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  1. Firefighters slow Tok Cutoff fire by dropping retardantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSKA

    The spread of a wildfire near the Tok Cutoff has been slowed. Firefighters are dropping retardant on the Cutoff Fire, which has spread to about 40 acres and is burning a a little too close to the highway, according to fire information officer Tim Mowry.

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  2. Alaska News Nightly: June 2, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | KSKA

    Ex-Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan surprised everyone yesterday by filing to run against U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the Republican Primary, minutes before the 5 p.m. filing deadline. The House Finance Committee has advanced three of Gov. Bill Walker's tax proposals, though several members indicated they did so begrudgingly to allow for a House floor vote.

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  3. Cooler weather eases burden of Medfra FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | APRN

    The state's first major wildfire of the year near McGrath has grown to nearly 10,500 acres. But efforts to fight the Medfra fire on Thursday are being helped by cooler, wetter weather.

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  4. Medfra Fire grows to 1,650 acres overnightRead the original story

    May 30, 2016 | APRN

    The fire was reported to be around an acre late Sunday morning, but according to KTUU-TV, grew to 1,650 acres overnight. A release by the Alaska Division of Forestry says the fire sparked in an old burn area, and spread into an unburned area with fresh fuel.

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  5. Wednesdaya s Three to Read: catch up on Iditarod 44Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | APRN

    The 2016 race strategies that mushers have chewed over for months are coming into focus as top teams near their mandatory 24-hour rest period in some of the race's remote checkpoints in Alaska's interior. As mushers clear the rest and march to the flat expanses of the Yukon River, the race to Nome will only accelerate.

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  6. Dallas Seavey leads Iditarod field between Ophir, CrippleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | APRN

    Reigning Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey, of Willow, leads the field Wednesday morning, spending about 5 minutes in the Ophir checkpoint before continuing on toward Cripple at 2:21 a.m. Noah Burmeister is running in second place, checking out of Ophir at 5:52 a.m., with 2011 Iditarod winner John Baker following 10 minutes later.

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  7. Resting becomes strategic as Iditarod teams push through McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | APRN

    Overnight, a number of them opted to push their teams further down the trail, while others chose to hunker down for a mandatory 24-hour rest. The majority of mushers who arrived first into McGrath, didn't stay long, but some of their decisions earlier in the race, might offer clues about their race plans.

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  8. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | APRN

    This morning in Washington, Forest Service chief Tom Tidwell said the same thing several different ways. He repeatedly insisted the plan to move to young-growth trees in the Tongass can sustain Southeast Alaska's timber industry.

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  9. Iditarod reaches a turning point in NikolaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | APRN

    The village of Nikolai was bustling all day as dog teams pulled in and out of the sixth checkpoint on the Iditarod trail. After teams have passed over some of the roughest trail, the race reaches a turning point.

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  10. Dallas Seavey first into McGrath, Mitch Seavey first outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | APRN

    Dallas Seavey, pictured at the Willow restart, was the first musher into McGrath. Dallas Seavey was the first musher to reach the McGrath checkpoint Tuesday evening at 6:34.

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  11. Brent Sass, Noah Burmeister, and Dallas Seavey race on to McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | APRN

    Dallas Seavey, pictured at the Willow restart, is moving towards Noah Burmeister on the Iditarod trail out of Nikolai. Dallas Seavey is surging to the front of the Iditarod trail between Nikolai and McGrath.

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  12. Anchorage cyclist wins Iditarod Trail InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | APRN

    Anchorage cyclist Tim Berston has won the Iditarod Trail Invitational 350 mile human powered race between Knik and McGrath. Bernston peddled his fat bike into the Kuskokwim River village Monday afternoon, clocking a time of just under 2 days.

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  13. Iron Dog rookie from Nome has high hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | APRN

    The 33rd Annual Iron Dog snowmachine race kicked off this weekend. While most racers come from Southcentral, a few are based out of the race's halfway point in Nome.

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  14. AC Quickstop begins plans for Bethel liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | APRN

    Bethel received two liquor licenses last month. But the town's almost half-century ban on legal sales hasn't entirely broken yet.

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