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  1. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | APRN

    The corporation and its board of trustees argue the policy could help recruit talented managers. But it's up to Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration and the Alaska Legislature to make it happen.

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  2. Sen. Lyman Hoffman joins Senate majority caucus as lone DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | APRN

    Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, during a Senate Finance Committee meeting, March 29, 2016. Leaders announced the members of the majority caucus on Monday.

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  3. Naming - Luna Lake' is a story of survival, lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | APRN

    Luna, Kevin Knox's border collie. Naming a geological feature after a pet is a bit of a longshot - unless the name is already in common use, which Knox believes it is.

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  4. With election of Dunleavy, is climate action team out in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2018 | APRN

    The future of the Walker Administration's Climate Action Leadership Team is in limbo with the election of Mike Dunleavy. DEC Commissioner Larry Hartig speaks to other members of the team on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus, April 12, 2018.

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  5. Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | APRN

    Once headed for mothballs with its sister ship, the fast vehicle ferry MV Fairweather appears likely to return to service in Southeast Alaska next summer, according to a proposed schedule released Friday by the Alaska Marine Highway System. The Fairweather would make three runs a week between Juneau, Haines and Skagway, plus a weekly run to Sitka from May to September.

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  6. AK: Sitkans quest for the next great board gameRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2018 | APRN

    Judson Rusk, Calvin Drake and Seaton Bryan play Nyctophobia, a board game where players are unable to see the board. The three traveled to SHUX earlier this fall to try new board games and meet the creators of some of their favorites.

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  7. AK: SHUX, the Canadian board game convention with Southeast Alaska rootsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2018 | KSKA

    Judson Rusk, Calvin Drank and Seaton Bryan play Nyctophobia, a board game where players are unable to see the board. The three traveled to SHUX earlier this fall to try new board games and meet the creators of some of their favorites.

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  8. Republicans may take control of the Alaska Capitol. But don't expect to hear a kumbayaa just yet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | APRN

    Healy Republican Rep. Dave Talerico announces Wednesday that the GOP has formed a new, 21-member House majority caucus. Talerico says he'll be the House speaker when the chamber convenes in January.

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  9. Problem - Ender Cards' create election headache for Sitka House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | APRN

    Challenger Dr. Richard Wein and three-term incumbent Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins. The outcome of their race isn't definitive, as six of fourteen precincts have not been able to report their results due to a technical error.

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  10. Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is a no actionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | APRN

    "This is my home. I like it the way it is," Larry Calvin told the Roadless Rule Advisory Committee Monday night .

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  11. Sitka electric utility installs GCI cell towersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | APRN

    In these coverage maps, green is good. The additional cell towers will improve service to areas where previously there was little to none: Starrigavan Bay and Eastern Channel.

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  12. Troller rolls, sinks in high winds outside of Sitka HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | APRN

    The 40-foot troller Safari rolls and sinks just off Sandy Beach in Sitka. Troopers in the patrol vessel Courage rescued 62-year old Calvin "Mark" Bigelow before the Safari went down.

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  13. After power surge, Sitka assists electric customers with insurance claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | APRN

    The surge didn't just affect customers - the City of Sitka was hard hit, too. A "large surge arrestor" was damaged at the Marine Street Substation, protecting the delicate switch gear there.

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  14. Southeast's commercial red king crab fishery won't open in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | APRN

    Commercial crab fishermen won't have a season for red king crab in Southeast this fall. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made that announcement on September 7. The lucrative fishery was open last year for the first time in six years.

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  15. When Sitka's public assistance office closed, pantries shouldered needRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | APRN

    The Sitka Salvation Army cycles through 10,000 lbs. of food a month. Most of their stock is donated by local grocery stores.

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  16. AK: For Tlingit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin, first retrospective a lifetime in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | APRN

    At 39, Nicholas Galanin is a globally recognized name in the indigenous art world. He has no intentions of relocating, working out of the Devilfish Gallery and his home in Sitka "Winter here is a wonderful time to create," he said during a recent visit by KCAW.

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  17. Chelan celebrates 40 years of bringing produce to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | APRN

    Chelan Produce Co. has been in business since 1978, when owner Dave Kensinger got stuck with a truckload of apples in Seattle and hopped the ferry to sell in Juneau.

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  18. After four-day shore leave, confused sea lion returned to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | APRN

    The adult male Steller sea lion hauled out of Sitka Sound Thursday night. NOAA Fisheries biologists believe he became disoriented and could not find the ocean.

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  19. Kenai and Sitka newspapers misreported voter eligibility before primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | APRN

    Two Alaska newspapers initially misreported who was eligible to vote in the primary election. And it turned out that fewer than 100 votes could have made the difference in two races in one of the paper's areas.

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  20. AK: Annual community dig brings archaeology to life in KodiakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | APRN

    A student volunteer holds a 3,00-year-old tool chipped from red chert. Every summer, the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository hosts a community project in Kodiak.

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