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Alaska’s BIG parodied in The Simpson’s Movie while Albertans call for their own Dividend (from 2007) | Basic Income News

Public awareness of BIG took a small step forward this summer whenthe Simpsons Moviemade a joke about it. Homer and his family are greeted at the Alaskan border by an official who says, “Welcome to Alaska. Here are a thousand dollars. We pay everyone in Alaska to let us destroy the environment.” It’

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In Alaska, finding a northern sense of place

But here is my 12-year-old daughter and her classmates, gathered amid fragrant tundra plants. She is sitting on the T-end of a pointed steel rod, in order to help shove it in the ground. She stops when she feels a gentle thud a few feet down.

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Sullivan talks with Kavanaugh, reaffirms support - Must Read Alaska

Before returning to Alaska for the weekend, where he was to receive a promotion to colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps and speak at a Republican Party meeting, he called Kavanaugh and had a long talk, asking him about each of the concerns that AFN had brought forth.

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Candidates for Alaska governor put a spotlight on crime. But what are they going to do about it?

Alaska candidates for governor, from left, incumbent Gov. Bill Walker, Democrat Mark Begich, and Republican Mike Dunleavy. (ADN photos)

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Bought by First Republic Investment Management Inc.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) by 10.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 64,712 shares of the transportation company

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Get out and go hike to Mt. Magnificent

This week's "Get Out" photographer Will Sandidge and I joined three Eagle River moms as they hiked up the Mile Hi trail going toward Mt. Magnificent while their kids attended school.It was a beautiful day with nothing but sunshine. Right now, the red, orange and yellow fall colors are starting to s

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Troopers: Missing 10-Year-Old Alaska Girl Found Dead

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—A 10-year-old girl has been found dead on Sept. 14, authorities said, more than a week after she was reported missing in a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska’s northwestern coast.

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The Search for a Missing Alaska Girl Ends With a Sad Find

– A 10-year-old girl was found dead Friday, authorities say, more than a week after she was reported missing in a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska's northwestern coast. Per theAP, Ashley Johnson-Barr's remains were found east of Kotzebue, Alaska State Troopers said. Late Friday, FBI spokeswoman

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Alaska’s mental health services deficit exacerbates the state’s problems

Alaska's issues with its mental health services are by no means secret. A host ofnews articlesand opinion columns have appeared on the Daily News' pages during the past several years, exploring a lack of capacity to care for Alaskans with mental health challenges and issues at existing facilities. S

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Largest organization of Alaska natives 'strongly' opposes Kavanaugh

Greg Nash The Alaska Federation of Natives, the oldest and largest native organization in Alaska, on Wednesday said it "strongly" opposes the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, citing his "views on the rights of Native peoples." The group said in a statement that recent ques

THE HILL

17 FBI agents help in search for missing Alaska girl

ANCHORAGE,Alaska(AP) — A search that includes 17FBI agentshas yielded nosignof a 10-year-old girl who went missing in a remote, largelyInupiat Eskimotown north of theArctic Circleon Alaska's western coast, prompting authorities to investigate whether foul play was involved.

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Bass Caught in Alaska has DNR Asking Anglers to Remove All Bass

TheAlaska Department of Fish and Game(ADF&G), Division of Sport Fish announced that a local angler caught a juvenile bass on Sand Lake in Anchorage on Monday evening. Bass are not native to Alaska, and it is illegal to transport live fish anywhere in the state. It is not known if this is an isolated

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State officials propose adding Alaska Class Ferry crew quarters - KRBD

Alaska Marine Highway System officials hope to move forward with a plan to add crew quarters to its two newest ferries, the just-completed Tazlina and the Hubbard, which is under construction at Ketchikan’s Vigor Alaska shipyard.

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Alaska's Permanent Fund a top issue in governor's race

Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, is facing challenges from Democrat Mark Begich, a former U.S. Senator and mayor of Anchorage, and Republican Mike Dunleavy, a former state senator. Both major-party candidates have criticized Walker's changes to the Alaska Permanent Fund.

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Several Cruise Lines Issued Emissions Violations by Alaska

According toThe Associated Press, the Alaskan Department of Environmental Conservation reported a total of nine violations, with four being issued to Holland America Line, two being issued to Princess Cruises, two being issued to Royal Caribbean and one being issued to Norwegian Cruise Line.

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Pentagon Protests After U.S. Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Near Alaska

The Pentagon has issued a protest after U.S. Air Force fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace west of the U.S. state of Alaska.The F-22 Raptor fighters intercepted the long-range Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers overnight on September 12-13, a joint U.S.-Canadian command

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Alaska Guide Creations Bino Packs and Accessories Available in Mossy Oak Camo | Bowhunting.com

Alaska Guide Creations is the manufacturer of the Original Binocular Pack. The first pack was designed by founder Jaret Owens in the 1970s; Owens wanted a more durable, versatile bino pack to use while guiding in Alaska and the product line took off from that moment. Owens’ ingenuity has revolutioni

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Bought by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its holdings in shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) by 111.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 410,210 shares of the transportation comp

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