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NTSB: Helicopter crash that killed 5 occurred near top of high ridge above Knik GlacierA helicopter that crashed Saturday evening near the Knik Glacier, killing five of six people aboard, just missed clearing the top of a mile-high mountain ridge, according to federal investigators.

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Bethel Woman Makes History In The Alaska Army National GuardA Bethel woman made history recently by becoming the first infantrywoman in the Alaska National Guard.

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Tazlina tribe hopes to buy traditional land from Archdiocese for Copper River accessA federally recognized Tribe in the Ahtna region of the Copper River area hopes to buy more than 450 acres of its traditional homeland and return it to the Tribe to allow residents to use fish wheels on the Copper River.

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2 charges dismissed, 8 remain against ex-Alaska Rep. Gabrielle LeDouxDistrict Court Judge Michael Franciosi in January dismissed two misdemeanor counts against LeDoux related to the 2014 campaign.

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Alaska Disaster Law Is Vague. Here's How That Left One Community Scrambling For Help.Alaska governors have responded to disasters very differently. The legal guidelines for emergency declaration are open to interpretation and give governors.

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Ketchikan school board to resume evaluating superintendent after 3-month pauseThe Ketchikan Indian Community's Tribal Council issued an unprecedented statement saying the body had "no confidence" in Lougee as superintendent.

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Jayapal Calls on Biden to Fire Trump Social Security Holdovers for 'Appalling' Relief Check SabotageRep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, added her name Monday to the growing list of lawmakers and advocacy groups calling on President Joe Biden to fire two Trump-appointed Social Security Administration officials for effort to deliver relief payments to millions of seniors and people with disabilities.

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Charges against LeDoux droppedJUNEAU, Alaska — A judge has dismissed two election-tampering charges against a former Alaska legislator as falling outside a statute of limitations, but eight charges remain against Gabrielle LeDoux.

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Matanuska breakdown leaves travelers in limboAnother week in March, another ferry breakdown. This time, the M/V Matanuska is stranded in Bellingham, Washington.

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Hilcorp gas wells near Anchor Point get green lightAs early as Thursday, Hilcorp could start construction on a gravel exploration pad for the company's Whiskey Gulch prospect.

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New ermine species found on Southeast Alaska islandIt's called the Haida Ermine, and it's one of three main ermine species in the world, and scientists who studied the mammal believe there could be other animals that are also unique to this area.

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Cruise ship resolution's smooth sailing disrupted during House debateJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Senator Jesse Kiehl's cruise ship resolution got bogged down when it came up in the State House yesterday for debate.

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March 30th, 1867The Alaska Treaty of Cessation was signed selling Alaska to the United States by Russia.

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Tuesday:A Katie Hurley Day on Juneau Afternoon.Time out on Juneau Afternoon to remember one of Alaska’s most beloved political figures - Katie Hurley, who would have turned 100-years-old this Tuesday.

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Tributes paid to Czech billionaire killed in chopper crashPoliticians and friends in the Czech Republic have paid tribute to Petr Kellner, the country’s richest man, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Alaska.

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People Say This About UsAre a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, March 29, 2021Officials say Canada's border policy with the United States is unlikely to change anytime soon.

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Canada's border is still closed to nonessential travel, even if you've been vaccinatedYour RV or campervan may be all tuned up and ready to drive the Alaska Highway, but Canada's borders remain closed to all but essential travel.

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Canada border remains closed, even to the vaccinatedYou're vaccinated. Great. Here's why Canada still isn't going to let you in for non-essential travel.

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Vatican Banishes Retired Polish Archbishop Over Sex AllegationsThe Vatican banished the former archbishop of Gdansk in Poland on Monday following an investigation into negligence over sex abuse allegations.

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NTSB: Helicopter slammed into mountainside, tumbled nearly 1000 feet in fatal crash near Knik GlacierThe National Transportation Safety Board released more details Monday about the fatal crash near Palmer.

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Massive Ship Blocking Suez Canal FreedOfficials with the Suez Canal Authority said Monday the massive container ship that had been blocking the canal has been freed and is making its way down the waterway.

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Letter to White House calling for guidance on resumption of cruise line operations signed Alaska's delegationJuneau, Alaska - Several members of Congress including Alaska's delegation have sent a letter to White House COVID Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zienta urging the Biden Administration to be more transparent and timely in their efforts to develop guidance for the resumption of operations for the cruise ship industry.

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Southeast Alaska community on Canadian border remembers unofficial mayor Wes LoeLoe grew up in El Segundo, California. He served as a paratrooper in the Vietnam War and lived in Oregon for a while before moving to Alaska.

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Sitka herring fishery opens for first time in 2 yearsThis season's forecast called for the highest return of herring since the 1970s, but some tribal activists have continued to fight the fishery, which they say threatens subsistence stocks.

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ANWR resolution headed to D. C. from Alaska LegislatureJuneau, Alaska - The State Senate Monday approved a House resolution calling on the federal government to honor recent lease sales and proceed with permitting in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Experts question Dunleavy plan to allow snow machine, ATV use on many roadsThe Dunleavy administration is taking public comment on a statewide proposal to make it legal to drive all-terrain vehicles and snow machines on roads with speed limits of 45 mph or less, a proposal some fear would increase accidents on state roads.

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Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat depressionTranscranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.

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Gov. Dunleavy appoints Amanda Holland as acting DOA CommissionerAnchorage, Alaska - Governor Dunleavy announced Monday that Amanda Holland will serve as acting commissioner for the Alaska Department of Administration.

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PFD deadline looms Wednesday nightJuneau, Alaska - The deadline for filing an online Permanent Fund Dividend application is Wednesday night at 11:59.

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Three small businesses in Bristol Bay win $50,000 through BBNC competitionThe Bristol Bay Native Corporation has awarded a total of $50,000 to three small enterprises in the region through a business competition.

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CDC Director Warns of 'Impending Doom' as Covid Cases Rise Across USDr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during a pandemic task force briefing Monday that she feels a sense of impending doom as she watches Covid-19 cases rise across the country in the wake of state leaders premature moves to relax or completely restrictions.

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LifeMed Launched following call from Big Lake Man on his Way to CabinA Big Lake man is home safe and sound following an incident near Flat Lake on Sunday evening.

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FEMA approves funding for landslide mapping in HainesThis spring teams will collect data during plane and helicopter flyovers using lidar, a type of scanner that bounces light off of the terrain below to provide a detailed topography of the landscape.

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Kelly Tshibaka announces 2022 Senate runAnchorage, Alaska - Kelly Tshibaka, a conservative, announced her 2022 candidacy for the US Senate seat currently held by Lisa Murkowski on March 29.

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Cruise ship emissions have short-term effect on downtown Juneau air quality, Alaska DEC saysThe quick version is that downtown Juneau generally has good air quality, and cruise ship emissions didn’t threaten the city’s good standing with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Thousands of Alaska businesses apply for second round of Paycheck Protection Plan fundsAlaskans have a little less than a week to apply for the Paycheck Protection Plan, which is designed to keep workers on the payroll instead of unemployment insurance.

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GCI Expands 5G Wireless Coverage Along Seward HighwayThe upgraded site not only provides revolutionary 5G service but also provides a big boost to LTE service in the area.

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Piper Pilot Makes Forced Landing on Spenard Road, Suffers Minor InjuriesA downed aircraft, a Piper PA-18A closed Spenard Road for a short time on Sunday, Anchorage police report.

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Richest Czech man among 5 killed in Knik Glacier helicopter crash56-year-old Petr Kellner had assets estimated at $17 billion and was a frequent guest at the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, a high-end backcountry lodge the contracted the helicopter that crashed.

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Sitka herring fishery opens for first time in 2 yearsEven with a more relaxed fishery, there was one accident on the water over the weekend when a seine boat capsized during Saturday's opener.

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Docks and Harbors hires deputy harbormasterJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Department announced the hire of a deputy harbormaster which has been vacant since last April.

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LISTEN: Alaskans struggling with alcohol misuse could benefit from this medication, but it's not widely usedVivitrol alleviates alcohol cravings, helping patients work toward stability in their lives. But it's not widely used, even though many experts say it should be.

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With positions unfilled, Western Alaska prosecutors struggle to prioritize massive caseloadsThe District Attorney position in Kotzebue is currently unfilled, meaning the DA in Nome is filling in, despite already trying to investigate and prosecute about 1,000 new cases a year.

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We asked all 60 Alaska legislators if they're getting vaccinated. Here's what they said.A survey of Alaska lawmakers underscores the depth of the state's partisan vaccine divide in Alaska.

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8 children in Alaska develop syndrome associated with COVID-19Eight youths from Alaska have developed a serious inflammatory syndrome from previous coronavirus infections, state health officials said in a report.

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Department of Administration Commissioner Tshibaka announces run for Murkowski's Senate seatKelly Tshibaka, who has led the sprawling Alaska Department of Administration since early 2019, in a statement said she is running "for the Alaskans who believe government is of the people, by the people and for the people."

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It's Seward's Day in AlaskaThe state holiday today commemorates the signing of the Alaska Purchase treaty on March 30, 1867.

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March 29th, 1867Alaska History-On March 29th, 1867, Russian Minister visited Secretary of State Seward and drew up the draft of the Treaty of Cessation.

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Adventurers Cross the Bering StraitPeople have swam, walked, and sailed to cross the Bering Strait, which separates Alaska and Russia with 56 miles of ocean.

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Czech Republic's richest man dies in Alaska helicopter crashBillionaire Petr Kellner among five killed including guests, pilot and guides, with one survivor.

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Monday: Cameron Byrnes photography show, Juneau Symphony concert and Tidal Echoes poetry.AConversations about music, photography and poetry:Â all rolled into this Monday's Juneau Afternoon. Some of the highlights: A preview of the Juneau.

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Czech billionaire among 5 killed in helicopter crashIn this photo provided by the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group, some of the group's volunteers work near the scene of a helicopter crash close to the Knik Glacier in Alaska on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

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Expect delays when traveling through Cooper Landing this summerWork will focus on the first 2 miles of the project, near the west end of the existing alignment.

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SoHi's Fischer signs with Penn State Mont AltoSoldotna senior Autumn Fischer signed her National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Penn State Mont Alto of the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference.

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Borough, cities, to expand vaccine efforts with state grantThe state has about $37.5 million available to be distributed to borough and city governments.

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Avalanche shuts down section of Seward HighwayThe avalanche took place at Mile 45, cutting off peninsula residents' route to Anchorage.

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Tshibaka announces run for Murkowski's Alaska Senate seatTshibaka posted on social media a copy of her resignation letter as department commissioner.

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House Republicans balk at cruise ship waiver languageMembers don't want to ask for federal executive order.

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Sunday: Magicians blow past Brown BearsThe Minnesota Magicians rebounded with a 9-0 victory over the host Kenai River Brown Bears on Sunday at the Breezy Point Hockey Center in Minnesota in North American Hockey League action.

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Richest man in Czech Republic was on helicopter that went down on Knik GlacierBillionaire Petr Kellner, who is the wealthiest person in the Czech Republic, was on the helicopter chartered for a heliskiing excursion that crashed near the Knik Glacier, according to the New York Times.

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Popular Fairbanks Woman Dies in Avalanche near Matanuska Glacier SaturdayTroopers reported a fatality in an avalanche near the Matanuska Glacier that was called in at 2:11 pm on Saturday afternoon.

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Five Deceased and One Survivor in Late Saturday Knik Glacier Helicopter CrashAlaska State Troopers have released the identities of the Saturday night helicopter crash victims and also report that the sole survivor of the crash remains in serious but stable condition at an Anchorage hospital.

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Experts question Dunleavy plan to expand snow machine, ATV use on roadsAlready, about 25% of off-highway vehicle crashes occur on roads, a statistic that an expert fears could get much worse if a proposal goes through to expand access,.

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Alaska House passes disaster extension, sends bill to Senate where narrower legislation could emergeDunleavy now opposes the extension, saying the state no longer needs to be in a state of emergency.

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With fishing slowed by pandemic, Bering Sea crabbers push for extended seasonA group of Bering Sea crabbers say the pandemic has slowed their fishing season, and they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.

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Tlingit and Haida Postpones the 86th Annual Tribal AssemblyJuneau, Alaska - The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska's Executive Council unanimously voted Saturday to postpone the 86th Annual Tribal Assembly to September 8-10, 2021.

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Senator Dan Sullivan will support Murkowski in future electionJuneau, Alaska - There are rumblings that Donald Trump will work to help ultra-conservative Republicans in next year's mid-term Congressional elections.

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Skier dead in Avalanche near Matanuska GlacierMat-Su Valley, Alaska - Skier Erin Lee was fatally caught in an avalanche near Matanuska Glacier, between Palmer and Glennallen Saturday.

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Aircraft crashes near Knik GlacierAnchorage, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers were notified of an overdue helicopter and the location of possible crash debris in the area of Knik Glacier On Saturday.

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8 youths in Alaska develop syndrome associated with COVID-19ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska health officials say eight minors in the state have developed a serious inflammatory syndrome from previous coronavirus infections.

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March 28th, 1898Alaska cattle station opens in Kalsin Bay on Kodiak Island.

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Dive in a Jellyfish Bloom in AlaskaJellyfish are becoming more abundant in Alaska waters. They are a detriment to some. The owners of Ravencroft Lodge offer jelly dive tours.

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Public safety briefs for the week of March 28, 2021On Mar. 20 at about 10:50 p.m., Alaska State Troopers was notified of intentional damage to a USPS mailbox cluster located at the intersection of Holt Lamplight Road and Parsons Road in Nikiski.

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Court reports for the week of March 28, 2021The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019.

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Tony Bordenelli, the conquering keglerIn the end, he had bowled 1,008 straight games in 79 hours and 45 minutes.

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Governor Dunleavy Recognizes Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance DayWHEREAS, emergency preparedness is extremely vital for survival in times of crisis; and WHEREAS, as one of the world's most seismically active regions, Alaska is highly vulnerable to earthquakes.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY for March 26, 2021DHSS Friday announced 183 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 179 were residents in: Wasilla , Anchorage , Palmer , Eagle River , Delta Junction , Big Lake , Healy , North Pole , Yukon-Kuskokwim Census Area , Fairbanks , Kenai , Matanuska-Susitna Borough , Sitka , Valdez and one each in Bethel, Copper River Census Area, Houston,...

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Matanuska sailings canceled due to mechanical issueBellingham, WA - All sailings of the Alaska Marine Highway System's Matanuska ferry are canceled until April 2.

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Lady Wolves Fall to Lions in State Title GameThe Sitka Lady Wolves ran out of court and out of time against the Anchorage Christian School Lions in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship game on Saturday at Wasilla High School.

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Sitka herring sac roe fishery opensJuneau, Alaska - The Sitka herring sac roe fishery opened at 10:30 Saturday morning.

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More avalanche work planned out ThaneJuneau, Alaska - Weather permitting the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities plans to close Thane Road Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.

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Tsunami awareness a priority nearly 60 years after last major Alaska eventIt has been more than half a century since a major tsunami washed itself upon Alaska.

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Chevak Declares State Of EmergencyFollowing a fire that destroyed its old school earlier this month, the City of Chevak has passed a resolution declaring a state of emergency.

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Healing and justice for victims of violent crimesOne week in the month of April 2021, the 18th-24th, is set aside to remember victims of violent crimes in communities across the United States.

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March 27th, 1964Alaska History-On Good Friday, March 27th, 1964, Alaska suffered a huge earthquake and tsunami.

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A Q&A with Professional Scuba Diver Jeff MeucciJeff Meucci spent two decades as a scientific scuba diver with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in southeast Alaska.

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Opinion: This time, Boulder. Next time, anywhere, USA.Just 15 minutes before the shooting started, I had driven through the King Sooper parking lot.

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Sitka Girls Top Monroe to Reach State FinalsThe Sitka Lady Wolves defeated the Monroe Catholic Rams on Friday in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship semifinals at Wasilla High School.

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Mt. Edgecumbe Falls to ACS in State SemifinalThe Mt. Edgecumbe Braves lost to an energized Anchorage Christian School Lions team in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Boys Basketball State Championship semifinals Friday at Wasilla High School.

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Lady Kings Season Ends in State Semifinal Loss to BartlettThe Ketchikan Lady Kings played their final game of the season Friday, falling in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Girls Basketball State Championship semifinals to the tournament top-seed Bartlett Golden Bears.

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Kings Ground Eagles in State Tourney WinThe Ketchikan Kings played their final game of the season Friday in the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Boys Basketball State Championships at Wasilla High School.

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Opinion: Unlocking Alaska"After decades of federal obstruction and delay, I am asserting the state's control of the navigable waters and submerged lands we received at statehood."

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State demands right to manage submerged landsGov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a news conference in Anchorage on Friday, March 26, 2021, to announce the state's intention to begin management of over 800,000 miles of submerged lands as affirmed in a 2019 U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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Soldotna identifies hazards in mitigation planAmong the most vulnerable structures in Soldotna according to the city's hazard matrix are roads, parks, bridges, boardwalks and the wastewater plant, which all stand to be negatively affected by floods, wildfires, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and weather events.

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House passes emergency declaration billThe House Coalition is made of mostly Democrats and independents and is led by Speaker Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak.

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1 in 4 eligible Alaskans fully vaccinatedNearly 40% - 39.7% - of Alaskans 16 and older had received at least one dose of their COVID-19 vaccine as of Friday.

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A crash course in fly-fishingThe tutorial was presented by the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in partnership with the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center.

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State, refuge to tackle invasive pike problemThe species threatens native fish populations in the area, including rainbow trout and juvenile salmon.

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Kenai, Homer girls basketball finish with wins at stateThe Kenai Central and Homer girls basketball teams finished their seasons with consolation wins in the Class 3A state tournament Friday at Colony High School.

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It's Not About MeAlexandra was hooked on alcohol from her first taste at age 12. By age 17 her addiction had led to tragedy.

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, March 26, 2021Legislators take a step toward extending the Governor's pandemic disaster declaration. And, Alaskans speak up about the pause on oil leasing on federal land.

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How Alaskan Villages Will Be Affected? !Are a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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Do you think that strict gun control measures could reduce mass shootings?Span.c4 div.c3 a.c2 iframe.c1.

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Alaska's unemployment rate remains at 6.6%, job loss over year amounts to 7%Juneau, Alaska - Unemployment figures for February are out from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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Morgan wins Nome-Golovin raceOn Saturday, March 20, weather finally allowed the Nome-Golovin snowmachine race to be held. The race, scheduled for the previous weekend, had to be postponed twice because of very bad weather conditi.

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Dunleavy tells feds Alaska is taking over management of 800,000 miles of riverThe governor's position has implications for commercial guiding permits and wilderness access on 800,000 miles of river, but Dunleavy's message is equally about symbolism and state's rights.

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Nome Common Council changes disposal of property ordinanceThe Nome Common Council quickly took care of business in its regular meeting on Monday, March 22.

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Three new COVID cases detected in NomeNorton Sound Health Corporation identified three new COVID-19 cases in the region this week, bringing the total number of active cases to five.

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Two indicted for vehicle arson fireJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Grand Jury has indicted two women on a charge of arson in the third degree, a Class C felony, in connection with a vehicle fire at Skaters Cabin last August.

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Single COVID-19 case for Friday in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - One new resident case of COVID-19 was reported in Juneau for Friday, March 26.

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Gov. Dunleavy signals intentions to "exert control" over state's watersAnchorage, Alaska - Governor Mike Dunleavy announced on Friday that a letter had been sent to President Biden asserting state control over Alaska's navigable waters.

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Capital Transit gets new equipment to clear snow from Juneau bus sheltersFederal and state grants will largely cover the $487,000 cost of two specialized snow clearing vehicles, two trailers and a truck to pull them.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY for March 25, 2021DHSS today announced one death and 145 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 143 were residents ), Wasilla , Eagle River , Fairbanks , Soldotna , Delta Junction , Palmer , Chugiak , Salcha and one each in Cordova, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Healy, Kenai, Kodiak, Nome, North Pole, Sitka, Tok, and one location under.

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Tax Tip of the week: Who counts as a dependent?Tax season is upon us. Tune in each Friday for a weekly tip on how to file your taxes from the Alaska Business Development Center.

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Cruise ship emissions have short-term effect on downtown Juneau's air quality, Alaska DEC saysA state environmental air quality study found that downtown Juneau generally has good air quality, and cruise ship emissions didn't threaten the city's good standing with the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Feel Better Friday for March 26: More vaccines!Today we take a deeper dive into vaccines and answers some basic questions about what they do and how they work.

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Cruise Line industry official argues for lifting CDC sail order on KINY Morning ShowJuneau, Alaska KINY) - The Centers Disease Control has extended its Conditional Sailing Order until November 1st of this year.

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Dunleavy tells feds Alaska is taking over management of 800,000 miles of riverGov. Mike Dunleavy says, after 62 years of Alaska statehood, he's finally asserting the state's right to control submerged lands under navigable lakes and rivers.

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Alaska House passes disaster extension, sends bill to Senate where narrower legislation could emergeBethel Democratic Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky noted that the statewide COVID-19 threat level remains high. And she said the effect of new, highly contagious variants of the coronavirus in the state is unknown.

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PBS American Portrait on Alaska InsightJoining host, Lori Townsend, to talk about how we can achieve these goals for our future is Cheryl Williams, program coordinator with the Alaska Humanities Forum, Andrea Fuatai Toomalatai is a youth teaching fellow with Story Works Alaska, Janelle Everett is the director of recruitment for Ilisagvik College, Les Gara is a former state legislator...

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Measure extending state's emergency COVID-19 disaster declaration clears State HouseHouse Bill 76 was approved on a 22 to 15 vote and sent to the Senate.

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Alaska DOT officials contemplate sinking ferry to save moneyThe Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday that Department of Transportation has considered turning the ferry Malaspina into an artificial reef.

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Federal Subsistence Board Collecting Public Comment On Increasing Moose Bag LimitThe Federal Subsistence Board is considering a proposal to increase the moose bag limit in the Unit 18 Remainder Hunt Area along the lower Yukon River.

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Dunleavy to Biden: 62 years is long enough, Alaska today asserts our right to use navigable waters, will defend Alaskans"After 62 years of federal delay and obstruction, the State of Alaska is asserting its management rights over the vast network of navigable waters and submerged lands it received at statehood and will move aggressively to promote their use and enjoyment to serve the interests of the Alaska people," Dunleavy said.

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With limited resources, prosecutors in Western Alaska struggle to prioritize massive caseloadsProsecuting crimes in Western Alaska can be tough, with just a few lawyers assigned to thousands of cases annually.

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Anchorage's parking boss quits in rift with city, after pandemic hits revenuesAndrew Halcro, who heads the organization that oversees parking downtown, abruptly resigned Friday, in what appears to be a split with city officials after the pandemic caused a large drop in parking revenue.

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Brown's Close: Covid Year In ReviewMarch marks a full year that COVID-19 has moderately to significantly impacted my life. Rather than a "Calendar Year in Review" in December, I am opting for a "COVID Year in Review" in March.

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The country's biggest icebreaker will take trip through Northwest Passage this summerExperts said the Coast Guard cutter Healy's trip through the Northwest Passage signifies a willingness to cooperate between Canada and the U.S. despite ongoing disagreements about sovereignty.

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Young introduces Native Language Resource BillWashington - Alaska Congressman Don Young along with others has Introduced Legislation Establishing the Native American Language Resource Center to Revitalize and Restore Indigenous Languages.

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Medical professionals answer Alaskans' questions about the COVID-19 vaccineAlaska is leading the nation in COVID-19 vaccination rates, bringing us closer to the herd immunity needed to return to normal life.

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Akiak To Vote On Whether To Go DampThe City of Akiak is holding a special election about alcohol on March 30. On the ballot is a single proposition asking voters if they want to change Akiak's alcohol local option status from dry to damp.

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State of Alaska, cities, business groups file to defend exemption of Tongass from Roadless RuleThe state of Alaska and a former governor along with a host of municipalities, trade groups and businesses have filed to defend the Tongass National Forest's exemption from a Clinton-era rule that limits development on federal land.

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Anchorage man sentenced for falsely marketing goods as made by an Alaska NativeAn Anchorage man was sentenced to five years probation after being found guilty of illegally marketing items he sold as being made by an Alaska Native artist.

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State data shows 2020 Southeast salmon harvest was among worst on recordFor sockeye, the harvest was the second lowest since 1962, while the king salmon harvest was in the bottom five.

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With fishing slowed by pandemic, Bering Sea crabbers push for extended seasonA group of Bering Sea crabbers say the pandemic has slowed their fishing season, and they want more time to catch their quota before the state shuts down their season next week.

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At federal forum, Alaskans weigh in on future of oil and gasWith oil and gas leasing on pause, the federal government is gathering input as it reviews its energy program.

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Alaska Ranks Highest in New National Data on Tuberculosis RatesTechniques to prevent the spread and eliminate tuberculosis mirror COVID-19 efforts ANCHORAGE — Alaska has retained the highest rate in the nation for tuberculosis, 7.9 cases per 100,000 persons, according to the annual national data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's.

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Anchorage man sentenced for falsely marketing goods as made by an Alaska NativeAn Anchorage man was sentenced to five years of probation and to pay $2,500 in restitution and surrender more than $125,000 in retail product.

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Governor Dunleavy Recognizes Passing of Former Speaker of the House Gail PhillipsAnchorage, AK) - Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Ramona ‘Gail' Phillips, who served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1991 to 2001 and was Speaker of the House from 1995 to 1999.

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Commercial Driver on Dalton Highway Rolls after Medical Emergency ThursdayAlaska State Troopers were alerted to a commercial vehicle rollover on the Dalton Highway with a fatality on Thursday morning.

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Alaska marked a year of deflation in 2020 a€” for the first time everAlaska is the only place in the country that recorded deflation on a metropolitan consumer price index last year.

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Blue Arctic Waste Driver Crushed by Sliding TruckAnchorage police responded to the 5200-block of Caribou Avenue on Thursday morning in reference to a fatal accident involving a Blue Arctic Waste garbage truck driver they report.

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Here's how a mother-daughter team helped vaccinate 98% of Mekoryuk's populationVirtually everyone in the Southwest Alaska village of 200 residents who is above 16 years old has been vaccinated.

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Anchorage Man Sentenced for Falsely Marketing Goods as Alaska Native-MadeOn March 10, 2021, U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason of the District of Alaska sentenced Lee Screnock, 60, for misrepresenting hundreds of his own carvings as being made by an Alaska Native artist. This action is a felony violation of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 , which prohibits false marketing of arts and crafts products as...

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Alaska marked a year of deflation in 2020Neal Fried is an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor. He says the change is small - a 1.1% decline in prices.

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Former Alaska House Speaker Gail Phillips diesPhillips was born in Juneau, grew up in Nome and later lived in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Homer.

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Still sifting through the Anchorage School Board candidates? Here's where they stand on the issues.Recovery from the pandemic, closing achievement gaps between students, and offering options other than college have been major themes in the campaign.

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Docks and Harbors' proposed rate hike to go to public hearingJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Docks and Harbors Board of Directors agreed during its meeting last night to send a couple of rate increase proposals out for public comment.

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New COO to head Alaska AirlinesJuneau, Alaska - Constance von Muehlen is to become the first woman to serve as the chief operating officer of Alaska Airlines.

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March 26th, 1958White Alice stations go online on March 26th, 1958-Alaska History.

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The Use and Abuse of AmchitkaFor author Donna Dewhurst and hundreds of others still alive today, Amchitka holds a personal story that bonds them.

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Ketchikan Kings Lose to Chugiak in State Tourney OpenerThe Ketchikan Kings ran into a hard-nosed Chugiak Mustangs team in their opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Boys Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Palmer High School.

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Ketchikan Lady Kings Fly Past East Anchorage T-Birds at State TourneyThe Ketchikan Lady Kings defeated the East Anchorage Thunderbirds in their first game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 4A Girls Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Wasilla High School.

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Mt. Edgecumbe Boys Run Past HuskiesThe Southeast Conference Champion Mt. Edgecumbe Braves outran the Western Conference runner-up Kotzebue Huskies in their opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Boys Basketball State Championships on Thursday at Colony High School.

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Sitka Girls Cage Kenai Kardinals at State TourneyThe Sitka High School Lady Wolves unleashed their offensive arsenal against the Kenai Central Kardinals in the opening game of the 2021 March Madness Alaska 3A Girls Basketball State Championship on Thursday at Palmer Middle School.

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Bears top Magicians, snap 3-game skidLucas Wahlin had three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, as the host Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the Minnesota Magicians 4-3 on Friday at the Breezy Point Hockey Center in Minnesota.

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In an effort to save money, the Alaska Marine Highway considers sinking one of its oldest ferriesOfficials say sinking the Malaspina would cost up to $1 million, but it would be cheaper than t he $16 million needed in repairs.

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Dr. Nomi Prins Economic Super Convergence Event Webinar: Top Reopening Plays for 2021 ReviewDuring her "Economic Super Convergence Event" webinar, Dr. Prins will discuss the top reopening plays for 2021, including the stocks, companies, and assets she believes will rise as the world exits the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Keto Elite ReviewsKeto Elite is a daily fat-burning supplement that helps the body use the stored fat as energy rather than carbohydrates.

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Friday: Molly of Denali's Alaska WritersMolly of Denali may come from an Athabascan village in Interior Alaska, but some Tlingit writers had a hand in writing this popular PBS show for kids.

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Juneau residents receiving phishing calls purporting to be from Social Security AdministrationJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Police Department has received many calls in the last few days from people stating they had received suspicious calls from someone claiming to be with the Social Security Administration.

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Former Alaska House Speaker Gail Phillips diesFormer Gov. Parnell says she was a steady leader who set a respectful tone in the House.

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Former House Speaker Gail Phillips passesJuneau, Alaska - Former Speaker of the Alaska House of Representatives Ramona "Gail" Phillips has died at the age of 75 following a long struggle with cancer.

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Muehlberger positively identified as victim in Port Protection blazeJuneau, Alaska - The State Medical Examiner has positively identified the human remains found in the residential fire in Port Protection as 75 yer old Gary Muehlberger, who starred in National Geographic's television show Life Below Zero: Port Protection.

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 25, 2021Thursday on Alaska News Nightly: Alaska lawmakers look for a way to get cruise ships and their passengers to the state.

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The country's biggest icebreaker will take trip through Northwest Passage this summer, US Coast Guard saysExperts said the Coast Guard cutter Healy’s trip through the Northwest Passage signifies a willingness to cooperate between Canada and the U.S. The announcement came from Coast Guard Commandant Adm.

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House debates extension of disaster declarationJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska House debated HB 76, which would extend the governor's disaster declaration that expired in February.

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In an effort to save money, the Alaska Marine Highway considers sinking one of its oldest ferriesThe Malaspina has has been moored at Ward Cove in Ketchikan since 2019. It costs about $450,000 each year just to store the ship.

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SME Confirms "Life Below Zero" Cast Member as Person Who Perished in Port Protection FireThe State Medical Examiners office in Anchorage today confirmed that the remains recovered from a structure fire on the 17th of March in Port Protection were those of the owner.

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A Southwest Alaska village is 98% vaccinated against COVID-19. And a mother-daughter team helped make it happen.Almost all residents age 16 and older In Mekoryuk, a village on Nunivak Island, have gotten their shots.

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One resident case in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau reported one new resident case of COVID-19 for Thursday, March 25.

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Sobriety Curious Or Sobriety Serious?Coffee at KYUK takes a look at sobriety through the eyes of Tiffany Hall, executive director of Recover Alaska, and Alice Qannik Glenn, producer and host.

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LKSD Provides Update On Sexual Abuse Prevention AuditThe Lower Kuskokwim School District is breaking new ground in its efforts to protect students from inappropriate behavior by school district staff, including sexual grooming.

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Health experts debunk vaccine rumors at community Q&AThe panel also addressed the big question that might be on everyone's mind: When will things get back to normal?

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Johnson and Johnson vaccine available for Juneau vetsJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Veterans Administration Health Care system has good news for Juneau veterans.

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CDC extends cruise ship no sail order until November, Travel Juneau respondsJuneau, Alaska - The Center Disease Control has extended its Conditional Sailing Order until November 1st of this year.

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Alaska health department floats idea of airport vaccinationsJUNEAU, Alaska — The state health department is floating the idea of providing COVID-19 vaccinations to travelers at Alaska's busiest airports with the summer tourism and fishing seasons looming.

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Soldotna construction company reaches $130K settlement with EPA over unauthorized well, contaminated groundwaterThe Department of Environmental Conservation's contaminated sites program found contaminated groundwater near an injection well at North Star Paving and Construction's property.

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98% Of Mekoryuk Vaccinated Against COVID-19. Meet The Mother-Daughter Team Helping That Happen.Of all the communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta with public vaccination data, Mekoryuk on Nunivak Island has the highest amount of its eligible population vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Y-K Delta Has Highest COVID-19 Case Rate In StateOnce again, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta has the highest COVID-19 case rate of any region in Alaska.

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Army wants to find snow-loving soldiers as it commits to ‘Arctic dominance'Andrysiak also said the Army wants to revive relationships with Alaska Native communities to teach soldiers Indigenous survival skills.

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Dillingham's Sawyer Sands reflects on representing Alaska at the U.S. Senate youth programEach year, a competitive national program selects two high school students from each state to meet with national leaders, like the president and Supreme Court justices.

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Trump Holdovers Accused of 'Sabotaging' Effort to Get Checks to 30 Million Social Security RecipientsPresident Biden cant stand for this any longer. He must protect Social Security beneficiaries by firing Saul and Black immediately. House Democrats and progressive activists are accusing the leadership of the Social Security headed by Trump holdover Andrew Saul—of slow-walking the Biden administrations effort to distribute direct...

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Anchorage Man with Warrants Taken into Custody Following Contact with K9 and Tasing WednesdayAPD reports that officers went to an address on the 500-block of Ocean Point Drive at 10:04 am on Wednesday to make contact with an individual who had three outstanding warrants for his address but had to bring in Crisis Negotiators when he did not comply and turn himself over to officers.

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COVID-19 vaccines may soon come to Alaska's busiest airportsWith travel in Alaska expected to spike over the summer, Dr. Anne Zink said that offering single-dose shots at airports could be a key piece of the state's vaccination puzzle.

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Alaska lawmakers consider resolution urging federal government to let Alaska cruises bypass CanadaThe measure would add the Legislature's to a growing chorus of voices calling for federal action but would not carry the force of law.

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LISTEN: An Alaska ski legend is accused of murder. This writer went inside 'The final descent of Dean Cummings'Dean Cummings was a champion skier and a pioneer in the Alaska heli-skiing industry, but according to reporting by Outside Magazine, colleagues described him as increasingly out of touch with reality in the years before he allegedly shot and killed a man.

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Attorney General nominee defends Dunleavy's pandemic response at confirmationAlaska Attorney General Treg Taylor defended Gov. Mike Dunleavy's response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

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SEARHC to Open Mountainside Behavioral Health in PetersburgPetersburg, Alaska - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will assume clinical operations of the Petersburg Mental Health Services facility at 100 Fram Street starting April 1.

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State of Alaska, cities, business groups file to defend exemption of Tongass from Roadless RuleOther parties defending the exemption include the city of Craig, statewide and Southeast chambers of commerce, electric utilities, shipping companies and resource development advocacy groups.

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COVID-19 vaccines may soon come to Alaska's busiest airportsThe state's top doctor says she wants to make it as easy as possible for people to get vaccinated, and offering single-dose shots at airports could be a key piece of the offensive strategy.

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Commission recommends juvenile parole reform in AlaskaNew recommendations from Alaska's criminal justice commission recommend a "second look" for Alaskans who receive long prison sentences as children.

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Attorney General Taylor defends Gov. Dunleavy's pandemic response in Senate confirmation hearingTaylor said it may be appropriate for the Legislature to amend the Alaska Disaster Act based on the state's experiences over the past year.

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SBA Launches Portal to Begin Accepting Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications on April 8"This vital economic aid will provide a much-needed lifeline for live venues, museums, movie theatres and many more," says SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman.

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Anchorage passes resolution to phase out homeless shelterANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anchorage has passed a resolution that requires the city to move people out of an emergency homeless shelter at Sullivan Arena that was created last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Commission recommends juvenile parole reform in AlaskaANCHORAGE, Alaska — A proposal by the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission could provide juveniles sentenced to lengthy prison sentences an opportunity for parole after serving 15 years.

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Applause as Biden USDA Scraps Trump Bid to Take Food Benefits From More Than a Million PeopleTrumps biggest regulatory attack on SNAP is officially dead and buried. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on official end of a Trump-era policy that could have stripped federal food benefits from more than a million people during the coronavirus pandemic by imposing more draconian work requirements on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...

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3 feet or 6 feet? Anchorage schools will stick with old guidance on distancingDistrict officials say the current mitigation strategies are working as intended.

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Alaska's billion-dollar cruise season in the balance as CDC resists industry pressure to lift restrictionsThe federal government held its ground on Wednesday against calls to roll back restrictions on cruise ship sailings.

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March 27 is the anniversary of the 1964 Good Friday EarthquakeOn March 27, 1964 a 9.2 magnitude earthquake unleashed nearly five minutes of violent shaking focused in Prince William Sound and felt in a majority of the state.

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Alaska Joins Lawsuit Challenging Executive Order Affecting On-shore and Off-shore Oil and Gas LeasesAnchorage, AK) - Wednesday, the State of Alaska joined a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana challenging the Biden Administration's unlawful moratorium placed on the federal oil and gas leasing program.

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Thursday: The art of self-careOn this Thursday's Juneau Afternoon, explore the power of self-care with Kelli Patterson, Christina Michelle and Maria Bailey from the Black Awareness Association of Juneau.

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Kinross Renames Peak Project as ‘Manh Choh'The name "Manh Choh" was chosen by the Village of Tetlin Chief, Michael Sam, and the tribal council, and can be translated from the Upper Tanana Athabascan language to "Big Lake," referring to the nearby Tetlin Lake, a site of high cultural significance in the community.

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Kenai, Homer lose on 1st day of stateThe Kenai Central and Homer girls basketball teams lost opening round games Thursday at the Class 3A state basketball tournament at Palmer Middle School.

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Minister's Message: Palm Sunday resonates through the agesThey crucified the Messiah according to the plan of God, and then Jesus demonstrated God's power over death through the Resurrection.

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Opinion: It's not 'us' and 'them.' It's we the people.The GOP was historically a bastion of fiscal responsibility and smaller government while still enacting bipartisan laws, but their current leadership is neither leading nor helping the party regain its respected standing.

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Alaska health department floats idea of airport vaccinationsAlaska Department of Health and Social Services released a request for information seeking to determine interest among potential contractors to provide a one-dose vaccine to interested travelers in a secure section of the airports in Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks and Ketchikan.

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Lawmakers clash on how to manage pandemicRep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, offered an amendment that would have removed references to a broad disaster declaration and enumerated specific provisions he said would allow the governor to effectively combat the pandemic.

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In shift, oil industry group backs federal price on carbonThe reversal comes as President Joe Biden has made tackling climate change a top priority.

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Soldotna library plans read by the river installationThe library hopes to install a &; in Soldotna Creek Park this summer.

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DHSS: 145 new casesAffected peninsula communities include Soldotna with six cases and Kenai with one case.

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Several hundred vaccination slots still openAppointments are available at multiple central peninsula clinics.

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Benefits from commercial fishing mostly affect fishers' hometowns, UAA study findsThe study aimed to answer the question: What are the short-run economic impacts of commercial fisheries on local economies?

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TaaS 2.0 Whitney Tilson Empire Financial Research EventTaaS 2.0 is an upcoming webinar from Whitney Tilson and his team at Empire Financial Research.

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Several comment during Facebook hearing on decision not to allow teams to play in state hoops tourneyJuneau, Alaska - Juneau School Board member Emil Mackey, frustrated with the panel's decision not to conduct a public hearing on Superintendent Bridget's Weiss decision to bar basketball teams from traveling to the state tournament, conducted his own public hearing via Facebook Wednesday evening.

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NTSB report: Andy Teuber was distraught over pending ADN story before heli crashTeuber, who had rushed back to Anchorage from out of state one day after getting married, dashed to Merrill Field and got into his helicopter to head to Kodiak, so he could explain to his family what was about to happen to him in Alaska's biggest newspaper: He was about to be exposed for a salacious relationship he had with an employee at Alaska...

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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 24, 2021Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly: Alaska joins a lawsuit against the Biden administration over its suspension of new federal oil and gas leases.

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AG nominee defends state's pandemic response to Senate CommitteeJUNEAU, Alaska — Attorney General Treg Taylor's confirmation hearing before a state Senate committee Wednesday focused heavily on Alaska's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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He Fell Through The Ice Inside A Glacier!Are a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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CBJ and State report Wednesday case countJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting four new residents identified with COVID-19.

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Alaska, 12 other states sue Biden administration over suspension of new oil and gas leasesThe lawsuit comes about two months after Democratic President Joe Biden hit pause on any new leases for oil and gas development on federal lands and waters including Alaska's Cook Inlet and National Petroleum Reserve.

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Army wants to find snow-loving soldiers as it commits to 'Arctic dominance'The Army says it will revive its "atrophied" Arctic skills, in part by recruiting soldiers who want to be in Alaska.

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Bethel Residents Criticize Alleged Mishandling Of Rape KitThe Bethel City Council meeting on March 23 saw the biggest public attendance in months.

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Bethel City Council Extends COVID-19 Mandates AgainIn their March 23 meeting, Bethel City Council approved extending a series of emergency mandates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Alaska's billion-dollar cruise season in the balance as CDC resists industry pressure to lift restrictionsThe federal government held its ground on Wednesday against calls to roll back restrictions on cruise ship sailings.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY for March 24, 2021DHSS today announced 210 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 207 were residents in: Anchorage , Wasilla , Bethel Census Area , Palmer , Chugiak , Eagle River , North Pole , Delta Junction , Juneau , Kenai , Fairbanks and one each in Bethel, Big Lake, Healy, Houston, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Soldotna, Unalaska, Valdez, Willow.

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Dunleavy says returning to disaster declaration jeopardizes tourismAlaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy sent a letter to all legislators on Wednesday saying the state should not return to having a disaster declaration because it would lead travelers to assume that the COVID-19 situation in the state is worsening.

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Driver in Sitka bicyclist Hit and Run arrestedSitka, Alaska - On Tuesday the Sitka Police arrested 19 year old Brooke Mulligan as the driver in the fatal hit and run of bicyclist Terry Carlson Jr on 3/8/21.

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Dunleavy says returning to disaster declaration jeopardizes tourismThe governor also said returning to a disaster declaration would irreparably harm Alaskans' trust in state government.

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Heavy Snowfall Means Constant Plowing, Shorter Kuskokwim Ice RoadHeavy snowfall has made maintaining the lower Kuskokwim Ice Road a challenge this year. The road is shorter than usual, even as its crew is working harder than ever.

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Watch: Alaska chief medical officer, health officials to hold vaccine Q&A for Juneau residentsThe City and Borough of Juneau invited a group of panelists for the event that includes Alaska’s chief medical officer Dr. Anne Zink and Bartlett Regional Hospital’s infection specialist Charlee Gribbon.

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The Alaskan MartianJessica Eicher ponders moving to Mars after being one of 0.5% of applicants to the Mars One program to make the first cut and astrophysicist Dr. Peter Delamere thinks she's nuts to want to go.

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First ever Tlingit Opera to be heldJuneau, Alaska - Sealaska Heritage Institute is partnering with Juneau's Perseverance Theatre to write and produce the first Tlingit opera in recorded history.

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Scott Jepsen appointed to University Board of RegentsJepsen, who recently retired from ConocoPhillips, received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and has 31 years of experience in the Alaska oil and gas industry.

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Astronomers Image Magnetic Fields at the Edge of M87's Black HoleThe Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, who produced the first ever image of a black hole, has today revealed a new view of the massive object at the centre of the Messier 87 galaxy: how it looks in polarised light.

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Scott Jepsen appointed to University of Alaska Board of RegentsAnchorage, Alaska - Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced Wednesday the appointment of Scott Jepsen to the University of Alaska Board of Regents and will serve the term of March 23, 2021 through February 6, 2023.

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Anchorage Suspect Jailed on Car Theft, Other Charges after Eluding Police MondayAn Anchorage police officer on patrol on 5th Avenue on Monday spotted a green 2001 Subaru Impreza he believed to be the vehicle that had been stolen from the 1100-block of 11th Avenue 10 days prior.

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Town CrierThe Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Homer from 8 a.m.

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Liveaboard fees in Juneau harbors double under proposal up for approvalJuneau, Alaska - The Docks and Harbors Board of Directors will be asked to consider a couple of rate increases during its meeting Thursday evening.

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Pets of the week: Bjorn and AnniBjorn is a 1-year-old male cat and Anni is a 5-month old female kitten.

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COVID Affected Team Withdraws From State TourneyJuneau, Alaska - One of the historically top 3A basketball powerhouses in the state of Alaska has pulled out of the Alaska School Activities Association's March Madness Alaska State Basketball Championships.

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States including Alaska sue to undo Biden pause on US oil and gas lease salesNEW ORLEANS — Louisiana and a dozen other states are suing the Biden administration to end a suspension of oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.

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DHSS Commissioner testifies about extending disaster declarationJuneau, Alaska - Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner, Adam Crum, was invited to testify at the state Senate Finance committee meeting on extending the emergency declaration in response to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

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Anchorage Man Arrested in FNBA Parking Lot after Attempting to Cash Stolen CheckAnchorage police report that they took an Anchorage man into custody on forgery and other charges after he attempted to cash a stolen check at the First National Bank on 36th Avenue on Monday afternoon.

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A year in: Alaskans recount the moment they knew the coronavirus would change everythingAs we reflect on the last year, it seems everyone had a moment when the pandemic hit home — when we realized the coronavirus was not going away quickly and would change everything.

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Alaska intervenes in challenge against Tongass exemption from Roadless RuleAnchorage, Alaska - A twenty-three party group has moved to intervene in litigation to support defending the 2020 Tongass Exemption Rule from the Roadless Rule, according to a release from Governor Dunleavy's office.

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