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  1. Inter-Island Ferry attracts more passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | APRN

    The Inter-Island Ferry Authority ship Stikine sails to its Ketchikan terminal in 2008. It and its sister ship, the Prince of Wales, are carrying more passengers following a drop in ridership.

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  2. Longtime leader Rosita Worl to leave Sealaska boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | APRN

    Longtime Sealaska regional Native corporation board member Rosita Worl will step down as a director in June. She will continue to head up the Sealaska Heritage Institute.

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  3. Tied-up ferry Taku is for saleRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | APRN

    The ferry Taku waits to load passengers in Sitka while it was still sailing. It's been tied up and now is for sale.

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  4. Ask the Energy Desk: What happens when our hydropower sources are frozen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | APRN

    Snow falls on the Governor's mansion in Juneau. The capital city is under a winter storm warming, as of Monday, March 13. Parts of Interior Alaska, like Fairbanks, have been seeing record cold temperatures this winter.

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  5. Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | KSKA

    They're sealable pouches containing active carbon. When drugs and water are added, the carbon neutralizes them.

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017Read the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | KSKA

    Alaska Congressman Don Young says he's never smoked marijuana. But Young says he wants to change federal law to help marijuana entrepreneurs do business.

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  7. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KSKA

    Two days after a fishing vessel went missing in the Bering Sea, U.S. Coast Guard officials say there's been no sign of the ship - or the six people onboard - since searchers found its emergency beacon Saturday afternoon. Under a proposed statewide income tax bill in the Capitol, Alaskans would have a choice when they apply for their annual permanent fund dividend: whether or not to set aside money to pay for their next year's state income tax liability.

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  8. Fishermen forced to share pounds in herring fisheryRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | KSKA

    New restrictions are being put into place for the upcoming spawn-on-kelp herring fishery in Southeast Alaska to address a declining population. For the first time, fishermen are required to share spawning structures with several others.

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  9. Egegik man sentenced for intent to distribute methRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | APRN

    A young man from the Bristol Bay community of Egegik has been given a 20-month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than three pounds of methamphetamine. 21-year-old Jason Corey Vincent Alto was caught May 30 last year while he was traveling on the Ferry Vessel Kennicott from Washington State towards Whittier.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 23, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | KSKA

    On Jan. 21, Alaskans held local Women's Marches across the state from Adak to Barrow to Homer to Ketchikan. An estimated 10,000 people participated statewide - far more than expected.

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  11. Activism as endurance test: Alaskans march on DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KSKA

    In addition to the thousands who marched in Alaska the day after President Trump's inauguration, hundreds of Alaskans also flew across the country to participate in the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Estimates put it as one of the largest protests in the capital's history. One Juneau protestor learned that being in it was a bit of an endurance test.

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  12. Thousands march statewide in support of womena s rights far into theaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KSKA

    On Jan. 21, Alaskans held local Women's Marches across the state from Adak to Barrow to Homer to Ketchikan. An estimated 10,000 people participated statewide - far more than expected.

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  13. Bill would cut ferry costs, reinstate discharge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | KSKA

    Extra ferry life rings lean against other spare parts at the Ketchikan Marine Engineering Facility at Ward Cove in 2014. A Southeast lawmaker introduced a bill this week to help Alaska Marine Highway ferries meet state pollution-control rules.

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  14. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KSKA

    President-elect Donald Trump today leaned on Congress to quickly get rid of President Obama's signature heath care law, which he called a catastrophe. Lisa Murkowski, though, is among five Republicans in the U.S. Senate sponsoring an amendment that would slow the law's repeal.

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  15. Whale freed from anchor line in KetchicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KSKA

    A group of Ketchikan good Samaritans banded together last week to help a humpback whale that had become tangled in a barge anchor cable off Prince of Wales Island. Oscar Hopps of Alaska Commercial Divers says the whale was discovered by Olson Marine crew members on Wednesday, January 4. "Apparently, what had happened is the humpback whale had been feeding in the Nutkwa Inlet for some time - a lot of krill around there," Hopps said.

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  16. British Columbia will clean up mine near JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KSKA

    A Tulsequah Chief Mine settling pond overflows at the site about 40 miles northeast of Juneau Sept. 26, 2016.

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  17. AK: Bringing sourdough home for the holidaysRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2016 | APRN

    If you've ever flown home for the holidays you know it's no easy feat- with everything from weather delays to wailing infants. But what's it like to travel with a companion that's more than 100 years old and could explode at any moment? KCAW's Emily Russell flew home for the holidays with a living, breathing, centuries-old jar of sourdough starter and has the story.

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  18. Alaska, British Columbia detail transboundary mine pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | KSKA

    Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott opens the first teleconferenced meeting of a bilateral working group on transboundary mines Dec. 16. Shown are, from the left, Meghan Topkok, First Alaskans Institute; Barbara Blake, senior adviser to Mallott; Mallott; and David Rogers and Jackie Timothy, Department of Fish and Game. Alaska and British Columbia are working out details of how they will handle transboundary mine concerns.

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  19. Fight continues in Tongass over how to keep logging industry aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | APRN

    The U.S. Forest Service wears a lot of hats. The agency oversees federal lands, repairs salmon streams and auctions off trees.

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  20. Funding for new Craig harbor will have to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | APRN

    A bill on its way to the president's desk authorizes most of the money needed to build a new boat harbor in Craig. But the funding itself will wait for future congressional action.

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