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  1. Healing totem pole features animals, river, Tlingit clansmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In this photo taken Dec. 5, 2017, lead carver Nicholas Galanin, a Tlingit artist who lives in Sitka, works on the Yanyeidi Wolf totem pole at Harborview Elementary School in Juneau, Alaska.

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  2. More police on staff a mustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In the city of Fairbanks alone, there have been 13 homicides this year, which is more than seven times the national average.

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  3. Bird commonly found in Asia spotted by enthusiasts in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The dusky thrush, which is commonly found in Asia, has only been spotted a few times in Alaska, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported .

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  4. Alaska fasion as a lens for culture, identity and changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Artist Cynthia Gibson stands with her dress made with 20,000 salmon bones, recently purchased by the UA Museum of the North with a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation.

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  5. Christmas Tree decorating event honors Grace SchaibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Grace Schaible's family donated her personal collection of Christmas and holiday ornaments, many of them polar bear-themed, to the University of Alaska Museum of the North.

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  6. Recycling scaled back in Sitka after China bans some importsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The recycling company that serves the Alaska Panhandle city of Sitka has informed officials that it can no longer accept many types of recyclable material because it has lost China as an export destination.

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  7. New public defender finds Sitka a good fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    This undated photo shows Sitka public defender Nathan Lockwood. Lockwood has taken over as public defender in Sitka, Alaska, from Jude Pate, who is now a state appellate attorney.

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  8. 150 years: In October 1867, Russia handed over Alaska to an expanding U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    News-Miner opinion: The Southeast Alaska community of Sitka was the center of the territory's future 150 years ago today.

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  9. Seward's Folly: 150 years of playing in a polar bear gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska Day is one of those holidays that gets overlooked by many people unless they're state employees who get the day off or live in Sitka, which was where the Russian flag was replaced by the U.S. flag on Oct. 18, 1867.

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  10. Volunteer greeters put Sitka in best lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND SEPT. 16-17, 2017 AND THEREAFTER - In this Sept. 5, 2017 photo, Fred and Kathleen Everest, left and center, chat with Terri Maher, right, a tourist from Santa Barbara, Calif., on the Sea Walk in Sitka, Alaska.

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  11. Redoubt Lake, Bay yield historic artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, SEPT. 9-10 - In this July 16, 2017 photo provided by Evguenia Anichtchenko, Lynn Wilbur, from left, Chris Leeseberg, Greg George, Bob Reid, Troy Tydingco take part in an underwater exploration project at Redoubt Lake, near Sitka, Alaska.

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  12. Volunteers help people around Sitka landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Volunteers helped direct transport people around a landslide in Sitka left mud, trees and debris blocking the road that links the city's downtown to the ferry terminal and Old Sitka Dock, and several homes.

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  13. Village priest finds a new calling in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In an Aug. 4, 2017 photo, Father Ishmael Andrew, right, the new priest at St. Michael's Orthodox Cathedral, and his family pose outside the Russian Bishop's House in Sitka, Alaska.

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  14. Hutchison volleyball capture North/South tournament titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Hutchison Hawks volleyball team, in Michaela McGee's second season as head coach, raised the championship trophy on Saturday night in the North/South Tournament at Seward High School.

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  15. Alaska's Blue Lake Road remains closed with rain forthcomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With rain on the horizon, the U.S. Forest Service has decided to keep Blue Lake Road closed in Sitka.

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  16. Artists find Sitka fine setting for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    What if you had an idea for a graphic novel, an opera or maybe a scientific theory, and all you needed to bring it to fruition was time, space and opportunity, in a beautiful setting? "That spirit has remained intact," said Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

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  17. Interns make century-old building 'like original'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    College students and recent graduates from around the country enrolled in the Sitka Fine Arts Camp's preservation program set up scaffolding in front of Fraser Hall on the Sheldon Jackson College campus July 19, 2017, in Sitka, Alaska.

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  18. Fair's past themes looked far ahead: - The Next 100' offered a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Incredible as it seems, it hasn't rained during this year's Tanana Valley State Fair.

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  19. Scientists share tsunami research with Alaska communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been looking into the science behind tsunami risk for Alaska's coastal communities.

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  20. UAF scientists train coastal communities in tsunami responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been looking into the science behind tsunami risk for Alaska's coastal communities.

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