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  1. Alaska fishermen boosted by drop in value of U.S. dollarRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    While that may sound like a bad thing, it's great news for Alaska seafood and anyone doing business overseas. "It's a good thing for Alaska seafood producers because roughly two-thirds of the value of our seafood comes from export markets.

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  2. How Wild Scoops went from farmers market darling to downtown ice cream destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Elissa Brown pours ice cream base into a batch freezer at the Wild Scoops test kitchen. Elissa Brown pours ice cream base into a batch freezer at the Wild Scoops test kitchen.

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  3. Fascinating book on tides includes AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stand-up paddleboarder rides the bore tide near Girdwood as water flows into Turnagain Arm earlier this year. A stand-up paddleboarder rides the bore tide near Girdwood as water flows into Turnagain Arm earlier this year.

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  4. Like a conveyor belt of salmon: A Southeast fishing run to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    The chum salmon were iridescent fish - some dark, some bright, some hook-billed, the females rounder and more fluid. July 2017.

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  5. Those Alaska junkets can make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    President Dwight Eisenhower, Alaska Territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich and Interior Secretary Fred Seaton at the signing of the Alaska statehood bill, July 7, 1958. President Dwight Eisenhower, Alaska Territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich and Interior Secretary Fred Seaton at the signing of the Alaska statehood bill, July 7, 1958.

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  6. Re-examining safety practices in the wake of this year's commercial fishing deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    "It's time for a checkup from the neck up" - meaning an industry time-out to evaluate fishing operations and behaviors, advises Jerry Dzugan, director of the Sitka-based Alaska Marine Safety Education Association for over 30 years. Dzugan was speaking in response to the 11 fishing deaths that have occurred in Alaska so far this year.

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  7. Undated photo of fishing boats in Wrangell harbor. (Jim Lavrakas / Alaska Dispatch NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a recent historic year of no recorded deaths in Alaska's commercial fishing industry, fatalities in the sector known for its dangers have once again spiked. A large portion of this year's deaths were from the fishing vessel Destination, which sank in the Bering Sea just north of St. George Island in February.

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  8. Budget-strapped Pioneer Homes leave dozens of beds emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    As one of its first actions, the Territory of Alaska established the Alaska Pioneer Home in an old log building in Sitka in 1913 to care for indigent prospectors and others who had gone broke. "Any worthy man incapable of supporting himself and who is qualified by five years of residence in Alaska may apply to the board of trustees for admission to the home," Gov. Thomas Riggs wrote in 1919.

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  9. Tracing a magnificent (and tasty) king salmon to its Alaska originsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bridge Restaurant executive chef Brie Lauren at Ship Creek in Anchorage prepares king salmon on Friday, July 14, 2017. Wild salmon takes its bright color and derives its rich flavor from the forage it hunts on its journey away from and back to home.

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  10. Troopers in Sitka shoot brown bear after it killed a dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A brown bear was shot and killed Friday in Sitka after authorities received a report that the bear had just killed a homeowner's dog. Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department responded to a home on Rudolph Walton Circle "and located a partially consumed dog behind the home with a male bear located nearby," according to a dispatch on the troopers' website.

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  11. In Sitka hospital, a dog runs for help when owner has a seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Saturday, a big Labrador retriever named Thorr bounded up to the nurse's station in Sitka Community Hospital and nudged Ryan Huddlestun, twice. Down the hall, Thorr's owner, Eric Lamont Skousen, was having a seizure.

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  12. Strange tropical - sea pickles' confound scientists and fishermen as far north as AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pyrosomes - colonies of individual organisms called zooids - are pictured aboard a NOAA research vessel off the Oregon in May 2017. Hilarie Sorensen/NOAA Fisheries/Handout via REUTERS Pyrosomes - colonies of individual organisms called zooids - are pictured aboard a NOAA research vessel off the Oregon in May 2017.

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  13. Alaska Native corporation in Sitka faces shareholder uprising as revenues drop and CEO pay risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    At the urban corporation's annual meeting last month, shareholders showed their displeasure with its leaders by turning their backs on board members and waving signs calling for removal of the board and the chief executive. Shee Atika, one of more than 200 village corporations set up in 1971 under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, once appeared to be one of the most successful.

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  14. More Alaska halibut charters are moving into new waters and targeting multiple species. Here's why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Spook Tisdall fillets a large halibut at the fish cleaning station for a charter boat on the dock at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Aug. 7, 2004 Spook Tisdall fillets a large halibut at the fish cleaning station for a charter boat on the dock at the Seward Small Boat Harbor.

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  15. 72 years later, a missionary remains part of the village she went to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alice Green sits in her room at the Anchorage Pioneer Home in Anchorage, Alaska. Green will turn 100 years old next month.

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  16. Behind the scenes, years of flat funding erode Pioneer HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Joshua Shaver, the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home administrator, helps Larry Stadem with a puzzle on June 8, 2017, at the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home in Palmer. Joshua Shaver, the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home administrator, helps Larry Stadem with a puzzle on June 8, 2017, at the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home in Palmer.

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  17. Sitka-based trooper kills brown bear chasing his dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska state trooper shot a brown bear to death Wednesday in Sitka as it attacked his dog outside his home, one of several Alaska bears shot in defense of life or property this spring. The bear, a young adult boar, was killed on Bahovec Court off Halibut Point Road shortly before 6 a.m., according to Steve Bethune with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  18. The Worthington Glacier along the Richardson Highway in south central ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Valdez, some of the people responsible for getting state parks ready for the summer season don't actually work for the state, but instead for an adventure sports company called Levitation 49. Last year, the nonprofit landed a federal grant to manage several recreation sites, including reopening a trail that had become overgrown and buying equipment - chain saws, weed whackers - needed for maintenance. e are sort of becoming a mini parks department," said Lee Hart, executive director of Levitation 49. The nonprofit is operating sites at Worthington Glacier State Recreation Site, Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site, Shoup Bay Trail and the three public use cabins in Shoup Bay State Marine Park.

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  19. When traveling Alaska, an unexpected detour can be the best part of the journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a flight from Coldfoot to Fairbanks was grounded, author Scott McMurren took a van back to Fairbanks - and captured this photo of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline from a hill on the Dalton Highway. After a flight from Coldfoot to Fairbanks was grounded, author Scott McMurren took a van back to Fairbanks - and captured this photo of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline from a hill on the Dalton Highway.

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  20. Kachemak Bay oystersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The business of mariculture - the farming of shellfish and aquatic plants such as kelp - is garnering greater interest around Alaska. Applications for new mariculture farms are up roughly threefold this year , which pencils out to about 1,000 acres of potential new oyster and kelp farms from Kodiak to Sitka to Homer and elsewhere.

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