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  1. Two more acres of land protected at Potter Marsh wildlife refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | APRN

    One of Anchorage's most popular birding spots, Potter Marsh gets more than 150,000 visitors each year. In Alaska, conversations about land conservation often involve thousands of acres that are hundreds of miles from the nearest city.

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  2. Nome's Polaris Hotel on fire; blaze continues Into afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | APRN

    One Nome firefighter hoses down the Polaris Hotel on Tuesday morning after fire has been burning for more than 6 hours. Nome residents awoke this morning to see the Polaris Hotel ablaze.

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  3. Unalaska police chief confirms investigation of city councilorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | APRN

    City Councilors Alejandro "Bong" Tungul, center, and Dave Gregory, right, acknowledged the investigation at the Oct. 24 meeting of the Unalaska City Council. Tungul said he's received a warrant targeting his emails.

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  4. Amid doping scandal, a mushing whodunitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | APRN

    Dallas Seavey at the checkpoint in Galena during the 2016 Iditarod, which he won. The mushing world has been rocked by an unfolding scandal over doping in the Iditarod.

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  5. AK: Volunteers work to rebuild damaged landscapes on Flattop MountainRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | APRN

    Local students volunteered with Alaska Geographic, including Jasmine Mina and Education Specialist Reth Duir . Anchorage is home to one of Alaska's most popular peaks-Flattop Mountain.

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  6. AK: At Wales' Kingikmiut Festival, dancing to healRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | APRN

    Last month, the community of Wales, in Western Alaska, hosted one of the biggest Alaska Native dance festivals in the state. 10 groups from around the region and as far as Anchorage flew in to the village over Labor Day weekend, to sing, dance, drum, talk - and heal.

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  7. Studying climate change, Korean scientists warm to Western AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | APRN

    Members of the KOPRI research team take samples at their site near Council. A team of South Korean researchers was in Nome during September to study the effects of climate change on Arctic permafrost ecosystems.

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  8. Are Pacific walruses adapting to warming? Feds say no need for more protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | APRN

    The Pacific walrus won't be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the "species has demonstrated an ability to adapt to changing conditions."

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  9. Iditarod 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | APRN

    In Episode 16, we talk about the Iditarod's top-20, and take a deep dive into the strategy behind Mitch Seavey's record-breaking run. Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey won the 2017 race in record time Tuesday afternoon.

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  10. New film explores how Arctic ecosystems are affected by climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | APRN

    UAF scientist Chien-Lu Ping works with students on his Arctic soils field tour in 2015. Executive producer David Weindorf is a dean at Texas Tech.

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  11. Sailing To North Pole, explorers find more ice than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | APRN

    A team of explorers and scientists returned to Nome last week after attempting to be the first to sail to the North Pole. The three-week expedition, called Arctic Mission, was led by British explorer Pen Hadow, who had previously trekked solo to the North Pole from Canada, across the sea ice.

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  12. Crystal Serenity wona t return to Nome for years, if everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | APRN

    The luxury cruise liner Crystal Serenity, which stopped in Nome last month, won't be coming around to Alaska again for at least two years. The passengers it unloaded in New York City Saturday morning will be the last on its Northwest Passage route until at least 2020 - or possibly ever.

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  13. Lawmaker seeks audit of village public safety officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | APRN

    YK Delta VPSOs spoke with DPS officials about the process of arming VPSOs during training in Bethel. A state lawmaker, who is concerned that the Village Public Safety Officer program isn't spending money efficiently, wants the program audited.

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  14. Responders have mitigated pollution threat of F/V Akutan, Coast Guard saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | APRN

    Six days after forming an emergency response team, officials have suspended their efforts aboard a disabled fishing vessel in Unalaska. Coast Guard Petty Officer John-Paul Rios said responders have removed almost 16,000 gallons of oil and sludge from the F/V Akutan , which is moored in Captains Bay.

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  15. PenAir requests subsidy to sustain market in Pribilof IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | APRN

    PenAir has requested the U.S. Department of Transportation subsidize flights to St. Paul and St. George Islands, which are guaranteed Essential Air Service . Spokesperson Missy Roberts said PenAir wants to continue serving the Pribilofs, which it's done for almost 60 years.

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  16. ADN declares bankruptcy and new owners emergeRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | APRN

    The state's largest newspaper is filing for bankruptcy protection, and may soon have new owners. The Alaska Dispatch News announced a deal this weekend that could turn the paper over to a publishing group made up of lifelong Alaskans.

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  17. 49 Voices: Sierra Anderson of NomeRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Sierra Anderson from Nome. Anderson is a junior in high school who hopes to study architecture after graduating.

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  18. NSSP plant in Nome violated processing discharge permit, agreement reached with EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | APRN

    Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation will pay $51,050 in penalties after reaching an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. According to a Wednesday release from the EPA , during a 2016 inspection it was found that NSEDC's Norton Sound Seafood Products plant in Nome, violated the company's seafood processing discharge permit.

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  19. Ask a Climatologist: For summer in Alaska, 70 is the magic numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | APRN

    In other parts of the country, the temperature on a perfect summer day might land somewhere in the mid-80s. In most of Alaska though, the mid-70s are a more realistic target.

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  20. Kotzebue commercial fishers have two buyers in town this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | APRN

    According to Jim Menard , the area manager for the commercial fisheries division in Norton Sound and Kotzebue, Copper River Seafoods and Pacific Star will be purchasing fish in Kotzebue. "One of the issues with Kotzebue always is what's called a cargo capacity issue, in that the fish are not cut there," Menard said.

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