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  1. Alaska Delegation urges Pompeo to take up transboundary mining concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | APRN

    At the Red Chris Mine, a dam contains a tailings pond. that collects mine waste.

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  2. Red Mountain B.C. gold mine nears approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | APRN

    "It's a fairly short mine life at about five and half years," McLeod said. "But in 2017, we added another 20 percent of resources and the deposit is wide open for expansion."

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  3. Walker, Begich asked to compromise to prevent Dunleavy governorshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | APRN

    Libertarian Billy Toien, Democrat Mark Begich and independent Gov. Bill Walker receive audience applause at the end of the Get Out the Native Vote candidate forum on Tuesday in Juneau. The microphone on the right is for Republican Mike Dunleavy, who didn't attend.

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  4. Murkowskia s office deluged with calls about KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | APRN

    More than 130 people gathered outside of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office to rally against the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday in Juneau. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's getting a record number of calls and emails about Brett Kavanaugh, whose nomination to the Supreme Court may be up for a procedural vote Friday.

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  5. Hecla mine reports contract employee killed in fatal bear maulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | APRN

    Alaska State Troopers have identified the victim as 18-year-old Anthony David Montoya of Hollis, Oklahoma. In a news release, Hecla said he worked for Timberline Drilling based in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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  6. Protesters gather at Murkowski's Alaska offices asking her to torpedo Trump's Supreme Court pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | APRN

    More than 130 people gathered outside of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office to rally against the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday in Juneau. After a tense day of confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Meredith Trainor was having trouble sleeping.

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  7. Feds grant $10M to Juneau airport to replace support building with - serious life safety hazards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | APRN

    The terminal of Juneau International Airport in 2013. Most airports in Alaska are state owned and operated, but the City and Borough of Juneau owns and operates this one.

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  8. After one year, Feds examine how DOT takeover of environmental reviews is workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | APRN

    A truck makes its way south on the Dalton Highway near Coldfoot, Alaska. For the first time, the state's Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is in the driver's seat when it comes to navigating the legal environmental requirements that come along with big transportation projects.

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  9. Walker campaign says Republican-funded group didn't disclose ad spendingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 25 | APRN

    The seal of the state of Alaska in the governor's temporary offices in Juneau, June 19, 2016. The campaign of Gov. Bill Walker and Lt.

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  10. Campaign complaint filed against salmon ballot backersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | APRN

    Voters cast ballots in the Aug. 21, 2018, primary election at Glacier Valley Baptist Church in Juneau. Alaskans will be vote on the salmon habitat ballot initiative on Nov. 6. is accusing organizations behind the fish habitat protection initiative of "flouting Alaska's campaign finance laws" and misleading voters about their money.

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  11. 49 Voices: Riley Woodford of JuneauRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Riley Woodford in Juneau. Woodford is a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  12. Calls of bear sightings are up around Juneau. But why?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | APRN

    In many parts of Alaska it's not uncommon to see a black bear lumbering through a neighborhood, especially in the summer or fall. The animals are crafty at getting into trash if it's not secured.

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  13. A federal plan to save Alaska's belugas starts with recruiting an army to count themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | APRN

    The population of beluga whales that live in the Cook Inlet has been steadily declining in recent years. Federal wildlife managers organized an event over the weekend based on a really basic principle: You're more likely to care about something if you can see it.

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  14. Juneau crowd questions forest service on new roads in the TongassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | APRN

    The meeting was held at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Sept. 14, 2018. The U.S. Forest Service is on a tour through Southeast Alaska and Anchorage to talk about the prospect of building new roads in wilder parts of the Tongass National Forest.

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  15. Cruise ship air quality violations spike in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | APRN

    This summer cruise ships have been falling afoul of Alaska's air quality standards. The cruise industry says it can and will do better.

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  16. UA regents to meet in Juneau this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | APRN

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet in Juneau on Thursday and Friday to discuss the university system's budget and programs. The meeting agenda includes updates on the university's compliance with federal requirements for handling sexual discrimination, harassment and assault.

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  17. Alaska Native organizations receive federal grant for safe and healthy housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | APRN

    Three Alaska Native tribal organizations have won nearly $3 million in federal housing grants to improve living conditions in more than 100 homes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the Tribal Healthy Homes Production grants Monday in Juneau.

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  18. Southeast bids adieu to fast ferry FairweatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska's fast-ferry completed what's likely to be its last Southeast run this past weekend. That's sparked sadness over the loss of a popular service and concern over the future reliability of the Alaska Marine Highway.

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  19. Security questioned after grandmother's alleged assault during courthouse hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | APRN

    The Dimond Courthouse in Juneau in February 2017. An Aug. 6 assault in a courtroom has raised concerns about security.

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  20. Judge orders that some political signs can remain for now - but not allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | APRN

    Supporters of Mike Dunleavy's campaign for governor wave campaign signs on Aug. 21, primary day, in Juneau. The group Dunleavy for Alaska, the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska and Eric Seibles sued over state enforcement of a ban on outdoor advertising in July in Southcentral Alaska.

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