumen Christi's basketball teams survived consolation-bracket games Thursday at the Class 1A Peninsula Conference basketball tournament in Homer. Nyadeng Puoy poured in 27 points to spark the Lumen Christi girls.

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  14. GOP lawmakers lead boldly into alternative reality; pray no Alaskan followsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I never thought I'd miss the pettiness of high school. Oh, I had a few friends back then but I spent most of my time laying low in the music and art departments.

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  15. Reading the North: Fish warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    What it's about: A commercial fisherman looks at the threats facing West Coast small-boat fishermen, including ecological changes, weak management, and pushback from industrial fishing. As a result, some fishing families and towns - and businesses that rely on them - struggle to stay afloat.

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  16. Forget Hawaii -- our winter getaway is Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's like an old joke repeated so often it has become a cliche: If you want to see your Alaska neighbor in the winter, go to Hawaii or Mexico or Arizona or Florida -- someplace warm and sunny. Increasingly, 49ers' time away from the north is not only for vacations.

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  17. Palmer lawmaker Gatto diesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rep. Carl Gatto, a Palmer Republican who was chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, died Tuesday from complications related to cancer, House majority press secretary Will Vandergriff said. Gatto was 74. A visibly shaken Rep. Bill Stoltze made the announcement on the House floor early Tuesday afternoon.

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  18. Reading the North: Fish warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    What it's about: A commercial fisherman looks at the threats facing West Coast small-boat fishermen, including ecological changes, weak management, and pushback from industrial fishing. As a result, some fishing families and towns - and businesses that rely on them - struggle to stay afloat.

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  19. Southcentral roads slick as parts of Kenai Peninsula see major snow dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alyeska Resort near Girdwood posted this image on its Facebook page of the Round House, atop the mountain, "absolutely buried" in 30 inches of snow Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. The resort was closed for the day.

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  20. Cannabis controversy: Can concerned Alaskans share a truth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shall Homer City Council ban commercial cannabis cultivation, testing, processing and sales from Homer? Already a majority of Palmer voters and the Wasilla city council have answered yes to a similar question. Others may answer their own way before too long.

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