...popular January Tanner crab fishery has been called off for the third year running throughout...State managers for several years have been tracking a huge plug of crab that appeared...bone of contention for pollock."It's been a point of contention for the U.S. industry...
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Letter: Ring a bell, wear a red poppy and honor vets

...close friend, Alexis Helmer, who had been killed during the battle. He saw how poppies...had ended. Over 30 million soldiers had been killed or wounded, including more than...Americans. Never before had the world been exposed to such insane industrialized slaughter...
Empire Editorial: Closing schools will shut down communities

There have been and will continue to be many discussions among lawmakers and the public as to how best shore up Alaska's...away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it should be after all other alternatives have been exhausted.
Pure Sole: There will be snow

...Gandalfian "you shall not pass" gate has been closed on Basin Road."Road closed, November...winter has already shown that, and I have been resizing my skis to fit my Xtratufs...memory. I think out of the years I have been here, it certainly acted different...
State Library Archives and Museums staff honored for preparations

...Field from the Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society has been awarded to the State Library Archive and Museums staff. Over...Alaska/Alaska Historical Society noted that "all of this has been done with the utmost dedication to the people of Alaska, and...
Search called off for Ketchikan hiker

...was last spotted Wednesday trying to climb down a mountain has been called off, according to Alaska State TroopersTroopers spokeswoman...and the friend left to go get help. The friend said Nathan had been drinking during the hike and was intoxicated when they tried...
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

...and Riverbend Elementary in the Juneau School District, has been named Alaska Teacher of the Year for 2016.Frances Roberts...High School in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, has been named Alternate Teacher of the Year.The Alaska award is given...
Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Classes in Alaska's largest school district have been canceled because of treacherous road conditions following an overnight snowstorm.Anchorage school spokeswoman Heidi Embley says...
Haines forestry office closes for season

The Alaska Division of Forestry is closing its Haines office for the winter on Nov. 21.The office had been kept open year-round until budget cuts were enacted by the Alaska Legislature early this year.The office will remain closed...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for a Wrangell boater who embarked on a five-day fishing trip on Nov. 5 and hasn't been seen since.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the family of Kenneth Trammel reported him as an overdue boater on Sunday morning...


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