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  1. Alaska's Oil Piles Up at Port as Barrels Wait for a RideRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Stockpiles of oil from Alaska 's North Slope have surged to a five-year seasonal high as tanker maintenance slows loadings, forcing the grade to trade at a discount to U.S. crude for the first time since 2010. Inventories at the Valdez terminal, the northernmost ice-free port in North America and the loading point for Alaskan oil, have averaged 4.38 million barrels this month, the most for October since 2009, data posted on the Alaska Revenue Department's website show.

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  2. Wrangell Doctor Appears In Court Again After Arrest For Child PornRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... to pay him anymore." Salard said he had been fired from his job. But he did not specify whether he was let go from Alaska Island Community Services, Wrangell Medical Center, or both institutions. He also said he owned no cars or trucks as assets, ...

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  3. Ret. Colonel runs for House District 15, seeks to reduce and realign budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... But she says she saw that many politicians were "hiding the football sometimes and not being forthright." Hummel says Alaska's politicians have drained the state's budget because "we spend money like a drunken sailor. The Legislative Office Building ...

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  4. Ketchikan Assembly Says No To Adding Official PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... dissenting. The lawsuit seeks to halt the Big Thorne sale on Prince of Wales Island. It was filed by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and names the U.S. Forest Service as the defendant. The borough will intervene on the side of the Forest ...

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  5. False Pass Forges Ahead With Tidal PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... renewable power. False Pass sits at the very edge of the Aleutian chain. The only thing separating it from mainland Alaska is a narrow strip of water with a lot of oomph behind it. "I mean, you can just see it being on the dock. You watch it rolling ...

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  6. Courts Rule Against 2 Plaintiffs Challenging Park Service AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    ... agency's banning him from using hovercraft on the Nation River. Both plaintiffs cases hinge on exemptions in the 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, but earlier this month, a 3 judge panel of the 9th circuit found they don't apply ...

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  7. After Two Years, Biologist is Still Trying to Count Alaskaa s Migratory ShorebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | APRN

    Two years ago, one biologist set out to try and count the number of shorebirds that migrate to and from Alaska each summer. The data collected in conjunction with the National Park Service the will help wildlife managers track bird reproduction and survival rates.

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  8. Sandy Parnell: Sean has been steadfast in addressing Guard scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    As an Alaskan, a mother, and first lady who cares deeply about our families and our future, I was disturbed to learn about the very serious problems in the Alaska National Guard. We're all deeply concerned about the revelations of wrong-doing coming from the guard -- for the victims, for the men and women of the rank-and-file, and for our state.

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  9. Clem Tillion: Alaska needs to start looking at end-of-oil optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... sewers, schools and good police to name a few -- and we should be willing to pay for it with a fair tax system. Alaska can have a great future. Our fishery represents 62 percent of our nation's landing of fish. We fight over who gets to fish, but ...

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  10. Airline battles drive down fares to Salt Lake, HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... that dramatic. With four airlines competing for the traffic, there is plenty of downward pressure on the rates. Both Alaska Airlines and USAir offer nonstop service from Anchorage to Phoenix for as low as $379 roundtrip. United is offering one-stop ...

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  11. City of Hoonah votes for mayor, againRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The City of Hoonah in Southeast Alaska held a runoff election today between the top two vote-getters for mayor from the October 7th city election . Only six votes separated Jacqueline Dick and Kenneth Skaflestad, but neither one received the 40 percent necessary to win the mayor's seat outright.

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  12. UAA women's basketball team bounced from new arena for season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Scheduling conflicts at the new Alaska Airlines Center will send the Seawolves to the old Wells Fargo Sports Complex for their first two games of the season, plus another early season game in December. Games against Holy Names University and Chaminade University on Nov. 13-14 conflict with the Class 4A and 3A state volleyball tournaments.

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  13. Troopers: Soldotna man charged with kidnapping, assault of woman for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A 47-year-old Soldotna man has been charged with kidnapping and assault after he allegedly held a woman against her will at a residence for several days, according to Alaska State Troopers. Charles Brady has been charged with kidnapping, two counts of second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault and interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime.

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  14. How can Alaska Guard family trust solutions from those who ignored pleas?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Pictured: An Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk, from the 210th Rescue Squadron, 176th Wing. October 16, 2012.

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  15. Senate candidates share viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Libertarian candidate for Senate Mark Fish gives his opening remarks during a forum with the three Alaskan candidate for U.S. Senate Tuesday October 21, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska. Incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, answered questions during a forum with his two challengers, Libertarian candidate Mark Fish and Republican candidate Dan Sullivan on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

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  16. School board considers new approach to lobbying for fundsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... coming from what they are spending money on, he said. When it comes to foundational funding, there are schools in the Alaska education system, certain locations or demographics, that aren't meeting the mark, Micciche said. Education is funded for ...

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  17. Cook Inlet navigation: Safe as can be?Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... Murphy's Law can strike at any time and any place. Recently, the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the Coast Guard released the draft Cook Inlet Risk Assessment. The report ...

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  18. Letters - Oct. 22Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... - especially those who travel extensively. We are longtime residents of Kachemak City, and we have traveled from Alaska for five months each year since 2007. During that time, not a drop of water went into our sewer, yet we are charged $94.81 every ...

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  19. Project Drive teaches the perils of driving drunkRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    How important is a teenager's understanding of drunk driving? The city of Homer and state of Alaska have deemed that understanding worthy of a $36,691 price tag. The program is an effort called "Project Drive."

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  20. Early detection key to breast cancer survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... resources include the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic, where women can receive a free mammogram through the Alaska Breast and Cervical Health Check voucher program. At SPH, the imaging department utilizes digital mammography and ultrasound to ...

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