Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 10)

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  1. $8.5M cut to Troopers budget strains already thin forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Trooper positions have been eliminated. With more lay-offs coming, it's going to get worse - in both urban and rural Alaska. Public safety director Col. James Cockrell says the department had to find $8.5 million to cut. It's mothballing two ...

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  2. Reality Check: Noah Brown goes a'courtin on 'Alaskan Bush People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... it, I love it, I laugh, I cringe. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the same genius that brought us "Sarah Palin's Alaska" back in 2010 wants to make a reality TV show about Vladmir Putin and other world leaders. He said that the show would be ...

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  3. The best medicine: Nahko Bear revisits the place that changed him as a person and a songwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just over a decade ago, Nahko Parayno left Portland, Oregon, a young man uncertain of his own identity and rebelling against the family who had adopted and raised him. In Alaska, he found both a refuge and the inspiration to plant the seedlings for the musical collective that would become Nahko and Medicine for the People.

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  4. Erosion eating away at northern Alaska coast, USGS saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Fox News

    Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey study looked at more than 50 years of data and found an average yearly shoreline change of 1.4 meters - or more than 4 1/2 feet - taking both beach erosion and expansion into account.

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  5. Polar Pioneer: An Economic Boon For Dutch HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | APRN

    ... Because flights to and from the island are limited, the company has chartered flights with Anchorage-based Ravn Alaska. Charlotte Siegreen is Ravn's spokeswoman. Currently, only one commercial carrier provides regular service into Dutch Harbor. ...

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  6. Citizens Asked To Weigh In On A Proposed Liquor Store in BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | APRN

    ... defensible, and consistent with the law." Bethel Native Corporation is the local corporation established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The Alaska Commercial Company store had also applied for a license but dropped their request ...

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  7. $8.5M In Cuts to Troopers Spread A Thin Force Event ThinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | APRN

    ... trooper positions have been eliminated. With more lay-offs coming, it's going to get worse - in both urban and rural Alaska. Public safety director Col. James Cockrell says the department had to find $8.5 million to cut. It's mothballing two ...

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  8. Man arrested on warrant from Ferguson riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Court in front of Judge Kevin Miller. The 23-year old says his only contact is in Pennsylvania, and that he came to Alaska for work. He added that he's been transient as of late and was surprised to hear he faced felony charges. "Sorry, I just ...

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  9. Supreme Court dissenters need to rediscover their judicial temperamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... actively undermining the very institution and people they serve. Nancy Wainwright is an attorney who has practiced in Alaska for 27 years. She is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. The views expressed here are the writer's own and are not ...

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  10. On heels of same-sex marriage victory, Juneau mourns loss of gay rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. "For the record, I'm 88 years old. I've lived in Alaska since 1959. I've been married for 65 years to the same man and together we've raised four children. I'm also a Christian and my ...

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  11. Inlet Fish Producers sold to North Pacific SeafoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two Cook Inlet processing facilities will be added to a growing list of salmon production businesses owned by the Seattle-based North Pacific Seafoods. The acquisition, announced Tuesday, will add the Kenai and Kasilof plants currently owned by Inlet Fish Producers to the five shore-based processing plants North Pacific Seafoods operates in Alaska.

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  12. Juneau's Loren Jones appointed to state marijuana boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The body is tasked with developing regulations covering aspects of marijuana cultivation, processing and commercial sale. Board members represent the public health and public safety sectors, the marijuana industry and rural Alaska.

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  13. Walker vetoes exploration tax credits to start a discussionaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... not eligible for tax credits. According to its most recent financial report, BP was getting about $51 per barrel for Alaska North Slope crude during the first quarter of 2015 compared to $108 per barrel at the same time in 2014. Also, oil firms ...

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  14. Strong early numbers for Southcentral kings, Y-K still laggingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... king salmon seem to be making a comeback from abysmal showings in the last two years. Key rivers in Southcentral Alaska are seeing returns to normalcy and in some cases returns to states unseen for the last 10 years. Even the hard luck Yukon River ...

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  15. Southeast troll fishermen angry over slashed king quotaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Southeast Alaska's summer king salmon trolling season opened July 1, but when boats leave port this week, they'll have a lot of angry fishermen on board. The Pacific Salmon Commission, which sets fishery quotas in waters governed by the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty, has allocated 175,000 king salmon to trollers.

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  16. Senators using budgets to put heat on administration, EPARead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski congratulates Sen. Dan Sullivan on election night last November after he defeated incumbent Mark Begich. Murkowski and Sullivan spoke at the 40th annual Resource Development Council of Alaska meeting June 30 and outlined the steps they are taking to rein in the Obama administration, particularly the EPA.

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  17. Pipeline buildout buoys Interior opinion of gas projectRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... community has turned positive. Recent callers just have questions about work. Bob Shefchik, a former University of Alaska Fairbanks administrator, Interior Gas Utility chairman and the current Interior Energy Project manager, said in an interview ...

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  18. Operational plan submitted for Kenai, Kasilof gillnetsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... against the proposal in January. King salmon fishing on both the Kenai and Kasilof rivers will be restricted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game when the season begins out of conservation concerns. The dates specified in each gillnet's ...

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  19. Movers & Shakers 7/05/15Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... with AECOM. He returns to AECOM after receiving a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His experience includes ocean mariculture, assisting with building/designing structures based on coastal needs, and ...

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  20. Kenai River will open with limited king salmon fishingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Kasilof River to begin the season as managers want to control any redirected angler effort moving from the Kenai. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game on June 25 released a batch of emergency orders designed to allow limited king salmon fishing on ...

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