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  1. Southeast bids adieu to fast ferry FairweatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | APRN

    Alaska's fast-ferry completed what's likely to be its last Southeast run this past weekend. That's sparked sadness over the loss of a popular service and concern over the future reliability of the Alaska Marine Highway.

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  2. The company that runs the trans-Alaska pipeline is cutting workforce by 10 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | APRN

    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs alongside the Dalton Highway near the Toolik Field Station on June 9, 2017, in the North Slope Borough. Alyeska spokeswoman Michelle Egan says the company faces twin pressures.

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  3. 49 Voices: Tom Huddleston of Copper CenterRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Tom Huddleston in Copper Center. Huddleston owns and operates the Copper Center Lodge, which has been in his family for 70 years since they bought it from the Mt.

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  4. Oil tanker dented after - hard landing' with new tugboat in ValdezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | APRN

    The U.S. Coast Guard in Valdez is investigating an accident that happened early Wednesday morning involving a new tugboat and an oil tanker. But it comes at a time of intense scrutiny for Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, which operates the trans-Alaska pipeline and the Valdez Marine Terminal, and the tugboat's operator, the Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore.

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  5. Last Frontier Theatre Conference in ValdezRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | APRN

    This June 9th through the 16th the twenty-sixth annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference will happen in Valdez, Alaska. Playwrights, actors, directors, and even a few fight choreographers will all spend a week exploring and celebrating new works as well as discovering new friends and reestablishing old ones.

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  6. Valdez woman run over by drunk driver, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | APRN

    Valdez police say a drunk driver ran over and killed a woman Sunday morning outside of a local bar. Police arrested Ero Walli for allegedly striking and killing Chellsie Hoffman, a 31-year-old mother of four, with his pickup before fleeing the scene.

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  7. As oil spill response vessels arrive, Alyeska argues Prince William Sound safer than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | APRN

    The Commander, a new tugboat operated by Edison Chouest, in Port Valdez. On a picture-perfect April day in Port Valdez, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, the operator of the trans-Alaska pipeline, took a small band of reporters and camera crews on a tugboat ride.

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  8. Wilderness Ski Classic underway in the Brooks RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | APRN

    A group of about 40 skiers are somewhere in the Brooks Range right now, competing in a race that's grueling, even by Alaska standards. The annual Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic kicked off on Sunday, April 1. The group of skiers are tasked with traversing the Brooks Range and making to Wiseman by Sunday, April 8. Luc Mehl is at home in Anchorage getting his gear ready for the event.

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  9. Q&A: Federal regulators push for more information on Alaska's gasline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | APRN

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has directed the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to study the City of Valdez, shown here from the sky, as an optional route for the state's $45 billion gasline export project. Last week, the state's gasline corporation got a letter from the federal agency leading the permitting process for the AlaskaLNG project.

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  10. To get good credit, Alaska's fishing towns may have to factor in climate changeRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | APRN

    Even though Alaska is warming nearly twice as fast as the rest of the U.S., its credit rating doesn't seem to be in danger. But take a closer look at some of the state's coastal communities and the story changes, especially when Alaska's fishing towns consider adding climate risks to their balance sheets.

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  11. Crude spill at Valdez Terminal under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | APRN

    The Valdez Marine Terminal, where a spill was discovered early Saturday morning. At this time, it is thought that most of the oil was contained to the berth.

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  12. Three finalists up for consideration to fill vacant Alaska Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | APRN

    There are now three finalists on the short list to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by Mike Dunleavy. Dunleavy, a Wasilla Republican, resigned so he could focus on his gubernatorial campaign after representing Senate District E for the past five years.

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  13. All of Alaska cutoff from road access, for a time, due to snow and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | APRN

    While warm, wet weather has wreaked havoc with other roads on the Alaska side of the border, including the Richardson Highway north of Valdez, crews were able to reopen the Alaska Highway by Monday afternoon.

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  14. Republican lawmaker resigns to focus on gubernatorial campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | APRN

    Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, on the floor of the Senate during debate about the state operating budget, March 14, 2016. For the past five years, Dunleavy has represented Senate District E, which includes northern parts of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and a section stretching from Delta Junction to Valdez.

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  15. Trump's offshore drilling plans rattle coastal communities across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | APRN

    Shell's Polar Pioneer leaving Dutch Harbor on Oct. 12, 2015, heading for Washington state. For years, the debate over offshore drilling in Alaska has focused on the Arctic.

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  16. Meet Megan Nathan, from CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | APRN

    Originally created by Vik Patel, "New Arrivals" is Alaska Public Media's look at the diverse people who move to Anchorage. Every other Tuesday, we meet a New Arrival from another country, another state, or another part of Alaska.

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  17. Clock approaches midnight for Congress to renew this oil industry taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | APRN

    The Selendang Ayu broke apart over a decade ago just off Unalaska Island. The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was utilized for the cleanup.

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  18. Valdez spill response continues as Alyeska investigates causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | APRN

    Response task forces of fishing vessels and self-propelled skimmers at the Valdez Marine Terminal on Sept. 23. Alyeska Pipeline Service Company is investigating how crude oil ended up in the Port of Valdez after a spill last Thursday.

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  19. Cleanup indicates Valdez spill bigger than initially thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | APRN

    Responders use boom to collect oil near the Valdez Marine Terminal on September 23, 2017. According to Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, approximately 400 gallons of an oily water mix had been recovered from the Port of Valdez as of Saturday night.

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  20. Small spill reported at Valdez Marine TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | APRN

    Alyeska Pipeline Service Company is investigating the cause of a spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal. "During a pause in the testing, oily test water flowed back through hose and piping related to the maintenance, out of the fire system salt water intake piping, and into Port Valdez," Michelle Egan, a spokeswoman for Alyeska, said in an email.

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