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Alaska tourism numbers keep increasing

Buy NowMark and Marina Fairbanks are photographed by their daughter-in-law Erin in front of a section of the Alyeska Pipeline at Gold Dredge #8 as members of Mark Fairbanks's family visits Fairbanks as part of his 50th anniversary vacation with his wife Marina Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Fairbanks, from

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New Ocean Invader Spotted in Alaska

Alaska Sea Grant’s Gary Freitag,Marine Advisoryagent in Ketchikan, is a member of the scientific team that discoveredBugula neritina, an invertebrate filter feeder also referred to as a branching bryozoan. These tiny organisms form colonies and are sometimes called moss animals or sea lace.

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State of Alaska Department of Revenue Has $5.16 Million Holdings in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its stake in shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 2.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 77,291 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional

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NEA opposes the first Alaska 'teacher governor' - Must Read Alaska

National Education Association-Alaska, the powerful teachers union, is spending $50,000 to oppose gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy, through a group it formed called Educators Against Dunleavy, which shares the same Main Street address as the NEA in Juneau.

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Alaska tribal courts see infusion of federal funds

The state of Alaska now has federal funds to advance a program to use tribal courts to handle misdemeanor crimes. Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth has been working with tribal courts to create a simple process for transferring cases, known as a civil diversion agreement, to enable tribal cour

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Speaker Presentations now available from 2018 Alaska State of Reform Conference - State of Reform

Vandana Ingle:Program Officer, Workforce Development, Mat-Su Health Foundation

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Alaska Airlines Nationwide Fares from $48 1-way

Alaska Airlines via DealBase offersAlaska Airlines 1-Way Nationwide Fareswith prices starting from$48.20. (On the DealBase landing page, click on "Alaska Airlines" in the top line to see this sale.) That's the lowest price we could find for select routes today by at least $196. This price is valid o

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Family member identifies whale hunters killed in Alaska | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD

Pausauraq Jana Harcharek of Utqiagvik said Tuesday her cousin Ron Ron Kanayurak, a whaling crew member, died in the Sunday accident.

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And The Award For Alaska's Fattest Bear Goes To...

ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - In an Alaska clash of tubby titans that has become a social media sensation, a shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother known as 409 Beadnose was crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018.

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Alaska's Red Dog Mine plans expansion into new territory - Arctic Today

Teck Resources Limited, operator of theRed Dog Minein Arctic northwestern Alaska, is proposing “an advanced exploration program” that would expand into adjacent prospects called Aktigiruq and Anarraaq, according to the company’sapplication with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Alaska woman missing for almost a week; search for her expands

Lorraine Ginnis, 62, of Fort Yukon, was last seen in the area on October 4 at around 5 p.m., walking near her home on Spruce Street. After that, authorities say, no one knows what happened to her.

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Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape.

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. Have you sent us a hot tip yet? Email us at akstalker@alaskalandmine.com and, as always, thanks for reading. Hope you have a fewminuteshours – we have two weeks wor

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Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns

New rules, set to take effect Jan. 1, make distinctions between different types of cannabis.

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Sheets join mission to Alaska | The Pocahontas Times

Green Bank residents Charles Sheets, fourth from left in front row, and Carolyn Sheets, far right, pose with members of their group at the build site in Fairbanks, Alaska. The group spent two weeks constructing houses for former addicts as part of the Fairbanks Rescue Mission project. Photo courtesy

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Dunleavy tops latest fundraising reports—with $131,500 from the Alaska GOP | The Midnight Sun

Editor’s note: It appears that every gubernatorial campaign has handled the transition from individual campaigns to a consolidated campaign a little differently. This means there’s multiple reports in the system and getting an accurate picture is tricky. We’ve compiled these numbers after spending a

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Alaska GOP to weigh potential action against Murkowski

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) Alaska Republican party leaders plan to consider whether to reprimand U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski for opposing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.The party has asked Murkowski to provide any information she might want its state central committee to consider.Party

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Record number of cruise ships expected in Kodiak, Alaska in 2019

At 168,028 tons, Norwegian Bliss is the biggest ship ever for Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line.Norwegian Cruise LineFullscreen

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Man Accused in Desert Hot Springs Rape Arrested in Alaska

A man accused of breaking into a Desert Hot Springs home and raping a woman, then fleeing to Alaska, was in custody Monday.

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Killer on the loose was found sitting outside Walmart - Must Read Alaska

On Saturday, Anchorage police received a number of calls from shoppers at Walmart, saying killer Scott Brodine was sitting outside the store. Officers arrived and took him into custody without incident.

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Who is Tela on Alaska: The Last Frontier? Homesteader is a former Olympic wrestler

Tela has a long history with the Kilcher clan in Homer, Alaska, and lives a stone’s throw from the family.

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