Alaska Newswire (Page 11)

Alaska Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 11)

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  1. Wasilla City Council approves ban on disposable plastic shopping bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... at Wasilla City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, on the potential ban or tax on single use plastic bags. (Bill Roth / Alaska Dispatch News) Wasilla Mayor Bert Cottle gathered public input during a town hall meeting at Wasilla City Hall on Thursday, ...

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  2. State agencies provide stopgap timber for Southeast industryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Forests along Peril Strait shine on a sunny Sept. 15, 2015. Several government agencies are selling timber to Southeast Alaska mills until larger stands of trees are made available.

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  3. Unfixed frisky felines overwhelm Juneau resident who surrenders 25-plus cats to humane societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... ociety are 1 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Gastineau Humane Society and Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Center work together to provide low cost spaying and neutering services for low-income qualified individuals.

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  4. Speaker Ryan honors Young, offers tip: a swear in,a not a ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    ... it comes from my heart. And my heart is in this House." Alyce Galvin, from Anchorage, is one of the founders of Great Alaska Schools, a group that has pressed the Legislature to provide more money for public education. She plans to run as an ...

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  5. For Anchorage to Mat-Su commuter rail, a task force takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    ... the governor's office says there are now roughly 50 thousand motorists driving on the Glenn Highway every day between Alaska's largest city and bedroom communities to the north, and that number continues to rise. Still, Alaska has seen declining ...

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  6. Ask a Climatologist: What is polar amplification?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    ... and fills up the entirety of the air surrounding the ocean. So there are direct effects, which we feel here in Alaska, but then there's this Arctic wide effect as well. Annie Feidt is the Managing Editor for Alaska's Energy Desk , a collaboration ...

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  7. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    The U.S. House of Representatives honored Congressman Don Young Wednesday for becoming the new "dean of the House," the title bestowed on the longest-serving member. Alaska owns a massive investment account.

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  8. Two from Kotzebue, one from Utqiagvik will vie to replace resigned Rep. WestlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Democrats announced Wednesday that they have chosen Sandy Shroyer-Beaver and Eugene Smith of Kotzebue and Leanna Orr of Utqiagvik as candidates to replace former Rep. Dean Westlake of Kiana, who resigned last month amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Gov. Bill Walker will now choose Westlake's successor from those three.

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  9. Too young to marry? Alaska legislator urges ban on marriage for 14- and 15-year-oldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    "I wondered, gosh, does that happen in Alaska?" said Gardner, who used to work as a guardian ad litem, advocating for children in court. She found out it does.

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  10. Dallas Seavey demands Iditarod prove positive drug tests and that a majority of the board resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a sled dog's drug test since the race started testing in 1994. Seavey, the 30-year-old who comes from a well-known Alaska mushing family, has repeatedly denied giving tramadol to his dogs . He has speculated that, perhaps, someone sabotaged him. Now ...

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  11. New fees for Uber and Lyft rides proposed at Anchorage and Fairbanks airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    People taking Uber and Lyft to and from the Anchorage and Fairbanks airports will be charged $3 per ride under a new fee scheduled to take effect next month. The state is set to enact the proposed fee starting Feb. 1, "however consideration will be given to written public comments filed in response to the notice," wrote Shannon McCarthy, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

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  12. Miner Publisher Fuller Cowell to retire; Harris named to positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... with the opportunity to rejoin an excellent team and become reacquainted with the community where our love for Alaska began. "I'm looking forward to continuing the newspaper's long history of reporting on Fairbanks and Interior Alaska," he said. ...

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  13. Alaska EditorialsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Washington Times

    ... It served the state and its residents well. It should be well preserved for future generations. Suicide rates in Alaska continue to be some of the highest in the nation. According to the statewide 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 23 percent of ...

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  14. Vice President Pence to tour Alaska missile defense sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Vice President Mike Pence plans to stop in Alaska as part of a trip next month to the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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  15. House delegation says it's listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Alaska Star

    ... Dan Saddler attend a legislative Town Hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at the Eagle River Town Center building. Alaska State House representatives Dan Saddler (R-Eagle River/JBER), Lora Reinbold (R-Eagle River) and Cathy Tilton ...

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  16. Rubenstein wants agreement with ex-wife Rogoff kept out of courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, talks with Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein following the State Department dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 2, 2017, in Washington. Rubenstein's attorneys are working to ensure that any marital settlement agreements with ex-wife and former Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff are kept out of her ongoing bankruptcy case.

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  17. Upward Sun RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    UAF photo courtesy of Ben Potter Members of the archaeology field team watch as University of Alaska Fairbanks professors Ben Potter and Josh Reuther excavate at the Upward Sun River site.

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  18. Vice President Mike Pence to visit missile sites in Alaska in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Alaska in early February to review intercontinental ballistic missile facilities. On his way to attend the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February, Vice President Mike Pence plans to make a stop in Alaska.

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  19. North Pole awards $52M water system expansion contract to Fairbanks firmRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    ... , an industrial solvent that leaked from the North Pole Refinery operated most recently by Flint Hills Resources Alaska. The city won't have to pay for the work - an agreement brokered by the state last year requires Flint Hills to pay for 80 ...

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  20. Ferry Taku sale set for Jan. 19, but its future is uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | APRN

    ... Lawz Trading Jan. 19. It's 352 feet long and designed to carry 350 passengers and about 50 vehicles. (Photo courtesy Alaska Marine Highway System) Jabal Al Lawz Trading is the company buying the 55-year-old ferry. The company is based in Dubai, in ...

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