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  1. Study: Sleeper sharks may killing Alaska's Steller sea lionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Scientists researching the severe decline in Alaska's Steller sea lion population have a fingered a new possible suspect for the drop: Pacific sleeper sharks, a species previously thought of as a scavenger and fish-eater. A study led by Oregon State University researcher Markus Horning concludes that three juvenile sea lions tracked with implanted data transmitters were killed by a cold-blooded predator, and the likely culprits were sleeper sharks, which can grow to 20 feet long.


  2. Tourism fundraising group forms to help ParnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Praising Gov. Sean Parnell for playing an instrumental role in reviving tourism in Alaska, a group of businesses involved in the visitor industry has established a new fundraising organization to advocate on his behalf in the closing weeks of his race against challenger Bill Walker. "For Tourism Jobs -- Vote Parnell" filed with the Alaska Public Offices Commission on Wednesday, said John Binkley, a co-chair of the group and chair of his family's company, Riverboat Discovery tours in Fairbanks.


  3. 'Last Man Up': Michael LeMaitre, Mt. Marathon and Alaskans' addiction to dangerRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Photo by LUKE ROSIER An Alaska Air National Guard Pave Hawk helicopter participates in the search Thursday for Michael LeMaitre on Mount Marathon. In this photo taken July 4, 2012 and provided by TSS Photography, 65-year-old Michael LeMaitre competes in the Mount Marathon race in Seward, Alaska.


  4. Road construction season kicks into high gear across cityRead the original story

    May 16, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    Traffic is slowed and occasionally stopped Wednesday as work is under way to improve Dowling Road and extend it to C Street in the first phase of the West Dowling Road project. Detours, lane closures and lower speed limits lie ahead for Anchorage drivers.


  5. Alaska DispatchRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Nikiski Bulldogs are back in a state championship game after trouncing Seward in a small-school football semifinal Friday in Nikiski. With their critically injured former teammate lying in a hospital bed, the South Wolverines defeated Palmer 42-2 to advance in the large-school football playoffs.


  6. Seward poised to seize record of enduring Alaska's rainiest dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seward may be on the brink of seizing some soggy notoriety as the Alaska locale that endured the wettest day in state history. For the past 32 years, that distinction has belonged to Angoon, a town of 450 on Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska, which, according to National Weather Service records, received 15.2 inches of rain in 24 hours on Oct. 12, 1982.


  7. Orphaned bear cub, made famous via Facebook, is settling in at new Sitka homeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    The orphaned black bear cub that recently became famous in the virtual world is settling into her new home in the real world. Over 300,000 people viewed Smokey's story on Facebook when she was captured two weeks ago in Seward.


  8. Begich asks Parnell, EPA for help resolving work stoppage at Usibelli's Seward coal dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sen. Mark Begich has asked Gov. Sean Parnell to assist in resolving the work stoppage at Usibelli Coal's dock operations at the Seward Coal Loading Facility. The facility has ceased operations since the 9th Circuit Court ruled the facility may be in violation of the Clean Water Act.


  9. ArtBeat: Seward gets mural painted by artists from Japanese sister cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new mural given by Obihiro, Japan, to its sister city, Seward, includes an image of the Japanese city's signature sport: draft horse racing. The last time we checked in on the Alaska-Japan mural story, seven artists from Seward had traveled to their sister city, Obihiro on Hokkaido, and created a 32-foot mural for the town with the help of artists on that side of the Pacific Ocean.


  10. Dog days of summer don't last long for Iditarod athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Davis, a professor and the endowed chair of the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University, is one of the preeminent sled dog researchers in the country. For the last few summers, he's spent time at kennels across Alaska, researching how sled dogs function.


  11. Mexican sailing ship Cuauhtemoc to visit SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Mexican sailing ship, Cuauhtemoc, will be at the port of Seward from September 15-18, 2014. The Aztec brigantine will be open at no charge to the public Sept.


  12. Food-rich waters of Kenai Fjords lure sea lions, whales, puffins -- a bevy of wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sea lions congregate on a rock in the Chiswell Islands near Kenai Fjords National Park on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. A sea otter watches a passing boat in Aialik bay in Kenai Fjords National Park on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.


  13. Rocket Man: Bill Guernsey and his Atomic CamperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bill Guernsey and his wife Becky head south on the Seward Highway, bound for a camping trip on the Kenai Peninsula. Bill Guernsey created and built his Atomic Camper.The trailer-camper took roughly 4,000 hours to complete.


  14. Photos: 2014 Acs XC Class ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Freshman and sophomore boys compete in the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake. Wasilla runner Lexi Pepperd leads a group of girls into the finish line during the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake.


  15. Will the man gone missing in mountains above Seward ever be identified?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seventeen years ago, someone died high on a mountain south of the Alaska port city of Seward at the head of Resurrection Bay.


  16. Home voyeurism is great recreationRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Frank Baker details the fruits of a curiosity that has spurred him and his wife to tour around town in search of the truly large, well-appointed dwellings in Anchorage and beyond.


  17. 'Butcher, Baker' serial killer Hansen moved to AnchorageRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Corrections has confirmed that well-known serial killer Robert Hansen has been moved from Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward to the Anchorage Correctional Complex.


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