Alaska Newswire (Page 12)

Alaska Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 12)

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  1. Mining News: Area of critical concernRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Petroleum News

    Despite protests by Alaska miners and government, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has pushed ahead with a management plan that will place roughly 74 percent of BLM-administered lands in Alaska's Eastern Interior region off limits to mining for decades to come. BLM is responsible for the management of 6.5 million acres in the federal government's Eastern Interior planning area, a roughly 30-million-acre, triangle-shaped expanse of eastern Alaska that stretches from the Yukon Territory border to a point about 240 miles into the interior of the state.

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  2. Mining News: News Nuggets: Dowa, Constantine form Palmer joint ventureRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Petroleum News

    Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. Jan. 5 reported that Dowa Metals & Mining Alaska Ltd. opted to exercise its option to become a 49 percent joint venture partner in Palmer, a copper- and zinc-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide project near Haines in Southeast Alaska.

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  3. Mining News: News Nuggets: Richardson report: follow intriguing gold findsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | Petroleum News

    Northern Empire Resources Corp. Jan. 6 filed a technical report that details recent exploration at the company's Richardson gold project and outlines recommendations for future work at the Interior Alaska property.

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  4. Monroe Catholic hockey skates to a big win on Senior NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Matias Szumigala also lit the lamp for the Rams, who will meet Hutchison on Thursday night at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center. After Sutton McDonald scored for Eagle River 34.7 seconds into the second period, Dylan Savereide netted ...

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  5. Museum offers training for docents, January programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The University of Alaska Museum of the North, 907 Yukon Drive on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, is looking for volunteer docents for its school tour programs this semester.

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  6. KUAC hosting viewing of new television showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    KUAC TV 9 FM 89.9 is hosting a premiere of "Victoria," the new Masterpiece show, at 4 p.m. Sunday in Davis Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Complex at the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.

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  7. UAF women's basketball lets one slip awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska's Kaillee Skjold, right, drives under the basket during third quarter action of the women's college basketball game against Northwest Nazarene University Thursday night, January 12, 2017 at the UAF Patty Center.

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  8. Alaska population increased in 2016, even as people continued to move awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's population grew slightly in 2016, despite more people moving out of the state than moving in for the fourth year in a row, according to new estimates released Thursday. The state's population was an estimated 739,828 in 2016, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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  9. Alaska's population by the numbers: New figures illustrate changing makeup of state's populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Juneau labeled as the state's second-largest city. Despite deep concerns about the state budget and oil production, Alaska's population grew as well. It was a year in which the number of state residents largely held steady in the face of deep ...

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  10. Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Peninsula's first exotic freshwater snailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sometimes one thing leads to another. It was in fall 2012 as the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service were eradicating exotic northern pike in Stormy Lake that we first found the aquatic invasive plant Elodea on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  11. Ready to weather the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    If there's a bright spot in the recent headlines regarding Alaska's economy, it's this: on the Kenai Peninsula, the bad news isn't nearly as bad as it could be. That's not to say that everything is coming up roses - there's not as much work available in the oil patch as there was just a few years ago, and the effects are starting to ripple through the rest of the economy.

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  12. Tourism projected to grow 2% in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    Shanon Davis , the executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, speaks to the crowd at the Industry Outlook Forum on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska. The annual forum, hosted by the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, features speakers from a variety of different industries to provide insight on the upcoming year in their businesses.

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  13. Education, employment agencies see shrinking funds, usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    A panel of speakers on local workforce development - consisting of Kenai Peninsula College President Gary Turner , Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek, AVTEC Director Cathy LaCompte, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development Southeast Regional Director Rachel O'Brien, and Kenai Peninsula Construction Academy Program Coordinator Bob Hammer -speak at the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District's Industry Outlook Forum on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2017 at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center in Kenai, Alaska.

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  14. Letters to the editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... economy. In addition to its economic benefit, salmon fishing on the Kenai contributes to its cultural identity. From Alaska Native subsistence fishing to school kids spending the weekend on the river, fishing is an inherent part of life on the ...

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  15. Girls basketball: Chugiak beats Barrow at the buzzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a 3-pointer to finish with 11 points. She shared scoring honors with Barrow's Kuutuuq Danner, who also scored 11. Alaska Dispatch News uses Civil Comments. Please keep your comments on-topic, focus on the issue and avoid personal insults, harassment ...

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  16. Pulling together, Alaskans can secure our futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Senator Dan Sullivan addresses delegates at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. Despite recent statewide headlines - a possible recession, continued job losses, spiking violent crime rates in Anchorage and the continued federal lockups of Alaska's valuable lands - we nevertheless enter 2017 with cause for optimism.

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  17. Indie / folk artist Laura Oden of Anchorage just released her second CD entitledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... just released her second CD entitled "Peel Back Another Layer." Portrait on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Bill Roth / Alaska Dispatch News) "My father was a theologian and my mother was an actress," Laura Oden said with a slight grin and a little shake of ...

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  18. Alaska Dispatch News poll: Trump transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Editor's note: Daily through Jan. 25, ADN will publish poll results showing how Alaskans feel about topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act and President-elect Donald Trump's transition to crime and the opioid crisis. Donald Trump won a majority of Alaska votes in the November election, but Alaskans are not as keen on his transition, according to a public opinion poll conducted in December among 750 respondents for Alaska Dispatch News by Ivan Moore's Alaska Survey Research.

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  19. Alaska Airlines Classic: 5,000-mile journey puts Florida team in win columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Riverview Rams of Florida made a 5,000-mile journey to Alaska worth their while Thursday by picking up an 89-72 victory over Bartlett on the opening day of the Alaska Airlines Classic basketball tournament at West High. In other games, the West Eagles triumphed 51-41 over Kotzebue and the Rufus King Generals of Milwaukee drilled Anchorage Christian 53-36.

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  20. Fog, cold temperatures have created perfect conditions for a frosty AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 2017. Thick fog moving through Anchorage in recent days has left much of the city coated in hoarfrost. (Marc Lester / Alaska Dispatch News) After years of low snow and higher winter temperatures, Anchorage once again looks like a real northern city ...

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