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  1. Bans on game harvest techniques currently under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | APRN

    The Trump administration has directed the National Park Service in Alaska and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to reconsider bans on certain state allowed game harvest techniques. July 14th memos to the directors of the two Alaska entities from Virginia Johnson, acting Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, tell them to initiate a new rule making process, in light of effects on sport and commercial hunting and trapping.

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  2. Kenai assembly member charged with DUI after early morning four-wheeler rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | APRN

    Assembly member Jill Schaefer of Kenai faces charges of driving while intoxicate and refusing breath tests following an incident involving a 4-wheeler early Monday morning. Kenai police were called about 1 a.m. Monday with a report of a four-wheeler making laps around the neighborhood.

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  3. Alaska communities to receive millions in Payments In Lieu of TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | APRN

    On Monday, the Department of the Interior announced that Alaska would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT. PILT funding is determined by Congress and provides local governments with funding they can't get from tax-exempt federal lands within their boundaries.

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  4. Alaska to receive almost $30 million from feds in PILT fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | APRN

    The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT. PILT funding provides local governments with funding they can't get from tax-exempt federal lands within their boundaries.

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  5. Seasona s first major wildfire burns near TokRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | APRN

    The season's first major wildfire response is underway near Tok. The North Robertson Fire, about 30 miles northwest of Tok is being fought from the air and on the ground.

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  6. Hilcorp will assess Cook Inlet gas line after a oepermanenta fixRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | APRN

    Hilcorp's Anna Platform in Upper Cook Inlet, where workers felt an impact before observing several oil sheens. Hilcorp operation managers were in Kenai Friday to speak at an Alliance luncheon.

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  7. Senate sends oil tax credit overhaul back to the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | APRN

    Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, talks to reporters at a Senate Majority press availability, April 13, 2017. Sens. Peter Micciche, R- Soldotna and Anna Mackinnon, R-Anchorage, seated next to him also participated.

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  8. Conoco gives up stake in North Slope project seen as precursor to gas lineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | APRN

    The move has some observers wondering if it's a bad sign for the state's effort to build a massive natural gas line. Point Thomson is one of the state's newest oil and gas projects.

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  9. Bill requiring nonresident caribou hunters to have guides meets oppositionRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | APRN

    Rep. Dean Westlake, D-Kotzebue, speaks during a House Floor Session on Feb 3, 2017. The act would require, through statute, that nonresident hunters have a hunting guide present to hunt caribou from the Western Arctic, Central Arctic, Porcupine and Teshekpuk herds.

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  10. Senator Dan Sullivan attends Homer meet-and-greetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | APRN

    Senator Dan Sullivan visited Homer for a meet-and-greet Friday afternoon. It was one of the few opportunities the general public of Southcentral Alaska had to confront the senator during the two-week Congressional recess that just ended.

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  11. Hilcorp shuts down third pipeline in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | APRN

    Cook Inlet oil platforms are visible from shore near Kenai, Alaska. The dominant oil and gas producer in Cook Inlet has struggled with aging infrastructure and reported three pipeline failures this year.

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  12. Oil company fined $10 million for illegally transporting a drill rig to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | APRN

    Tugs pull the Spartan 151 jack-up drilling platform up Cook Inlet in August 2011. The rig will be operated by Furie Operating Alaska, formerly Escopeta Oil.

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  13. Alaska lawmakers, industry, grapple with oil subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | APRN

    Lobbyists Kevin Jardell and Dan Seckers talk to Alaska Department of Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck during a break in a hearing on a state House oil tax credit bill on Wednesday, in Juneau, Alaska. House Bill 111 is the latest proposed tweak to the state's oil tax system, one that supporters hope will hold oil companies to a minimum tax rate and get the state out of the business of writing checks to companies.

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  14. Calls for Hilcorp to shut down leaking Cook Inlet gas line get louderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    Chunks of ice float in Cook Inlet on Dec. 13, 2016 near Kenai, Alaska. An ongoing natural gas leak in Cook Inlet is sparking a debate over pipeline safety.

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  15. Lawmakers look to the north as Juneau prepares for Arctic Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | APRN

    The flags of the eight Arctic Council member states and six indigenous permanent participant organizations. On a cold, sunny day in Juneau, about 40 people gathered in the Capitol to eat lunch and learn about the Arctic.

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  16. Kenai Peninsula invocation lawsuit has roots in New York caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | APRN

    Linda Stephens and Susan Galloway sued the town of Greece, New York in 2008 over the opening invocation at each town board meeting. The landmark case, Town of Greece v.

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  17. Students work to reduce ocean trash, one spork at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KSKA

    McNeil Canyon Elementary students Hannah Stonorov and Jenna Lapp work on their spork dragon mascot . A new educational program is working to stop marine debris before it starts.

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  18. Cook Inlet company fined nearly half a million dollars for safetyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KSKA

    Chunks of ice float in Cook Inlet on Dec. 13, 2016 near Kenai, Alaska. A state agency on Tuesday announced it is fining an oil and gas company that operates in Cook Inlet for major safety violations.

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  19. AK: Options dwindle for orphaned sea ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KSKA

    A technician helps groom an orphan otter pup at the Alaska Sealife Center. Maintaining a healthy coat is essential for otter survival.

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  20. Plane crash passengers found alive on west side of Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | APRN

    Three people walk away after their Cessna 180 crashed near a ridgeline landing strip in the vicinity of the Chakachatna River in the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, Jan. 30, 2017. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk crew transported the three to Anchorage International Airport.

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