Alaska Newswire (Page 17)

Alaska Newswire (Page 17)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 17)

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  1. Around the state, 2016 Teachers of Excellence use creative ways to help students learnRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    SPONSORED: From robotics and programming to good old fashioned consumer economics, Alaska's outstanding educators find unique ways to engage their pupils. For 20 years, BP has been recognizing Alaska's exceptional teachers - like these five teachers from small communities around the state - with the BP Teachers of Excellence program.

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  2. Retirees need 70% of their pre-retirement income but most live on less: BankrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | InvestmentNews

    ... Social Security and welfare," said Greg McBride, Bankrate's chief financial analyst. Retirees in just three states - Alaska, Hawaii and South Carolina - had more than 70% of their pre-retirement income. Alaskans were helped by dividends from the ...

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  3. Lone survivor of Alaska plane crash continues recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The only survivor of a floatplane crash in southeast Alaska that killed three Wrangell men remains in recovery at a Colorado hospital.

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  4. Former municipal prosecutor sentenced for trust fund fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... urchases were two World War II era fighter aircraft, a 47-foot yacht and a 37-foot heavy-duty patrol boat. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A federal jury convicted a former Anchorage prosecutor of fraud and money laundering after authorities say he used te

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  5. Behind the scenes: Alaskan peony farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Sunset Magazine

    ... / Sunset Publishing) Along with photo editor Linda Peters and staff photographer Thomas J. Story , I flew to Homer, Alaska to cover the gold rush taking place in the form of peony farming . After many failed attempts to build an export market for ...

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  6. Alaskan Book Review - "The Long View: Dispatches on Alaska History"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews "The Long View: Dispatches on Alaska History" by Russ Coen and published by Ester Republic Press.

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  7. Athena Capital Advisors LLC Continues to Hold Position in Equity CommonwealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daily Political

    ... recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in shares of Equity Commonwealth by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. State of Alaska ...

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  8. Love in the time of climate change: Grizzlies, polar bears hooking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Sunherald.com

    ... of the Arctic white bear and their brown cousins. It's a blend that's been turning up more and more in parts of Alaska and Western Canada. Textbooks say these two species aren't supposed to inhabit the same environments. Polar bears are marine ...

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  9. Road construction season is here: Public meetings this week on area projects; be patient with crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... also seen the paving of the bike path from Yankovich Road to Sheep Creek Road, which will tie into the University of Alaska Fairbanks' bike path system. To the east on Chena Hot Springs Road, the annual repaving and smoothing of sections affected by ...

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  10. U.S. needs Arctic oil and gas policy changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    With the price of oil down and news of companies halting their drilling efforts in the Arctic, it is easy to get caught up in what seems to be an ongoing drip of negative headlines surrounding Alaska's oil and gas industry and its impact on our economy.

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  11. Looking Back: May 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    May 24, 2006 - WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency and FBI both are looking at allegations that incorrect welding procedures were used four years ago during repair of storage tanks at the trans-Alaska oil pipeline terminal in Valdez.

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  12. Golpanners: Growden should be ready for Midnight Sun GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... on June 17. FAIRBANKS - Despite a months-long dispute with the Fairbanks North Star Borough this offseason, the Alaska Goldpanners say the team will be ready by the home opener next month. The Goldpanners organization spent months negotiating terms ...

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  13. Bruce Harold MattsonRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | Daily Globe

    Bruce Harold Mattson, 73, of Willow, passed away on May 15, 2016, at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, surrounded by his family, due to complications from vascular aneurysms. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, May 26, at 3 p.m ., at ACF Church, 16620 Brooks Loop, Eagle River, Alaska.

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  14. KMTA grants support education, recreation, and restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Seward City News

    ... meeting in Girdwood. This spring's round of matching grants included educational projects by Girdwood Inc. and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center as well as Four Valleys Community School. Recreational and historical grant recipients include a ...

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  15. Plan now to ease root maggot woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    There are several options to minimize damage but it is important for home gardeners to know that there are no pesticides approved in Alaska to control root maggots in vegetable gardens.

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  16. Sen. Giessel distorts challenge of public education in AlaskaRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... or a combination of all three. As an oil wife who does not want to see the state alienate the industry that has made Alaska great, I am still in favor of reconsidering current oil tax credits. I understand that during tough times, everyone needs to ...

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  17. After yearlong battle, Providence hospital to build 13 new emergency roomsRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Providence Alaska Medical Center, the largest hospital in the state, announced Monday that it is moving forward with a major expansion of emergency room facilities. The hospital, located in Anchorage, has begun renovating and expects to have 13 new emergency rooms in full working order by 2018.

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  18. Obama signs measure to get rid of the word - Eskimo' in federal lawsRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Yup'ik dance group at the Dillingham middle school in Dillingham on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News) The measure struck the terms Negro, American Indian, Eskimo, Oriental, Indians, Aleut and "Spanish speaking ...

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  19. Former Anchorage prosecutor sentenced for biggest wire fraud in state historyRead the original story

    Monday May 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Former Anchorage resident and former municipal prosecutor Mark Avery was sentenced Monday to 160 months for the wire fraud and money laundering of about $52 million. This marks the largest wire fraud and money laundering conviction by amount ever prosecuted in Alaska.

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  20. Amy Demboski Serves As AK Trump Campaign Co-ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | KIMO

    Anchorage, AK- Anchorage Assemblywoman Amy Demboski now serves as a co-chair for Donald Trump's Alaska Campaign. Demboski explained, "Truly when we look at this election, we have two choices.

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