Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 6)

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  1. Birch Ridge Golf Report: Great events approach at courseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... post them on the Birch Ridge Facebook page for golfers to peruse. Next Monday and Tuesday, Birch Ridge is hosting the Alaska Junior State Championship. Sixteen local miniature duffers will be participating in the tournament in addition to all the ...

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  2. Hoonah-bound plane crashed when it hit a spruce and broke in two, says NTSBRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fariah Peterson was piloting Wings of Alaska Fllight 202 from Juneau to Hoonah on July 17 the single-engine Cessna crashed near Point Howard. Peterson died in the crash, and her four passengers survived.

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  3. Anchorage shooter Davey earns 2 gold medals at Junior OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... es 14 and under) in both the bunker trap and doubles trap in Colorado Springs. Davey and Brown compete as part of the Alaska Scholastic Clay Targets program, which has promoted competitive shooting for the state's youths for more than a decade.

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  4. University of Alaska Fairbanks cuts $20 million from budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced it will cut $20 million from its budget this upcoming year. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that some of the cuts come from 150 eliminated positions, reduced campus services and widespread consolidation.

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  5. NTSB: No reported problems at takeoff for plane that crashedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Investigators say the small plane that crashed during a scheduled commuter flight bound for the southeast Alaska community of Hoonah earlier this month took off with no reported problems. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the Wings of Alaska-operated flight was cleared for takeoff for the 20-minute flight from Juneau shortly after 1 p.m. on July 17. About 15 minutes later, police dispatchers received a 911 call from a passenger saying the plane had crashed.

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  6. Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Cathay Pacific Airways says a preliminary inspection after an emergency landing at a remote air base in Alaska's Aleutian Islands indicates an equipment cooling fan failed. The Hong Kong-based airline said Thursday that smoke was detected around the cockpit, prompting the captain of Flight CX884 to divert to Eareckson Air Station on Shemya Island early Wednesday.

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  7. US judge rules Greenpeace in contempt for Oregon protestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A federal judge in Alaska has ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters continue to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland, Oregon, for the Arctic. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason ruled Thursday in Anchorage that Greenpeace is in civil contempt because of protesters dangling off a bridge in Portland, whom she said impeded the Shell vessel.

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  8. Halibut Donated to Diomede, Gambell, Savoonga, and WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | APRN

    ... and worked with the communities to declare their disasters. She said the Commission reached out to the state of Alaska and the Governor's Office for help, through Rep. Neal Foster and Sen. Donny Olson. "Their staffs were really good about following ...

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  9. Sen. Coghill: Walker must explain why unilateral Medicaid expansion doesn't violate Alaska lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in our statute, but it has to go through a specific, lawful process. For background, people should be reminded that Alaska currently has a list of optional groups already covered. The list is in AS 47.07.020(b), and covers fifteen optional groups. ...

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  10. Map: Tracking Alaska's wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly 5 million acres of Alaska forest has been consumed in wildfires this summer, according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center , with some saying this year may be the state's worst wildfire season on record. More than 700 fires have swept across the state.

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  11. Anchorage doctor sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An Anchorage physician accused of defrauding the government of more than $1 million in Medicaid funding has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. The Alaska Dispatch News reports Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh was sentenced Wednesday for Medicaid fraud and tampering with evidence.

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  12. Federal judge fines Greenpeace as Portland protest continues to block Shell icebreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to come to that decision," he said. The icebreaker is a key part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast. It protects Shell's fleet from ice and carries equipment that can stop gushing oil. Environmentalists hope ...

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  13. Kenai River late-run kings stronger than recent yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    A dreary chinook run has plagued the Kenai River for the past few years, but numbers for 2015 shine a somewhat bright light on the state's most heavily fished river and most iconic species. "We're seeing things better than the previous two years," said Jason Pawluk, assistant Kenai area biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, or ADFG.

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  14. Fishing? Know what you're catchingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    I have received an unusual amount of email asking how to report angler evil-doers to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers without tying up 911. The local number to turn in the violators is 907-235- 8239.

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  15. Making place you call home more beautiful, one way to contribueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    ... on the Spit comment, "Every direction I turn, I see beauty! This place is amazing!" Homer's location could be called Alaska's Riviera. Not only stunning views at each turn, but the light changes every few minutes and as a result the view changes ...

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  16. Nature of the SpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    ... as landscapes that "give people a feel of what it would be like to be on an outer coast or an island off the coast of Alaska." Here, blue-green rye grass grows between driftwood sculpted by the elements. The Spit's workaday hubbub can seem far away. ...

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  17. Four charged in alleged oyster poachingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    Alaska State Troopers on July 24 charged a fourth person in an alleged theft of about $200 in oysters from a Little Jakolof Cove oyster farm. Using images from a trail camera that took photos of a group on the dock of the oyster farm, troopers identified a fourth suspect as Anders Gustafson, 37. Troopers previously had identified Ward Matthew Clarke, 44, Rebecca M. Clarke, 38, and Christine L. Anderson Kulcheski, 47. All four face charges of fourth-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespassing.

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  18. Council knocks off 26-item punch listRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    ... a $6,650 state public library assistance grant for books and library materials; a Passed a resolution urging the Alaska Congressional Delegation to engage in negotiations with the U.S. Navy to change Gulf of Alaska training exercises; a Passed a ...

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  19. City may tax some junk foodRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    In a meeting with an 8-page agenda and 26 items, the Homer City Council on Monday met until 10:10 p.m. - "my longest city council meeting yet," first-term member Catriona Reynolds described it. With such a weighty agenda, it seemed appropriate that at the top of the list was a proposal to redefine as taxable fatty foods such as potato chips, candy, sugary sodas and ice cream.

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  20. Last Frontier' reality show members charged with 2014 hunting violationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Homer News

    Two members of the Discovery Channel reality TV show, "Alaska: The Last Frontier," have been charged with using a helicopter to hunt black bear in the filming of an episode of the popular Homer-based show. Atz Lee Kilcher, 40, and Cristina Jane Kilcher, 40, both face one charge each of unlawful method-helicopter.

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