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  1. Texan Confirmed to Alaska Gasline BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | APRN

    Gov. Sean Parnell's choice of Richard Rabinow drew criticism on two fronts: That he's not Alaskan and that he spent a career at Exxon.

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  2. House Strikes Retirement Plan, Funding Formula Change From Education BillRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | APRN

    The Alaska House of Representative passed a sweeping education bill Monday night, but only after removing some of its more contentious elements and adding another pot of education funding.

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  3. Sitka Shops For Teachers At Seattle FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | APRN

    For school districts in rural Alaska, this is prime recruiting season. Next week, they'll hold a job fair in downtown Anchorage, looking for teachers to fill hundreds of openings statewide.

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  4. Herring Seiners Hit Target - " And Then Some - " In Quick Saturday OpenerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | APRN

    The 2014 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is over. The 48 permit holders caught the last remaining fish in this year's harvest limit - and then some - in a wild 45-minute opener Saturday afternoon right in front of downtown Sitka.

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  5. Fish And Wildlife To Review Southeast Alaska WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | APRN

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will review whether or not Southeast Alaska wolves should be listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act.

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  6. When Disaster Struck, Allen Took Care Of What He CouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | APRN

    Bob Allen was on a fishing boat south of Kodak Island during Alaska's 1964 earthquake.

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  7. Though Earthquake Detection Has Improved, Gaps RemainRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | APRN

    Just five years after statehood, Alaska endured the largest earthquake recorded in North America.

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  8. Seiners Land 4K Tons In Herring Season OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2014 | APRN

    Seiners in Starrigavan Bay during the first opening of Sitka's 2014 sac roe herring fishery.

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  9. ADF&G Opens Herring Fishing In Starrigavan, Katlian BaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | APRN

    The Department of Fish & Game has announced that the first opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery will be at approximately 1:45 PM today in the area of Starrigavan and Katlian bays.

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  10. Sitka Herring Fishery Could Open As Soon As ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | APRN

    The multi-million dollar Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery could open as early as the end of this week.

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  11. AK: Machine ShopRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | APRN

    Three kids at Sitka High School are building a tool - really just a customized piece of metal - to do an unsung, but important, job in the community.

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  12. J. Torres speaking in Unalaska on March 3. Photo by Luc Sevilla.Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | APRN

    A lot of elements go into a simple comic book. There's artwork, there's editing - and most importantly, for the Filipino and Canadian comic writer J. Torres, there's the script.

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  13. J. Torres speaking in Unalaska on March 3. Photo by Luc Sevilla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | APRN

    A lot of elements go into a simple comic book. There's artwork, there's editing - and most importantly, for the Filipino and Canadian comic writer J. Torres, there's the script.

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  14. AK: New BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | APRN

    David Mahaffey, the new Bishop of Sitka and Alaska at his installation ceremony in Sitka.

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  15. Raven Guitars, Icy Straits Lumber Win First Path To Prosperity ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | APRN

    The winners of the 2013 Path to Prosperity contest Steve Helgeson, Kevin Skeek, Sue Tyler, and Wes Tyler.

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  16. Baranof Goat Study Unlocks Clues To Island's Paleo PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | APRN

    A study to help establish goat hunting guidelines on Baranof Island has revealed much more than how to manage the goat population.

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  17. Bill Aims To Arm VPSOs As Danger Levels RiseRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | APRN

    The legislature's Community and Regional Affairs Committee convened Tuesday to discuss House Bill 199, a proposal to allow arming village public safety officers in rural Alaska.

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  18. Fishing Crew Member Accused of Identity TheftRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | APRN

    A crew member aboard a factory processor has been arrested in Unalaska and accused of stealing another man's identity to get his commercial fishing license.

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  19. Photo by Emily Forman, KCAW - Sitka.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | APRN

    There are more than a dozen girls on Sitka's Mt. Edgecumbe High School wrestling team, and they regularly beat boys in their weight class.

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  20. Pacific High: A (New) Century Of Education In Downtown SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | APRN

    "The greatest iteration yet," is how Pacific High co-principal Phil Burdick describes the remodeled school, which has been an educational center for over a century.

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