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  1. Soldotna jiu-jitsu champ is just 15 but she's got a choke-hold on her sportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Elisabeth Clay, a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, recently won two gold medals at the Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF championship, the largest jiu-jitsu tournament in North America. Now she is preparing for the most prestigious tournament in the world - next month's the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's World Championships.

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  2. Decline of Alaska revenue sharing leaves communities vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    And in Huslia, the Interior village of about 320 people, cutbacks in fuel, road maintenance and basic services have worsened, along with a gnawing dread of emergencies. "Every year we have to decide where we're going to cut," said Elsie Vent, city administrator in Huslia.

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  3. Guns on campus, alcohol bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform.

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  4. Mount Marathon record-setting couple unlikely to defend crownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    International mountain-running stars Emelie Forsberg and Kilian Jornet, who obliterated course records in their Mount Marathon debuts last Fourth of July, appear doubtful to defend their titles in Seward this summer. Forsberg, a 29-year-old Swede, underwent reconstructive surgery on her right knee in February after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in a skiing accident.

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  5. Guns on campus, sex ed bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform. 2 comments

  6. Alaska lawmakers move to lower penalties for texting while driving, underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska House passed a bill Sunday that rewrites penalties for minor alcohol consumption and restructures the state Alcohol Beverage Control Board as part of a broader effort to overhaul the state's alcohol laws. Senate Bill 165 , sponsored by Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, also requires background checks for anyone applying for a license to start a marijuana business. 1 comment

  7. Bill requires school board vetting for Alaska sex ed teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sex education teachers in Alaska will have to be vetted by local school boards under a bill now headed to the floor of the Alaska Senate. House Bill 156 would also bar the state education department from requiring statewide standardized tests until at least the spring of 2019. 8 comments

  8. Prep soccer roundup: South teams roll SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Blake Hepler scored or assisted on four South goals in the Wolverine's 5-1 road victory over Soldotna on Friday. Soldotna scored first six minutes into the game, but South responded a minute later with goals from Patricio Moyano and Andrew DePaepe in a two-minute span.

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  9. Behind the scenes of the rescue of 2 skiers from Harding IcefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This Monday, April 11, photo provided by the Alaska Air National Guard shows a four-man rescue team skiing on top of the Harding Ice Field to help rescue two stranded skiers. A locator beacon carried by two skiers stranded on an Alaska ice field made their rescue far easier than it might have been, according to members of the Alaska Air National Guard.

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  10. Soldotna wrestler's Olympic wrestling journey ends in semifinalsRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Soldotna's Michaela Hutchison eliminated a fellow Alaskan before losing in the semifinals of Sunday's USA Wrestling Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Hutchison defeated Anchorage's Dajan Treder by technical fall in the preliminaries of the women's 117-pound division at Carver Hawkeye Arena at the University of Iowa.

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  11. Prep soccer teams excited for early move outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Playing soccer in Alaska means teams are often playing indoors and practicing in crowded gymnasiums, cafeterias and school hallways. That's why an early spring is exciting news for players and coaches.

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  12. Soldotna GOP Rep. Kurt Olson says he won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    State Rep. Kurt Olson, a six-term Republican from Soldotna, won't run for re-election, saying in an interview Friday he's ready for retirement. "I've got a 6-year-old granddaughter.

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  13. Prep soccer: Soldotna boys down EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A first half tie turned into a tight 2-1 win for Soldotna over East at the first outdoor boys soccer match in Anchorage this season. The three goals came within minutes of each other.

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  14. Alaska lawmaker proposes 35 percent tax on PFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    House Republicans on Monday unveiled the latest revenue-generating idea that could help close Alaska's $4 billion budget deficit: a 35 percent tax on the Permanent Fund dividend. House Bill 376 is sponsored by the House Labor and Commerce committee, chaired by Soldotna Republican Rep. Kurt Olson, a close ally of House leadership.

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  15. Voters may decide fate of commercial marijuana on Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters on the Kenai Peninsula may decide whether to ban commercial marijuana within the borough, should an Assembly ordinance move forward. On Tuesday, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will hear public testimony on the ordinance and hold a vote to introduce it.

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  16. EPA's retired scientist comes back to the U.S. to testify about PebbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mysterious scientist who Pebble Limited Partnership says was at the center of the government's effort to block its mega-mine traveled from Indonesia to Washington, D.C., to testify Wednesday about his role in the project. And just as Phillip North finished up six hours of deposition testimony and was leaving the offices of Pebble's lawyers, he was handed a congressional subpoena by two young men who snapped his picture.

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  17. Hard-to-find retired EPA scientist tells where he's been and why he fought PebbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Retired EPA ecologist Phil North is pictured here on Friday, April 1, 2016. He is a central figure in the Pebble Limited Partnership's dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency over its efforts to block the proposed mine.

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  18. EPA's retired scientist comes back to the U.S. to testify about PebbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mysterious scientist who Pebble Limited Partnership says was at the center of the government's effort to block its mega-mine traveled from Indonesia to Washington, D.C., to testify Wednesday about his role in the project. And just as Phillip North finished up six hours of deposition testimony and was leaving the offices of Pebble's lawyers, he was handed a congressional subpoena by two young men who snapped his picture.

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  19. How an Anchorage boat theft led to a $100K drug bust in SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 28-foot boat stolen from outside the Anchorage Brewing Company facility in South Anchorage on March 27 was tracked by Monday morning to the Soldotna Inn, where police arrested four people on a variety of charges. A weekend boat theft in Anchorage has led to the sinking of a drug distribution scheme, according to Soldotna police.

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  20. Fish and Game targeting pike in Soldotna CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is moving forward with a project to eradicate the invasive northern pike from Kenai Peninsula waters. The Peninsula Clarion reports the agency is planning to treat the Soldotna Creek mainstream with a pesticide called rotenone in June to get rid of the fish.

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