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  1. Obama denies Newtok's request for disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | KSKA

    The village of Newtok, seen from above in the summer of 2016. The village of Newtok, seen from above in the summer of 2016.

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  2. The Museum of the Aleutians new executive director takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | KSKA

    The Museum of the Aleutians has a new executive director, Dr. Virginia Hatfield. She took the reins at the beginning of January.

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  3. Newtok asks: Can the U.S. deal with slow-motion climate disasters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | KSKA

    Newtok is asking for ongoing erosion and thawing permafrost to be qualified for federal disaster relief from FEMA. Village relocation coordinator Romy Cadiente spoke with reporters about the effort to relocate the village, Aug. 15, 2016.

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  4. Undercover operation leads to meth arrests in UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | KSKA

    A press release from the Unalaska Department of Public Safety reported that for three months, UPD used confidential informants and undercover officers to identify local distribution networks. Six people were charged on Friday including Sean Driscoll, 39; Geoffrey Edwards, 41; Ioane Fassavalu, 28; Nicholas Hough, 31; Christopher Oria, 28; and Henry Zablan, 37. Charges against the eight defendants include possession of a controlled substance, distribution of controlled substance and illegal possession of firearms.

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  5. Undercover operation leads to meth arrests in UnalaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | KSKA

    A press release revealed for three months, officers have worked to identity local distribution networks using confidential informants and undercover officers. In a two-day sweep, five people were arrested.

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Dec. 9, 2016Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | APRN

    President Obama today issued an executive order creating the "Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area." Alaska's congressional delegation says Obama is acting with unilateral authority.

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  7. Exito sinking victim search called offRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | APRN

    The U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for two people who went missing Tuesday after their ship sank north of Unalaska. Coast Guard officials made the announcement Thursday after a cutter, a helicopter crew, and several volunteer vessels spent more than 40 hours looking for the crew members of the sunken boat Exito.

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  8. Newtok to ask Obama for federal disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | APRN

    The village of Newtok plans to request a federal disaster declaration from President Barack Obama before he leaves office. The village is facing rapid erosion due to climate change, and officials say a disaster declaration may be the best chance to unlock federal funds for relocation before the existing village becomes uninhabitable There's no question Newtok faces disaster.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | APRN

    President-elect Donald Trump has selected a friend of the oil and gas industry to be EPA administrator: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Pruitt has fought President Obama's environmental policies, on behalf of his state, and with other attorneys general.

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  10. Two missing after vessel sinks near Dutch HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | APRN

    Two people are missing after a commercial fishing vessel sank near Unalaska Tuesday night, forcing crew members to abandon ship. Around 10 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard received reports that the 117-foot Exito was taking on water north of Unalaska Bay.

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  11. Coast Guard still investigating what sank the Alaska JurisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | APRN

    Crewmembers abandoned the F/V Alaska Juris after it began taking on water on July 26. Investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard will interview witnesses at public hearings in December. It's been four months since the F/V Alaska Juris sank in the Bering Sea, and the U.S. Coast Guard is still trying to figure out why its engine room flooded, forcing 46 crew-members to abandon ship near Kiska Island .

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  12. In downtown Anchorage, election results prompt rapture and shockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | APRN

    George LaMoureaux, statewide volunteer coordinator for the Trump campaign, celebrated with his daughter, Ashley LaMoureaux, at Flattop Pizza in downtown Anchorage. While many parts of the country - and the world - were stunned by Donald Trump's upset win Tuesday night, there was one place in Alaska where people claimed they saw it coming all along.

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  13. GALLERY: Voting in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | APRN

    Tyrone Pollard brought his father W.D. Pollard, 92, to vote in East Anchorage. Tyrone Pollard brought his father W.D. Pollard, 92, to vote in East Anchorage.

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  14. Longtime Inupiaq leader and North Slope Mayor Edward Itta dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | APRN

    Itta was a powerful voice for North Slope communities. He was perhaps best known for first opposing, and then negotiating with Shell when the oil company wanted to drill in the Arctic Ocean.

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  15. Homegrown and hydroponic: Veggies are St. Paul's new subsistence foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | APRN

    St. Paul's greenhouse is named after an elder. It's called Ludy's Qalgadam Tagadaa, or Ludy's Fresh Foods.

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  16. For Trump volunteer, Clinton presidency raises fears of a Last DaysaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | APRN

    As election day approaches, we've been checking in with voters around the state - asking what matters most to them and who they're supporting. Margie Ward says she believes Donald Trump will win the presidency.

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  17. AK: Protecting the environment and preserving the heritage of Denalia s dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | APRN

    There's only one national park in America where some of the Rangers are canines: Denali National Park. In the summers, the dogs serve as ambassadors, but during the winter months they ferry researchers and park employees through areas closed to motorized vehicles.

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  18. Dutch Harbor remains nation's top fishing portRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | APRN

    On dinner tables across the country, Americans are eating more fish. The United States is responsible for more fish consumption than all other countries, except for China.

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  19. In St. Paul, this Alaskan vows a Never TrumpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KSKA

    Bill Briggs is a Hilary Clinton supporter from St. Paul Island As Election Day approaches, we're checking in with voters around the state, asking what issues matter to them most - and who they're supporting for President. Tonight we hear from Bill Briggs of Saint Paul.

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  20. Down year for BSAI crab fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | APRN

    It's going to be a down year for crabbing in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands fisheries. Several fisheries will be closed, and others will have reduced harvest quotas.

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