North Pole Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Troopers: Man who shot moose in North Pole was felon with stolen handgun, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers responding to a report of gunfire Friday in a North Pole neighborhood said they found a dead moose and a convicted felon in possession of a stolen handgun and drugs. The incident started when someone called about shots being fired at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, troopers wrote in an online dispatch published Saturday.

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  2. Daily bill for Alaska Legislature's overtime session: $12,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Each extra day of the Alaska Legislature's overtime session is costing the state $12,500 in payments to lawmakers for their housing and other expenses, regardless of how much work they're doing. The per diem payments, $213 a day, are made automatically, without lawmakers having to claim them, even as the Legislature has kept a light schedule since its regular session was supposed to end Sunday.

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  3. Wee-hours legislative session 'just short of waterboarding,' says one lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska House and Senate held a marathon series of votes Sunday and into early Monday to clear the decks for more focused discussions on deficit reduction in a legislative session that's now run into its first extra day. On the 90th day of their scheduled 90-day session, lawmakers voted on dozens of bills in floor sessions that began midday Sunday in both chambers and ran, with a handful of breaks, until 3 a.m. Monday.

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  4. Stalled bills get new life as the clock winds down on Alaska LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The final days of each two-year legislative session typically are accompanied by the death of dozens of bills stuck in committee. But another phenomenon is just as inevitable: the resurrection of seemingly dead bills by grafting them on to legislation with a shot at passage. 1 comment

  5. Civil liberties are nonpartisan: Government should not keep seized property if there's no convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Unlikely political allies urge Alaskans to back bill protecting their civil and property rights - and upholding the principle of innocent until proven guilty. If you follow the Alaska Legislature, you know this byline is the equivalent of pigs taking flight or a glacier in hell.

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  6. Snowmachiners at Arctic Man are already triggering avalanches, prompting warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Avalanche forecasters at this week's Arctic Man event near Paxson are warning snowmachiners of especially dangerous conditions and advising them to avoid risky behavior after a series of slides including one that killed a woman Sunday. The Alaska Avalanche Information Center said in a statement that danger in the region had increased "dramatically" in recent weeks, even as more snowmachiners take to the slopes in the spring.

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  7. Mother remembers North Pole snowmachiner killed in avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mother of a North Pole woman who died Sunday in an avalanche in the Summit Lake area said her daughter was a trained and safe snowmachiner. Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch that the avalanche was reported around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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  8. Wind warriors: A blustery trip across the Seward PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On our sixth day of skiing across Alaska's nose, six of us slid along a contour of the Kigluaik Mountains on the Seward Peninsula. The breeze nibbling our cheeks was taking larger bites.

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  9. Lawmakers tweak Alaska's criminal justice overhaul billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Senate committee has made changes to a sweeping criminal justice bill, including capping the amount of time that could be taken off of a prison sentence for good behavior and eliminating a drug-testing requirement for ex-convicts to receive welfare benefits. The Senate Finance Committee debated amendments to North Pole Sen. John Coghill's bill on Saturday and Monday.

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  10. Mother remembers North Pole snowmachiner killed in avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mother of a North Pole woman who died Sunday in an avalanche in the Summit Lake area said her daughter was a trained and safe snowmachiner. Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch that the avalanche was reported around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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  11. A mother remembers snowmachiner killed in avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mother of a North Pole woman who died Sunday in an avalanche in the Summit Lake area said her daughter was a trained and safe snowmachiner. Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch that the avalanche was reported around 3 p.m. Sunday.

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  12. Snowmachiner killed in avalanche near Arctic Man site in Interior AlaskaRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A North Pole woman died Sunday in an avalanche in the Summit Lake area near Paxson, the day before the annual Arctic Man Classic snowmachine event was to open nearby. The avalanche that killed 25-year-old snowmachiner Claire Sundgren was reported at about 3 p.m. Sunday, Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch.

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  13. Besides the budget, here's what the Legislature is working onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Legislature is entering what is scheduled to be its last two weeks, with major bills yet to be resolved as lawmakers face a multibillion-dollar budget deficit. The House and Senate finance committees plan to meet two, sometimes three times a day, during the upcoming week.

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  14. Aurora borealis may be great this weekend -- if you can find clear skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stunning display of the northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska. March is prime time for aurora viewing, especially during the two weeks around new moon.

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  15. Wind warriors: A blustery trip across the Seward PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On our sixth day of skiing across Alaska's nose, six of us slid along a contour of the Kigluaik Mountains on the Seward Peninsula. The breeze nibbling our cheeks was taking larger bites.

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  16. Alaska's justice system unfair to poor and minorities, but there are solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you are Alaska Native, you are more than three times more likely than a white Alaskan to be imprisoned. I don't think that's because Natives are three times more likely to commit crimes.

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  17. After two failed bids by his wife, Anchorage school board member to challenge House majority leaderRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage Democrat has filed to run against House GOP Majority Leader Charisse Millett after his wife tried and failed at the same task in the last two elections. Pat Higgins, an Anchorage school board member, filed a letter Friday with state campaign finance regulators that allows him to start raising money in a bid for Millett's South Anchorage House seat.

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  18. Gov. Walker to lawmakers: We need a new tax this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker issued a blunt demand to state lawmakers Wednesday, telling them they could find themselves back in a special session unless they pass a sustainable budget that uses a "broad-based tax," budget cuts and earnings from the Permanent Fund. In a letter to legislators, Walker said he keeps hearing from them that "a complete solution" to the state's $4 billion budget deficit is not realistic this year.

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  19. Bills propose adding legislators to gas line boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Republican lawmakers want to add legislative oversight to the board of an organization that plays a key role in Alaska's natural gas pipeline project development. Both Sen. Mia Costello and House Speaker Mike Chenault have proposed adding two non-voting lawmakers to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. The state-sanctioned gas line corporation would hold portions of Alaska's interest in the liquefaction facilities.

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  20. Ex-postal worker gets prison time for stealing medication from Fairbanks mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A former postal service worker in Fairbanks who stole prescription medication from the mail has been sentenced to four months in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline on Friday also ordered James Dzimitrowicz Jr. to serve one year of supervised release, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

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