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  1. Here's how a planeload of salmon gets from Cook Inlet to customers in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    Handlers at Spernak Airways unload a planeful of salmon Friday at Merrill Field in downtown Anchorage. It was a tough start to Alaska's fishing season this year.

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  2. Trump administration puts brakes on Indian Country in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | APRN

    Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has applied to federal government to place its Andrew Hope Building in downtown Juneau into a federal trust making it exempt from local and state jurisdictions. Native American tribes are able to put land into trust with the federal government.

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  3. Blockbuster to close last two stores in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | APRN

    The Blockbuster on Debarr Rd. in Anchorage is one of the few remaining in the U.S. Kevin Daymude, the store's General Manager, made the announcement over Facebook on Thursday. "It is sad to say goodbye to our dedicated customers.

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  4. Spruce beetles take flight in search of new host treesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 6 | APRN

    Spruce beetle outbreak in the Mat-Su Valley seen during the 2017 aerial detection survey. Spruce beetles may be native to Alaska, but they can still devastate a spruce forest.

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  5. With Permanent Fund draw, higher oil prices bring Alaska closer to a balanced budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | APRN

    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs alongside the Dalton Highway near the Toolik Field Station on June 9, 2017, in the North Slope Borough. Add to that the legislature's decision to tap into the Permanent Fund's earnings to pay the bills and the state is suddenly a lot closer to a balanced budget.

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  6. Corrections seeks alternatives to halfway housesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 29 | APRN

    Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams speaks to reporters after Gov. Bill Walker announced his appointment in January 2016. Williams is seeking alternatives to traditional halfway houses.

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  7. Seaton files to run as independent in Democratic primaryRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | APRN

    Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, responds to a question from a reporter during House Majority press availability in the Alaska State Capitol, April 3, 2018. The conversation centered on House Bill 286, the state operating budget passed by the House or Representatives the day before.

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  8. Wildwood Correction Center inmate diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | APRN

    Leslie Aveoganna, 57, passed away at the Wildwood Correction Center in Kenai, according to a statement from DOC spokesperson Megan Edge. Aveoganna began serving a sentence at the facility in 2015 for a kidnapping conviction.

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  9. After ending trade talks in DC with an agreement to buy, China finds Alaska looking to sellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker along with state gasline corporation head Keith Meyer met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Beijing early Monday morning. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He left Washington D.C. over the weekend where he led a delegation working to avert a trade war with the United States.

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  10. Cook Inlet oil and gas lease sale attracts just one companyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | APRN

    Cook Inlet oil platforms are visible from shore on Dec. 13, 2016 near Kenai, Alaska. Hilcorp is currently the biggest oil and gas producer in Cook Inlet.

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  11. Kenai Peninsulaa s last bowling alley closes after nearly 60 years of operationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | APRN

    Owner of Kachemak Bowl, Mark Cooper, has worked at the bowling alley since he was a teenager. The Kenai Peninsula's last bowling alley has closed down.

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  12. Southcentral Alaska road construction ramping up for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | APRN

    The state Department of Transportation is gearing up for another busy construction season on Southcentral highways, and delays for motorists could be felt most acutely on two popular thoroughfares. The heavily-trafficked Glenn Highway will see work resume on multiple projects.

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  13. Alaska House and Senate pass dueling school funding plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | APRN

    Rep. Dan Ortiz, I-Ketchikan, expresses his views about House Bll 339, an education funding bill, in the Alaska House of Representatives on Saturday. Funding for Alaska schools is one of the largest remaining issues for the Legislature this year.

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  14. Alaska corrections leaders look to Norway for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, talks after a presentation by Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams, left, about Norway's corrections model on March 23, 2018. Williams and Kelly support making Norway-style reforms in Alaska.

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  15. Chinese officials tour proposed gasline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska Gasline Development Corporation President Keith Meyer, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Bank of China Executive Vice President Yingxin Gao, talk during a visit to Beijing where Alaska and China inked a deal to explore building a liquified natural gas pipeline. A Chinese group is touring the route of a proposed Alaska natural gas pipeline.

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  16. Increasing numbers of Alaska wildlife testing positive for Movi bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | APRN

    Time lapse cameras caught this mountain goat gazing at the LeConte Glacier terminus. State Division of Wildlife Conservation Director Bruce Dale says samples from Dall's sheep and mountain goats have tested positive for the bacteria referred to as "Movi."

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  17. Ninilchik student in custody after making gun threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | APRN

    A 12-year-old male student from the Ninilchik School is in custody after making threats about bringing a gun to school. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch posted Thursday, Troopers received a call from a concerned parent Tuesday about the student.

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  18. Officials troubleshoot hiccups in EAS after tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | APRN

    KBBI's DASDEC box, which monitors for Emergency Alert System messages from IPAWS, NOAA Weather Radio and KSRM in Kenai. When a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska hit early Tuesday morning, it sent a host of people and systems into motion.

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  19. Alaska's leaders got more than they bargained for from Interior's offshore drilling proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | APRN

    Cook Inlet oil platforms are visible from shore on Dec. 13, 2016 near Kenai, Alaska. The Trump administration recently proposed a vast expansion of federal waters available for oil development.

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  20. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 8, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | APRN

    The city of King Cove says it's reached a deal with the Trump administration to build a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. How will climate change affect health in Alaska? Dangerous travel conditions could cause more accidents, warmer temperatures could spread new diseases and the topsy-turvy weather could worsen mental health.

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