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  1. 'Sila' explores human-environment connectednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Depending on who you talk to, the Inuit word "sila" can have a variety of meanings: "breath," "air," "sky," "wind," "weather," "spirit" or "intellect." Or "the principle behind all animation or locomotion."

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  2. This new magazine celebrates and explores Alaska's wide-ranging food cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mary Smith holds the new local food quarterly magazine Edible Alaska at the La Bodega liquor store in Anchorage. Smith, editor of the magazine, was distributing copies to retail outlets.

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  3. Top-notch youth choir from Houston tours AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Houston Boychoir, one of the foremost youth choruses in the world, will be in Alaska next week. The traveling ensemble of 37 singers, age 10-18, will perform in Anchorage and Sitka.

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  4. Arts Scene: Sitka author airs his 'Alaskan Laundry'; bear stories at Bear ToothRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Brendan Jones, commercial fisherman, and Wallace Stegner, fellow in the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University, will discuss and read from Jones' novel, "The Alaskan Laundry." The Sitka-based author has had work in the New York Times and on National Public Radio.

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  5. Chasing the herring spawn on Sitka SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In early spring, the forests and estuaries begin to thaw. With the softer earth and longer days, Sitka's residents thaw too.

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  6. UAF will close Cooperative Extension offices in Anchorage, SitkaRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    University of Alaska Fairbanks Interim Chancellor Mike Powers approved the closures Monday, according to UAF Spokeswoman Marmian Grimes. The offices are expected to close by the end of October.

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  7. New bug brings back memories of spruce bark beetle devastationRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It looks like the start of the spruce bark beetle kill of the 1990s, when mountainsides across the Kenai Peninsula turned gray, the biggest tree blight in North American history to that time. But it started just last year.

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  8. Elaine Elizabeth Abraham at a 2006 conference in Yakutat.Read the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the Tlingit idiom, Elaine Elizabeth Abraham "walked into the woods" early Monday morning. The much-accomplished Tlingit woman from Yakutat died around 1:30 a.m. at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  9. Elaine Abraham, ground-breaking Tlingit elder, dead at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the Tlingit idiom, Elaine Elizabeth Abraham "walked into the woods" early Monday morning. The much-accomplished Tlingit woman from Yakutat died around 1:30 a.m. at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  10. Dueling with Dungeness at Tenakee Springs homesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "Ooooohk, I hope there are crabs," Justin said, staring out our front window at the high tide. A sapling Sitka spruce and an elderly cottonwood framed the ocean at the edge of our yard.

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  11. Alaska has incredible potential for hydropower, when it's done rightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pictured: The Blue Lake Expansion Project during construction in 2014. The project, now complete, raised the height of an existing hydroelectric dam near Sitka in Southeast Alaska, increasing its power generation capacity.

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  12. Audit says some Alaska towns need to track cruise ship passenger taxes betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some Alaska communities have spent money raised from a cruise ship passenger tax without proper documentation to show it was used in accordance with state law. The tax, called the commercial passenger vessel excise tax, adds $34.50 per passenger, per voyage, for cruises lasting longer than 72 hours in Alaska's waters.

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  13. Searchers seek Sitka man missing on kayak tripRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mills left his home for a kayak outing late Wednesday and troopers took a call Thursday that he not returned by 5 a.m. The Sitka Fire Department Search and Rescue and Dive Team, the Coast Guard and volunteers searched Sitka Sound and shorelines throughout Thursday.

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  14. Searchers seek Sitka man missing on kayak tripRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mills left his home for a kayak outing late Wednesday and troopers took a call Thursday that he not returned by 5 a.m. The Sitka Fire Department Search and Rescue and Dive Team, the Coast Guard and volunteers searched Sitka Sound and shorelines throughout Thursday.

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  15. Troopers, Coast Guard suspend search for missing Sitka kayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers and the Coast Guard suspended searches for a missing kayaker near Sitka Friday night after an extensive search turned up no significant leads. Forty-year-old Jesse Mills of Sitka was reported missing Thursday morning after not returning from a late-night kayaking trip Wednesday, according to a troopers dispatch.

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  16. The temperature just hit 71 degrees. In Alaska. In March.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The temperature measured at Klawock Airport in Southeast Alaska hit 71 degrees, which University of Alaska Fairbanks climate researcher Brian Brettschneider said is a record high for the state for the month of March, in any year on record. Brettschneider said the previous March record-high temperature in Alaska was 69 degrees, recorded in Ketchikan on March 28, 1915.

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  17. Internet problems in Kansas delay student testing in AlaskaRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Standardized testing at some Sitka schools was pushed back after the first day was cut short because of Internet connectivity problems in Kansas. Sitka School District officials said the Alaska Measures of Progress test was halted Tuesday because a fiber optic cable that provides broadband to the University of Kansas was cut.

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  18. Endangered Alaska tree? Rapidly dying yellow cedar may be listedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of these Alaska tree saplings is not like the others. Each one of its needle-covered branches resembles a feather, each feather comprised of green scales.

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  19. Sitka High basketball team likely saved lives of people in burning building, AFD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire in a six-plex in Spenard on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire in a six-plex in Spenard on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

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  20. Walker administration says loophole costs $1.4M in taxes from big fishing boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker's proposed fish tax increase has drawn attention to a loophole giving a discount of as much as $1.4 million a year to some of the big Washington-based factory trawlers that fish off Alaska's coast - and Walker's administration is working to fix it. Price estimates used by the state to assess existing taxes on 300 million pounds of yellowfin sole are less than one-sixth of the true prices upon which the taxes are supposed to be based, according to officials at the state fish and game department.

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