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  1. World's longest, toughest snowmachine race attracts 33 teams at early sign-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Thirty-three teams have entered the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race that starts on Fourth Avenue in Anchorage on Feb. 18. Signups continue through the end of the month. Among the racers signing up for the 2,000-mile Iron Dog from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks are defending champions Tyson Johnson of Eagle River and Tyler Aklestad of Palmer.

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  2. Planned Parenthood stays the course for 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Oct. 16, Planned Parenthood became 100 years strong. This is a significant moment in our history, and a significant celebration of care for the millions of women, men and teens we have seen over the last century.

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  3. A 27-year-old 'elder in training' taught how to butcher a seal to an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    She didn't have her big ulu or her special slanted board but Marjorie "Kunaq" Tahbone smoothly sliced blubber and meat from a ringed seal before an audience Monday during a hands-on lesson. The topic was "Food Sovereignty: Working on Seal" and the lead instructor in caring for the animal was Tahbone, a skilled 27-year-old who calls herself "an elder in training."

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  4. World's longest, toughest snowmachine race attracts 33 teams at early sign-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Thirty-three teams have entered the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race that starts on Fourth Avenue in Anchorage on Feb. 18. Signups continue through the end of the month. Among the racers signing up for the 2,000-mile Iron Dog from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks are defending champions Tyson Johnson of Eagle River and Tyler Aklestad of Palmer.

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  5. Plane, helicopter stop wanted Nome man's ATV escape attempt, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say a Nome man wanted on assault charges was taken into custody Wednesday, with help from a tip - as well as an airplane and helicopter that followed him when he tried to drive away. Troopers had sought 42-year-old Alexie Morris Jr. for nearly a month, according to a Thursday dispatch.

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  6. Savoonga tribal workers stole $82,000 in federal funds, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A tribal coordinator and a secretary for the Native Village of Savoonga faces federal charges alleging they stole about $82,000 in federal funds meant for roadwork and repair of damages from a severe winter storm in 2010. Sylvia Toolie and Peggy Akeya both have been charged with two counts of embezzlement of federal agency funds received by a tribal government.

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  7. Here's how to talk about race at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Q: As the only person of color in my workplace, it's been increasingly uncomfortable since the Keith Scott killing in Charlotte. With some of the prior situations, like when George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, we all found ourselves on the same side.

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  8. Emily Riedel takes a dive on 'Bering Sea Gold'; Sarah Palin appears on game show with Alec BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    There are only nine days until the "mining shutdown" on "Bering Sea Gold." By "mining shutdown," they mean when it's too dangerous to be on top of the ice, and the state kicks them off.

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  9. Grant will help fix hundreds of Iditarod Trail markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seventeen organizations will split some $217,000 for winter trail grooming across Alaska - with the historic Iditarod Trail among the beneficiaries, according to Alaska's Snowmobile Trail Grant Program. The town of White Mountain was awarded $10,070 to repair or replace 300 tripod markers that mark the final 77 miles between that community and Nome, where the world's premier long-distance sled-dog race ends.

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  10. There's always HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gold was on our minds as we drove the Seward Highway south toward the small community of Hope. Not the kind one mines, although that is there too.

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  11. Sign-ups start Saturday in Anchorage for 2017 Iron Dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sign-ups for the Iron Dog snowmobile race begin 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Alaska Mountain Rugby Grounds in Anchorage. The early-afternoon event at 19001 Finland Steet on the Anchorage Hillside will include information about next year's race and a meet-and-greet with racers and volunteers.

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  12. Lance Mackey withdraws from 2017 IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lance Mackey talks about returning to the Ophir checkpoint due to concern for his dog team's health on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey has withdrawn from the 2017 race to Nome because of "health reasons," according to a Monday Facebook post from the Iditarod Trail Committee.

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  13. Is this man turning Nome into rural Alaska's financial capital?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The only ATM in Nuiqsut is jammed and Lahka Peacock is trying to troubleshoot by phone with his agent in the village, which is 550 miles away across the Brooks Range. Turn it off and then back on, he suggests, then put into the reject bin any bills that have been dispensed.

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  14. Charges: Man working at Wales School abused 7 young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man who sometimes served as a substitute teacher in the Northwest Alaska village of Wales groped more than a half-dozen young girls at the local school, according to charging documents against him. Court records Thursday showed Amos Oxereok, 43, charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a minor, as well as three counts of harassment.

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  15. Troopers: Former teacher's aide in Wales accused of sexually abusing minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A former teacher's aide at the school in the small Seward Peninsula village of Wales stands accused of sexually abusing minors following an investigation by the Alaska State Troopers. On Aug. 22, troopers in Nome got reports that a minor in Wales had been sexually abused, troopers said in a Wednesday dispatch.

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  16. Alaska Railroad runs on dwindling revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Railroad engine passes Indian in Turnagain Arm early Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, 2016.

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  17. Two rivals broke American birdwatching's biggest record - and they're still racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Olaf Danielson in Nome, Alaska, where he's traveled more than once this year in search of rare birds. Many a record was broken this summer.

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  18. Nome wants to turn these Cold War-era radar towers into a tourist destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An otherworldly cluster of radar antennae, built decades ago to warn the nation of a missile attack by the Soviet Union, is set to become the permanent centerpiece of a recreation and tourist area overlooking this Northwest Alaska city. The White Alice communications site on the curving crest of Anvil Mountain has not operated since 1979, and like the 30 other White Alice stations in Alaska with large billboard antennae, it was contaminated with asbestos, lead, polychlorinated biphenyl and spilled fuel.

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  19. How a fiber-optic cable could forever change life in Arctic AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Summer construction on the first fiber-optic cable to cross the Arctic has rural Alaska telecom providers promising a huge market shift in a region that is on the underserved side of the digital divide. As two ships unspool cable onto the floor of the Bering and Chukchi seas, consumers in six coastal communities from Nome to Barrow anticipate cheaper, speedier internet and the ability to download more data without overage charges by the middle of next year.

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  20. Back in Nome, it's same old, same old on 'Bering Sea Gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    When it's springtime in Alaska, "Bering Sea Gold" films and then airs six months later. Last Friday, the seventh season of this mining program launched on Discovery Channel, and it looks like it's going to be considerably repetitive.

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