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East Pole Journal V. II, Episode 7: North Country balletLet's see one of them fancy ballet dancers handle this situation.

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LISTEN: Giant Alaskan legend from early UFC dies of COVID-19Paul Varelans was a 6-foot-8, 300-pound giant from Fairbanks and a pioneer in the now wildly popular Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021A more contagious strain of COVID-19 is detected in Alaska. And, an Anchorage Assembly member is removed from a statewide commission after defending Nazi terminology.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021DHSS today announced one death of an Alaska resident and 89 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 86 were residents in: Anchorage , Wasilla , Bethel Census Area , Fairbanks , Juneau , Kusilvak Census Area , Bethel , Palmer , Eagle River , Sutton-Alpine , Unalaska and one each in Big Lake, Chugiak,  Cordova,...

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Testing and lab sequencing detects first case of variant SARS-CoV-2 strain in AlaskaJanuary 26, 2021 ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced today that an Anchorage resident who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 infection last month was infected with a variant strain of the virus known as B.1.1.7, which was originally detected in September in the United Kingdom.

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Juneau works to make ‘Zoom bombing' a criminal offenseCity officials estimate that there have been about a dozen instances of what's known as "Zoom bombing" or disrupting a meeting.

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COVID outbreak grows at remote Aleutian fish plantAt Trident Seafoods' huge plant on the remote Aleutian island of Akutan, 135 workers have tested positive for the virus, the state Department of Health and Social Services reported Tuesday.

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Dunleavy removes Anchorage Assembly member from Human Rights Commission for defending Nazi terminologyAfter Juneau Representative Sara Hannan pledged to find out how the vanity plates were approved, Allard made comments on Facebook arguing that both “fuhrer” and “reich” are simply German words with no offensive connotations.

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Allard removed from Human Rights Commission over comments defending Nazi terminologyAlaska Governor Mike Dunleavy removed Anchorage Assembly member Jamie Allard from the state Human Rights Commission on Tuesday over comments she made on social media defending Nazi terminology on a pair of custom Alaska license plates.

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Wasilla woman fired from job for having Gab, Parler social media accountsA literary agent in Wasilla has been abruptly fired for having two social media accounts - one at Gab and the other at the now-defunct Parler.

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WATCH: City officials to give latest on Juneau's COVID-19 responseJuneau city officials are holding their weekly COVID-19 community update at 4 p.m. today. You can watch on this post, on the City and Borough of Juneau’s Facebook page or on Zoom. The public can submit questions in advance toÂ.

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Ravn Alaska Joins American Cancer Society in Providing Free Flights to Rural Alaskans Seeking TreatmentAlaskan patients who are required to travel for cancer treatment may receive up to six complimentary one-way flights annually for travel to and from cancer-related appointments anywhere Ravn flies.

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Alaska announces first case of more contagious strain of COVID-19State health officials say they've detected the first case of the COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom in Alaska, which appears to spread more easily and quickly.

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Fast-spreading strain of COVID arrived in Alaska in DecemberThe Alaska Department of Health and Social Services says an Anchorage resident who tested positive for COVID-19 infection last month was infected with a variant strain of the virus known as B.1.1.7, which was originally detected in September in the United Kingdom.

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Alaska announces first case of more contagious strain of COVID-19State health officials say they've detected the first case of the COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom in Alaska, which appears to spread more easily and quickly.

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USDA invests in habitat restorationPrince of Wales, Alaska - A public / private forestry project in Southeast Alaska was recently selected to receive nearly $660,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Joint Chiefs' Landscape Restoration Partnership.

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Making Kefir Yogurt and Kefir Cheese at HomeWe walk you through the incredibly simple process of making kefir, a plain and sour drinkable yogurt made from milk kefir grains.

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'You can't bubble the Legislature': How Alaska's lawmakers and capital city are coping with COVID-19 this sessionThere are more than 130 legislators and staff in Juneau for the legislative session.

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Baxter Senior Living Partners with AEA, KI Energy to Install Cutting-Edge Green Power GenerationBaxter Senior Living, a senior living community in Anchorage, has successfully commissioned a Yanmar Combined Heat and Power system that will produce the senior community’s electricity from natural gas it is burning for heat.

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Alaska village weighs water options after fire burns plantBETHEL, Alaska — Residents of an Alaska village have met with health officials and government agencies to consider methods to restore running water after a fire destroyed the community’s water plant.

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Alaska Gov. Dunleavy plans remote State of the State speech, citing pandemic ‘complications'It may be the first time an Alaska governor has not delivered the annual speech in person to the Legislature.

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Fewer Alaskans screened for cancer in 2020 than pre-pandemicANCHORAGE, Alaska — Doctors in Alaska say fewer people had routine cancer screenings in 2020 than in the year before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hospital leadership about to change hands in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - The outgoing Chief Executive Office of Bartlett Regional Hospital and the incoming interim CEO were guests on Action Line Tuesday.

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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, January 25th, 2021An outdoor vigil in Fairbanks brings attention to several recent missing persons cases. And, a family in Chefornak evacuates after a sinkhole develops under their home.

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Alaska Army National Guardsmen get COVID-19 vaccineJOINT BASE, Alaska — Soldiers of the Alaska Army National Guard Medical Detachment hosted a COVID-19 vaccination drive Jan.

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176th Wing Airmen Participate in Noble Defender Rescue ExerciseJOINT BASE, Alaska — Alaska Air National Guardsmen of 176th Wing participated in the Operation Noble Defender recovery exercise Jan.

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The state's vaccine website is improving. Here's how to make the most of it.Alaska has the highest rate of COVID-19 vaccinations in the country, but many Alaskans who qualify for the vaccine still haven’t been able to get one — because of trouble navigating the state’s website.Â.

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Former Kotzebue mayor to lead National Park Service's Native relations program for AlaskaMaija Katak Lukin, a former mayor of Kotzebue, has been selected as the Native relations program manager for the National Park Service's Alaska region.

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Fairbanks leaders plead for answers after string of unsolved missing persons casesFairbanks residents, Alaska Native leaders and families of the missing gathered over the weekend for a vigil to increase awareness about an unusually high number of local missing persons, including several Native people.

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The COVID-19 testing crunch is over. But fewer Alaskans are getting tested a€” a trend officials want to change.Officials say they've noticed a recent drop-off in the number of people using Anchorage's drive-through testing sites, in spite of quickening turnarounds and relatively short wait times.

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Fairbanks leaders plead for answers after string of unsolved missing persons casesEight individuals, including five Alaska Native people who've gone missing in the Fairbanks area since last May remain unaccounted for.

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Legislative intern drove to Haines, boarded flight to Juneau after testing positive for COVID-19A 21-year-old University of Alaska student tested positive for COVID-19 in Anchorage just before he drove to Haines with his mother during the first week of January.

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Officials expect no new COVID-19 vaccine eligibility through FebruaryEligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccines in Alaska is expected to remain the same through much of February, with a continued focus on vaccinating those 65 and older, a vaccine official said Monday.

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With more vaccines arriving in Alaska, state debuts new appointment hotlineState health officials say they're set to launch a live hotline this week for Alaskans trying to get vaccine appointments.

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Assembly provided update on future Glory Hall buildingJuneau, Alaska - A member of the Glory Hall Board of Directors provided the Assembly an update on their new building during the body's meeting Monday evening.

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Alaska man admits setting fire at Seattle police precinctSEATTLE — A 20-year-old Alaska man has pleaded guilty to a federal arson conspiracy charge, acknowledging he set a fire outside a Seattle police precinct during summer protests while others tried to bar a door to keep officers from leaving.

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Alaska Air: 4Q Earnings SnapshotAlaska Air Group Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $430 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

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DOT and PF Seeks Public Review of 2021 Summer Ferry ScheduleComments may be submitted through February 7, 2021 - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for May 2021 through September 2021 is now available for public review.

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Enough 'Blah Blah Blah' From Global Elites, Greta Thunberg Declares at Digital DavosIm only here to once again remind you of the emergency we are in. The crisis that you and your predecessors have created and inflicted upon us.  In yet another fiery speech to attendees of an elite annual summit, climate activist Greta Thunberg made clear on Monday that young people arent backing down from demands that.

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Alaska Steambath CultureAlaska steambath culture predates Western contact. Steambaths were a place for healing. Many rural cabins still have saunas.

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McConnell Caves on Filibuster After Democrats Manchin and Sinema Reiterate Opposition to Scrapping 'Jim Crow Relic'McConnell engaged in the most blatant, ridiculous act of obstructionism imaginable, and instead of telling him that if he kept it up, theyd take that power from him, key Dems reassured him that theyd never take that power from him. After holding up a must-pass organizing resolution and delaying Democrats takeover of the Senate for.

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Assembly to take action against junked vehicles and ZoombombingJuneau, Alaska - The fund transfers occurred in a sweeping consent agenda that passed without any objection, moving money from other various funds—totaling to $500,000 for the Centennial Hall, and $300,000 for Dimond Park.

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Kenai hockey topples SoldotnaThe Kenai Central hockey team defeated Soldotna 3-1 on Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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Hoops roundup: Soldotna girls roll to another dominant winThe host Soldotna girls basketball team improved to 3-0 with another dominant victory, topping Homer 56-17 on Tuesday.

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1st case of UK COVID variant announcedThe variant was detected in an Anchorage resident who tested positive last month.

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AP sources: Biden to pause oil, gas sales on public landsEnvironmental groups hailed the expected moratorium as the kind of bold, urgent action needed to slow climate change.

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Holland to be next superintendentThe board unanimously supported Holland, who will take over from O'Brien later this year.

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State to investigate issuance of offensive license plateDivision of Motor Vehicles plans to investigate the issuance of "3REICH" personalized license plates.

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Opinion: The next generation of conservatives is ready for climate actionYoung people care about protecting our environment and mitigating the impacts of a changing climate.

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Letting the sunshine inKalifornsky Kitchen changes the mood with a fresh, tropical key lime pie recipe.

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Youthful Brain ReviewsYouthful Brain is a daily supplement for improvements in cognition and mental energy, reducing the risk of fatigue and age-related mental decline.

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Herpesyl Reviews: Effective Herpes Virus Supplement or Scam?Thankfully, solutions to manage like Herpesyl do exist, and although most require a doctor's prescription - this new natural supplement that effectively fights off herpes and prevents future outbreaks does not.

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Kibo Code Quantum by Steve Clayton and Aidan BoothKibo Code Quantum claims to be one of the best e-Commerce courses out there. It has been developed by Steve Clayton and Aidan Booth, who both will be introduced later.

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Neuro Calm Pro ReviewsNeuro Calm Pro is a daily supplement to improve hearing by easing inflammation and improving blood flow.

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Dan Sullivan heaps praise on Janet Yellen, but votes against her for treasurySen. Dan Sullivan voted against Janet Yellen to lead the Treasury Department because she is not a cheerleader for the fossil fuel industry.

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US House Delivers Impeachment Articles to SenateThe U.S. House of Representatives has officially sent its articles of impeachment to the Senate, charging former President Donald Trump with inciting insurrection in connection with the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a mob of his supporters earlier this month.

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Grocery Shopping In AlaskaAre a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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Crash into Unoccupied Vehicle along the Glenn Highway Lands Anchorage Man in JailA crash into a truck parked along the Glenn Highway near Muldoon landed an Anchorage man in jail on several charges after he left the scene of the accident on Sunday morning APD reported.

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With more vaccines arriving in Alaska, state debuts new appointment hotlineWith February's shipment of COVID-19 vaccine expected soon, Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration said Monday that it's replacing its existing leave-a-message approach with a live hotline.

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Legislative intern drove to Haines, boarded flight to Juneau after testing positive for COVID-19An Anchorage man who tested positive for COVID-19 broke quarantine in Haines then boarded a flight with nine other passengers earlier this month.

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Aniak Man Indicted On Felony Gun ChargesAlfred Morgan, 35, of Aniak has been indicted on federal felony gun charges that stem from an incident that happened in 2020.

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As COVID-19 vaccines hit Alaska, testing is lagging. Public health officials want to change that.Supply shortages have relented. Hospitals have boosted their testing capacity. And a company built the state’s first commercial testing lab, a $4 million facility in Anchorage with the ability to process 20,000 tests a day.

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State seeks public input of summer ferry scheduleJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for May 2021 through September 2021 is now available for public review.

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Gov. Dunleavy proposes bill to extend Alaska's COVID-19 disaster declaration through SeptemberMike Dunleavy speaks about the state’s COVID-19 response from the Atwood Building in Anchorage on March 23, 2020.

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There's Lots of Water in the World's Most Explosive VolcanoThere isnt much in Kamchatka, a remote peninsula in northeastern Russia just across the Bering Sea from Alaska, besides an impressive population of brown bears and the most explosive volcano in the world.

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CBJ and State reports new COVID casesThe City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center reports 14 new individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau during January 23 - January 25.

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Gov. Dunleavy proposes bill to extend Alaska's COVID-19 disaster declaration through SeptemberThe bill would extend Dunleavy's fourth declaration of the pandemic, which is set to expire on Feb.

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Trefon Angasan, who died of COVID-19, remembered as 'irreplaceable' Alaska Native leaderAlaska Native leader Trefon Angasan, Jr., died in November from complications due to COVID-19. He was 73 years old.

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Former Kotzebue mayor to lead National Park Service's Native relations program for AlaskaMaija Katak Lukin is Inupiaq and grew up in Kotzebue and the Sisualik fish camp, where she's spent her life subsistence hunting, fishing and gathering.

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Dunleavy Welcomes ANC Cold Storage Lease AgreementAnchorage, AK) - Governor Mike Dunleavy welcomes the signing of a lease agreement between Alaska Cargo and Cold Storage, LLC and the State of Alaska to develop cold storage at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

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Emphasis in Alaska stays on vaccinating older residentsJuneau, Alaska — Alaska health officials expect eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccines to remain the same through much of February, with a focus on vaccinating those 65 and older.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021DHSS today announced 84 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 83 were residents in: Anchorage , Chugiak , Northwest Arctic Borough , Eagle River , Wasilla , Bethel , Fairbanks , North Pole , Sutton-Alpine and one each in Bethel Census Area, Homer, Juneau, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Palmer and Soldotna.

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Sinkhole opens under Chefornak home, forcing family to evacuateDelores "Dolly" Abraham's original fear was not a sinkhole, but the river. By last spring, she said that the riverbank, which is eroding in Chefornak, had almost reached the edge of her home.

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In the Alaska Senate Caucus of Equals, crackpot conspiracy theories find champion in ReinboldThe so-called Alaska Senate Caucus of Equals showed its lack of integrity by putting Reinbold in charge of the committee charged with reviewing "the programs and activities of the Alaska Court System and the Department of Law, and the legal and substantive review of bills referred to it for that pur"

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Still no majority in the State HouseJuneau, Alaska - The Planning Commission takes up a City and Borough of Juneau permit for the reconstruction of Crest Street in the Valley during its meeting Tuesday evening.

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Sinkhole opens under Chefornak home, forcing family to evacuateIn Chefornak, a family was forced to evacuate their home because a sinkhole caused by thawing permafrost formed underneath it.

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Alaska Cold Cargo and Storage Signs Lease for Cold Storage Facility at ANCWith 32.5 million cubic feet of capacity, the facility will provide ANC with a critical piece of infrastructure at the world's sixth-busiest cargo airport.

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Quintillion and GCI Partner to Bring Improved Internet Services to Nome and KotzebueThis partnership will provide the residents of both communities access to 1 Gig internet speeds like those in Anchorage and Fairbanks, transforming their telecommuting and streaming entertainment options.

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Sinkhole Opens Under Chefornak Home, Forcing Family To EvacuateThe COVID-19 pandemic has not put a pause on the Y-K Delta's environmental threats. In Chefornak, a family was forced to evacuate their home because a.

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Thirteen people test positive for COVID-19 in the Dillingham Area last weekOne case is in the City of Dillingham and is related to travel, according to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation.

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Trucking From Port to Store to HomeOne segment of the transportation industry that is crucial to getting items from port to door is drayage—a logistical service focused on trucking goods a short distance to retail companies or consolidators.

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Coast Guard Seeks Information After Laser Strike Hits Ketchikan Boat CrewJUNEAU, Alaska  The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public in locating a suspect or suspects who pointed a green laser light at the cabin of a Station Ketchikan boat crew conducting underway operations Saturday night.

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Crest Street reconstruction tops Planning Commission agendaJuneau, Alaska - The Planning Commission takes up a City and Borough of Juneau permit for the reconstruction of Crest Street in the Valley during its meeting Tuesday evening.

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Another poor sockeye season predicted for Cook InletLast year's sockeye run was the lowest since 1971, at 4.36 million fish. Commercial fishermen saw a harvest of 700,000 salmon in 2020, over 1 million short of the preseason projections.

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Alaska Native winds top children's literature prizeNEW YORK — An Alaska illustrator has become the first Native American to win one of the two top prizes in children's literature.

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Alaska Airlines takes delivery of first 737-9 Max aircraftThe company in a release says Alaska pilots flew the aircraft on a short flight Sunday from the Boeing Delivery Center at Boeing Field in Seattle to the company's hangar at Sea-Tac International Airport with a small group of the company's top leadership on board.

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St. Paul Tribal Government lands federal tech training grantHistorically, local jobs in the STEM field have not gone to St. Paul residents — a problem the project manager says the grant could help with.

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Biden reinstates northern Bering Sea climate planThe Bering Sea Elders Group called the plan a "milestone" for including Indigenous people in federal conversations and policy on climate change.

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Biden signs 'milestone' order on Bering Sea protections, Indigenous knowledgeOn his first day in office, Biden signed an order reinstating the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, which includes protections from off-shore oil and gas leasing in the Norton Sound.

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Online ordering causing cardboard pile-ups around AnchorageCardboard is piling up at the Anchorage Recycling Center and at drop-off points around the city.

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Forecast predicts another poor sockeye season for Cook InletBrian Marston, Fish and Game's area manager for UCI commercial fisheries, says the projections aren’t surprising.

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‘She's been through a pandemic before': Bethel elder who had COVID-19 is one of the first to get vaccineYukon-Kuskokwim Elder's Home resident Xenia Jackson worked through tuberculosis outbreaks as a health aide.

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Ketchikan's City Council votes to defend Roadless Rule rollback in courtAn overwhelming majority on Ketchikan's City Council wants to defend the Trump administration's decision to exempt the Tongass National Forest from the Roadless Rule.

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Concern about Alaska's foster care future under Dunleavy plan to split state health departmentTribal organizations, advocates for foster children and the largest state worker union are all voicing their concerns.

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No easy answers after fire destroys Tuluksak's water supplyThe temporary well being used at the school pulls up water from the Tuluksak River, which isn't safe to drink.

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Man arrested in Seattle after allegedly threatening a Ketchikan-bound Alaska Airlines flightOnboard the aircraft, the suspect called in a false claim of a security threat, ” Port of Seattle spokesperson Kate Hudson said in an email.

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Judge allows Landmine editor to attend Governor's press conferenceANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal judge has ruled in favor of an online political writer who was prevented by Alaska's governor from attending press conferences.

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Snowfall measurements from around Juneau varied broadlyJuneau, Alaska - This past weekend's snowfall varied greatly around the city and borough.

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December unemployment figures for Alaska released by State Labor DepartmentJuneau, Alaska - The unemployment numbers for December in Alaska are in.

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One of Two Victims Dies after Sunday Evening Thompson Street Shooting IncidentAnchorage police say that an investigation into a shooting incident that injured two men on the 4300-block of Thompson Street in Anchorage has been upgraded to a homicide investigation after one of the two victims died at the hospital on Sunday.

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Budget Chair Sanders Dares GOP to Criticize Him for Using Reconciliation to 'Protect Ordinary People, Not Just the Rich'If they want to criticize me for helping to feed children who are hungry or senior citizens in this country who are isolated and alone and dont have enough food, they can criticize me., Sanders remarks came as the work of the Senate has effectively been ground to a halt by Senate Minority Leader.

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US House to Deliver Impeachment Articles to SenateThe U.S. House of Representatives is set to officially send its articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, charging former President Donald Trump with inciting insurrection in connection with the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters earlier this month.

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Homer High has 1st COVID-19 case since reopeningClose contacts have been quarantined; school schedule not interrupted.

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Homer splits weekend hockey gamesMariners top Kenai on the ice, lose to Soldotna in overtime.

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Brown Bears, Pavicich shut out WildernessLuke Pavicich posted a shutout as the Kenai River Brown Bears defeated the host Minnesota Wilderness 4-0 on Sunday in North American Hockey League play.

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Homer High has 1st COVID-19 case since reopeningClose contacts have been quarantined; school schedule not interrupted.

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State reports fewer than 100 cases for first time since September; more than 5,000 vaccinated on peninsulaOnly two cases were reported on the peninsula, in Homer and Soldotna.

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Superintendent finalists share experience, visionsAhead of interviews, the three candidates participated in QAs with the district's communications director.

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House deadlock remains, lawmakers to meet WednesdayPeter Segall / Juneau Empire Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer leaves the Alaska House of Representatives chamber Monday after presiding over yet another floor session where lawmakers were unable to elect leadership.

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Seward reminds public about face mask requirementThe city has received complaints about people not adhering to the mask requirement.

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A physician's perspective on COVID-19 vaccinationThis virus has taken the lives of people who have given much of themselves to our community; people I have cared for for decades.

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A tsunami looms across the horizon. That tsunami is the climate crisis."Our leaders remind me of children building a sand castle on the beach."

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Meticore Reviews Updated Weight Loss Diet Pill ReportMeticore is an eight ingredient blend that stimulates the acceleration of metabolism regeneration by activating one simple metabolic trigger, low core body temperature.

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Grayling Man Burns Down Occupied Home after They Wouldn't Let Him InAST reports that the arson investigation in Grayling is continuing and that they have arrested the suspect on charges that include Arson I. Aniak-based troopers were alerted in the early morning hours of January 22nd, that Grayling resident 34-year-old Ronald Kruger had set fire to an occupied residence in that village.

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Wanted: Artists who need financial support for their creative workIn times of stress and economic hardship, it can be easy to let art and its impact on us slip off the radar screen.

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Today's Democracy Isn't Exactly What Wealthy US Founding Fathers EnvisionedAmerica's Founding Fathers were among the wealthiest people in the Colonies when they drafted and signed the Constitution, and that's pretty much who they expected to continue to guide the young nation.

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State releases latest COVID reportJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Sunday that 166 new people were identified with COVID-19 in the state.

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Chilkat Valley News: COVID positive man travels by air from Haines to JuneauJuneau, Alaska - A University of Alaska student intern passing through Haines boarded an Alaska Seaplanes flight earlier this month, despite testing positive for the COVID-19 virus, forcing nine other passengers into quarantine as close contacts.

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States eye allowing concealed carry of guns without a permitSALT LAKE CITY — Republican lawmakers in several more states want to loosen gun restrictions by allowing people to carry concealed firearms without having to get a permit, continuing a trend that gun control advocates call dangerous.

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Lawmaker introduces bill to limit by-mail voting in AlaskaJUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska lawmaker has introduced a bill to partially dismantle voting-by-mail systems used by Anchorage, Juneau, and other cities across the state.

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Alaska Guardsmen Answered the Call, Heading Home after Inauguration AssistanceJOINT BASE, Alaska — Airmen and Soldiers of the Alaska National Guard assisted the District of Columbia National Guard and federal civilian authorities with the 59th Presidential Inauguration this week, and will be headed home within the next few days.

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Little People of AlaskaSimilar to stories of elves in Scandinavia or Menehune in Hawaii, indigenous Alaskans have stories of little people in Alaska.

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Opinion: We are listening to Alaskans, past and present, to preserve Alaska's futureCommissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Corri A. Feige.

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Man arrested in Seattle after allegedly threatening a Ketchikan-bound Alaska Airlines flightThe 30 passengers and five crew eventually departed Seattle on a replacement plane after a roughly seven-hour delay.

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COVID-19 closes a third Aleutian plant, stranding Bering Sea fishermen at the dockIn the Aleutian port town of Unalaska, at least five local boats are stuck at the dock with nowhere to deliver their cod after the shutdown of the Alyeska Seafoods processing plant, according to a crew member on one of them, Tacho Camacho Castillo.

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Concern about Alaska's foster care future under Dunleavy plan to split state health departmentPresident Richard Peterson said Tribes should have been consulted before the state rolled out the proposal, not after.

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Dunleavy revives proposal to strip Alaskans of right to raise tax by initiativeGov. Mike Dunleavy has brought back the constitutional amendment he proposed two years ago to make tax increases all but impossible to approve in Alaska.

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200 M30 fentanyl pills intercepted in Anchorage, two Utqiagvik residents arrestedAnchorage, Alaska - Two Utqiagvik residents were arrested on federal drug trafficking charges in Utqiagvik on January 15 after a suspicious package containing 200 M30 fentanyl pills was intercepted at the Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage.

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Man arrested in Grayling for arson and endangerment.Grayling, Alaska - Ronald Kruger, 34, was arrested for first-degree arson and four counts of reckless endangerment on Friday, Jan.

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COVID-19 closes a third Aleutian plant, stranding Bering Sea fishermen at the dockIn the Aleutian port town of Unalaska, at least five local boats are stuck at the dock with nowhere to deliver their cod after the shutdown of the Alyeska Seafoods processing plant.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021DHSS today announced 251 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 241 were residents in: Anchorage , Bethel Census Area , Bethel , Wasilla , Eagle River , North Pole , Fairbanks , Kusilvak Census Area , Palmer , Juneau , Unalaska , Dillingham Census Area , Hooper Bay , Southeast Fairbanks Census Area , Valdez-Cordova Census Area  Copper...

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New statewide COVID numbers releasedJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 251 new COVID-19 cases Saturday.

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Assembly to take up fund transfers and deal with errant junkyardJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Assembly will take up a transfer of funds for phase two of the Centennial Hall renovation project.

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Alaskan artists find inspiration in Amanda Gorman's inaugural poemAmanda Gorman inspired people around the world with her poem. In Alaska, these poets celebrated her accomplishment as a young writer and woman of color.

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Zoombombing tops agenda of Assembly committeeJuneau, Alaska - The matter of "Zoombombing" is on the agenda of the Assembly Human Resources Committee Monday evening.

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CBJ Manager expects one-half million cruise ship visitors in 2021Juneau, Alaska - What kind of cruise ship season is Juneau City Hall anticipating this year?

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Rejected Pebble Mine application appealedANCHORAGE, Alaska — The developer of the Pebble Mine in Alaska has filed an appeal with the Army Corps of Engineers that asks the agency to reconsider the developer's application to build a gold mine upstream from Bristol Bay.

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Suspected Sitka duck killer chargedJuneau, Alaska - A Sitka man accused of intentionally running over a flock of ducks has a date to appear in Sitka District Court.

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USCG investigates laser incidentJuneau, Alaska - The Coast Guard is seeking information about a suspect or suspects that pointed a green laser light into the cabin of a Station Ketchikan boat crew last Saturday.

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JSD hires new Director of Adminstrative ServicesJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau School District announced Cassee Olin as the new Director of Administrative Services.

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Did English Puritans Commit Genocide in New England?WASHINGTON  Sometime before dawn on May 27, 1637, English militia from Massachusetts and Connecticut, backed by several hundred Narragansett and Mohegan allies, launched a surprise attack on the fortified Pequot village of Mystic, one of about 20 Pequot tribal villages in southeastern Connecticut.

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McConnell Delaying Democratic Takeover in Effort to Preserve FilibusterMcConnell is already abusing the filibuster to block the constitution of the new majority. Nuking the filibuster is the appropriate response. In an early effort to keep the GOP in a position to cripple President Joe Bidens agenda, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to block a must-pass organizing resolution that establishes...

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As Economic Suffering Grips Regular Americans, Wall Street Behemoths Ready Feast of Stock BuybacksWere going to be aggressively buying back, and consistently, said Morgan Stanley chief executive James Gorman.

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Alaska's All-Time Cold Record turns 50Jan. 23, 2021, is the 50th anniversary of Alaska's all-time cold temperature: minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit, recorded by a weather observer at Prospect Creek Camp.

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Izembek National Wildlife Refuge PhotosIzembek National Wildlife Refuge photos taken by Gerrit Vyn in 2018 during a six-week journey there sponsored by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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It must be done this year: Senate president eyes fiscal plan"We have to solve this problem."

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Kenai passes voucher program to boost small businessThe $350,000 program is dubbed "Shop Here all Year in Kenai"

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Eastern peninsula students to return full time on MondayIncludes Seward Elementary, Seward Middle, Seward High and Moose Pass schools,.

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School board to host meet and greets with superintendent candidatesThe new superintendent, who will replace Superintendent John O'Brien, will begin serving on July 1.

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A community effortAbout two dozen volunteers spent the weekend making preparations for Project Homeless Connect - filling more than 300 backpacks with a variety of supplies and hundreds of tote bags full of shelf-stable food.

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CPH treating no COVID patients; more than 70,000 vaccinatedCentral Peninsula Hospital was treating no patients who were COVID-positive for the first time in months.

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Hundreds vaccinated in central pen clinicsThe vaccine is currently available to front-line health care workers and residents over the age of 65.

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Homer hockey tops Kenai, loses to SoldotnaIn their weekend of hockey in a shortened season, the Homer Mariners split two games, winning against the Kenai Kardinals before falling to the Soldotna Stars in overtime.

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Magicians sweeps Brown BearsThe Kenai River Brown Bears were swept by the host Minnesota Magicians on Friday and Saturday in North American Hockey League play.

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Hoops roundup: Kenai sweeps NikiskiThe host Kenai Central girls basketball team received 20 points from Emma Beck in evening its record at 1-1 on Saturday by defeating Nikiski 47-30.

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Exerting control in Old Kenai  Part 3This is the third installment in a series about two killings that occurred in Kenai on April 8, 1918.

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House impeaches Trump — againOn Wednesday, January 13, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the incitement of insurrection.

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Local residents graduate with nursing degrees amid pandemicThis month, five students graduated from University of Alaska Anchorage's registered nursing program through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus in Nome.

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Seven new cases identified in regionSeven new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the last week in the Bering Strait / Norton Sound region, with 10 cases currently active as of Tuesday.

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Some travel restrictions lifted for vaccinated peopleAs vaccines become more widely available in the region, city and health officials are reworking some of the region’s COVID restrictions to accommodate people who get the vaccine.

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There's hope for hoopsWhat would a winter in Bush Alaska be like without basketball? With a little luck we won’t have to find out.

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Nome Kennel Club hosts 20-mile sled dog raceThe Nome Kennel Club hosted its second race of the season, a 20-miler, which started at the city’s snow dump and traveled east over the tundra.

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You Blow Us Away! ! !Are 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: Friday, January 22nd, 2021With a dramatic increase in capacity, the state looks to expand it's COVID testing program.

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'She's been through a pandemic before': Bethel elder who had COVID-19 is one of the first to get vaccineXenia Jackson's first experience with a pandemic was during the tuberculosis outbreaks of the 20th century when she worked as a village health aide.

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State government reporters discuss legislative prioritiesLawmakers are meeting in Juneau for an unusual and challenging legislative session. What's likely to happen this year with permanent fund dividends and pandemic relief?

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Native Village of Eyak Receives $40 Million Grant to Construct Oil Spill Response FacilityThis facility will serve as a multi-modal transportation and oil spill emergency response center and will provide a central location for the tribal members and members of the broader community to develop marine support services.

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Baseball Legend Henry ‘Hank' Aaron Dies at 86The Atlanta Braves Major League baseball team announced Friday Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died at the age of 86.

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More wind power could be coming to Interior AlaskaGolden Valley Electric Association is studying a proposal by a Fairbanks developer who wants to build a new facility that would bring more wind power to the city and surrounding areas.

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'Let Every Woman Know' the signs and symptoms of female cancersGynecologic cancer is a term that refers to specific cancers occurring in various areas of the female reproductive tract.

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AG: Pebble permit denial violates state's development rightsThe Dunleavy administration argues the Alaska Statehood Act requires it to challenge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' denial of a key wetlands permit for the Pebble project.

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Fairbanks Man Indicted on Federal Gun ChargesAnchorage, Alaska - U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Bradley Kruger, 20, of Fairbanks, has been indicted for Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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CBJ and State reports COVID case countJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting four individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau.

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ANWR on hold: Decades-long uncertainty over Arctic refuge drilling continuesAfter more than 40 years of fighting to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development, the Congressional delegation saw their dream realized and dashed this week, all within about 24 hours.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021DHSS today announced 290 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 262 were residents in: Anchorage , Fairbanks , Wasilla , Northwest Arctic Borough , Palmer , Bethel , Bethel Census Area , Eagle River , Kodiak , North Pole , Unalaska , Dillingham Census Area , Fairbanks North Star Borough , Kenai , Ketchikan , Nome.

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Small Business Admin. answers Bristol Bay questions on 2nd round of Paycheck Protection ProgramThe Small Business Administration answers the community's questions about who is eligible for federal assistance and how to apply.

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No easy answers after fire destroys Tuluksak's water supplyIn the short term, the community wants to connect its well to the school. But the well pulls up water from the Tuluksak River, which isn't safe to drink.

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JPD issues school zone safety reminderJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Police Department has issued a statement for motorists on school zone safety.

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Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race Postponed One Week To Jan. 30The Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race, scheduled to begin Jan. 22, has been postponed until Saturday, Jan.

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Elder's Home Resident Who Had COVID-19 Is One Of First To Be VaccinatedYukon-Kuskokwim Elder's Home resident Xenia Jackson was one of the first people in the Y-K Delta to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in December 2020.

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Another extension for humpback whale habitat ruleA judge has agreed to another extension for a final rule on designating critical habitat for endangered and threatened humpback whales in the Pacific Ocean.

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Community steps up to fix roof after collapse at Happy Tails Dog KennelEverything is back into place at Happy Tails. Volunteers offered labor, food and funding to remove damage and restore the roof.

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Sitka fish and game committee speaks out about climate changeThe group signed off on a letter to other advisory committees around Alaska urging them to take action on climate change.

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Tuluksak Native Community Seeks Solutions To Water CrisisOn Jan. 16, a fire in Tuluksak destroyed the village's washeteria and water plant building, which was their only source of clean, running water.

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BRHS Teachers Planning Parade For StudentsBethel Regional High School staff are planning a parade for students on Friday, Jan.

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December Jobs down 7.7 Percent from December 2019JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska's December employment was down 7.7 percent from December 2019 to 290,400, a loss of 24,100 jobs, as the pandemic continued to keep job counts well below year-ago levels.

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‘Everybody's worst nightmare': Bering Sea fishermen on edge after COVID-19 closes second plantNow, fishermen and industry leaders are anxious that they might not have places to offload their catch and that their plants might be the next to close down, said Dan Martin, who manages a fleet of nine pollock trawlers for a company called Evening Star Fisheries.

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ACRC names new directorJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center has named Dr. Tom Thornton as its new director.

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Haines police arrest man who threatened to ‘shoot up' local clinicFischer was charged with second degree terroristic threatening, a felony offense that carries penalties of up to 5 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.

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'Everybody's worst nightmare': Bering Sea fishermen on edge after COVID-19 closes second plantThe winter fishery for Bering Sea pollock, which goes into products like McDonald's fish sandwiches, officially opened Wednesday.

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Pebble Appeal Highlights Need for Permanent Protections in Bristol BayDILLINGHAM, AK – Thursday’s news that the Pebble Limited Partnership filed an unfounded appeal of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ permit denial is just the latest in a long saga of the company’s disgraceful attempts to push their unwanted toxic mine on Bristol Bay.

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AK Congress members rebuke moratorium on lease sales in ANWRThe Alaska Congressional delegation expressed their displeasure with the Biden administration's moratorium on oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Pacific Princess soldJuneau, Alaska - Princess Cruises announces that it has sold the Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.

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Health officials consider prioritizing vaccines for teachersAlaska health officials say that they're considering moving teachers up on Alaska's vaccine list as students head back to classrooms in large numbers.

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Royal Caribbean vessel Alaska voyages scrubbedJuneau, Alaska - The first casualty of the Alaska 2021 cruise season will be Quantum of the Seas, according to an article in the Royal Caribbean Blog.

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Pebble asks Army Corps to reconsider its mine plan in Southwest AlaskaPebble Limited Partnership has filed an appeal with the Army Corps of Engineers, asking the agency to reconsider its application to build an open-pit gold mine upstream from Bristol Bay.

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ExxonMobil pulls out of Iditarod sponsorshipExxonMobil has ended its 40-year sponsorship of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, PETA announced today.

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Why Alaska has the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate of all 50 statesPart of the reason is that Alaska is getting more doses of the vaccine because of additional allotments for the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Indian Health Service.

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Reduced speed limits sparing Right WhalesPORTLAND, Maine — A report from the federal government says compliance with speed rules designed to protect rare whales has increased in recent years but could still be higher.

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Alaska's unemployment rate declines in DecemberThe pandemic still continues to keep job counts well below year-ago levels, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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Dunleavy pitches another big PFD payment and a formula changeThe $5,000 payout comes with a hitch: future payments would be reduced under a new formula.

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Alaska renters could wait months for $200M federal virus aidJUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska renters will have to wait for an undetermined amount of time before receiving allotments of up to $200 million in federal coronavirus aid.

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CBJ and State report COVID cases from ThursdayJuneau, Alaska - Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported by the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center Thursday.

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Kings looking to snare bears falcons in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - Ketchikan high school hoopsters are in Juneau this week for encounters with basketball squads from Juneau Douglas and Thunder Mountain High Schools.

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Multi-Agency Drug Interdiction Team Nabs Drug TraffickersAnchorage, AK) - The Anchorage Airport Interdiction Team arrested two Utqiagvik residents on federal drug trafficking charges after a suspicious parcel was intercepted at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

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Catch Up with Thomas Waerner on the the Iditarod Podcast!Tales from the Trail Episode 15 We talk with Thomas Waerner, 2020 Iditarod champion, about what he has been up to this summer.

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ExxonMobil becomes latest sponsor to sever Iditarod tiesANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Iditarod, the world's most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled-back version of this year's race because of the pandemic.

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Dunleavy pitches dividend change amid legislative splitsJUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed checks of nearly $5,000 to residents as part of an effort aimed at reviving the state's pandemic-stunted economy, with the money to come from Alaska's oil-wealth fund.

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Senators File Ethics Complaint Over Cruz and Hawley's Role in Capitol InsurrectionAmid mounting calls for Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of Missouri to resign or be expelled from the chamber, a group of Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday requesting an investigation into the two senators' roles in inciting a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

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Climate Change Returns to White House Agenda with Biden Executive OrderPresident Joe Biden immediately began to reverse the Trump administrations policies on climate change with one of 17 executive orders signed Wednesday after his inauguration.

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New Acting USAGM Chief Begins Undoing Predecessor's PoliciesWASHINGTON  Moving swiftly on her first day as acting CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, journalist Kelu Chao oversaw the removal of the top executive at the Voice of America, reversing a widely criticized appointment by her Trump-appointed predecessor, Michael Pack.

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Cacao Bliss ReviewsCacao Bliss is an all-new health optimizing supplement that contains a specific blend of raw Peruvian cacao powder as well as various superfood extracts.

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From wilderness to Tlingit culture: Adventures in LearningForest Wagner, who teaches Outdoor Studies at UAS, calls Juneau a “community of adventurers.” That’s why he says Juneau needs more people trained as Wilderness First Responders.

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Assembly makes appointment to Docks and Harbors BoardJuneau, Alaska - Lacey Derr was appointed to the CBJ Docks and Harbors Board of Directors during a special meeting of the Assembly Thursday.

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, January 21st, 2021COVID-19 has shut down fish processing plants and threatens the billion-dollar Bering Sea pollock season.

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CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021DHSS today announced one death of an Alaska resident and 203 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 202 were residents in: Anchorage , Kusilvak Census Area , Fairbanks , Wasilla , Juneau , Eagle River , Palmer , Bethel , Kenai , North Pole , Unalaska , Anchor Point , Bethel Census Area , Kodiak , DouglasÂ...

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Why Alaska has the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate of all 50 statesAlaska's chief medical officer, Dr. Anne Zink, explained that part of the superlative has to do with Alaska's demographics.

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Health officials consider prioritizing vaccines for teachersAlaska health officials say that they're considering moving teachers up on Alaska's vaccine list as students head back to classrooms in large numbers.

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Royal Caribbean scratches megaship from Alaska scheduleIt's the latest in a string of early cancellations that are chipping away at Southeast Alaska's cruise season, a major engine for the region's visitor economy.

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ExxonMobil drops sponsorship of IditarodThe move came after ExxonMobil, which has been a race sponsor since 1978, received pressure from one its shareholders and the race's biggest critic, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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Micro Grants Available to Improve Security of Alaska's Food SupplyWhile Alaska enjoys the benefits of a global supply system, it is simply responsible to support home-grown systems we can rely on, just in case," says David W. Schade, director of the Division of Agriculture."

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Man who sent death threats to Anchorage Assembly members in custodyIn text messages sent to South Anchorage Assemblyman John Weddleton, 39-year-old Richard Leemon Joe threatened to "come after" assembly members and anyone else who might be nearby with an AR-15 rifle, according to charging documents.

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Pebble asks Army Corps to reconsider its mine plan in Southwest AlaskaPebble Limited Partnership has filed an appeal with the Army Corps of Engineers, asking the agency to reconsider its application to build an open-pit gold mine upstream from Bristol Bay.

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Cbj Reports New Covid CasesJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting nine individuals identified with COVID-19 in Juneau.

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Alaska-specific Roadless Rule to be revisited during the Biden administrationPresident Biden, in an executive order, called for a revisit of several Trump-era rules - including the Alaska-specific Roadless Rule.

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Despite travel restrictions, Akiachak family finds new way to say goodbye with one last flightAt the end of 2020, a 36-year-old David Aqvang Evon died from COVID-19. His family couldn't attend his burial because of travel restrictions but they, and other people in the community, found different ways to honor his memory.

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Kiehl named to three committeesJuneau, Alaska - The State Senate's Committee on Committees met late Wednesday to announce assignments.

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CBJ looking to hear about next vaccine allocation next weekJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Emergency Operations Center is awaiting word on how many COVID-19 vaccines will be headed this way.

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Ice Road Open, At Least For NowAfter heavy snowfall on Jan. 19, the ice road from Bethel to Tuluksak has been plowed and is open for use.

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Alaska Senate Announces Committee Members As Sen. Hoffman Returns As Only Democrat In MajorityThe Alaska Senate has announced who will serve on its committees for the next two years.

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UAS Chancellor outlines budget situation on Action LineJuneau, Alaska - University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Dr. Karen Carey summed up the school's budget situation succinctly while a guest on Action Line.

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More People In Y-K Delta Have Received Vaccine Than Have Tested Positive For COVID-19Nearly 5,000 people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and almost a fifth of those people have also received their second dose.

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Alaska Senate announces committee members as Sen. Hoffman returns as only Democrat in majorityThis ensures that the mostly Republican Senate majority will have at least one Democrat for the seventh straight year.

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Federal mining authorities ID man who died working at Red Dog MineA federal investigator is still at Red Dog Mine to determine the nature of the accident in their final report.

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Alaska Senate announces committee members as Sen. Hoffman returns as only Democrat in majorityThis ensures that the mostly Republican Senate majority will have at least one Democrat for the seventh straight year.

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Women of the sea and skyThis week on Outdoor Explorer our guests are a sheep hunter who is becoming a commercial pilot and a boat captain.

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Biden orders girls' and women's sports, restrooms, locker rooms open to malesThe order makes it clear that an entity receiving federal funding may not deny access, services, employment, or participation to anyone based on their gender or how they express their identity.

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Fairbanks woman remembered for moving hundreds of dogs from shelter to sledsKleckner and other local mushers started the Second Chance League, a nonprofit focused on finding homes for sled dogs turned in at the shelter.

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After Y-K Delta tribal police officer dies from COVID-19, flyover gives family final goodbyeDavid Aqvang Evon was to be buried in Kongiganak, a burial which his family in Akiachak couldn't attend because of travel restrictions.

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Impending Crowley sale stokes fears of fuel monopoly in KetchikanA major player is exiting the energy business in Southeast Alaska. Crowley Fuels is set to sell its Southeast Alaska business to Anchorage-based Petro Marine Services.

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Hauling a Wood Stove on a Frozen River to Our Remote CabinWe successfully delivered our new wood stove, chimney pipe and other needed supplies to our off grid cabin cabin.

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Anchorage Woman Sentenced for Filing False Income Tax Returns on Behalf of Other IndividualsAnchorage, Alaska - U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Sanh Sunni Thampithak, a/k/a "Allysia" or "Ally", 54, of Anchorage, was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release for Aiding and Advising False Income Tax Returns, while preparing fraudulent income tax returns on behalf of other.

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Seward demolishes Jesse Lee Home and plans memorial in its placeThe historic Jesse Lee Home is mostly demolished. Now, the Seward property will be rezoned as a park, following a unanimous vote by the Seward City Council last week.

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Alaska House adjourns until Monday with no majority yet formedJuneau, Alaska - Organization of the State House of Representativeness remains at loggerheads.

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Fairbanks woman remembered for moving hundreds of dogs from shelter to sledsCarol Kleckner is credited with saving 500 sled dogs that otherwise might have been euthanized at Fairbanks shelters.

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Under Pressure From Workers, Biden Fires 'Extreme, Anti-Union' Labor Board LawyerToday is a good day, declared the SEIU, which had called on the president to immediately oust NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb.

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