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  1. U.S. needs more icebreakers to keep watch in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the nation's only heavy-duty icebreaker, cruises on the ice edge of the Chukchi Sea north of Wainwright, Alaska, in July 2013. It was great to be back in Alaska last week to recognize Coast Guard men and women who have performed acts of heroism in The Last Frontier.

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  2. Teen charged as adult after woman dies following Fairbanks shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Fairbanks shooting last weekend has turned fatal, with more details about a teenage suspect released by Alaska State Troopers in the wake of the victim's death. Troopers said in a Wednesday dispatch that 19-year-old Janet Barragan died Wednesday morning of her injuries in the shooting, which occurred at a party on Drake Street in Fairbanks early Sunday.

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  3. Fort Wainwright soldier charged with strangling womanRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A soldier transferred to Fort Wainwright near Fairbanks earlier this year has been jailed on assault charges after Alaska State Troopers say he strangled a woman nearly to the point of unconsciousness in North Pole. Cpl. Ryan Tutrone, 23, was arrested overnight Thursday on charges of second-degree domestic-violence assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, troopers said in a Friday dispatch.

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  4. Active service members offered free day of halibut fishingRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The idea is simple: Offer men and women of the military who've given so much a few hours of fishing frivolity from one of Alaska's premier harbors. So as Seward's Combat Fishing Tournament reaches its 10th anniversary next week, organizers are ballyhooing some of the numbers they've racked up in a decade.

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  5. Reading the North: Preserving the 'Wild' of the Far NorthRead the original story

    May 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Description : Ray and Barbara Bane worked as teachers in Barrow and Wainwright in the early 1960s - but they didn't simply teach the children of their IA upiat Eskimo and Koyukon friends and neighbors: They fully embraced their lifestyle. Doing so, they realized how closely intertwined life in the region was with the land and, specifically, how critical wilderness was to the ancient traditions and wisdom that undergirded the Native way of life.

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  6. Fairbanks-based soldier charged with taking bribes for stolen fuelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A soldier currently stationed at Fort Wainwright is accused of allowing someone to steal truckloads of fuel from a military base in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, federal prosecutors say. Sheldon Morgan faces a single charge of conspiring to receive bribes and defraud the U.S., according to a charging document filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Fairbanks.

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  7. Reading the North: Preserving the 'Wild' of the Far NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ray Bane and his wife Barbara live on Maui, but the new book he co-authored with Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan examines their lives in the 1960s as they worked as teachers in Barrow and Wainwright. A decade later, Ray's dedication to the Alaska Native subsistence lifestyle led him to work for the National Park Service as a park planner for Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and many other National Parks in Alaska.

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  8. Should Shell have looked west for its Arctic Ocean fortune?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell has kept mum about its colossal miss in the U.S. Arctic Ocean last summer, but geologists who have studied the region for decades say a natural gas "flush" may long ago have swept out the oil from the Burger prospect where Shell sank a single, unsuccessful well after seven years of effort. The theory also suggests that Shell, which announced in September it would abandon its star-crossed quest after spending more than $6 billion, might have had better luck drilling farther west.

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  9. Let's take a moment to appreciate the miracles of spring in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    More than 100 majestic and noisy trumpeter swans rested near the south side of the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Friday, while hundreds of ducks and geese added to the clamorous congregation. The continuing recovery of the swans from near extinction in the Lower 48 stands as one of the great triumphs in conservation over the past century. 1 comment

  10. North Slope Borough mayor ousted in recall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters ousted North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower in Tuesday's hotly fought recall election over what some called unethical acts in office. In unofficial borough results, 62 percent of the voters agreed to recall Brower, with 38 percent voting against the recall.

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  11. How artifacts from Alaska's ghost ship mysteriously wound up in a Fairbanks museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ships with no humans aboard have long ridden the seas, often floating with supernatural stories of being piloted by dead crews or becoming visible to sailors and then vanishing. Alaska has its own ghost ship.

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  12. Scammon Bay, Wainwright to play for 1A girls crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alexander Nay, Kavik Ahgook-Hugo and Jacob Ahgook, of Anaktuvuk Pass, feel the pain as Ninilchik shoots a technical foul free throw in the closing seconds of the semifinal game during the Alaska State 1A basketball championships at the Alaska Airlines Center at UAA in Anchorage, AK on Friday, March 18, 2016. Ninilchik defeated Anaktuvuk Pass 47-43 to move on to the championship game on Saturday.

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  13. Should Shell have looked west for its Arctic Ocean fortune?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell has kept mum about its colossal miss in the U.S. Arctic Ocean last summer, but geologists who have studied the region for decades say a natural gas "flush" may long ago have swept out the oil from the Burger prospect where Shell sank a single, unsuccessful well after seven years of effort. The theory also suggests that Shell, which announced in September it would abandon its star-crossed quest after spending more than $6 billion, might have had better luck drilling farther west.

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  14. Anchorage public meetings on JBER cuts set for Tuesday, WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage residents will have two opportunities this week to speak out on potential job losses at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, as the Army mulls Alaska cuts opposed by local officials. The meetings will "provide information about the potential drawdown and provide opportunities for the public to comment on how their businesses, neighborhoods and schools could be affected," Berkowitz said in a written statement.

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  15. Fairbanks police investigate soldier's death in accidental shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Fort Wainwright soldier died Sunday in what U.S. Army officials call an apparent accidental shooting involving a non-service weapon. U.S. Army Alaska spokesman John Pennell said cavalryman Sgt.

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  16. Fort Wainwright rejecting IDs from 5 states, American SamoaRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some visitors to Fort Wainwright are no longer able to enter using just their driver's license to identify themselves. Fort Wainwright garrison spokesman Allen Shaw says the Army base in Fairbanks began implementing the REAL ID Act Monday.

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  17. Wreckage of lost whaling ships discovered off Alaska's Arctic coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "Abandonment of the Whalers In The Arctic Ocean September 1871." Ships depicted: Monticello, Kohola, Eugenia, Julian, Awashonks Thom Dickason, Minerva, WM.

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  18. North Pole man finds help for injured buddy, then gets arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A North Pole man seeking help for a friend, injured in mishaps involving three vehicles, was taken into custody on previous charges during the New Year's Day incident. According to a Tuesday dispatch from Alaska State Troopers, a weathered-in Alaska wildlife trooper near Mile 108 of the Steese Highway was contacted by 21-year-old Shawn Kirkvold at about 5:30 a.m. Jan. 1. Troopers said Kirkvold and the injured man, who arrived at Mile 108 on a snowmachine, had been headed east on the highway in a car that became "stuck in a snowdrift" at Mile 83. "They abandoned the car and found two snowmachines parked on a trailer nearby," troopers wrote.

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  19. Barrow under rabies quarantine after November rabid fox caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anyone flying out of Barrow with a pet will need a special letter from the borough authorizing travel through Dec. 15. That's because Barrow is under a rabies quarantine following confirmation of a rabid Arctic fox in town mid-November. "When we have animals, foxes or dogs, that test positive for rabies in Barrow or one of the other North Slope villages, the borough policy is that we go under a 30-day quarantine, and it serves a couple of purposes," said Dr. Sarah Coburn, public health officer and veterinarian in Barrow.

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  20. Scientists find no radiation in Alaska's sick ringed sealsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lesions and other symptoms associated with sickened or dead ringed seals along Alaska's northern coast last year were probably not caused by radiation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday. Preliminary screening of tissue samples from both healthy and sick ice seals and walruses showed no radiation levels that would have directly caused the symptoms, the agency posted on its Alaska region website.

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