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  1. Project to connect Glenn and Seward highways may come back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A government committee on Thursday breathed new life into an ambitious but dormant project to connect the Glenn and Seward highways through Anchorage. The Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions, or AMATS - the city-state committee that decides how to spend federal money on Anchorage road projects - passed a resolution Thursday that calls on the state to re-start planning for the so-called "highway-to-highway" project, which has been stalled since 2010.

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  2. 2 sea lions give birth, 1 pup survives at Alaska SeaLife CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Steller sea lion pup, born July 1 to mother Eden, plays at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. The Alaska SeaLife Center's third-ever Steller sea lion pup was born this month, a week after another sea lion delivered a stillborn pup at the Seward facility.

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  3. Troopers: Man hit by train while walking on tracks near SewardRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An 85-year-old Kenai Peninsula man was struck by a train while walking on railroad tracks early Saturday morning, Alaska State Troopers said. At 3:44 a.m. Saturday, Seward troopers received a call reporting a person had been hit by an Alaska Railroad train near mile 23.5 of the Seward Highway, troopers wrote in an online dispatch Sunday.

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  4. 'Frozen Ground' serial killer Hansen deadRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    He had been transferred to the hospital on Wednesday. Cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner, but it appears he died of natural causes, she said.

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  5. Photos: Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen and his victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hansen, who pleaded guilty to the murders of four women and received a 461-year sentence in February 1984, had confessed to authorities that he had killed 17 women and raped another 30 women over more than a decade. Hansen died around 1:30 a.m. at Alaska Regional Hospital, Sherrie Daigle, deputy director of the Department of Corrections, said.

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  6. Crow Pass Crossing is a go -- and late additions to field could add get-up-and-goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Christy Marvin gets a pre-race massage from her husband Ben Marvin before the annual Mount Marathon Race in Seward on Monday, July 4, 2016. Marvin went on to win the race for the second time.

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  7. Days of rain, weaker winds set to help McHugh Creek fire crewsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fire officials survey the scene from the slopes above the Seward Highway as the McHugh Creek wildfire smolders above them on Thursday, July 21, 2016, along Turnagain Arm near Beluga Point. At least a week's worth of rain is expected to fall over the McHugh Creek fire zone, including up to an inch beginning Friday morning as fire officials hope to "get the upper hand" against the 842-acre blaze headed into the weekend.

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  8. An extreme triathlon is coming to Alaska next summer, and it's already sold outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The triathlon's final two miles will be a 2,000-foot climb up Alyeska's North Face. A triathlon that begins with a swim in Resurrection Bay and ends with not one but two runs up Mount Alyeska is coming to Alaska next summer.

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  9. Watch - and feel - calving glaciers splash into lake at this Kachemak Bay campsiteRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The loud rollicking warble of a ruby-crowned kinglet momentarily distracted us. The tiny red-capped songbird delivers a sound far exceeding its body size, and this one was no exception - briefly breaking into song while drinking in the same sights we'd lost ourselves in before flittering away.

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  10. Pilot car guiding Seward Highway traffic past McHugh Creek wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seward Highway traffic was down to one lane Tuesday morning near McHugh Creek as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that sent two crew members to an Anchorage hospital and grew to at least 60 acres Monday. Anchorage police dispatchers said Tuesday that an Alaska Division of Forestry pilot car was guiding drivers from Mile 108 through Mile 113 of the Seward as officers conducted traffic control in the area to keep vehicles moving at safe speeds.

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  11. Troopers: Mountain goat harassed by people drowns in downtown SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A mountain goat that entered Resurrection Bay in Seward and drowned Saturday was crowded into the water by people following it through the downtown area, troopers said. Reports that the goat, standing on a breakwater dike, was being harassed first came in at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a troopers dispatch.

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  12. Trio of Alaska thrillers a mixed bagRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A trio of northern-based thrillers found their way onto my iPad and came along with me on a recent road trip around Alaska, providing entertainment in the wee hours before I drifted off to sleep. The first one was a dud, the second a lot of fun, even if it lacked literary merit.

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  13. Popular Kenai Fjords park gets a new leaderRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eric Veach, 45, will move south from his post as chief of natural and cultural resources at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park next month to take over at Kenai Fjords National Park, which attracted nearly 300,000 visitors last year.

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  14. Mount Marathon recap: Killer climbs and dashing descentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Denali Strabel is all smiles as she finishes third during the annual Mount Marathon Race in Seward on Monday. In winning the men's Mount Marathon race in record time and instantly becoming an Alaska mountain-running icon Monday, rookie David Norris didn't climb the 3,022-foot peak in Seward so much as he devoured it.

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  15. Photos: 3,022 feet of agony and joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Women ascend the cliffs during the Mount Marathon Race in Seward on Monday, July 4, 2016. Christy Marvin pushes into the finish during the Monday's race.

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  16. Norris wins Mount Marathon - and sets a new recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Race rookie David Norris of Fairbanks captured the men's championship Monday in the 89th running of Mount Marathon - and set a record. Norris made the roughly 5-kilometer journey, most of which is spent scrambling up and down this city's famous 3,022-foot peak, in a time of 41:26.

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  17. In 1925, Mount Marathon became a must-see eventRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    George E. Winter, the auditor for the Alaska Central Railway, stands at Race Point beside a cairn with a flag for a photo taken sometime between 1905 and 1908 when the Winters lived in Seward. It acknowledge the importance of Race Point long before the first official Mount Marathon Race in 1915.

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  18. More than 20 years after a downer debut, Jerry Ross hopes to give Mount Marathon another tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A crowd gathers at the base of Mount Marathon to watch racers climb at the start of last year's men's race. It was more than 20 years ago when Ross was one of Alaska's best high school track and cross-country runners, and it ruined him for mountain running.

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  19. Mountain marvel: Mount Marathon contender Christy Marvin keeps strong ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Denail Foldager-Strabel, seen her grabbing a quick drink atop Mount Marathon on the way to a fifth-place finish last year, should again be among the fastest women in Monday's 89th edition of the race in her hometown of Seward Staying ahead of her mountain-running rivals requires Christy Marvin of Palmer to train diligently, and fortunately she has easy access to training partners who keep her on her toes and hustling in the hills. It was only last year, Marvin said, that Coby, now 9, was already practically sticking to her hip when she ran hill repeats.

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  20. Rookie repeat? Like last year, first-timers likely to impact Mount Marathon men's raceRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eric Strabel, Rickey Gates and Wylie Mangelsdorf ascend the mountain in their eventual order of finish in the 2013 Mount Marathon race in Seward. After rookies ruled in men's race at Mount Marathon last year - a first-timer bagged the win and first-timers bagged four of the top seven places - odds are strong newcomers will greatly impact Monday's 89th edition of the iconic race in Seward.

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