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  1. Mining News: A brighter outlookRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Petroleum News

    ... said it raised roughly $1.1 million to be used partly for continued exploration of its Unga gold project near Sand Point. The company is currently focused on expansion of the Shumagin gold prospect located at the eastern end of the 7.5 ...

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  2. Rebecca Himschoot of Sitka named to state education boardRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... the assistant director of education at the Scientific Center of Kuwait, and a teacher in Kuwait, Hawaii, and Sand Point, Alaska. Ms. Himschoot received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching in 2012 and the Einstein ...

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  3. Big Mat-Su growth helps drive Alaska population over 700,000Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2011 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in fishing communities. Asians account for about one in four residents of the Aleutian chain. In Kodiak and Sand Point, the number is one in three. The census numbers, delivered to the state of Alaska's Redistricting Board on Tuesday, will be used ...

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  4. Fish Factor: Annual best and worst of the past year in state fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... showing that 99.996 percent of setnet harvests is salmon. Best fish quick fix: The JDBeltz, by Anne Morris of Sand Point - a horizontal Vicky knife holder that prevents leg pokings. Best fish sigh of relief: Federal fish managers allowing the use of ...

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  5. Alaska fishing picks and pans for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... on small boats. Not much extra bunk space on a 40-footer. a Best fish quick fix : The JDBeltz by Anne Morris of Sand Point - a horizontal Vicky knife holder that prevents leg pokings. a Best fish sigh of relief : Federal fish managers allowing the ...

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  6. Alaska must take action now on harmful algal blooms in our changing oceansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... exceeding U.S. Food and Drug Administration levels for PSP of 80 micrograms per 100 grams by 270 times. In 2015 Sand Point, Aleutian Islands butter clams exceeded the FDA limit by 82 times with a PSP level of 6580 A g/100g. The increased PSP levels ...

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  7. Family remembers man who died at AFNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | APRN

    ... news who it was. "It was like a spear went through me and I was numb." Other family members - many still live in Sand Point where Choquette is from - spoke highly of him on Facebook posts of news stories and in private messages, but wouldn't say ...

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  8. Pastor brother-in-law reflects on life after Anthony Choquette's death at AFNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... news who it was. "It was like a spear went through me and I was numb." Other family members - many still live in Sand Point where Choquette is from - spoke highly of him on Facebook posts of news stories and in private messages, but wouldn't say ...

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  9. What others say: Talking about suicide is difficult, but we mustRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... was 49 years old, that he'd lived in Alaska all his life, that he'd been a hardworking commercial fisherman in Sand Point, that he liked to be called "Dean," his middle name, that he once gave a woman sunglasses when she didn't have them - you start ...

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  10. After public death at AFN convention, only hints of the story of man who jumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Permanent Fund Dividend applications going back decades listed his home as the Eastern Aleutian fishing town of Sand Point, then Anchorage starting in the late 1990s and, most recently, Palmer. He'd worked as a commercial fisherman out of Sand Point ...

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  11. After public death at AFN, only hints of the story of man who jumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Permanent Fund Dividend applications going back decades listed his home as the Eastern Aleutian fishing town of Sand Point, then Anchorage starting in the late 1990s and, most recently, Palmer. He'd worked as a commercial fisherman out of Sand Point ...

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  12. Watch the Birdie - and the volcanoes: The Alaska Peninsula and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Eight hours after leaving Sand Point, Alaska Marine Highway System's good ship Tustumena pulls into King Cove, back on the Alaska Peninsula and home to the largest salmon cannery in North America, Peter Pan Fisheries. It's about 6 A.M., and true Alaska weather - overcast, grey, a little drizzle, the surrounding volcanoes shrouded in thick clouds and mist, and a ferocious wind a-blowing.

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  13. 30 whales dead this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... size and duration - stretching from southern California to the Aleutian Islands. Clams sampled near the town of Sand Point, Alaska were found to have toxin levels more than 80 times what the FDA says is safe for human consumption, said Bruce Wright, ...

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  14. Are alarming whale deaths linked to climate change? [Greg Laden's Blog]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | ScienceBlogs

    ... size and duration - stretching from southern California to the Aleutian Islands. Clams sampled near the town of Sand Point, Alaska were found to have toxin levels more than 80 times what the FDA says is safe for human consumption, said Bruce Wright, ...

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