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USGS: Berry harvests becoming less predictable 

updated 10:22pm

Many Alaskans take advantage of the wild berries that grow across the state every summer and fall. However, finding them has always been the challenge, which may be becoming more challenging. A recent study published by the U.S.

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Meet the woman in charge of Alaska's elections


On the third floor of the court plaza building is Josephine Bahnke's boat. For the new head of the Alaska Division of Elections, it's one of the few touches of her Nome home in her office. "This was one of my going-away presents in Nome," she said.

Alaska proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day


Alaska is the first state to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples Day. Effective Monday, Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples Day, following the lead of several cities across the country in recent years.

4th suicide in 3 weeks reported in Hooper Bay


ANCHORAGE - A fourth young adult has killed himself in less than three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which each of the previous three deaths influenced the subsequent one, authorities said.

State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in Alaska in past year


JUNEAU - About 285 same-sex couples have married in Alaska in the year since a federal judge struck down the state's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional, according to the state health department.



Nikiski football tops Barrow to reach 5th straight small-schools title game

With steady rain falling from the sky and the temperature in the mid-40s, throwing the ball in Saturday's small-schools semifinal clash between host Nikiski and Barrow was a challenging proposition.

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An Outdoor View: Extreme fishing

At daybreak one morning this week, I was fishing from the bank of the Kenai River for silver salmon. The air temperature was a balmy 38 degrees, but fog and a light breeze made it feel colder. Few other anglers were about.

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What others say: Obama administration lacking transparency

Hillary Clinton seems to have ripped a page from the Barack Obama playbook in addressing the ongoing controversy over work-related - and even classified - emails she kept on her private, unsecured server.

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Pioneer Potluck: About Mutt Muffins

Log cabin in North Nikiski, 1985 In 1985 Bob and I rented and moved into a little one bedroom log cabin that was badly in need of repair, inside and out. We cleaned, painted and repaired what we could with the budget that we did not have.

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KPC Showcase series October events

In an effort to continue filling gaps in the types of online offerings available through the University of Alaska, KPC professors continue to expand the types of subject matter that can be effectively taught online.

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Ladies land the big ones

Nearly 90 female business leaders from across Alaska gathered for the 8th annual Kenai River Women’s Classic, a three-day networking and fundraising educational event that helps raise awareness ... Read More

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