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  1. Alaska school employees find package of meth hidden in village food shipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Employees at the Wainwright village school were beginning to prepare a meal for students this week when they discovered one of the containers of food looked suspicious, as if the seal had been broken. Inside, says school district superintendent Stewart McDonald, was methamphetamine.

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  2. People walk on Stevenson Street in Utqiagvik on Tuesday, December 13, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal grant program aimed at helping North Slope communities offset the impacts of oil development is about to become flush with money. ConocoPhillips' Oct. 9 announcement that oil began to flow from its Greater Mooses Tooth-1 project in the 23 million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska also marked the start of consistent revenue to the NPR-A Impact Mitigation Grant Program.

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  3. Fairbanks woman charged in deaths of 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a Fairbanks woman's toddler died last year, police reopened an investigation into the death of another of her children and charged her with murder in both cases. Stephany E. LaFountain, 23, was indicted on two charges each of first- and second- degree murder in the deaths of her two daughters, who died in September 2015 and November 2017, respectively, the Fairbanks Police Department said Thursday.

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  4. Rescuers have reached wreckage of plane carrying flightseeing pilot and 4 Polish passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rescue helicopter is at the scene of a flightseeing plane crash near Denali, but the status of the pilot and four passengers is unknown, officials say. The plane was found Monday morning after searchers finally "got through to the crash site" despite bad weather that hampered efforts for 36 hours, said a spokesman for the 176th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard.

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  5. Video: Fending off an epic mosquito swarm in rural AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaskans sometimes joke that mosquitoes are the unofficial state bird - and a recent video from the Arctic shows exactly why. In a video posted to Facebook on Monday, Raymond Henry Savik Nashookpuk can be seen standing in the midst of an epic mosquito swarm on the north coast of Wainwright.

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  6. Man who crashed ATV in Chatanika River found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 27-year-old Fairbanks man who had been missing since May 25, when he was swept down an Interior Alaska river, was found dead on Saturday, Alaska State Troopers said. Junior Leota's body was found in the Chatanika River, just over three-quarters of a mile from where he was last seen before slipping underwater and out of view, troopers said.

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  7. Dozens of wildland fires reported across Alaska's ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Tusikpak Lake Fire was burning through tundra grass about 16 miles east of Point Hope on Monday, June 4, 2018. The Tusikpak Lake Fire was burning through tundra grass about 16 miles east of Point Hope on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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  8. Ruh roh: Possible frost forecast for Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Oh Interior Alaska, did you think you had finally shrugged off chilly spring weather? Well, nature may have other ideas. A cold front moving southward will travel through the Interior on Saturday evening, bringing cooler temperatures that may lead to frost in some areas by Monday morning, the National Weather Service said in a special weather statement .

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  9. Troopers suspend search for Fairbanks man swept into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers have suspended an extensive search for a 27-year-old Fairbanks man last seen when he crashed his ATV into the Chatanika River on Friday. Junior Leota of Fairbanks rolled his ATV into the Chatanika River at Olnes Pond Friday afternoon and was swept downriver, according to troopers.

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  10. Alaska's North Slope whalers bring in spring harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Frederick Brower's Little Whalers Crew hauls their bowhead onto the ice on April 25 as captured by a drone overhead. Frederick Brower's Little Whalers Crew hauls their bowhead onto the ice on April 25 as captured by a drone overhead.

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  11. On the North Slope, snow roads constructed with an eye toward a future Arctic road systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    "It was definitely an adventure not to be taken lightly, but if you travel with the borough you get with the safe traveler program and you will be taken home," said James Roy Ahmaogak, who has, so far, driven the snow roads twice this season. The roughly 300 miles of hard-packed snow roads were constructed under the Community Winter Access Trails project, headed by the North Slope Borough.

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  12. Growing up Native in the city, I learned what it means to be I upiaq one hospital visit at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The author's grandmother, or aaka, Eva, mother and and Aunt Ronnie visiting at Alaska Native Medical Center in an undated photo. The author's grandmother, or aaka, Eva, mother and and Aunt Ronnie visiting at Alaska Native Medical Center in an undated photo.

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  13. JBER, Downtown Fairbanks among opportunity zone selectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Geographic tracts identified as 25 federal Opportunity Zones were announced April 19 by the state's Economic Development office in a move to spur private projects in distressed areas of the state. To be eligible, each tract's population had to meet the criteria according to the U.S. Census data, said Britteny Cioni-Haywood, the director of the Alaska Division of Economic Development.

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  14. Quintillion is operational, steadfast and focused on Alaska's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Danny Ashe, of New Horizons Telecom, holds a section of the armored fiber optic cable being buried along a street in Nome, AK on Monday, August 22, 2016. Quintillion is laying undersea fiber optic cables that will connect Nome, Kotzebue, Wainwright, Barrow and Prudhoe Bay.

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  15. Arctic temperatures soar 45 degrees above normal, flooded by extremely mild air on all sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The moon is visible over sea ice from a road a few miles northeast of Utqiagvik on Dec. 13, 2016. The moon is visible over sea ice from a road a few miles northeast of Utqiagvik on Dec. 13, 2016.

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  16. Alaska just had its warmest December on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The statewide average temperature in December was 19.4 degrees, 15.7 degrees above the 20th century average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's report said. Records for Alaska go back to 1925.

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  17. Tax cut plan makes no sense - unless you're wealthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you want the most powerful military in the world, it takes a ton of money. Look at Elmendorf, Eielson, Fort Wainwright and our other Alaska installations, our F16s, F22s and F35s, it all takes money.

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  18. Fort Wainwright Emergency Services demonstrates how not to fry a turkey.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Planning to deep fry a turkey on Thanksgiving this year? Fort Wainwright firefighters in Fairbanks can show you exactly what not to do. In a video demonstration Tuesday, Fort Wainwright Fire and Emergency Services drops a thawed turkey into a fryer with oil that is too hot, and filled too high - and the results are explosive.

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