Alaska Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Deficit is distant thunder as Legislature convenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    At times resembling students returning for the first day of a new high school year, the 30th Alaska Legislature convened Tuesday for at least 90 days of business. Among the 60 lawmakers who took their oaths of office were 15 freshmen, newcomers elected for the first time as part of an anti-incumbent wave last fall.

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  2. Alaska can no longer isolate Permanent Fund dividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    While no clear consensus seems to be emerging about what the size of Alaska state government should be, there does appear to be conceptual agreement about how to pay for the Permanent Fund dividend, and these are connected. Up until now the money to pay the dividend has been isolated from the state budget.

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  3. New House majority takes over on first day of sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Bryce Edgmon was in his office shortly before being sworn in as the first Alaska House speaker of Alaska Native heritage. The 30th Alaska State Legislature was sworn into office today.

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  4. Alaska lawmakers kick off session cheerfully, but rifts lurk below the surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Buoyed by friends and family, and a few patches of blue sky after days of rain, the Alaska Legislature cheerfully convened Tuesday for its 30th two-year term. Lawmakers, including a big group of freshmen, said they were looking forward to finding agreements on how to face down Alaska's massive budget deficit.

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  5. As temperatures dip, lessons from Jack London's 'To Build A Fire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... "The trouble with him was that he was not able to imagine." The ability to be prepared for things to go wrong in Alaska is more important than in less remote and warmer places. In "Alaska's Wolf Man" by Jim Rearden, Frank Glaser is crossing the ...

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  6. Aces swap Breton for big forward from KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Aces traded their leading goal-scorer from last season for a big, experienced forward from the Kalamazoo Wings. Breton, a 6-1, 194-pound forward in his third year of pro hockey, led Alaska in goals last season with 23 in 66 games and ranked third in total points with 41. "Justin's been here two-and-a-half years a and sometimes a guy gets stagnant in one place," Aces coach Rob Murray said.

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  7. Trump's Interior Secretary nominee might just grant Murkowski's every wishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Congressman Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, nominee to head the Interior Department, drew a warm reception at his Senate hearing Tuesday, as he peppered chairwoman Sen. Lisa Murkowski R-Alaska with repeated promises to work with her on Alaska-centric issues. Murkowski chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and consequently controls the Senate end of the nomination process for the incoming Interior secretary.

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  8. Snow dump should allow Arctic Valley to open SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Eve. The tubing hill has been the only part of the ski area open, but the ski area will open Sunday. (Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News) Southcentral alpine skiers, boarders and telemark skiers will have another option beginning Sunday, when the ...

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  9. Offshore oil platforms in Cook Inlet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... plans contained insufficient information to adequately address spill response from the Sabre prospect, leading the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to seek significant new information. Mike Evans, a DEC regulator, said the approval ...

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  10. Herea s why your street isna t plowed yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | APRN

    ... said, is budget cuts have reduced staff and equipment to just four or five state operators at a time clearing some of Alaska's busiest roads. Zachariah Hughes reports on city & state politics, arts & culture, drugs, and military affairs in Anchorage ...

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  11. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | APRN

    The 30th Alaska State Legislature was sworn into office today. It faces a fiscal crisis that's grown over the past four years, as oil revenue declined.

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  12. Watch Gov. Bill Walker's State of the State address live at 7 p.m. WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker exits House Chambers after delivering his annual State of the State address to the Alaska Legislature on Jan. 21, 2016. Gov. Bill Walker delivers his annual State of the State address from the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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  13. Earthquakes shake waters off Elfin CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | KSKA

    A series of earthquakes shook Southeast Alaska Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning. The epicenter of the quakes was located off the coast of Elfin Cove, 90 miles north of Sitka.

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  14. Beana s Cafe moves to 24-hour schedule to alleviate cold patronsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | APRN

    ... h Hughes reports on city & state politics, arts & culture, drugs, and military affairs in Anchorage and South Central Alaska. zhughes [at] alaskapublic (dot) org

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  15. Alaska Highway 75th anniversary events to include tribute to black soldiers' key roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | APRN

    A monument outside the Delta Junction Visitors Center marks the endpoint of the Alaska Highway - milepost 1422, some 1,422 miles from Dawson Creek, B.C. 75 years ago, the U.S. Army began work on a road to connect the far-flung territory of Alaska to the continental United States. This week, the town at the end of that road, Delta Junction, will consider a proposal to celebrate the Alaska Highway's 75th anniversary.

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  16. Campaign launched to push environmental issues into NJ governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... next governor needs to address. "With 127 miles of beaches, New Jersey is probably as vulnerable as any state, save Alaska, to climate change," Whitman said. "That's the canary in the coal mine," she said of Alaska. "What we see happening up there, ...

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  17. Open letter to Legislature: 2017 is last chance for hard choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, listens to a question at a session-opening press conference on Jan. 17. We know each of you wants to do what is best for our state's long-term future. We all want jobs for Alaskans, a healthy economy, a stable state fiscal structure that helps attracts private investment to Alaska, and quality education and public services to serve the needs of our residents.

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  18. Zinke expresses some difference from Trump on climate change, RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | UPI

    ... we need an economy," he said. "If we don't have an economy as a country, then the rest of it doesn't matter. Alaska is different." Sen. Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, who led most of the questioning on this issue, expressed her hope that Zinke would ...

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  19. Juneau Afternoon - 1-18-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3 on KTOO-News, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on demand on-line at ktoo.org At 4, tune in to KTOO for All Things Considered, followed at 6 by Alaska News Nightly. At 6:30, it's Marketplace.

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  20. Alaska congressional delegation casts confusion on 'Obamacare' replacement plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The members of the Alaska congressional delegation want to repeal "Obamacare" all right - that's been a Republican litmus test for six years - but there are no easy alternatives. They haven't said exactly what they want to replace the Affordable Care Act with, but there is much to learn from the bill Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young championed a year ago - the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act.

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