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  1. FYI - News briefs & announcements - May 20Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    ... by Betty Siegel will follow the meeting. Bring a dish to share at the potluck. This event is co-sponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. It is free and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lani Raymond at ...

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  2. Charter plane lands without wheels deployedRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    A plane Homer bound from Tatitlek, Alaska landed on the Homer airstrip Saturday afternoon "gear up" after the landing gear on the aircraft failed to come down, according to Alaska Department of Transportation Airport Manager, Kevin Jones. A pilot and seven passengers were on the charter plane operated by Alaska Air Transit out of Anchorage, however, none of the passengers or the pilot incurred any injury.

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  3. Caution: heavy construction aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    ... summer approaches, projects throughout the state are gearing up to begin the largest construction year that central Alaska has seen. State of Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy, said smaller communities are likely to ...

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  4. Wasilla cartoonist brings 'Moose the Movie' showing to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    Sooo, there's this half-man, half-moose, and a kid in a tin hat, some squirrel hunters, an overly aggressive redneck and his overly chilled-out brother, a troupe of mimes and a mountain pirate who is plenty piratey, but lives inland due to his probable fear of the water. Oh, and a Wasilla cartoonist who decides to become a moviemaker and create a supernatural creature feature/slash/comedy for DVD release that is now so popular it's being shown in movie theaters across Alaska and the Lower 48. That last part is real.

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  5. The many ways AmeriCorps helps in HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    ... months into the assignment, though, volunteers were evacuated due to the threat of Ebola. That brought Miller back to Alaska in the fall of 2014. "It was (jolting)," she said. "I was building relationships with people; I had such an incredible ...

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  6. Community News - May 20Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Homer Tribune

    ... health of all Alaskans! For more information, call 907 226-5522. Registration for the Saturday, June 13 Lemonade Day Alaska is now open to youth of all ages. This nationwide educational program allows youth of all socio-economic backgrounds across ...

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  7. No wedding for Bristol PalinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | CNN

    In little more than a decade, Sarah Palin rose from city councilwoman to Alaska's youngest governor and the first female vice presidential nominee in GOP history. Click through to see headlines made by Palin and her family since they entered the national spotlight. 9 comments

  8. With 'Karma Cuts,' Anchorage hairdresser gives backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... picture, Williams said. A widening gap between the impoverished and wealthy; a greater struggle to stay afloat in Alaska's economy; dehumanization and negativity flooding social media and the collective consciousness. Williams wants to counter all ...

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  9. Alpha Media to buy Morris Communications radio stations in Anchorage, USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Portland-based Alpha Media announced in a statement Monday that it had entered into an agreement to buy radio stations in Alaska, California, Kansas, Texas and Washington from Morris Communications. Together, the stations make up Anchorage Media Group , which was acquired by Morris Communications in 1998, according to the company's website .

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  10. Multibillion-dollar tax dispute resumes over value of Alaska pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    An annual multibillion-dollar debate between oil companies and local municipalities about differences in the taxable value of the trans-Alaska pipeline resumed in Anchorage Monday. The oil companies argue the 38-year-old pipeline is worth $2.6 billion, while the municipal governments of the North Slope, Valdez and Fairbanks say it is worth about six times that much, in large part because billions of barrels of profitable oil remain to be pumped to Valdez in the decades ahead.

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  11. Mushroom hunters discover Funny River Fire hot spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mushroom hunters on the Kenai Peninsula Sunday discovered a smoldering hot spot that the Alaska Division of Forestry says it believes is a holdover from last year's Funny River Fire. Firefighters responded to the area near Aurora Lake, on the north end of the Funny River Fire area, and discovered a 20-foot-by-20-foot smoldering area, the division's fire manager Howie Kent said.

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  12. Walker's appointments director resigns after two failed fish board nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Gillis, in a news conference Monday, saying her departure was a personnel matter. Gillis, who used to run a Western Alaska fishermen's group, worked on Walker's campaign last year and was based in the governor's Anchorage office. Her replacement ...

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  13. Alaska's budget stalemate is no mystery; blame majority leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska is on the verge of something we have never faced as a state before: the possibility of a government shutdown. This could and likely would be a catastrophic scenario for our state, and is largely due to the Senate leadership's demands for excessive cuts to education, blocking Medicaid expansion, and violating contractual agreements with state workers.

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  14. Senate Pres. Meyer: Majority will not allow Alaska government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... $8 billion question: Why is the Legislature in a stalemate over the budget? Our position is simple: We must change Alaska's spending habits before we ask Alaska's working families to pay new taxes or forgo their Permanent Fund dividend. The state of ...

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  15. Introduction: Alaska Dispatch News/UA 2015 Creative Writing ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Today we announce the winners of the 33rd annual creative writing contest sponsored by the University of Alaska and Alaska Dispatch News. This year's crop of home-grown writers hails from across the state, from the Bering Sea to Southeast, Fairbanks to Kachemak Bay.

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  16. Ramseys: How property tax exemptions workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... r Ramsey are local associate brokers specializing in residential real estate. Their column appears every month in the Alaska Dispatch News. Their email address info@ramseyteam.com .

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  17. Board rejects Parnell effort to slash pipeline's tax value by billionsRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The trans-Alaska pipeline is worth $4.5 billion more for property tax purposes than the Parnell administration contends, the State Assessment Review Board said Friday, dealing the governor and oil companies a setback. In setting a tax value of $10.2 billion, the appeals board offered a compromise of sorts.

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  18. Driver in fatal hit-and-run will serve 18 months in plea dealRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Godelieve Tunuchuk, right, mother of hit-and-run victim Hubert Tunuchuk sobs while listening to a Yup'ik translator during the sentencing of driver Ashley Bashore in Anchorage on Monday, April 8, 2013. Tunuchuk, a resident of the Western Alaska Village of Chefornak, was walking along the Tudor Road overpass above the Seward Highway in the early morning of Easter Sunday 2011 when he was struck by an SUV driven by Bashore.

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  19. Alaska Outdoors Weekly evening hike; Bicentennial Park Smoke Jumper trailheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday, all year, throughout Anchorage. Monday hike is designed for hiking beginners and families with children, on established wide and mostly flat trail about 3.5-4.5 miles in 1.5 hours.

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  20. Biologists ponder effects of a warmer ocean as pink salmon fry leave earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... (Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO) Joe Orsi keeps a collection of beaks taken from Humboldt squid caught in the Gulf of Alaska. There is circumstantial evidence that the squid migrated north and preyed on salmon during at least one other warm water event ...

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