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NOME — A former champion has grabbed the lead back in the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in a furiously contested match between seasoned veterans. Sled positioning trackers show 2004 Iditarod winner Mitch Seavey 6 miles ahead of four-time champion Jeff King late Monday afternoon as they ...

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 10:16am

Moose, brown bear and wolf management will be discussed at the Board of Game meeting this week in Kenai.

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 8:50pm

ANCHORAGE — With less than 250 miles to go in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Mitch Seavey took the lead Sunday after he was first to reach Unalakleet. The 2004 champion was greeted by dozens of townspeople and awarded $2,500 in gold nuggets and a trophy. Seavey pulled into Unalakleet at 10:13 a...

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 12:48pm

Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, is home sick. "Juneau's far away," he said.

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 7:57pm

The Cook Inlet Risk Assessment Advisory Team recently identified eight oil spill risk reduction options they feel could be immediately implemented to reduce the chances of accidental oil spills, or to reduce the impact of spills in area waters. The U.S.

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 7:57pm

A federal civil jury on Thursday exonerated three Homer Police officers and the city that employs them.

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 7:16pm

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Amy Jackman hauled her coffee cart from Wasilla into Kenai on the back of a Suburban. Kristen Every took over the first coffee stand built in Kenai after working there for six years.

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 8:50pm

"I want to talk about the future," former Governor Bill Sheffield said as he began his lecture to the Chamber of Commerce Business Roundtable Thursday.

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 8:50pm

JUNEAU - Two years ago, the yellow buoy was hanging as part of a restaurant sign in the coastal community of Minamisanriku in northern Japan when an earthquake triggered a tsunami and washed it - and so much more - out to sea.

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 8:50pm

Growing up, Jewel Meader had more on her mind than most 12 year olds. Who's making the money? Who's paying the bills? Where am I going to sleep tonight? Those were common questions, she said.

Sat, 03/02/2013 - 8:32pm


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