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Goldbelt van removed by craneJuneau, Alaska - Tee Harbor had a spectator event Friday for the first time in months.

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Busy day for AEL&PJuneau, Alaska - High winds downed trees and caused multiple power outages across Juneau on Saturday, Alaska Electric Light and Power officials said.

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Wet weather aheadJuneau, Alaska - The National Weather Service forecasted a wet week for the region with the possibility of flooding and mudslides.

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State reports 656 new COVID-19 casesJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported seven new cases in both Juneau and Sitka, and cases in Ketchikan, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Hyder, and on Saturday.

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November 29th, 1915The fine print reads: "Krause is five feet, ten inches in height, about forty-five years of age, heavy set, broad shoulders; walks with shoulders back, with short quick steps; has sandy hair, curly; bald in front, blue eyes, a heavy red mustache; may now be shaved."

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 28, 2020DHSS today announced two new deaths and 656 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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New order from Alaska Supreme Court further extends suspension of casesJuneau, Alaska - Saying that to start public trials at this time would be unduly dangerous, Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger has issued an updated order in the wake of Governor Dunleavy's emergency alert requiring all executive branch employees to work from home.

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Petition by state to de-list seals as threatened is rejectedKenai, Alaska - A petition by the state of Alaska to de-list three species of Arctic ringed seals as threatened has been rejected.

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COVID-19 surge in Nome prompts citywide closuresWith 46 active COVID-19 cases in Nome and multiple cases of community spread, this week's outbreak has caused a number of businesses and institutions to close their doors as people are asked to hunker down to contain the virus.

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Common Council addresses explosion in COVID-19 cases numbersFaced with a sobering number of new COVID-19 cases due to community spread, the Nome Common Council in Monday’s regular meeting decided to back City Manager Glenn Steckman in his suggestions to.

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COVID-19: 43 new cases in region, 37 in NomeThis week saw the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic in March.

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Even Santa gets COVID-fatigueHe may have a team of flying reindeer and the ability to deliver presents to every household around the world in a single night, but even Santa Claus’ style has been cramped by the COVID-19 pand.

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Under Cover of Thanksgiving, Trump Administration Pushes to Relax Rules Protecting BirdsThe proposal—which the administration admits would likely lead to more avian deaths—would let energy and other companies off the hook for incidentally killing birds.

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Army Corps had no choice but to reject Pebble mitigation plan prepared with Dunleavy supportIt is debatable whether it would have been appropriate for the state to officially "preserve" the 112,445 acres near the Pebble site for at least 99 years.

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Alaska lab failed to report about 1,600 positive virus casesAnchorage, Alaska - A lab in Alaska failed to report over 1,600 positive coronavirus tests to the state health department in the past month.

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Troopers arrest 2 men after POW break-inKasaan, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers have arrested two men after an alleged burglary on Prince of Wales Island.

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November 28th, 1886The murder of Bishop Charles John Segher at Bishop's Rock near Nulato on November 28th, 1886.

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Point of View: Community and isolationAs for politics, Homer is falling apart. Before the election people drove around town with their Trump flags flying from the back of their trucks.

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Assembly to take up legislation opposing closure of federal inlet waters to commercial fishingAlternative Four would close federal waters in Cook Inlet to commercial fishing. Federal waters make up the southern half of the inlet, south of Kalgin Island, according to a memo from assembly member Brent Johnson.

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Borough attorney signs letter refuting state's claim that second-class boroughs can mandate masksThe letter describes specific statutes barring them from enacting mask mandate.

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State addresses COVID-19 case data backlogMore than 1,600 positive cases were reported late by new commercial lab in Anchorage.

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State reports over 4,200 cases this week, 504 on the peninsulaAlaska finished the week by reporting a record 735 new cases on Friday and another 656 cases on Saturday, for a total of 4,199 new cases this week.

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Borough to enter into Soldotna Prep use agreementsThe borough will enter into agreements with the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula and Central Emergency Services.

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Getting in the spiritBrian Mazurek / Peninsula Clarion Deray Jones, left, and Darla Jones, center, check out the "cozy pillow loungers" made by Becky Moore of Joyful Crafters, right, during the Sterling Fall Festival in Sterling, on Saturday.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 27, 2020DHSS today announced 735 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 724 were residents in: Wasilla , Anchorage , Palmer , Soldotna , Fairbanks , Kenai , Bethel Census Area , Eagle River , Chugiak , Homer , Bethel , Kenai Peninsula Borough North , Delta Juntion , North Pole , Sterling , Unknown locations , Utqiaġvik.

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Double Vision Alaska: An Artist and Photographer CollaborationAlaska Artist Jon Van Zyle and photographer Jeff Schultz work together to present a unique view of the state in their book, Double Vision Alaska.

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Alaska Earthquake Center receives USGS fundingThe U.S. Geological Survey recently awarded the Alaska Earthquake Center a $2.85M one-year award to operate and strengthen Alaska's earthquake monitoring system.

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Anchorage no longer buying Alaska club for homeless shelterAnchorage, Alaska - Acting Anchorage Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson has announced that the city was no longer planning to purchase the former Alaska Club building to become a new homeless shelter for those displaced because of the pandemic.

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Inmate at Anchorage Correctional Dies following Four Day Stay at HospitalOn Wednesday morning, the Alaska Bureau of Crimes Unit, was informed of an expected death of an inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Center.

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Tuesday's Reka Drive Deceased Missing Persons Case now Deemed HomicideAnchorage police say a call received just before midnight on November 24th prompted them to open a missing persons investigation that led them to an address on the 4200-block of Reka Drive.

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Assembly to meet with hospital and school boardsJuneau, Alaska - The Assembly conducts joint meetings with the Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors and the School Board Monday evening.

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Syun-Ichi Akasofu's Alaska JourneySyun-Ichi Akasofu has been advancing understanding of the aurora borealis for more than sixty years and was a critical part of the establishment of the International Arctic Research Center at UAF.

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Anchorage will enter ‘modified hunker down' for DecemberThe order, which goes into effect on Dec. 1 at 8:00 a.m., closes bars and restaurants except for takeout, delivery or outdoor service.

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This Anchorage ER nurse is out sick with COVID-19. And she's not the only one."With more nurses and doctors, and everyone down to our housekeepers, out sick, that just puts additional strain on the system," she said.

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Opinion: Now is the time for Alaska's gaslineI am pleased to be a founding member of the newly formed Alaska Gasline and LNG, LLC, alongside Alaska Laborers' Local 341, longtime Fairbanks businessman Bernie Karl, and former Alaska Gasline Development Corporation President Keith Meyer.

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Trump Says He Will Leave White House If Electoral College Votes for BidenConstitutional law professor says it doesnt matter what Trump says if the Electoral College votes for Biden. While continuing to spread falsehoods about the election and complain that the contest was rigged against him—citing examples of supposed malfeasance that were summarily debunked by reporters in real time—President Donald Trump on...

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Traffic stop leads to drug chargesKetchikan, Alaska - An equipment violation led to a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Tongass Avenue and the discovery of a wanted man, heroin and methamphetamines on Thursday, Alaska State Troopers said.

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Snow and wind possible this weekendJuneau, Alaska - The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Haines and Skagway and put out a high wind alert for parts of Southeast on Friday.

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Coast Guard Meritorious Advancement in Ketchikan, AlaskaRear Adm. Matthew Bell, the 17th Coast Guard District Commander, meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Alta Jones, a boatswain's mate at Station Ketchikan, to Petty Officer 1st Class in recognition of her outstanding contributions and accomplishments both on and off duty.

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Anchorage to fund new team of mental health first respondersANCHORAGE, Alaska — The 2021 operating budget passed by the Anchorage Assembly includes funding for a city Mobile Crisis Team, which advocates characterize as mental health first responders.

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Alaska Native Medical Center exceeds coronavirus capacityBETHEL, Alaska — The Alaska Native Medical Center, which specializes in health care for Alaska Native and American Indian people in the state, says it is now over capacity with COVID-19 patients.

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State reports 563 new cases of COVID-19Juneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 10 new cases in Juneau, six in Ketchikan, and cases in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Sitka, Prince of Wales-Hyder and on Thursday.

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November 27th, 1918Alaska History. Influenza quarentine ends in Juuneau.

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State addresses COVID-19 case data backlogMore than 1,600 positive cases were reported late by new commercial lab in Anchorage.

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I'd know how old I am if I could remember the year I was bornEvery little thing that goes wrong sends a conflicting message.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 26, 2020DHSS today announced four new deaths and 563 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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Hunker down or happy holidays? How Alaskans are choosing to celebrate this week.When it comes to balancing the appeal of spending time with family and friends against the potential of contracting, and inadvertently spreading, COVID-19 - Alaskans are making tough decisions.

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Bus strikes parked vehicle and homeJuneau, Alaska - Some property damage was done after a two vehicle collision in Tee Harbor early Thursday.

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Matson Commits $5 Million to Support Community Food Banks through 2023Already a longtime financial supporter, Matson will provide the food banks with ocean shipping of food supplies at no cost for the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021, 2022, and 2023.

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Happy Thanksgiving to Our Readers Everywhere!This 1917 painting for The "Country Gentleman" cover is called "Cousin Reginald Catches Thanksgiving Turkey." Norman Rockwell was from New York City, but, enjoyed painting country life.

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How George Washington Ignited a Political Firestorm Over ThanksgivingIn September 1789, members of America’s first Congress approached the nation’s first president, George Washington, and asked him to call for a national Thanksgiving.

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The First Thanksgiving: A Temporary Peace between Puritans and TribesThe first Thanksgiving in the New World with Indians and Pilgrims.

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November 26th, 1867Progressive critics and Democratic lawmakers expressed outrage Wednesday as President Donald Trump announced a pardon of his former national security adviser, Michael...

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DHSS: four additional deaths tied to COVID-19Cases are entered after they are confirmed by state labs, and because of delays in testing and data entry, do not necessarily reflect a dramatic increase in cases that might have been caused by a superspreader event such as a large gathering or event.

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Feds reject petition to delist Arctic ringed seals as threatenedSince 2013, three subspecies of ringed seal - the Arctic, Okhotsk and Baltic - have been listed as threatened.

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DHSS: four additional deaths tied to COVID-19Cases are entered after they are confirmed by state labs, and because of delays in testing and data entry, do not necessarily reflect a dramatic increase in cases that might have been caused by a superspreader event such as a large gathering or event.

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Refuge Notebook: Visitors to Katmai and Lake Clark National Parks rely on Kenai Peninsula servicesTwo national park and preserve areas, Lake Clark and Katmai, located just across Cook Inlet from the Kenai Peninsula, offer some of Alaska's most spectacular visitor destinations.

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Tangled Up in Blue: Tangled up in turkeyMore prevalent than pumpkin pie this holiday season is the refrain, "Are you upset you can't travel to see your family this year?"

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This Anchorage ER nurse is among the growing number of health care workers out sick with COVID-19For Greer Gehler, an emergency room nurse in Anchorage, it started last Friday with a tickle in her throat.

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Ravn Alaska To Resume Flights To Aniak After New YearRavn Alaska plans to resume flights between Aniak and Anchorage the first week of January 2021.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 25, 2020DHSS today announced 710 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 700 were residents in: Anchorage , Bethel Census , Fairbanks , Soldotna , Eagle River , Homer , Kenai , Kodiak , Juneau , Palmer , Sitka , Chugiak , Delta Junction , Aleutians East Census Area , Nome , North Pole , Sterling , Dillingham Census Area , Seward , Anchor Point ,...

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Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers Receives Stewardship Award from Alaska Association for Historic PreservationSince the early ‘90s, FOAST has preserved and displayed hundreds of treasured Alaska territorial, state police, and trooper artifacts and law enforcement memorabilia.

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Community Spread Of COVID-19 In KongiganakKongiganak has community spread of COVID-19, according to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation. Numerous recent cases there could not be linked to travel, which means that the virus is spreading, in some cases undetected, within the community.

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Juneau EOC reports handfuls of new COVID-19 casesJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 10 new residents with COVID-19.

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CBJ ups housing assistance grants to as much as $3KJuneau, Alaska - Individuals and households in Juneau that have been financially harmed by the pandemic may now receive up to $3,000 in relief through the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Grant Program.

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State would have set aside 112,445 acres to help Pebble under mitigation planPebble did not reveal the exact legal mechanism under which the Dunleavy administration would preserve the land or if a handshake agreement had been reached, but at state meetings in August, administration officials said it could be arranged between two state departments under an "Interagency Land Management Assignment" or the state could make...

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Acting Mayor Quinn-Davidson Orders Modified Hunker Down in Anchorage Starting December 1"This is not an easy decision. I have been working for weeks with our community partners to find alternatives to issuing this type of emergency order."

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Which Y-K Villages Have Locked DownNearly all tribal councils across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have locked down their villages to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Alaska wanted Arctic ringed seals off endangered species list; federal officials rejected that requestThe Obama administration listed the Arctic ringed seal under the Endangered Species Act in 2012, citing the effects of climate change on the ringed seal's sea ice habitat.

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Alaska hospital officials warn of ‘dire' staffing situation ahead of holidayAlaska is already suffering from a shortage of health care workers as coronavirus cases continue to climb, and Thanksgiving get-togethers could only make things worse.

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Anchorage students to continue online learning through end of quarterStaffing challenges at local hospitals and within the district is preventing school buildings from reopening ASD said.

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Sealaska Heritage to sponsor lecture on Indigenous human rightsJuneau, Alaska - Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a free online lecture this Monday on Indigenous human rights as part of its series in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

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Crandell-Beck Joins R&MVanessa Crandell-Beck recently joined R&M Consultants as an Environmental Geologist in the firm's Earth Sciences Department.

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Tanner Joins Schwabe, Williamson and WyattKayla Tanner joins Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt's Anchorage office in its natural resources, real estate, and construction industry groups.

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Northrim Bank Announces New OfficersNorthrim Bank announced the promotion of Blake Rod to AVP - Branch Manager at the Lake Otis Community Branch, Ian Sikeo to Assistant Branch Manager at the Eastside Community Branch, and Kevin Anderson to Corporate Training Manager.

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Anchorage will return to 'hunker down' mode next weekAccording to the Anchorage Daily News, beginning at 8 a.m. on Dec. 2, bars and restaurants will cease sit-down services and be restricted to takeout, delivery and outdoor dining only.

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Capital Transit to increase passenger capacity, door access this weekJuneau, Alaska - Due to changes within the buses, Capital Transit is increasing bus capacity limits to 12 riders and reinstating front door boarding for all passengers starting Friday, Nov.

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Anchorage will enter 'modified hunker down' for DecemberThe order, which goes into effect on Dec. 1, closes down bars and restaurants to in-person service and puts capacity restrictions on other establishments.

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Army Corps of Engineers, in Abrupt Reversal, Denies Pebble PermitIn a surprise decision on Wednesday, the Corps of Engineers abruptly denied a permit for the southwestern Alaska gold and copper mega-mine.

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Government blocks proposed mine that threatened Alaska salmon fisheryDenial of permit to controversial Pebble gold and copper delights environmental and indigenous rights activists.

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Preliminary finding identifies downtown site as preferred for small cruise ship facilityJuneau, Alaska - Preliminary findings on the Small Ship Infrastructure Master Plan are out.

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Northern Dynasty Reacts to Negative Federal Record of Decision on Pebble ProjectNorthern Dynasty called the decision politically motivated and said it is fundamentally unsupported by the administrative record as developed by the USACE through the Environmental Impact Statement process for the Pebble Project.

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Coffee At KYUK, November 25, 2020: YKHC Virtual Town Hall Part 2The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation held a virtual town hall on Nov. 23 to answer the region's questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sullivan, Murkowski issue joint statement on Pebble decisionU.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan have issued statements after the Army Corps of Engineers formally rejected the Pebble Limited Partnership's application for a permit to discharge material into navigable waters under the Clean Water Act.

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Army Corps of Engineers: No permit for Pebble MineAnchorage, Alaska - The Trump administration on Wednesday denied a permit for a controversial gold and copper mine near the headwaters of the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery in southwest Alaska.

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Army Corps of Engineers denies Pebble permitThe Trump administration on Wednesday rejected a permit for the controversial Pebble copper and gold mine in Southwest Alaska.

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Sitka Assembly extends COVID-19 disaster declarationSitka, Alaska - The Assembly of the City and Borough of Sitka has extended the declaration of a local disaster emergency by the Municipal Administrator.

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US Army Corps denies permit for Pebble MinePebble Limited Partnership says it's not giving up on the project, which would have been one of North America's largest open-pit mines.

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Juneau woman among thousands of Americans taking part in COVID-19 vaccine trialsWhen Fiona Brown of Juneau saw an ad on Facebook looking for volunteers for Pfizer's clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine, she knew that as a science nerd she had an edge.

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Army Corps denies permit for Alaska's Pebble MineThe Army Corps of Engineers has denied the Pebble Limited Partnership's permit application. The company says it's considering an appeal.

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Sitka Assembly rejects new COVID-19 requirementsSitka, Alaska - The Assembly of the City and Borough of Sitka has voted down new restrictions and requirements for bars, restaurants and other large gathering places.

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Alaska DEC has the power to veto Pebble Mine. Document suggests to mine foes DEC won't use it.The Alaska DEC has to certify that Pebble’s proposed mine meets state water quality standards or the mine can’t get its federal permit.

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Hospital officials warns of 'dire' staffing situation ahead of holidayAmong the concerns: if an outbreak hits the strained elder-care system, hospitals would have to take in more patients.

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'Flat-Out Sabotage' Already Underway as Mnuchin Tries to Put $455 Billion in Covid Funds Out of Biden Team's ReachBurning it down on the way out the door. There is no reasonable justification for this. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is under fire for attempting to undermine the incoming Biden administrations response to the Covid-19 pandemic on his way out the door after his department confirmed Tuesday that it intends to place $455 billion in.

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November 25th, 1912DHSS today announced announced thirteen new deaths and 583 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.  578 were residents in: Anchorage...

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The US government wants everyone to avoid cruise travel during COVID-19 pandemicThe CDC issued its strongest recommendation against cruise ship travel, but it hasn't issued a ban as it did at the beginning of the pandemic.

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Arctic refuge oil rights auction faces uncertain responseANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Trump administration is preparing to auction oil drilling rights inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Virus vaccine doses could be distributed in Alaska in weeksANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska health officials say the first shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine could arrive in the state within a few weeks.

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A simple spice cake for a pared-down ThanksgivingWe're having a small Thanksgiving this year, and we're planning on smoking a turkey, making salted caramel ice cream, scalloped potatoes and I'm in charge of the stuffing - my favorite part of November.

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State reports 2nd-highest daily case increase; 10 new cases at Heritage PlaceAdditionally, Richards said there were 10 new cases reported among residents of Heritage Place, the hospital's skilled nursing facility, bringing the total number of positive residents to 27.

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Safety officials warn of home fire risksPlacing combustible materials too close to heat sources is also a common cause of fire death.

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Trump administration denies Pebble permitIn this July 13, 2007, file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, near the village of Iliamma.

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Refuge opens for holiday tree-cuttingThrough Dec. 25 people can chop down a tree for Christmas in many areas of the refuge.

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Stores adjust Black Friday shopping to pandemicNational retailers, local businesses and craft fairs will offer sales while emphasizing safety.

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Seward face covering mandate goes into effect WednesdayIt remains in effect for 30 days or until the declaration of emergency expires and is not renewed.

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City of Kenai voices opposition to potential closure of federal Cook Inlet waters to salmon fishingOther reasons for the council's opposition to Alternative 4 include their claim that the decision is not based in science, that the loss of the Inlet's drift gillnet fisher would cause job losses and that the drift gillnet fleet is "a critical component" of Kenai that positively contributes to the city's history and culture, among other things.

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13 COVID deaths announced, 3 on peninsulaThe Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 583 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Monday, including 50 on the Kenai Peninsula.

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District extends remote learning through Dec. 18 for 34 schoolsDec. 18 is the end of the quarter for most district schools.

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Community Spread Of COVID-19 In TuluksakThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation has determined that community spread of COVID-19 is occurring in Tuluksak.

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ANMC Is Over Capacity With COVID-19 Patients; YKHC Is Asking For The Region's Help So It Isn't NextWith Thanksgiving approaching, health officials are urging everyone in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to stay home this holiday to prevent spreading COVID-19.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 24, 2020DHSS today announced announced thirteen new deaths and 583 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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Ketchikan EOC reports 4 new COVID-19 casesKetchikan, Alaska - There are four new positive cases of COVID-19 in Ketchikan today.

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With winter storms on the way, avalanche forecasters in Southcentral warn of dangerous conditions through the weekendA skier in low-angle terrain remotely triggered a larger avalanche in Turnagain Pass on Sunday, November 22.

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UAA 2021 Business Plan Competition Is Now Open to Community MembersFor 2021 the UAA College of Business and Public Policy has expanded eligibility for its Business Plan Competition, which offers $10,500 in cash prizes to entrepreneurs.

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Eklutna Appoints Foster as CEOThe Eklutna Board of Directors announced the promotion of Kyle Foster to CEO. Foster joined the Eklutna team as general manager in July 2020.

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Knight Joins R&M's Fairbanks OfficeR&M Consultants has expanded its service offerings in its Fairbanks office to include land surveying with the addition of Craig Knight as a Senior Land Surveyor in the firm's Geomatics Department.

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Federal agency moves to revise OCS drilling rulesIn the final days of the Trump administration, federal environmental regulators are proposing to roll back some of the Arctic offshore drilling requirements mandated in 2016.

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Oil Search refines Pikka development scheduleDevelopment of one of the largest North Slope oil prospects in decades will be more deliberate but eventually result in much more oil being produced at lower costs than originally planned, according to the company leading the work.

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Murkowski touts relationships to keep Alaska ‘at the table' for energy policyAlaska's resource extraction industries will be best served by working with, not against, the incoming Biden administration through an emphasis on how the industries can support Democrats' broader goals for sweeping energy reform nationwide, according to Sen.

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Movers and Shakers for Nov. 29Annette Gwalthney-Jones was recently appointed to the board of trustees for the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Gwalthney-Jones brings more than 20 years of managerial experience in human resources and social services to the board of trustees.

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Listen: YKHC Virtual Town Hall On COVID-19 PandemicThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation held a virtual town hall on Nov. 23 to answer the region's questions about the coronavirus pandemic.

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State issues update on Anchorage, Fairbanks Pioneer HomesAnchorage, Alaska - The state is reporting no recent new cases for residents at two of the biggest Pioneer Homes, though some staff has fallen ill.

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Pacific Dataport Receives FCC License for First Aurora Network Earth StationPacific Dataport has received its Federal Communications Commission Grant of Authority for its new gateway located in Eagle Mountain, Utah, which will be used exclusively to connect thousands of rural Alaskans to affordable and fast broadband.

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Tlingit and Haida Welcomes New Employees to Management TeamThe Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced the hiring of Mary Johnson as the Tribal Family and Youth Services.

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UA Interim President Names Dr. Karen Carey as UAS ChancellorUA Interim President Pat Pitney announced the appointment of Interim Chancellor Karen Carey as permanent chancellor for the University of Alaska Southeast.

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CBJ reports 2 new cases of COVID-19 on TuesdayJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting two new residents with COVID-19 in Juneau.

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Ketchikan schools set ambitious return-to-class datesKetchikan, Alaska - Some students may return to in-person schooling in Ketchikan on Nov. 30 at a "Medium-Risk" level for all ages due to the community risk level continuing at Level 3-High.

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How Some Households Have Successfully Contained COVID-19A small, overcrowded house with a resident that has COVID-19 may sound like a hopeless situation, but that's not necessarily so.

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As COVID-19 Stresses The System, YKHC Outlines Alternatives To Health Care TravelWith COVID-19 cases crowding into hospitals, people are being asked to delay other medical procedures if possible.

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Health officials seek Alaskans' help with virus notificationJuneau, Alaska - State health officials are asking Alaskans who test positive for COVID-19 to notify people they have been in close contact with.

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CARES Act trail is partially done, but closed to publicAn Anchorage trail project funded by CARES Act money and sold as a jobs project is unfinished and the nonprofit group that has the grant to build the trail wants the public to stay off of it until spring.

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Architects Alaska Welcomes Three New Team MembersBill Zamora, architectural designer, joined Architects Alaska in March when staff began working at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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State prepared to take family's Native land to build road in BethelAfter a decades-long process, the state wants to wrap up the acquisition of land for that road and is prepared to use the force of law if necessary.

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Alaska reports a record 13 deaths as surge in coronavirus cases continuesThe state on Tuesday reported 13 deaths tied to the coronavirus and 583 new infections.

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The US government wants everyone to avoid cruise travel during COVID-19 pandemicThe increase comes a month after the CDC lifted its 7-month ban on cruise ship travel and released its plan for the industry to resume safely.

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Deaths Amongst Alaskan Adults Over 60 Increases in 2020November 24, 2020 - Adults 65 and over are twice as likely to be killed or injured in a fire compared to the rest of the population.

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Bethel City Council Considers Updates To Pandemic ResponseBefore the Bethel City Council on Nov. 24 are minor updates to the city's airport testing mandate.

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Goose Creek prison COVID-19 outbreak growsNearly 300 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday.

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The first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed nationwide in just a few weeks. Here's what we know so far about Alaska's plans.The early batches of vaccine will be prioritized for essential workers in health care, assisted living and emergency medical settings, officials said Monday.

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Town CrierHymns, prayer and readings from the King James Bible with correlative passages "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy comprise the service.

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What tourism bubbles could look like in Southeast Alaska port communitiesA consultant framed geographic bubbles as a possibility. You take a map, draw a line and seal a section of town off from the rest of the community.

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Traditional welcoming of lawmakers to Juneau scrubbedJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Committee does not plan to organize a community reception at Centennial Hall for lawmakers and staff prior to next year's session.

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Pet of the week: PalmerIntroducing Palmer, "the strong silent type." He'll be up for adoption soon, but first he needs to have eye surgery.

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Juneau Chamber welcomes Assembly approval of new business grant programJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Chamber of Commerce officials responded to the Assembly's approval of the Extreme Hardship Business Grant Program while guests on Action Line.

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Moda to Offer Individual Health Plans in New Alaska Markets for 2021Moda’s Individual plans feature a comprehensive network and a broad range of health services including Fitbit programs and telehealth support to help Alaskans get care wherever they are, whenever they need it.

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Oil Search 11_20Alaska Journal of Commerce: 300 W. 31st Avenue Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: 907-257-4200 Outside Anchorage, toll-free: 800-478-4200.

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For pandemic Thanksgiving, a growing group of Anchorage restaurants are cookingAmid months of uncertainty and pandemic disruptions, Anchorage restaurant owners say demand for Thanksgiving dinner to-go has been an unexpected boost for business.

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Turkeys Corn and Cob Up for White House Pardon TuesdayFor now, Corn and Cob are living in luxury in Washington's Willard Intercontinental Hotel, but on Tuesday, at a Rose Garden event, only one of the turkeys will receive a presidential pardon ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday.

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November 24th, 1911DHSS today announced 503 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 501 are residents in: Anchorage , Bethel Census Area , Fairbanks...

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The Trump administration is moving to sell leases in ANWR, but will anyone show up for a sale?The Trump administration is close to auctioning off drilling rights for the land in northeast Alaska — potentially just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January.

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Sitka science teacher wins prestigious national teaching awardMt. Edgecumbe High School's Chohla Moll was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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Klawock man held on drug chargesCraig, Alaska - A Klawock man was arrested twice in one week on drug-related charges.

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Heavily Republican incoming class of Alaska legislators prepares for next sessionOnly one of the newly elected members of the Alaska Legislature is a Democrat.

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The Trump administration is moving to sell leases in ANWR, but will anyone show up for a sale?Oil and gas companies aren't talking publicly about whether they'd bid. But one industry analyst says she'd expect interest in a lease sale to be "lukewarm."

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Anchorage police investigate four homicides over three-day spanFour people died in Anchorage homicides from Thursday to Saturday, the deadliest stretch of 2020, a year marked by fewer homicides than usual, according to police.

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NCIC Helps Juneau Police Find Missing Person in HawaiiJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Police helped locate a missing person in Honolulu, Hawaii for a worried family earlier this year.

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Pandemic has taken a bite out of seafood trade, consumptionPORTLAND, Maine — The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in the catch of some species.

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Projects to focus on missing, murdered Indigenous peoplesOKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma and five other states will participate in pilot projects to better coordinate investigative efforts surrounding cases of missing or murdered Indigenous peoples.

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Proposal would limit bank pullback of Arctic oil, gas fundsANCHORAGE, Alaska — The federal government has released a proposed rule aimed at limiting the ability of large banks to pull financing from Arctic oil and natural gas projects.

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Federal judge overrules Alaska attempt to block special huntJUNEAU, Alaska — A judge has ruled the federal government was correct in allowing a southeast Alaska tribe to organize an out-of-season hunt because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lt. Gov. seeks initiative audit to calm questionsHe said he thinks the ballot measure passed "fair and square."

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Point of View: Thanks to Alaskans for participating in the democratic processThis year has been one for the record books, and this month's election was no exception.

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Seawatch: Fishermen concerned about option to close salmon fishery in federal watersUpper Cook Inlet fishermen alarmed at proposal to close salmon fishery in Economic Exclusive Zone.

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Point of View: Help us to help you by being COVID-19 safeDoctors seek community action in keeping COVID-19 numbers down.

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Letters to the EditorFor a good reason. Alaska has soaring COVID-19 numbers. Rep. Sarah Vance was requested twice to wear a mask and twice she refused when she went to vote at our voting precinct.

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Years AgoThe plan drew opposition. People questioned why the city wasn't encouraging more camping on the uplands or raising fees to encourage private enterprise to develop more sites.

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Kachemak Cuisine: Spice up Thanksgiving with these side dishes and drinksHappy Thanksgiving! I've missed writing to you and sharing special dishes from my kitchen. The Other Fisherman and I are doing great and we hope you all are too.

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State health officials: Vaccine could arrive next monthUniversity of Oxford / John Cairns A volunteer is administered the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England.

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Opinion: When we support local, Alaska thrives!The economic impacts of COVID-19 have been devastating for small businesses across the nation, and unfortunately Alaska is not immune.

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503 new cases; borough positivity rate hits 14.65%Affected peninsula communities include Kenai, Other North, Soldotna and Seward.

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Refuge Notebook: The verge of winterAs the daylight hours seem to slip away, the temperatures are slowly getting lower and the silky flowing waters of rivers, lakes and streams begin to shut themselves off to the world while the impending snow cover inches ever so closer.

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State COVID officials brief Soldotna City Council in work sessionThe council was joined by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and State Testing Coordinator Dr. Coleman Cutchins.

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New affordable housing project available in Kachemak CityArea residents in need of affordable housing now have one more option, located in Kachemak City.

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School announcementsSchool district risk level update and upcoming events.

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Out of the Office: Into the officeMy daily commute has come to be the best part of my day. I suppose it helps that I love my job, and look forward to going into the office every day, but I've come to treasure the hour of quiet.

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Homer's Story stars at state club meetHomer senior Madison Story won two individual titles this past Saturday at the Alaska State High School Invite held at Bartlett High School in Anchorage.

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DHSS encourages COVID-positive Alaskans to do their own contact tracingIn a Monday release, DHSS said that surging COVID-19 cases are creating a data backlog.

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Community input requested in superintendent searchThe survey will be open until Dec. 7 at 11:59 p.m. and is open to students, staff, parents and community members, among others.

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Deadlines approaching for city economic relief grantsApplication deadline extended for rent, mortgage relief program.

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DHSS: 13 additional deaths tied to COVID-19In the two-week period from Nov. 9 through this Monday, SPH recorded five hospital admissions for COVID-19 patients, COVID-19 Incident Command Liaison Officer Christine Anderson reported to the Homer City Council during their Monday meeting.

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City Council votes to reinstate plastic bag banCity manager authorized to negotiate Homer Spit lease with Salmon Sisters.

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Cops and CourtsInformation about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

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Rolan D. PorterRolan liked to hunt ducks and catch fish. He did both on East Lost Lake in Underwood, Minnesota, where they owned a cabin for several years after their retirement.

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Tori Adelynn OzhuwanTori Adelynn Ozhuwan was born at 1:03 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tasha Ozhuwan and Cole Sallee of Homer.

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Arts in briefTracy Hansen's painting is part of an exhibit of her palette-knife works showing at the Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery from Friday, Nov.

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Phoebe EstillPhoebe is survived by her son, Kaleb Long of Homer; beloved partner, Ray Bellamy of Homer; Cathy Estill of Ojai, California; twin sister, Melissa Blumenthal of Brentwood, California; brother, Matthew Estill of San Francisco, California; sister, Priscilla Estill of Homer; aunts, Priscilla Brennan of Ojai, Anna Flanigan of Homer, and Annie Lambert...

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Best BetsTurkey Day is finally here again. But do we all have a turkey waiting to take a long nap in the oven?

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Fun with 5x7 show at Homer Council on the Arts inspires creators to think smallThe Homer Council on the Arts' annual "Fun with 5x7" show challenges artists to think small and create within the confined space of 5-inches by 7-inches.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 23, 2020DHSS today announced 503 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 501 are residents in: Anchorage , Bethel Census Area , Fairbanks , Eagle River , Bethel , Wasilla , Chugiak , Palmer , Kenai , Kenai Peninsula Borough North , Valdez-Cordova Census Area , North Pole , Soldotna , Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area , Aleutians East , Hooper Bay ,...

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CBJ approves additional help for businessesJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ assembly heard unanimous support from struggling business owners that supported using $2.3 million in federal dollars to help keep their doors open.

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Assembly awards $1.5 million for SHIJuneau, Alaska - The Sealaska Heritage Institute cleared a huge hurdle Monday when they received a grant from the CBJ to help construct the SHI Arts Campus.

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For pandemic Thanksgiving, a growing group of Anchorage restaurants are cookingAmid months of uncertainty and pandemic disruptions, Anchorage restaurant owners say demand for Thanksgiving dinner to-go has been an unexpected boost for business.

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The Death And Burial Of Our Dearest Mother And GrandmotherEditor's note: Cynthia Ivan is from Akiak on the Kuskokwim River. She wrote this account on Facebook about the death of her grandmother, Lucy Ivan, who had COVID-19.

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Ketchikan sees 2 new cases of COVID-19Ketchikan, Alaska - There were two new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Ketchikan today.

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Kuspuk School District Teacher Fears For Own Life Because Of In-Person ClassesAt the recommendation of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, all of the school districts in the Y-K Delta, save one, are suspending in-person classes until at least January 2021.

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WATCH: Juneau Assembly considers CARES Act funding for businesses, local residents effected by pandemicItems set for public hearing on tonight's agenda include $2.3 million in CARES Act funding for local businesses that lost more than 50% of their revenue as a result of COVID-19 and $2 million for individual residents financially harmed by the pandemic.

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Heavily Republican incoming class of new Alaska legislators prepares for next sessionLiz Snyder of Anchorage is the only Democrat, as well as the only woman of 13 new legislators.

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Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes southwest of Sitka, no tsunami dangerThe earthquake’s epicenter was around 15 miles deep. According to a statement from the National Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami danger associated with this quake.Â.

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Virus restrictions lead Norwegian champ to drop IditarodAnchorage, Alaska - Norwegian musher Thomas Waerner says he won't defend his title at next year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race because of restrictions and uncertainty over travel during the coronavirus pandemic.

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DPS Receives Grant to Acquire Sex Assault Kit Tracking SoftwareThe grant provides $998,791 to the state over the next three years to pay for the software as well as two positions to manage the tracking program.

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Temblor strikes at sea near Sitka on MondaySitka, Alaska - An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred 32 miles southwest of Sitka, the United States Geological Survey reported on Monday.

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'Tis the Season for a Free, Alaska-grown Christmas TreeMany Alaskans prefer to harvest their own Christmas trees, and the Governor and Department of Natural Resources are encouraging this tradition for the 2020 holidays.

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Accused murderer Fenton Jacobs appears in courtJuneau, Alaska - A man accused of murder appeared telephonically in a Juneau court on Monday afternoon.

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Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Directs $600,000 to Support Housing and Homeless Shelter ServicesThe Trust is a strong supporter of efforts to prevent and end homelessness, knowing that homeless shelter services help protect and support some of Alaska's most vulnerable populations.

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Alaska Behavioral Health Expands Services in FairbanksAlaska Behavioral Health is now providing a range of additional services, as well as longer service hours, to the Fairbanks community.

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CBJ: More than 2 dozen COVID-19 cases over the weekendJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center is reporting 31 new individuals with COVID-19 in Juneau - 29 are residents and two are nonresidents.

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Reports of Secret Meeting Between Netanyahu, MbS, and Pompeo Spark Fears of War PlotIt is extremely alarming that the warmongers most reliant on Trumps blank checks are secretly meeting in the middle of the night as the clock nearly runs out on the Trump administration. The alarming possibility of a military attack on Iran—a nation that has long been in the sights of war hawks in the United.

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Alaska DOC says inmate death COVID-19 relatedJuneau, Alaska - An inmate with underlying health issues, serving time at an Alaska prison that is experiencing a coronavirus outbreak, died from complications related to COVID-19, the Alaska Department of Corrections said.

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11th COVID-19 Death In Y-K Delta, Flurry Of HospitalizationsThe 11th person in the Y-K Delta, an Elder in their 70s, passed away due to COVID-19 complications on Nov.

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Soldotna Man with 360 Days to Serve Arrested after Short Vehicle/Foot Chase in NikiskiSoldotna-based troopers apprehended a 39-year-old Carl Derrek Northam after a short chase and search on Sunday night just before midnight in the Nikiski area, according to their report.

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Coffee At KYUK, November 23, 2020: COVID-19 Lockdown In KwethlukMany Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta communities are in lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, including Kwethluk on the Kuskokwim River.

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Alaska's Geography Poses Unique Challenges For Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, Treatments To Rural AreasNew COVID-19 treatments and vaccines are on the horizon nationwide, and for Alaska.

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Kwethluk's Lockdown Has Been In Place Since October. How Did It Go?Kwethluk is struggling to control a major outbreak of the coronavirus in the village. Jordan Fisher, the village COVID-19 Incident Commander, estimates that of the 800 or so people who live in Kwethluk, 150 have been diagnosed with the virus.

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LKSD Audits Its Adoption Of New Sexual Abuse Prevention PoliciesThe Lower Kuskokwim School District is conducting an audit to see how well the district protects its students from sexual abuse.

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School superintendent outlines when more students may be able to return to classroomsJuneau, Alaska - At what level will the Juneau School District be comfortable bringing students back to the classroom?

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Op-Ed: UAA Aviation Programs Give Students the Edge to Become Leaders in Their FieldNorthern Air Cargo General Manager Gideon Garcia shares his insight on how UAA's aviation programs are supporting the state's workforce and businesses.

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After 2020's dismal catch, next year's Southeast pink salmon harvest could be close to averageThe Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a harvest of 28 million pinks in the region next summer.

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Applying Blockchain: The Impact of Cutting-Edge Tech on One of Alaska's Oldest IndustriesBlockchain, an innovative virtual distributed ledger system, is one of today’s most cutting-edge technologies. The technology’s key ingredient is its element of it is changing the way the world does business.

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Federal judge overrules Dunleavy administration's objections to Kake's COVID-19 huntIn an order issued Wednesday, Judge Sharon L. Gleason wrote that federal officials had taken both conservation and public safety concerns into account when it approved Kake's out-of-season hunt.

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Soldotna Man Saved from the Elements after Fleeing from Troopers near Sprit lakeA Soldotna man barely escaped death at the hands of the elements after fleeing Alaska State Troopers who had attempted to pull him over on a traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway late Thursday night.

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Sen. Murkowski calls on Trump administration to begin 'full and formal transition'"President Trump has had the opportunity to litigate his claims, and the courts have thus far found them without merit," she said in a statement issued yesterday.

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Anchorage Suspect in Custody in Saturday's Mountain View Dual ShootingsAnchorage police say that they have a suspect in custody they say is responsible for the double homicides on Lane and Peterkin in Mountain View on Saturday morning.

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Hailed as 'Heroes' During Pandemic, Retail Workers Stripped of Hazard Pay While Companies Rake in Massive ProfitsWhile business booms and the pandemic rages, the rich are getting richer—and workers are getting sicker. Frontline retail workers have been lauded by U.S. corporations as heroes this year for keeping operations running during the Covid-19 outbreak, but a new study shows how companies like Dollar General and Walmart—which have made massive...

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Alaska's geography poses unique challenges for getting COVID-19 vaccines, treatments to rural areasOne of the leading vaccines has to be stored at minus 95 degrees Fahrenheit, and once it's thawed, it lasts just five days in a refrigerator.

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November 23rd, 1915DHSS today announced one new death and 523 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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3 Things I Forgot to Be Grateful ForMoving off-grid sure has a way of making you grateful for all youve left behind&.

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Hard-hit Anchorage restaurants prepare for more restrictionsAs COVID-19 cases soar in Anchorage, restaurants are bracing for the possibility of another shutdown, but Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson said late last week that she had no immediate plans for new emergency mandates, but noted the city may need to take action soon.

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Barge rate increase expected to raise Alaska consumer pricesJUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska's largest barge operator has announced an increase in prices starting next month.

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Many Alaska adults have risk factors for severe COVID-19ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Analysis suggests two out of three Alaska adults have at least one risk factor health officials link with a higher chance of severe COVID-19 infection.

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Ketchikan adds three new cases of COVID-19Ketchikan, Alaska - Ketchikan has seven active cases of COVID-19 after three cases were diagnosed at local clinics on Saturday.

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State reports 523 new cases of COVID-19Juneau, Alaska - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 12 cases in Juneau, four cases in Sitka, and a case in Douglas on Sunday.

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Virus restrictions lead Norwegian champ to drop Iditarod"I cannot find a way to get the dogs to Alaska."

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First COVID vaccines could arrive in Alaska next monthPfizer announced their COVID-19 vaccine candidate earlier this month, with Moderna not long after.

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DHSS encourages COVID-positive Alaskans to do their own contact tracingIn a Monday release, DHSS said that surging COVID-19 cases are creating a data backlog.

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Public input sought on proposed Skilak-area boat launch changesA public scoping period will begin on Dec. 8 for proposed changes to Jim's Landing Boat Launch that will include access and parking improvements.

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Schools status: Nov. 2334 KPBSD schools continue to operate 100% remotely through at least Nov.

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‘Southeast has just been hammered': Economists try to see what's ahead for Alaska's pandemic recessionAnd some parts of the state have felt the impacts of the downturn more than others.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 22, 2020DHSS today announced one new death and 523 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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Veteran lawmaker Jay Kerttula remembered as mentor, statesman and fatherAlaska state flags were lowered to half-mast Friday in honor of Jalmar "Jay" Kerttula, the only state legislator to serve as both senate president and speaker of the house.

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Alaska inmate dies with COVID-19; cases still on the rise ahead of the holidaysThe 69-year-old is the first inmate in the state to die of COVID-19, according to the Department of Corrections.

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November 22nd, 1922DHSS today announced one new death and 676 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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8 rescued from frigid watersKetchikan, Alaska - A boat capsized in the Tongass Narrows between Pennock Island and the Saxman Seaport Saturday spurring a rescue effort from local boaters.

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39 new Officers graduate from Public Safety AcademySitka, Alaska - One of the largest classes ever graduated this month from the Alaska Public Safety Academy.

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Breakfast Epiphanies: Sourdough Pancakes RecipeMake this sourdough pancakes recipe with cranberry-thyme compote and homemade creme fraiche for the best holiday breakfast.

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Opinion: Council helps state 'know where it's at'Integrating such data into other land management tools helps us make better decisions about how to use and conserve our resources.

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State COVID officials brief Soldotna City Council in work sessionThe council was joined by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and State Testing Coordinator Dr. Coleman Cutchins.

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State reports more than 4,000 cases this week, 357 on peninsulaAlaska finished the week with the state reporting 462 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.

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Community input requested in superintendent searchThe survey will be open until Dec. 7 at 11:59 p.m. and is open to students, staff, parents and community members, among others.

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Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Nov. 21, 2020DHSS today announced one new death and 676 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska.

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