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  1. a Fairbanks Foura Suspect ParoledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | APRN

    One of four Fairbanks men fighting for exoneration from murder convictions was paroled last week. The Alaska Native community gathered in Fairbanks over the weekend to welcome home Marvin Roberts.

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  2. Kids Gather in Tanana to Learn Some Basketball and Life SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | APRN

    Kids from several villages and Fairbanks are gathered in the Yukon river community of Tanana this weekend for a basketball camp that seeks to do more than just help young people brush up on their bucket skills. The training is being conducted by Damen Bell Holter, a young man who grew up in Hydaburg, played basketball in Ketchikan and knows well the struggles some kids in rural Alaska experience.

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  3. Healy Lake Fire Triples In SizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | APRN

    Several wildfires are burning in the interior, including a growing blaze east of Delta Junction. Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry says the Healy Lake fire made a major push west toward Delta beginning late Wednesday night and increased in size from 2,000 to up to 6,000 acres.

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  4. Alaska News Nightly: June 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | APRN

    Kenai A very small portion of the Card Street Fire on the Kenai Peninsula is under control, and the evacuation notice for a couple neighborhoods has been lifted. The fires continue to move east, into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and away from residential areas.

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  5. Healy Lake Fire Doubles In SizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | APRN

    Several wildfires are burning in the interior, including a growing blaze east of Delta Junction. Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry says the Healy Lake fire made a major push west toward Delta beginning late Wednesday night and at least doubled in size from 2,000 to 4,000 acres.

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: June 16, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | APRN

    Sockeye Fire No. 1 Priority Fire in US Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage The Sockeye Fire burning north of Willow is now the number one priority fire in the country.

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  7. Dot Lake Fire on Monday, June 15.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | APRN

    Smoke rises from the Tanana Slough Fire burning northwest of the community of Dot Lake on Monday. A wildfire caused by lightning in the interior is burning near the Village of Dot Lake.

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  8. Fort Yukon Goes SolarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | APRN

    Ft. Yukon recently began operating a solar electric project. The system is testing integration of the energy source into the power grid of an isolated northern community.

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  9. Alaska Muskrat Populations Are ReboundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | APRN

    The fur-bearing rodent used to be very abundant in the first half of the 20th century, and harvesting muskrats for their meat and fur was a critical part of springtime subsistence activities. It was not uncommon for a family to harvest 1,000 or 2,000 muskrats in a season and use the furs to pay for food and supplies.

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  10. Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | APRN

    Aggressive response and the public's adherence to good fire practices are keeping forest fires down in Alaska despite tinderbox conditions in much of the state. Unseasonably warm and dry temperatures coupled with grasses that remain brown from lack of moisture are making spring fire danger high.

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  11. US House votes to maintain current USCG spending levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | APRN

    They include a ban on imposing civil liens against fishing permits to collect on debts. Young says the ban already exists in Alaska law but not in federal law.

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  12. Alaska News Nightly: April 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | APRN

    The United States will take over Friday as chair of the Arctic Council, the international body of representatives from eight nations with territory in the region. U.S. delegates say they'll focus on the impact of climate change on the Arctic and its peoples.

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: March 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | APRN

    Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN-Juneau After sailing through the Senate, a bill to exempt Alaska from daylight saving time has lost momentum in the House. Liz Ruskin, APRN-Washington Alaska's Congressional delegation and a dozen other lawmakers are asking the Defense Secretary to study how contracting reform has hurt Alaska Native corporations and tribally owned businesses.

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  14. Tanana Chiefs Says DOJ Tracking Fairbanks Four CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | APRN

    A member of the Tanana Chiefs Conference Native Justice Task Force says the federal Department of Justice is tracking the case of the Fairbanks Four. That's the four Alaska Native men who the task force and others say were wrongfully convicted of killing a teenager in Fairbanks in 1997.

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  15. Iditarod Mushers Continue to Gamble with Rest, Long Runs and Extreme ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | APRN

    According to the Iditarod race rules, teams have to rest for 24 hours somewhere along the trail. They also have to take an eight-hour mandatory rest before they leave the Yukon River and again near the end of the race.

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  16. Iditarod Trail Begins To Soften Up, Slows DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | APRN

    Mushers have been travelling this year' Iditarod trail from Fairbanks with few complains, but after the left Tanana Wednesday, they found a slow, soft trail. "Mushers seem to like to complain when there is snow and then when there's no snow," Bethel musher Pete Kaiser said.

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  17. Iditarod Mushers Ponder When To Take 24-Hour RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | APRN

    Denali musher Jeff King led the Iditarod front-runners into Galena, with Aliy Zirkle and Aaron Burmeister arriving around an hour and a half later. The Iditarod saw its first scratch of the race, as Zoya DeNure made the decision in Tanana, citing personal reasons.

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  18. Lance Mackey says this is last Iditarod.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | APRN

    Lance Mackey, seen here before the ceremonial start in Anchorage, says this is his last Iditarod. The Mackey family has long been known as a mushing dynasty within the Iditarod community.

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  19. Dallas Seavey, Aaron Burmeister Battle For Iditarod LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | APRN

    Dallas Seavey and Aaron Burmeister are running neck-and-neck down the Yukon River, leading the Iditarod field between Tanana and Ruby.

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  20. Aily Zirkle's team en route to Tanana on Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | APRN

    "I didn't use it and I had zero intent of using it for a wifi connection in checkpoints, but I was just completely clueless. I mean I gave my dad my cell phone because I knew you couldn't have cell phones on this race specifically and I was just ignorant."

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