Alaska Newswire (Page 18)

Alaska Newswire (Page 18)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 18)

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  1. Keller college student to bike from Austin to Alaska to fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Star-Telegram.com

    Founded in 2003, the Texas 4000 is the longest annual charity bike ride in the world, traveling more than 4,500 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska. Kristopher Novak is studying electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and hopes to apply that field to cancer treatment.

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  2. Seiners turn in early after weak pink harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KSKA

    ... Mathisen has been fishing for 17 years. He loves this particular fishery and being out on the water during summer in Alaska. He calls it 'seincation.' And even though the pinks were poor this year, he wouldn't call this season a disaster. The crew ...

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  3. As people flee disasters, is this what climate change looks like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Bangor Daily News

    In San Bernardino County, California, 82,000 people were ordered to leave their homes Wednesday as an explosive wildfire "hit with an intensity that we hadn't seen before," as one fire official said, and surged across 30,000 acres. It followed dramatic flooding in Louisiana that the Red Cross termed our "worst natural disaster" in this country since Hurricane Sandy four years ago.

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  4. Fire damages structures in western Alaska village of KotlikRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... station KTUU ( http://bit.ly/2bEx7Yk ) reports a deputy state fire marshal is heading to the village to investigate. Alaska State Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain says the fire marshal's office received a call reporting the fire at 2:12 a.m. Thursday. ...

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  5. Senior center ballot question on Skagway assembly agendaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... as publicized by the Skagway Police on Facebook. The assembly will hear an update on the August 8 meeting between the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and ore terminal stakeholders, including the municipality.

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  6. Alaskan village votes to relocate over global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | WPMT-TV York

    JULY 09: The village of Shishmaref, Alaska, which sits upon the Chukchi sea, is seen on July 9, 2015. Earlier this year the Obama administration approved Shell Oil to begin drilling for oil in Arctic regions, including the Chukchi sea.

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  7. Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Because of Global Warming ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Time

    The village of Shishmaref in Alaska voted on Tuesday to relocate to the state's mainland because global warming and rising sea levels. Most of the village's 169 registered voters took part town hall meeting, deciding in a vote of 89-78 to move from their ancestral land on Sarichef Island, near the Arctic circle, according to CNN .

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  8. Young Alaska musicians cause a serious case of cello envyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    I never thought much about cellos, until I encountered young musicians with the Alaska Cello Intensive.

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  9. Most incumbents do well in Southeast primariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Secrecy folders for ballots and "I Voted" stickers at a polling place in the State Office Building for early and absentee voting, Aug. 15, 2016. Tuesday's primary election was pretty low-key in Southeast Alaska.

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  10. Several buildings destroyed by overnight fire in Kotlik; nobody hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    At least four structures including teacher housing and a tribal office were destroyed in a fire overnight Thursday in the Western Alaska village of Kotlik. "We were awoken at about 1, 1:30 last night when the old school came down in flames," Okitkun said.

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  11. Eroding Alaska village votes to move, due to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | MyFoxPhilly

    People in a tiny island village in Alaska that has been ravaged by erosion blamed on climate change have voted to move to the mainland. Unfortunately, there likely isn't enough money for the impoverished community of just 600 people to follow through on the decision.

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  12. U.S. village in Alaska votes to relocate due to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    A Native American village in the U.S. state of Alaska has voted to relocate its entire population of some 600 people due to the threat of rising seas, officials said on Friday. Shishmaref, located on a tiny island north of the Bering Strait that separates the United States and Russia, is losing up to 10 feet of shoreline each year, according to research by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Alabama-based Auburn University.

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  13. Scientists use seismic waves to map Okmok volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | KSKA

    A team of scientists are using a process like a geological CAT scan to map the the inside of Okmok Volcano. Matt Haney, a research geophysicist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory, is part of a team trying to create an image of the inside of Okmok.

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  14. Eagle River couple plans vast adventure in wooden planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | APRN

    ... of a vintage air rally, flying an antique plane from Crete to Capetown on a journey that will take more than a month. Alaska Public Media's Graelyn Brashear met them to learn more about the adventure. Lita was born and raised in Alaska, the daughter ...

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  15. NetApp Inc. (NTAP) Given "Hold" Rating by Lake Street Capital AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. acquired a new stake in NetApp during the second quarter worth about $260,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in NetApp by 7.5% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now ...

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  16. Lab identifies remains of Selawik man missing since 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... 10, 2015, a survey crew working along a beach 60 miles south of Kotzebue found human remains in water near surf. The Alaska State Medical Examiner sent the remains to the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification. A DNA analysis ...

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  17. Prayers, pro-choice chants reignite debate over invocations before Kenai borough assembly meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... prayer of the rosary outside the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly chambers in Soldotna on Wednesday. (Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News) "We were just coming here to pray," said Laura Burke of Kenai, who brought nine of her children with her. "We ...

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  18. Eroding Alaska island village votes to move to mainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | CBC News

    A 2006 photo shows Nathan Weyiouanna's abandoned house at the west end of Shishmaref, Alaska. Like some other Alaska villages, the community of 600 is facing an expensive relocation because of erosion, which is eating away at the current site on a narrow island just north of the Bering Strait.

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  19. Alaska primary election ousts six incumbent legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The results of Tuesday's primary election will ensure Juneau has at least six more new faces when the Legislature gavels in January.

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  20. Alaska village sees 4 apparent heroin overdoses in 1 dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers are investigating four reports of apparent heroin overdoses, including one fatal, that came one after another in the southwestern Alaska village of Quinhagak.

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