Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

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

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  1. Fleeing a brutal past to start anew in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... zigzagging journey brought Wilner to Fairbanks, where he now chairs the philosophy department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Wilner initially studied biology. In 1980, he spent a year at the University of Minnesota but a plunging currency ...

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  2. Fairbanks residents share their Peace Corps world experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    It came as no surprise to the members of the Northern Alaska Peace Corps Friends that Alaska tied for third place nationwide for number of Peace Corps volunteers in 2015.

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  3. Yukon Quest startRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Morris Thompson Center on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The Yukon Quest is a 1,000-mile sled dog race from Fairbanks, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon. Japanese race veteran Yuka Honda, currently living in the Yukon, smiles as she starts the Yukon Quest ...

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  4. Sip and Paint Comes to Moose PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Seward City News

    As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This "Last Friday" themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join in on the festivities.

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  5. News // Brand Refresh Unveiled for Alaska AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | InsideFlyer

    The Eskimo face on the tails of the fleet of the aircraft - which first appeared in 1972 - will live on and not disappear. There was an apparent attempted to retire the Eskimo face back in 1988 in conjunction with a new logo for Alaska Airlines, according to this article in the Los Angeles Times - but it proved to be unpopular with many Alaskans.

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  6. Skagway Assembly member to pay $600K in back taxes in plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... required income reports, the plea deal says. It also states that Henry filed financial disclosure reports with the Alaska Public Offices Commission from 2009 to 2012 claiming he made no more than $1,000 from self-employment in each of those years. ...

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  7. How Shell's Arctic pullout better prepares Alaska for oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell may have pulled out of the Arctic, but some of its leftover equipment will better prepare the state for oil spills. Three Alaska organizations are working together to place spill response equipment Shell contracted during its Arctic offshore oil exploration in spill response hubs around Western Alaska and Prince William Sound.

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  8. With 1,000 miles to go, 2016 Yukon Quest teams hit the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... and good shape, obviously, and they'll be great for Iditarod." Sass is one of six Quest mushers planning to run Alaska's other 1,000-miler, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which kicks off March 5. The "double-dippers" also include Allen Moore, ...

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  9. Polar bears walking a treadmill of iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements of both sea ice and bears.

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  10. Credit Suisse Raises Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN) Price Target to $50.00Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... of the company's stock valued at $358,000 after buying an additional 3,006 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new position in Dunkin Brands Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $390,000. ...

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  11. Jewel's tell-all book 'Never Broken' recounts rocky road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... singing career, Jewel has been known by her first name alone, most Alaskans probably know that she came from Alaska and is a third-generation member of the Swiss-immigrant Kilcher family that homesteaded in Homer and still largely resides there. ...

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  12. Alaska's commercial fishing industry just had its first year with no deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the first year-long period on record, from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of September 2015, the Coast Guard recorded zero operations-related commercial fishing fatalities in Alaska, a milestone in an industry known for its "Deadliest Catch" persona. In an article in Alaska Fish & Wildlife News, published by the state Department of Fish & Game, the change is credited partly to management practices that have been making the industry safer for years.

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  13. Of moose and men: A brief history of domesticated moose in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Photo caption reads: "Ready for a drive with baby moose." J. Bernard Moore Family Papers, Album #1. UAF-1976-35-78. Alaska and Polar Regions Collections, University of Alaska Fairbanks Ben Moore's moose Carnation lounges on the grass outside of the ...

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  14. Kay Hymowitz discusses "Sarah Palin and the Battle for Feminism"Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2011 | City Journal

    ... But 'calm and collected' are not the words that come to mind to describe the feminist response to the governor from Alaska. The young feminist Jessica Grose, writing on the popular website Jezebel just after the Republican convention, was-well, ...

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  15. Tag Team III results: Greatland take home two more belts, Brian Ryan knockout of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... charged moment of the night with Kyle ducking at precisely the wrong time to collide with a leaping knee from one of Alaska's most powerful competitors. The Seattle-based fighter fell back through the ropes and lay stiff on the mat for a full five ...

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  16. Kodiac Island - My Greatest Fishing Adventure - Photo Essay Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Bangor Daily News

    My 1996 fishing trip to Alaska's Kodiac Island, with friend Les Priest, was the greatest fishing adventure of my life. In the previous outdoor news column, I told you about that adventure, including our raft trip down the Karluk River.

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  17. Lagging loonie means big loss for Haines, SkagwayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... be noticed a lot in Haines and Skagway this summer, the downturn in them visiting," says Alison Jacobson, the CEO of Alaska Fjordlines. The tour business offers scenic boat rides between Juneau, Haines and Skagway and has been on the water for 25 ...

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  18. Obama proposes new $10 per barrel tax on oilRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... investment in innovation a by reducing greenhouse gas emissions." Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to "punishing" oil companies. "Any kind of additional tax to the oil ...

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  19. Angoon calls for help after discovering high mercury levels in subsistence sealRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to be inspected. "And the lab results came back and it's one of the highest levels of mercury seen in the state of Alaska since the seal sample program has taken place," Howard said. Howard said the Friends of Admiralty Island also found elevated ...

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  20. Governor awards museum curator for work in humanitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this photo taken on Thursday, July 29, 2011, Steve Henrikson works on artwork that he and his wife Janice Criswell created to hang in the Juneau International Airport in Juneau, Alaska.

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