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  1. Written in stone: Protect PFD with constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    This year the governor and some legislators are seeking to use Permanent Fund earnings - for the first time in history - to fund government. Before embarking down that path, Alaskans deserve to have their Permanent Fund dividends protected, and the only way to do that now is to enshrine the PFD in the Alaska Constitution.

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  2. Sea otters are wiping out Southeast dive fisheries, managers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    A sea otter munches on a mussel in the Seward small boat harbor on March 6, 2015. A sea otter munches on a mussel in the Seward small boat harbor on March 6, 2015.

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  3. Hunter Harr's hot hand helps Mustangs capture tournament titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    A red-hot Hunter Harr carried the Chugiak Mustangs past Ketchikan 73-57 in the championship game of the O'Brady's Invitational boys basketball tournament at South High. Harr poured in 28 points on 10 of 13 shooting from the field.

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  4. Bethel upends host South in O'Brady's Invitational basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bethel surprised tournament host South 46-38 Thursday in the opening game of the O'Brady's Invitational boys basketball tournament at South High. In other games, Ketchikan crushed Bartlett 69-48, Chugiak steamrolled Lathrop 68-34 and Wasilla whipped West Valley 67-42.

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  5. Man charged with murder in fatal Ketchikan stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 31-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Ketchikan on Friday, and another man has been charged with his murder, Ketchikan police said. Darrell T. Ryan, 38, was charged with murder in the second degree after police say he stabbed Aaron B. Dixon roughly 12 times.

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  6. iStockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officials say they've seen benefits of a health care cost transparency ordinance passed by the Anchorage Assembly last February, and now Ketchikan is exploring a similar measure to receive price tags for care. At its Dec. 21 meeting, the Ketchikan City Council heard from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, its main local provider, on questions of price transparency.

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  7. Dimond girls win championship in Lower 48 hoops tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Dimond girls basketball team won the aptly named Diamond Bracket Championship game over Cardinal Newman , 68-51 on Saturday in a tournament in Pleasant Hill, California. The West Coast Jamboree hosts 160 teams annually for the Holiday tournament and the Lynx won the second-highest bracket in the tournament.

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  8. Bartlett, Dimond girls; West boys start strong in early season hoops tourneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's the time of year for early season basketball tournaments and several Anchorage teams are playing in tourneys around the state and around the country. The Bartlett girls team started 2-0 in the Haynes Academy Invitational in Metairie, Louisiana, dispatching host team Haynes Academy 59-30 on Wednesday and De La Salle 65-25 on Thursday.

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  9. After 17 years, Malemute wrestlers are back as champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    After winning the 145-pound state wrestling title with a series of clutch reversals Saturday, Lathrop's Westley Bockert said that if the Malemutes could win the team title, the victory would be for his dad and coach, also named Westley Bockert, who took over the program in 2005. Like Bockert's narrow 11-10 win over South's Spencer Martin, the Malemutes held on for a two-point team victory over defending champion Colony, 320-318.

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  10. Federal jury convicts Washington man who smuggled meth and heroin into Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Washington man faces up to 40 years in prison for his role in smuggling heroin and methamphetamine into two Southeast Alaska communities. On Wednesday, Zerisenay Gebregiorgis, 35, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine, and to possess the drugs with intent to distribute in both Ketchikan and Sitka, the U.S. attorney for the District of Alaska said in a written statement Friday.

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  11. The M/V Taku.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Plans to turn an old Alaska state ferry into a floating hotel in Portland, Oregon, have been abandoned, and the ship will instead be sold to a company in Dubai, a state official said Thursday. "The Portland bidder dropped out," said Aurah Landau, spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

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  12. Alaska-bound fuel barge runs into trouble in Canadian watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An apparent close call involving an Alaska-bound fuel barge in Canadian waters has renewed concern about petroleum shipments through the Inside Passage. Provincial authorities in British Columbia reported a barge laden with at least a million gallons of diesel and gasoline detached Sunday from its tug in stormy seas.

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  13. A view of Ketchikan, looking northwest from the summit of Deer Mountain.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Washington men were arrested in Ketchikan last week after allegedly flying to the Southeast Alaska city with $133,000 worth of methamphetamine that they intended to sell, according to Alaska State Troopers. Steven Wiggins Jr., 26, and Montoya Herron, 37, were arrested Thursday, according to troopers.

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  14. A view of Ketchikan, looking northwest from the summit of Deer Mountain.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A woman's body was found downstream from Ketchikan's Carlanna Lake Dam on Thursday, the Ketchikan Police Department said in a statement on its Facebook page Friday. The body, found about a quarter mile downstream of the dam, has not been identified, the police statement said.

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  15. Ketchikan man charged with murder in shooting at Southeast Alaska logging campRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 26-year-old Ketchikan man has been charged with murder after a shooting at a logging camp on Prince of Wales Island. Brian Stanton, a 64-year-old Ketchikan man, was found dead early Wednesday morning in his living quarters, sitting on a couch, with gunshot wounds in the back of his head, charging documents say.

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  16. Emergency radio kit from Southeast Alaska sent to help Puerto Rico broadcasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Monday, a radio engineer in Juneau loaded four nondescript black cases into a truck and drove it to air cargo. It was one of three emergency radio broadcasting kits of its kind, designed in Southeast Alaska.

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  17. Sightings of large cat, possibly a cougar, reported near KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mountain lions in Ketchikan? There were a couple of reported sightings recently. But state officials say they'd like more evidence.

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  18. Police say suspect called to confess to Ketchikan dockside slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 55-year-old Ketchikan man was found dead near docks used by cruise ships in the Southeast Alaska town Friday, the victim of what police say was a homicide. Hours after the body of Richard Branda, 55, was found, a 42-year-old Ketchikan man allegedly called police to confess to the killing, according to the Ketchikan Police Department.

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  19. The M/V Taku.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An old Alaska state ferry may have a second life as a floating hotel in Portland, Oregon, state officials said Tuesday. Bids for the M/V Taku were due Friday.

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  20. 2012 Ketchikan murder conviction thrown out because of prosecutor's statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of second-degree murder for a 2011 killing in Ketchikan because the state prosecutor made improper arguments to the jury. Devin Rossiter fatally stabbed Nick Stachelrodt in a Ketchikan trailer park when Stachelrodt confronted him about rifling through a car for cigarettes, according to an opinion issued by the appeals court Friday .

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