Alaska Newswire (Page 2)

Alaska Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 2)

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  1. UConn student recalls dramatic rescue in Bering SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Megan Potter mustered all of her strength to swim through 10 foot swells as the boat she had spent the summer on slowly sank into the frigid water of the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A UConn student, she had spent the last two months on the Ambition, her father's boat, ferrying thousands of pounds of salmon from fishing boats to canneries on the Alaskan shore.

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  2. A worthy addition to the court: Carney well suited for Supreme Court post; property crime risesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    News-Miner opinion: As of last Friday, the Alaska Supreme Court has a new member, one who is a familiar face to many in the Fairbanks community.

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  3. Looking Back: August 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... would be protected, and others where they could be hunted and trapped. The zone system was first suggested by the Alaska Wolf Management Planning Team in its final report in June. The 10-member team, organized by the state wildlife division, was ...

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  4. Boy Scout builds fire pit for North Pole churchRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... year as a freshman at North Pole High School. He turns 15 in February. Every year, Joy Morrison at the University of Alaska Fairbanks finds a way to bring newly hired UAF faculty to Denali National Park during road lottery weekend. This year, once ...

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  5. Budget cuts jeopardize university legislative internship programRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Jordan Shilling, aide to Sen. John Coghill, presents the criminal justice bill in front of a Senate committee on March 29. Shilling first joined the Alaska Legislature through the University of Alaska's legislative internship program in 2012.

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  6. Contreras comes back to win Kenai Peninsula OpenRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... the injury required a lot of treatment in order to get ready for the tournament. But Contreras had missed the All-Alaska Pro-Am and Skins Game in early July at Birch Ridge, and said he is always treated so well at the course, he didn't want to miss ...

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  7. Researchers developing a cheaper, at-home test for shellfish poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of testing in Kodiak last week. The North Pacific Research Board-funded project is testing shellfish samples in five Alaska communities to determine whether the technology in the home tests can accurately determine the level of toxins in shellfish. ...

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  8. NOAA updates Unalaska Bay charts in first mapping since 1935Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... NOAA Ship Fairweather, while in Dutch Harbor for a scheduled port call, was contacted by a representative from the Alaska Marine Pilots to survey the area following the incident. Preliminary data collected by the Fairweather shows that there are ...

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  9. At the car washRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Kiana Dalton and Kennedy Whitney work on a Kenai Fire Department vehicle for the Diamond Dance Project fundraiser carwash Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in Kenai, Alaska. Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Diamond Dance Project dancers held a fundraiser carwash Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in Kenai, Alaska, to help get everyone to the NUVO Dance Convention in September.

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  10. With 4 months left in 2016, Valley of the Moon slayings push...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the scene of what they described as two homicides at Valley of the Moon Park on Aug. 28, 2016. (Ben Anderson / Alaska Dispatch News) Two men were found dead along the Chester Creek Trail in Anchorage's Valley of the Moon Park early Sunday morning in ...

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  11. Feds way off target in opposition to Alaska's hunting rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Many in the outdoor community are probably aware that recently approved regulations by the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will supersede state authorized hunting opportunities they've determined are either forms of predator control, ethically challenged, part of a war on wildlife, or attempts, as one Fish and Wildlife official accused, to drive predators to "ecological insignificance." Nothing could be further from the truth, and as a career wildlife biologist and chair of the Alaska Board of Game, I feel an obligation to respond from my personal perspective with some facts on the issue.

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  12. Trainings invade student privacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    To the editor: The University of Alaska Fairbanks this year instituted a set of mandatory "trainings" for students that violate their privacy and rob them of their right to refuse to be research subjects.

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  13. Alaskans deserve fair and honest electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... issue in this state. Fair and honest elections are not a Democrat issue or a Republican issue. They are an all-Alaska issue. Problems have been detected in the primary election held on August 16 of this year. Yes, a majority of the problems have ...

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  14. Scientists calculate methane loads bubbling up from Arctic lakebedsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... by thawing permafrost and increased plant decay caused by global warming. (Todd Paris / UAF) Now the University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist and her colleagues have captured some of those bubbles and used them to produce the first calculation of ...

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  15. Earthquake simulator will shake up JuneauRead the original story

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Simulator rides and other attractions are free. The Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Juneau Local Emergency Planning Committee put the event together.

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  16. Science and cooking collide to fight botulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Food scientists with the help of a botulism expert are trying to combine science and traditional Alaska Native methods to make one prohibited food safe to eat. Regulated programs under the State of Alaska Food Safety and Sanitation Program are not allowed to accept or distribute seal oil due to the danger of botulism, a potentially fatal disease which is caused by bacteria in contaminated food.

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  17. Coast Guard wraps up Arctic exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release . The activities involved the U.S. Coast Guard, the Alaska National Guard, state agencies, Alaska Native organizations and Canada's armed forces. The training is part of an International ...

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  18. Flight instructor dies in biplane crash at Oregon air showRead the original story

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A longtime pilot and flight instructor from Alaska has died after his biplane crashed during an air show in central Oregon. Sixty-one-year-old Marcus Bruce Paine appeared to be attempting a very low-altitude loop when his Boeing Stearman plane went down at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

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  19. 'Queen of the Heartbreak Trail' overcame setback after setback en route to SkagwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Harriet Smith Pullen was a renowned Alaska pioneer who arrived in Skagway at the onset of the Gold Rush and remained after most early residents departed. She opened a hotel called the Pullen House and played a key role in establishing tourism in Alaska.

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  20. 69-year-old Fairbanks man injured in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    According to Alaska State Troopers, William Larry, 69, was the sole occupant of his Piper Cub aircraft when it crashed at 10:49 a.m. approximately 7 miles northeast of Harding Lake.

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