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Giving thanks 

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"I've been through a lot, so I'm thankful for all the. honestly I'm thankful for all the pain and suffering I've gone through because it led me to where I am and to all the relationships that I have now.

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Black Friday madness missing in rural Alaska communities

Today, 10:50pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Forget about long lines and pushy shoppers ready to do battle for sweet Black Friday deals. In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year.

New processing plant prepares traditional Alaska Native food


ANCHORAGE - First it was musk ox stew. Then the Alaska nursing home served up musk ox meatloaf to its elderly Inupiat residents and their visiting family members.
The reaction at the long-term residential senior care facility was immediate.

Alaska buys out company's interest in gas pipeline project


JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker announced Tuesday the completion of the state's acquisition of TransCanada Corp.'s interest in a major gas project Alaska is pursuing, calling it an historic day.

USDA grant to further evolve school district's videoconferencing


The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is one of six Alaska school districts that will receive a portion of the United States Department of Agriculture's nearly $22 million available through the Distance Leaning and Telemedicine 2015 grant.



Refuge Notebook: Feral wildlife can be a problem

A couple of weeks ago, the Peninsula Clarion carried a story about the Bunny Task Force, formed to deal with the 200 or so once-domesticated rabbits that are now living in the wilds around Juneau.

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What others say: Little by little, reduced services highlight state's serious budget problem

An unsettling notice arrived from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities just before 7 p.m. Thursday. It warned of difficult driving conditions on a 38-mile stretch of the Parks Highway in the area of Broad Pass and southward.

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Arts & Entertainment

Reeling it in: 'Crimson Peak' also has its valleys

I do a lot of complaining that the “good” movies don’t play here. We get the big blockbusters and the dumb lowbrow stuff and none of the in-between.

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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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