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Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

ANCHORAGE - A Navy training exercise planned in the Gulf of Alaska has sparked heated opposition in a small commercial fishing town nearby whose residents say the drills are taking place in the critical habitat of breeding and migratory marine life.
Anchorage police: 4 killed in case of domestic violence

...including a 2010 count of assault using reckless force or violence. He pleaded no contest in that case.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at
Schools around Alaska received threatening calls

ANCHORAGE - At least seven schools in Alaska have received threatening messages in the past 10 days, prompting officials to place campuses on lockdown or stay-put mode in most cases.
Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student

ANCHORAGE - A teacher in the western Alaska village of Kwigillingok is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female student. Michael J. Wier is charged with felony sexual abuse of a minor.
Feds still trying to plan fate of island's roaming feral cattle

ANCHORAGE - Federal wildlife managers are still trying to determine the fate of hundreds of feral cattle that have long gone without caretakers on a remote, uninhabited Alaska island.
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Police: Moose fatally stabbed in park

...against moose if they're being trampled," Shell said. "But I've never seen anything like this."___Follow Rachel D'Oro at .
Vets plan to summit McKinley in tribute

ANCHORAGE - Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America's tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country.
Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

ANCHORAGE - Yup'ik Eskimo fishermen have decided not to appeal a court ruling that found severe fishing restrictions on king salmon in Alaska trumped their cultural and spiritual rights, their attorney said Thursday.
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Police: Moose fatally stabbed in Alaska park; 3 men arrested

ANCHORAGE - Three men have been accused of stabbing a young moose to death at a popular park in Alaska's largest city, and police said witnesses reported seeing the men jumping on the animal, kicking it and attacking it with a large knife.
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

ANCHORAGE - Tribal organizations and fishing groups in Alaska are urging federal fishery managers to drastically reduce the number of king salmon allowed to be inadvertently caught by commercial pollock trawlers each year.


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