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  1. In Northwest Arctic, controversy continues on eve of new caribou restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KSKA

    For the first time ever, hunters who live outside the Northwest Arctic will not be allowed to hunt caribou on federal lands. The Federal Subsistence Board has closed Game Management Unit 23 starting July 1 in an effort to conserve Alaska's largest herd and protect subsistence.

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  2. Nome Fire Dept, Troopers, Coast Guard team up in search for missing hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | APRN

    The Nome Volunteer Fire Department is headquarters for the search and rescue effort for Joseph Balderas. According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, 36-year-old Joseph Balderas was reported missing Monday morning after not showing up for work.

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  3. Study looks at new way to make ice for salmon fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | APRN

    Ice is an integral part of many salmon boats' chilling operations, but getting it isn't so easy: producing and distributing ice to the fleet is a major undertaking with many players each summer. A recent study looked at making one piece of the puzzle - creating the ice - a little simpler, but that doesn't mean any changes are on the way right now.

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  4. Legislators turn down request for $7M for rural schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | KSKA

    The Senate Finance Committee voted on Thursday against adding $7 million in funding to replace the school in Kivalina. The additional funds were requested by Governor Bill Walker's administration.

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  5. Village of Deering suffers flood from nearby riverRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | APRN

    The Northwest Arctic village of Deering declared a disaster this week after a nearby river flooded the only road to the local airport. Spring and fall-time floods are becoming more common and the community is learning to adapt.

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

    May 5, 2016 | APRN

    Jeremy Hseih, KTOO-Juneau The Coast Guard is reporting that a helicopter has crashed near the Norris Glacier and the pilot, who was the only person on board, is injured. Andrew Kitchenman, APRN/KTOO-Juneau The House voted 28-11 on Thursday to adopt one of the largest overhauls ever to Alaska's criminal justice system.

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  7. Solar to help power Northwest Arctic, still diesel dependentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | APRN

    Solar panels will soon help power three communities in the Alaskan Arctic. The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region's dependency on diesel is easier said than done.

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  8. Federal Board closes caribou hunting to non-locals in the Northwest ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | APRN

    In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska's largest herd continues to decline, while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.

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  9. Standings remain competitive as Kobuk 440 mid-point nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | APRN

    The small community of Ambler was buzzing all day as dog teams pulled in for a rest roughly 200 miles into the Kobuk 440. The community gave mushers a warm welcome serving up platefuls of French toast, sheefish and all kinds of other treats.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Apr. 7, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | KSKA

    The Forest Service is in a bad place: To pay the cost of fighting mega fires, the agency has had to raid other programs, including its fire prevention budget. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports a plan to end so-called "fire borrowing."

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  11. Fifteen mushers set to compete in Kobuk 440 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | KSKA

    Fifteen mushers drew bib numbers Wednesday night at the start banquet for mid-distance Kobuk 440. Musher Jeff King traverses the Kobuk 440 trail in 2015 between the checkpoints of Shungnak and Kobuk.

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  12. Bonds, Assembly seats and School board among Anchorage Municipality ballotsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | KSKA

    Anchorage voters are heading to the polls today for municipal elections. Generally, these local contests - especially in years without a mayoral race - see low voter turn out, but arguably have some of the biggest impacts on residents.

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  13. Checking in with Iditarod mushers Baker and BurmeisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | APRN

    KNOM's Emily Schwing caught up with two mushers who have roots in Western Alaska mushers to find out how their races are going. Kotzebue musher John Baker pulled a tired team into the Galena checkpoint and declared his eight-hour layover almost immediately.

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  14. Early seal hunt highlights unseasonable weather, future uncertainty in Northwest AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | APRN

    A Bearded seal rests on ice off coast of Alaska One of the warmest winters on record in Alaska means the spring season for bearded seals, or ugruk , has come nearly two months early for some hunters in Western Alaska. Warm weather makes the hunt a little easier, but locals are concerned about precarious sea ice and unpredictable weather.

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  15. 2016 Iron Dog snowmachine racers start to arrive in NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | APRN

    Competitive Iron Dog teams started to arrive in Nome Tuesday. Team Number #8, Tyler Ecklestad of Palmer and Tyson Johnson of Eagle River, arrived at the 1000 mile halfway point along the Iron Dog trail just after 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.

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  16. Quintillion plans to deliver fiber optic cable, high-speed internet by early 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | APRN

    Quintillion will start laying cable in June and finish construction in early September, according to spokesperson Tim Woolston. He said local customers should have faster internet by early 2017.

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  17. Alaska Native's discuss what - Eskimo' means to themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | APRN

    After Alaska Airlines unveiled a new look for their airplanes and website many Alaska Natives took offense to a phrase they with their new marketing campaign. The phrase that sparked a controversy and a new round of conversations about what the word "Eskimo" means to Alaska Natives.

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  18. The community of Kotzebue photographed in July 2012. Photo: ShoreZone via Flickr Creative Commons.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | APRN

    In Kotzebue, three teenagers have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder following the shooting death of Joshua Sours III. , after Kotzebue Police and paramedics responded to a report that someone had been shot on Second Avenue around one in the morning.

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  19. Alaska Native filmmaker selected for Sundance academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | APRN

    A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer, jewelry maker and creator of art that provokes conversations about the painful history of organized religion's impacts on Native people. Born in Kotzebue, Nordlum is a powerhouse of ideas and creative energy.

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  20. Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | APRN

    A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer, jewelry maker and creator of art that provokes conversations about the painful history of organized religion's impacts on Native people. Born in Kotzebue, Nordlum is a powerhouse of ideas and creative energy.

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