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Remains returned: Igiugig, Smithsonian show how reconciliation is done

Nobel Prize recipient Nelson Mandela says, "Reconciliation means working together to correct the legacy of past injustices." Often the process of reconciliation is a result of a Commission or a legal dispute but sometimes not. Sometimes reconciliation happens because it's simply the right thing to

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:30:37

Dimond pitches another flag football shutout

The Dimond Lynx racked up their sixth shutout of the flag football season Tuesday by blanking Eagle River 35-0. Makenna Boring's nine pulls, three for losses, and Seanne Bialo's six pulls led the defensive effort for the Lynx, who improved to 9-1 in the Cook Inlet Conference. Dimond was hot from

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:37:19

Birthday cake and political bucks

EAGLE RIVER - If history does indeed repeat itself, then it might be logical to assume that state Rep. Dan Saddler (R-House District 13) ought to have little challenge in retaining his seat for yet another term come the 2018 election. His only close race came in 2010 when then Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom r

FRONTIERSMAN - 2017-09-20 17:42:00

Pili powers Dimond volleyball victory

Powered by Alissa Pili's double-double, the Dimond volleyball team tripped Eagle River in a four-set Cook Inlet Conference match Tuesday at Dimond. Pili provided 14 kills and 10 digs in the 25-13, 25-16, 18-25, 25-10 victory. Madde Shockey and Summer Zelinsky supplied seven kills apiece and Hahni

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:36:47

The Iditarod's Iron Lady, DeeDee Jonrowe, says the 2018 race will be her last

DeeDee Jonrowe spent 363 days, 13 hours, 40 minutes and 3 seconds on the Iditarod trail - and that's just counting the races she has finished. Since her first 1,000-mile race to Nome in 1980, the iconic musher and her fleet of sled dogs have returned to the Iditarod starting line nearly every year

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 05:06:18

Summer Season Ends, Event Train Season Begins

Anchorage, AK - The summer season has come to an end, but for Alaskans, that means all aboard for special event train season. The Halloween Train lets you and your family dress up, all while staying warm, and seeing the sights of Alaska. The festive train is round trip from Anchorage to Indian and b

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2017-09-20 04:29:00

Prep swimming: Victories for Chugiak, Dimond, Service, South

Girls team scores - Chugiak 107, Eagle River 63 Boys team scores - Chugiak 90, Eagle River 81 Girls 200 Medley Relay - 1, Chugiak (Cheyenne Burke, Addison Morgan, Leslie Cockreham, Izzy Powers), 1:59.56. 2, Eagle River 2:01.74. Boys 200 Medley Relay - 1, Eagle River (Josiah Keen, John Heaphy, Ke

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:17:16

PREP FOOTBALL: Snell's 5 TD Performance Lifts Chugiak Over In Kenai

Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-conference game between the Chugiak Mustangs and the Kenai Kardinals. The Mustangs improved to 6-0 on the season behind a huge five touchdown performance from senior Derryk Snell. Eagle River, AK - Check out Week 6 highlights from a non-confe

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2017-09-19 21:54:00

Chugiak Mustangs Football Grants Wish to Chugiak Freshman With Batten Disease

Meet Kaleb McDonald, A freshman at Chugiak High School, but not a member of the football team. Kaleb grew up playing flag football and soccer in Fort Campbell, Kentucky but has not seen the field since then. "As a child, he loved playing sports so we came to Chugiak High School, he loves football a

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2017-09-18 21:02:00

Man pronounced dead after Anchorage police respond to report of 'physical altercation'

Anchorage police are investigating a death in the neighborhood of Fairview. Officers responded to a home on the 1500 block of Medfra Street around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a "physical altercation" among several adults, police spokeswoman Renee Oistad wrote in a statement. "When police ar

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:38:41

Anchorage 16-year-old charged with murder pleads not guilty

The teenager charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Leroy Lawrence in April made an appearance in an Anchorage courtroom Tuesday, handcuffed and wearing plain clothes. Anthony Salazar, 16, did not speak during the brief hearing in Anchorage Superior Court attended by Lawrence's family. Defe

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 00:37:14

Road warriors fly into Anchorage

In the story of rock n roll, there isn't anything quite so cliche as 'the road.' From flocking groupies, to gruff roadies, trashed hotel rooms, empty bottles and drugs, drugs, drugs, the whole thing reeks of ridiculous nostalgia. With the rise of MTV and the ability to sell albums to fans without ha

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2017-09-20 20:06:00

2 charged with murder in April shooting of Anchorage teen; 1 still at large

Two people have been charged with murder in the April shooting death of 17-year-old Leroy Lawrence, according to Anchorage police. Anthony Salazar, 16, was in custody Monday and the other suspect, 20-year-old Haitim Mahir Taha, remained at large, police said. Haitim Mahir Taha (20-years-old) is no

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:25:21

Yes, there is a dead humpback whale floating in Knik Arm

When it comes to the dead humpback whale floating near the Port of Anchorage, a spokeswoman for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday that the agency will "let nature take its course." NOAA has received reports about the whale's body every day since Saturday evening, sai

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:17:49

Human bones discovered along Ship Creek in Anchorage

Human remains were found Monday in the woods along Ship Creek near downtown Anchorage, police said. Police were called about 11:15 a.m. with a report of bones in the woods near Reeve Boulevard. KTUU-Channel 2 reporter Kyle Hopkins tweeted that a tipster had led him to the bones - at least a skull

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 21:04:44

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy amid struggle to pay down billions in debt

Iconic toy store chain Toys "R" Us filed for bankruptcy Monday night after struggling for years to pay down billions of dollars in debt and remain relevant in an era of online shopping. FILE: Consumers leave a Toys "R" Us store in Framingham, Mass. REUTERS/Adam Hunger FILE: Consumers leave a Toys "

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:46:10

Lake Hood, Anchorage hot spot for floatplanes, will get three new hangars

A $15 million project underway to build new hangars at the Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage aims to alleviate the pent-up demand for housing smaller aircraft there. A company called Lake Hood Hangars broke ground earlier this year on the first of three hangars. The other two are set to be buil

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:41:43

North Pole man killed in chain saw accident

A North Pole man cutting trees on Tuesday was killed by a "severe chain saw" cut to his neck, Alaska State Troopers reported. Robert J. Grill, 48, was found dead in the woods near his home off Cloverleaf Drive, the agency said. Troopers received the report about 5:30 p.m. that day. "Investigation

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:52:55

Hurricane Maria blasts Dominica, aims at U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica, causing widespread devastation. Hurricane Maria, an "extremely dangerous" storm

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:57:29

The saga of a junkyard in Anchorage's Bear Valley enters a new chapter

More than $300,000 in fines, an Alaska Supreme Court ruling and regular complaints from neighbors have so far failed to dislodge piles of junk and a collection of old cars from a yard in Anchorage's Bear Valley. David and Jane Szabo have been told since at least 2002 to clean up what officials des

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 03:26:12