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  1. Kodiak Man Accepts Plea Deal for Fatal Hit-And-Run in 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | APRN

    A Kodiak man will spend at least four years in prison for killing another man in a hit-and-run that occurred on Pillar Mountain Road in 2008. According to Kodiak court documents, 27-year-old Bradford Blondin has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of 43-year-old Justin McGriff in April 2008.

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  2. Afognak Native Corp. Loses $3.8M In Cyber-SwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | APRN

    According to a statement by the corporation's attorney, Alutiiq LLC, an Afognak Native Corporation subsidiary, lost $3.8-million through an unauthorized transfer to a fraudulent account in Hong Kong. According to Peter Boskofsky's statement, a fake email account was set up in Europe under the name of company CEO Greg Hambright, which was then used to perpetrate the fraud.

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  3. AK: A Forgotten BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | APRN

    A group in Kodiak recently completed an Alutiiq boat that was last seen in the mid-19th century. Alutiiq people once used the angyaq to travel over long distances and through rough seas.

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  4. Southwesta s Healthy Sea Stars Could Shed Light on Wasting DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | APRN

    A mysterious virus that's been wiping out sea stars on the West Coast since 2013 has spread all the way to Southeast Alaska - but it hasn't made it to Southwest. That's what a group of researchers found last month in Unalaska and Kodiak.

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  5. Alaska News Nightly: April 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | APRN

    The Republican majorities in the House and Senate are now considering ways to avoid a vote on the constitutional budget reserve. After a five-month hiatus on document production, the Walker administration has released a batch of records related to the Alaska National Guard scandal.

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  6. PSP: Tribal Partnership Seeks Modern Solution To An Ancient ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | APRN

    Esther Kennedy of the Resource Protection Department collects water samples every week from Starrigavan. Along with six other tribes in Southeast, the group is working to create an early warning system to protect shellfish diggers from PSP.

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  7. Youth Courts of Alaska Students Train to be LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | APRN

    The United Youth Courts of Alaska is notable for encouraging youth leadership in the legal system and students' own communities. Branches from across Alaska flew into Kodiak last Thursday for the 20th Annual United Youth Courts of Alaska Conference.

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  8. Alaska News Nightly: April 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | APRN

    The Senate Finance Committee has included in its version of the state budget language rejecting pay raises included in contracts for more than a dozen units for the upcoming fiscal year. The Legislature has passed a bill that would put its school bond reimbursement program on hiatus.

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  9. Army Corps Of Engineers Preps For Summer SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | APRN

    Chris Tew is the Chief of Contracting. He says the focus of their work has changed from building new facilities to remodeling existing military infrastructure, weatherizing and bringing aging structures up to code.

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  10. In Continuing Fight, Public Broadcasting Funding AxedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | APRN

    Earlier this month, public broadcasting survived an effort in the House to slash its state funding by half. Now, a subcommittee in the Senate has axed the appropriation entirely.

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  11. Gray Named Bethel DARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | APRN

    Alaska's attorney general has named the Fairbanks district attorney as Bethel's new district attorney. J. Michael Gray will begin in Bethel April 1 and will replace June Stein, who was fired last month.

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  12. Voices on Homelessness seeks solutions to region-wide problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | APRN

    Treating people who experience homelessness like people could help solve the problem. That was one of the solutions discussed by a group of community members who met on Saturday for the Northern Voices on Homelessness conference in Anchorage.

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  13. Voices on Homelessness seeks solutions to region-wide problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | APRN

    Treating people who experience homelessness like people could help solve the problem. That was one of the solutions discussed by a group of community members who met on Saturday for the Northern Voices on Homelessness conference in Anchorage.

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  14. P/V Stimson Likely to Move From Unalaska to KodiakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | APRN

    The state is once again looking to move the Wildlife Trooper patrol vessel Stimson from Unalaska to Kodiak. And this year, the change seems poised to go through.

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  15. Southeast Alaska King Salmon Head North In Search Of Cooler WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | APRN

    The three-year meeting cycle of the Board of Fish is designed to take the board to different regions of the state, and a substantial portion of each ten-day meeting is devoted to education - of the board. Regional managers and biologists from the Department of Fish & Game deliver literally reams of data about salmon harvest levels, escapement, and economics.

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  16. Fishermen Test Experimental Cook Inlet Pollock FisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | APRN

    Since December, a few intrepid Cook Inlet fishermen have been trying something new. They've been fishing for pollock in state waters using seine gear.

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  17. Earthquake Forecasting At KayhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | APRN

    Ketchikan High School's roof has become part of a NASA research experiment that could help scientists eventually predict earthquakes. "Metal boxes with magical little wires going every which way with like a giant antennae coming out."

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  18. Shell Says It Plans Offshore Arctic Drilling This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | APRN

    The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell says the company intends to return to the Chukchi Sea this summer to drill exploratory wells. But CEO Ben van Beurden says Shell still needs permits, among other challenges.

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  19. With New Regents, Walker Alters Geographic Makeup of University BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker has named four new members to the University of Alaska Board of Regents, changing its geographic composition. Of the four members removed, three hailed from Anchorage.

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  20. Alaskaa s Kink Community Readies its New Home After Years of Unique HurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | APRN

    Sahra Shaubach in the room she and volunteers extensively rehabbed inside the basement of the 225 E. 5th Ave property, holding a poster from the The Eagle, a renown Baltimore leather bar. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KSKA.

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