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  1. Three votes separate candidates in Arctic House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Dean Westlake is challenging Barrow Rep. Bennie Nageak in the Democratic primary; in 2014, Westlake lost the race by 131 votes. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who's from Barrow.

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  2. Nome City Council saves Anchor from abatement, considers small-bottle liquor banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Nome City Council held a public hearing work session Monday night, allowing citizens to argue for their properties to be taken off the abatement list. For the five properties on the list, only one person showed up to verbally defend his property's removal from the list.

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  3. Is the Arctic ready for the Crystal Serenity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Crystal Serenity is the largest passenger ship to traverse the Northwest Passage, traveling from Seward to New York City. It's the largest cruise ship to navigate the route, which hugs the coasts of Alaska, Canada and Greenland.

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  4. Homer Tribune back in print with new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jason Evans said that although he and his wife own two other newspapers, they were not in the market for a new one. "We weren't actually looking for newspapers, but we do have some talented staff that live in Homer and so it was a natural to pick up the Homer Tribune and start publishing it as well," Evans said.

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  5. Threatened by rising seas, an Alaskan village decides to relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An abandoned house at the west end of Shishmaref, Alaska, sits on the beach after sliding off during a fall storm in 2005. Rising sea levels have eroded an Inupiat Eskimo village for decades.

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  6. On the scene with the Crystal SerenityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The cruise ship Crystal Serenity cast off from Seward Tuesday for a first-of-it's kind trip through the Arctic's Northwest Passage to New York City. It's the first luxury liner to attempt the route - and the largest passenger ship by far.

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  7. State fund for renewable power falls prey to budget woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Since 2008, the state has set aside a pot of money for renewable energy projects like small dams and wind turbines. Called the Renewable Energy Fund, the projects it's backed have replaced tens of millions of gallons of expensive diesel in communities from Skagway to Nome.

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  8. French company promises Western Alaska high speed internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That's because, after years of planning and wrangling permits, Quintillion is finally ready to lay fiber optic cable from Prudhoe Bay to Nome. The telecom company has one vessel stationed in the Bering Sea and another close behind.

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  9. Q&A: Teen White House honoree from Shishmaref talks climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A 19-year-old from western Alaska was honored last week at the White House for his work advocating on behalf of communities experiencing climate change first hand. Esau Sinnok spoke to me from his cousin's house in Nome on his way back home to Shishmaref.

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  10. GCI to expand internet service in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Telecommunications provider GCI says it aims to further access to high-speed internet in Western Alaska in the near future. By the end of 2016, the company says, their TERRA network will expand to ten more communities in Norton Sound and the Northwest Arctic Borough.

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  11. On final day of organized search, no clues of missing hiker in NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Members of the final day's search crew for missing hiker Joseph Balderas review a map of the area in Nome in July 2016. It's been a week and a half since Joseph Balderas, who had ties to Juneau , went missing in the foothills outside of Nome.

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  12. New California law could jeopardize Alaska's ivory marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The ivory market in America just got a lot smaller, or at least that's how it seems. A new law went into effect Friday in California that bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.

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  13. Unalaska considers dredging entrance channel for larger shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The City of Unalaska is looking to welcome larger vessels and ensure smoother passage for ships already cruising through. At a meeting Tuesday night, the City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay.

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  14. Coast Guard stationed in Kotzebue for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The U.S. Coast Guard is setting up for activities in Kotzebue this summer and summers to come. The Coast Guard signed a five-year lease with the Alaska Army National Guard facility in Kotzebue.

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  15. High-speed internet is on the way to Western AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Nome's coast will get a little more crowded this summer, but it's not dredging or your standard drilling that will add to the offshore activity. Woolston is Vice President of External Affairs for Quintillion, the company that is promising to bring high-speed internet to Western Alaska by 2017.

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  16. Northwest Passage cruise marks turning point in Arctic tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    On Aug. 16, the Crystal Serenity will steam out of Seward on a historic trip. The vessel will be the first big luxury liner to chart a course through the Northwest Passage, stopping in Kodiak, Unalaska and Nome before cruising through Canada's far north to Greenland and then south to New York.

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  17. Nome works to keep its preschool open once state funding is goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Nome Public Schools has a new option for saving the local preschool without having to tap into city coffers. At a school board meeting Monday night, Superintendent Shawn Arnold announced that despite budget cuts, the state will fund early childhood education for a select group of Alaska school districts.

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  18. Youth tell US Attorney General that Alaska needs helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    US Attorney General Loretta Lynch poses with a group of Alaska Native Youth. When U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited Anchorage on Friday, she went beyond just meeting with Alaska Native leaders.

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  19. Hot springs in Western Alaska to become community gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Starting this summer, an abandoned hot springs in the heart of Western Alaska will go from a deteriorating historical site to an operational community garden. At least that's the vision of Unaatuq, LLC, a consortium of seven regional organizations that owns the Pilgrim Hot Springs property.

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  20. Smartphone apps encourage local involvement in a changing climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A handful of apps is making it easier for rural communities to report on climate change in Alaska. With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit environmental observations, and there's even an app aimed at preventing further change.

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