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  1. On an Alaska adventure, a good dog can make all the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Cora, a Lab-blue heeler mix, walking the path of the trans-Alaska pipeline with Ned Rozell this summer. Cora, a Lab-blue heeler mix, walking the path of the trans-Alaska pipeline with Ned Rozell this summer.

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  2. Alaska pipeline doesn't need Arctic refuge oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline, seen here near Delta Junction on June 7, 2014. The 800-mile oil pipeline is a critical part of the state's oil production infrastructure.

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  3. Is popularity of Alaska's biggest bike race waning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Joe Pollock, left, and Trevor Jones set out in the 400 solo race of the Fireweed 400 bicycle event in 2010 on the Glenn Highway. The two-day race to Valdez and back starts and finishes at Sheep Mountain Lodge, where most of the races begin Saturday.

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  4. Speedier sea ice in warming Arctic could spread pollution fartherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the Arctic, bad news for one country could mean bad news for all. As the region warms faster than the rest of the planet, new research demonstrates how pollution - from oil spills to organic contaminants - could be passed from one Arctic neighbor to another.

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  5. Preparing salmon snagged in Tutka Bay.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that all fisheries in the Susitna drainage - including the popular Deshka River - will close at 6 a.m. Tuesday, nine days early. The action follows a similar shutdown on the Little Susitna River last week.

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  6. Light-filled days (and nights) bring the far north wilderness to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's high summer, past the solstice. Everything is alive here on the path of the trans-Alaska pipeline.

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  7. The Worthington Glacier along the Richardson Highway in south central ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Valdez, some of the people responsible for getting state parks ready for the summer season don't actually work for the state, but instead for an adventure sports company called Levitation 49. Last year, the nonprofit landed a federal grant to manage several recreation sites, including reopening a trail that had become overgrown and buying equipment - chain saws, weed whackers - needed for maintenance. e are sort of becoming a mini parks department," said Lee Hart, executive director of Levitation 49. The nonprofit is operating sites at Worthington Glacier State Recreation Site, Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site, Shoup Bay Trail and the three public use cabins in Shoup Bay State Marine Park.

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  8. Alaska by the Numbers: Trans-Alaska pipeline's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The trans-Alaska pipeline, seen here near Delta Junction. The 800-mile oil pipeline is a critical part of the state's oil production infrastructure.

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  9. An Alaska roadhouse holds a century of history - but faces an uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    RIKA'S ROADHOUSE - Sitting in the shade of a poplar, I watch the Tanana River flow by. It's flat and tan, dimpled by eddies and darted over by swallows that sound like they are chewing rubber bands.

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  10. The tourist's guide to navigating Alaska's legal marijuana marketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Marijuana is stocked on the shelves of Herbal Outfitters in Valdez on October 29, 2016. Summer is here, and that means tourists are descending on the state in search of mountain viewing, whale sightings, and sometimes, marijuana.

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  11. No, the Exxon Valdez oil spill did not bring Alaska out of recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Exxon Valdez spill workers wash oil from a beach on Smith Island, Prince William Sound, in May 1989. The Exxon Valdez oil spill in March 1989 killed untold numbers of wildlife and devastated the prized fisheries of Prince William Sound, but in coldhearted economic terms there was an upside.

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  12. The living quarters of Trans-Alaska Pipeline Pump Station 12, now unoccupied.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    I walked around the chain-link fence of Pump Station 12 of the trans-Alaska pipeline, apprehensive about the human encounter to come. It was time to send a weekly column.

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  13. Anchorage man convicted for 2nd time on federal child-porn charges gets 10-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    More than a decade after he was sentenced in an Anchorage court on federal child-pornography charges, a man has again been ordered to spend 10 years in prison for similar crimes committed last year. Andrew Weed, 48, received the sentence Wednesday for possession of child pornography and failure to register as a sex offender, according to a statement from Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder's office.

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  14. Fire escapes burn barrel, destroys home near Copper CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Responders took aerial and ground photos of a 2-acre fire that originated in an unattended burn barrel on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, destroying a home near Mile 102 of the Old Richardson Highway. A 2-acre fire that originated in a burn barrel in the Copper Center area Tuesday destroyed a home and another structure on the property, officials said.

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  15. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the most Arctic of them all?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In 1976 the popular singer Gladys Knight made a little-known film called "Pipe Dreams," set in Valdez during construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. The movie earned a tepid review in The New York Times and the soundtrack, while catchy and includes her group, the Pips, is far from famous.

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  16. Marijuana is stocked on the shelves of Herbal Outfitters in Valdez on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Marijuana is stocked on the shelves of Herbal Outfitters in Valdez on Oct. 29, 2016. The "Alaska Grown" label has long been touted as a boost for local agriculture.

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  17. Alyeska's robotic inspection crawler tool, photographed in 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four crawling robots that can negotiate twists and turns in pipes will be working in Valdez this summer, providing the first internal peeks at 40-year-old sections of pipe branching off the trans-Alaska pipeline. Alice, Dee, Fiona, and Gary - as the high-tech gizmos with retractable legs are nicknamed - will scout for corrosion inside pipes at the Valdez Marine Terminal, where crude oil from the North Slope flows into giant storage tanks and oceangoing tankers.

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  18. Outside Valdez, the mountains are full of snow - and filling with birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the early going of my second hike across Alaska along the route of the trans-Alaska pipeline, I chose to walk the highway rather than the pipeline's route to get up Thompson Pass north of Valdez. The road added 6 miles to our day.

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  19. There have already been about 3,000 Alaska earthquakes this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A series of significant May earthquakes and their aftershocks are being examined by seismologists, who say Alaska is markedly above its usual rate of earthquakes for the month. Alaska Earthquake Center seismologist Natalia Ruppert said Alaska typically experiences a "background level" of 35,000 earthquakes each year, plus any significant earthquakes and their aftershocks.

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  20. Northern Edge poses threat to marine lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet lands on the USS John C. Stennis which operated in the Gulf of Alaska on June 23, 2009, in support of the joint military training exercise Northern Edge. Northern Edge is the largest training exercise in Alaska and includes U.S. active duty, National Guard, and reserve component soldiers, sailor, airmen and Marines.

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