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  1. Rep. Reinbold: A vote of principle, against an unsustainable budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    I took a solemn oath to defend and uphold the constitutions of the United States and Alaska. My responsibility is to those sacred documents and to the people of Alaska, particularly all of you, my constituents in Eagle River.

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  2. Author Jeff Chang to speak at UAS Auke Lake campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ground-breaking, award winning author Jeff Chang will speak on the University of Alaska Southeast's Auke Lake campus in Juneau. The presentation is part of the University of Alaska Bartlett Lecture series.

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  3. For some lawmakers, special session is tediousRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    While the Finance and Resource committees take the lead on debate over the state's oil tax structure and a proposed in-state natural gas pipeline, a lot of Alaska lawmakers are idling and looking for ways to pass time. Nearly half of Alaska's lawmakers were excused from attendance on Monday and Tuesday, though many were filtering in and out of hearings and spending time working on projects previously left by the wayside.

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  4. Alaska's White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker and first lady Donna Walker's new home in Juneau, the Alaska governor's mansion, was built in 1912. Perched on the bend of a hillside road in Juneau, the governor's mansion is perhaps Alaska's most regal piece of real estate.

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  5. Chris Thompson: Archbishop Hurley's 45-year serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    I first met Archbishop Francis T. Hurley at the installation of Lutheran Bishop Shelley Wickstrom. Surprised to see him there in a Protestant church along with many other clergy, I introduced myself to him as ADN's community church blogger and asked if we might meet.

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  6. Love at 34,000 feet: Pilot proposes to Alaska Air flight attendant midflightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eric Greener, 30, proposed to Brandy Hollenbeck, 34, on a morning flight from Seattle to Juneau, surprising Hollenbeck and delighting passengers and the rest of the crew. Greener is a pilot with Ravn Alaska.

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  7. Art Beat: Historic Auke Bay totem undergoes restoration in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Carver Wayne Price is restoring the 74-year-old Yax te totem in Juneau. The work, underway in a U.S. Forest Service workshop in Juneau, began on March 4. The pole was originally carved by Frank St. Clair of Hoonah in 1941 as part of a Civilian Conservation Corps project.

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  8. Lawsuit targets federal approval of Mat-Su coal mine permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A coalition of environmental groups this week sued the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, saying the agency erroneously supported invalid state permits for the Wishbone Hill coal mine near Sutton. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage by Castle Mountain Coalition, Cook Inletkeeper, Alaska Center for the Environment, Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Sierra Club.

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  9. Gov. Bill Walker: Medicaid expansion is the right thing to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    This week, I introduced legislation to provide health care to more Alaskans using less state money. My bill calls for using all available federal resources and reforming the state's Medicaid program to improve the lives of Alaskans.

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  10. Alaskans should beware Outside advice that comes with an agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Last week was not a good one for public faith in elected officials. We saw the true danger and influence of the Koch brothers-funded group, Americans for Prosperity.

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  11. Legislative committee withdraws support for reimbursing Anchorage school bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    State reimbursement for much of the cost of Anchorage's new school bonds was thrown into doubt Tuesday when the Senate's Education Committee made retroactive a bill that would eliminate state reimbursement for new bond issues, such as the one voters will decide in April. "It broke my heart; I've never voted against school bonds," said Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, who said she reluctantly supported the proposal out of fairness to other cities but acknowledged it may threaten the bond election.

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  12. Hard times have Alaskans willing to pray, but not willing to payRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As the budget process unfolds in Juneau, all my expectations are being met. Every cut proposed produces an interest group that opposes the cut.

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  13. Gas line upsizing faces tough questioning in House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A representative of the governor's gas line expansion plans at times struggled on Friday to answer pointed questions from a House committee worried the upsizing will throw an industry-backed gas line project off track. The awkwardness of the session in Juneau seemed best exemplified when Dan Fauske, president of the state gas line corporation, changed course after initially saying he was not trying to dodge a question about whether he is Gov. Bill Walker's point man on the expansion.

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  14. Marijuana Policy Project continues support for Alaska marijuana campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The national group Marijuana Policy Project, the primary financial sponsor of Alaska's initiative to legalize recreational marijuana, continues to advocate in the Last Frontier as lawmakers attempt to draft marijuana legislation. MPP intends "to defend the initiative from being attacked in the state legislature in 2015," according to the organization's 2015 Strategic Plan .

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  15. Alaska may see fewer seasonal foreign workers this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal visa program used by fish processing plants and diamond sellers in Alaska to hire seasonal workers from abroad is on temporary hold in response to a court ruling. With the departments of Labor and Homeland Security mum on when the program will restart, some business owners are growing nervous.

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  16. Ideas good, bad and strange fill responses to governor's budget surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shorten state employees' workweeks to cut costs. Let Alaskans invest their Permanent Fund dividends in the proposed natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.

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  17. Winter, where art thou?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Back in January of 2012, when there was snow at Eaglecrest in Juneau, Ambrose Bucy, 9, and teacher Maura Selenak of the Juneau Community Charter School hike to the Porcupine Chairlift to start their day. I was pawing through my top dresser drawer the other day when a ski season pass surfaced.

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  18. Laine Welch: Wal-Mart adds 14 Alaska seafood products to stores in 2 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Freezer displays at Wal-Mart superstores in Alaska and Washington now include a new lineup of 14 Alaska seafood items. "We are so proud to bring these to our customers, and we also know how important it is to local fishermen and folks across the state," said John Forrest Ales, Director of Corporate Communications for Wal-Mart, last week.

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  19. New research vessel named and equipped for journeys into thin Arctic iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Michael Hoshlyk the captain of the RV Sikuliaq gives a press tour of the new vessel in Seward, AK on Friday, March 6, 2015. The new 261-foot research vessel Sikuliaq is home ported in Seward Alaska.

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  20. Susitna hydro project has been studied to death. So bury it already.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hats off to our legislators, the governor and his team for their countless hours of work on the all-but-impossible task of figuring out what to do about The Budget. While Alaskans from Metlakatla to Nuiqsut call into committee hearings to make a plea for their children's schools, the ferry or radio station that connects them to the world, or their village public safety officer, our elected officials toil over how to cut a million here or a hundred thousand there.

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