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Disappointment and money worries for hundreds of vendors after Alaska State Fair cancelsEckert says the fair accounts for a large portion of the company's annual income, and in any case, most other large festivals around the state have already been canceled.

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Where does hydroponics fit into Alaska's food system? Hear perspectives from three year-round farmers.Alaskans take to growing flowers and food with vigor in our short growing season. And this year, with physical distancing thanks to the coronavirus, the backyard is a place to work and play safely.

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Tarvarnauramken: The meaning behind the Yupik song that went viralGabby Hiestand-Salgado, a Jesuit Volunteer working at KYUK, came up with the idea of making a film of people dancing to the same Yup'ik song from wherever they were hunkering down during the pandemic.

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SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 AmericansCape Canaveral, Florida - A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.

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DHSS reports 4 new COVID-19 cases statewideJuneau, Alaska - The daily report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services found the state added four new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday morning.

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Ketchikan Troopers make drug arrest after traffic stopKetchikan, Alaska. A traffic stop by Alaska State Troopers netted drugs and paraphernalia in Ketchikan.

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Report: Knopp asked to not run for re-election as RepublicanJuneau, Alaska - A report is stating that Republican District 30 Rep. Gary Knopp has been asked by his own political party to not run as a Republican.

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Icicle, Ocean Beauty, two of Alaska's largest processors, merge salmon operationsAn analyst said that the merger is driven by a big picture trend: more processing capacity than there are fish to process.

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May 30th, 1788May 29, 2020 ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced five new cases...

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Changes For Alaska?Are a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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Gov. Dunleavy to extend, alter interstate travel mandateAnchorage, Alaska - Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced upcoming changes to a state health mandate that requires 14 days of self-quarantine for interstate travelers.

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Second Test Makes YKHC 'Highly Confident' Quinhagak Child Received False Positive COVID-19 ResultThe young girl from Quinhagak who tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week likely was not carrying the virus.

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Dunleavy: Travel quarantine can be avoided by pre-travel test for COVID-19Travelers to Alaska can take a test for COVID-19 before they come to Alaska, and if they have are cleared by the test as much as 72 hours before travel, they won't need to self-quarantine for 14 days when they come to Alaska.

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 29, 2020Canadian officials extend their ban on cruise ships until the end of October. And, Alaska's farmers prepare for increased interest in homegrown food.

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Alaska to replace 14-day quarantine with testing, preferably in advance but also offered at airportsGov. Mike Dunleavy is ending Alaska's 14-day quarantine for new arrivals. Instead, visitors and Alaskans returning to the state will be asked to take a test within 72 hours of boarding an Alaska-bound flight.

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CBJ requires public to wear face coverings in libraries, public busesJuneau, Alaska - To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Juneau, the public is now required to wear cloth face coverings on Capital Transit buses, CAPITAL AKcess vans, and all three branches of the Juneau Public Libraries.

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Additional testing machines, personnel headed to Bristol Bay villagesBBAHC conducted a second round of testing in the Chignik region Wednesday, and a security contractor conducted vulnerability assessments in the Bristol Bay Borough and Dillingham.

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Chief Ed Mercer on avoiding violence against community membersChristina Love hosts on Monday, June 1, 2020. On Monday's show, the Juneau Police Department's Chief Ed Mercer will talk about what the organization is.

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Five new cases of COVID-19 reported in four Alaska communities; one nonresident case in Kenai Peninsula BoroughMay 29, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced five new cases of COVID-19 in four communities: Anchorage , Juneau , Homer and Soldotna.

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State regulators fine Hilcorp $30,000 for meter-related violations on Kenai PeninsulaThe regulators cited the company's history of violations as a factor behind the penalty.

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Large cruises banned in Canada at least until Oct. 31Ottawa, Ontario - Large cruise ships will continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct.

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Checking in with state economists as Alaska reopensMore than a third of Alaskan workers have applied for unemployment in the last 2 months.

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WATCH: Gov. Mike Dunleavy to announce update to out-of-state travel quarantine health mandateDunleavy and Commissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, will discuss the status of Health Mandate 10, which is set to expire on June 2, and interstate travel.

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Anchorage police chief expresses shock at Minneapolis cop behaviorAnchorage Police Chief Justin Doll issued a long statement today, decrying the recent apparent police brutality in Minneapolis, where a man died after having his neck sadistically crushed by an officer of the law.

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Two restaurants shed light on challenges facing the community of Houston, AlaskaCongress has now passed three coronavirus response bills that President Trump has signed, each bigger than the last.

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How the largest fishing port in the nation is responding to COVID-19 and incoming seasonal workersCongress has now passed three coronavirus response bills that President Trump has signed, each bigger than the last.

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Southeast Alaska has 57 COVID-19 cases so farJuneau, Alaska - In Southeast Alaska, there are six active cases, 50 recoveries, and one death due to COVID-19.

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Juneau sees 2 travel-related coronavirus cases as city officials consider local quarantine for travelersThe initial investigations into Juneau's cases announced on Thursday and Friday show that both are travel-related.

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BRH Emergency Department to alter visitor policy next weekJuneau, Alaska - Starting Monday, June 1 at 6 a.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital's Emergency Department will join the rest of the Bartlett campus in allowing non-isolation patients one visitor.

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CBJ resumes water shutoffs, finance charges except for hardship customersJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau has extended the deferral of utility bills and waiver of finance charges and shutoffs for customers who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

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In showdown with Army Corps of Engineers over Pebble Mine, EPA blinksIf the Army Corps grants the mine a permit, the EPA has the authority to veto it, but mine opponents say a new letter makes that look less likely.

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The first step to genocide is dehumanization. How do stop it before it starts?The Rawandan Genocide, the Holocaust, and the ongoing plight of the Rohingya people, are just a few examples of the human capacity to persecute others for being different than ourselves.

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Alaska virus relief excludes companies that took federal aidANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska small businesses affected by the coronavirus that have already received federal aid will not be eligible for a state grant program.

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Bank seeks to liquidate RavnAir Group assets to cover debtsANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's largest rural airline is working to prevent a liquidation of its assets sought by a bank representing lenders seeking payment of $90 million in debt.

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Seafood companies plan to merge parts of their operationsJUNEAU, Alaska — Ocean Beauty Seafoods and Icicle Seafoods Inc. have announced plans to merge parts of their operations under a new company.

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20-Year-Old Man From Mountain Village Deceased After Car CrashOne man is dead and two women are seriously injured after a single-vehicle crash on May 28 in Mountain Village, according to state troopers.

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Ravn is fighting to keep flying, but a French bank is pushing to sell off the company's planesRavn estimates that a liquidation would raise no more than $41 million. That would not be enough to pay the claims of the unsecured creditors, which include Anchorage-based Petro Star, GCI and Northern Air Cargo.

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As Dillingham celebrates Wolverines, coaches reflect on the seasonSince the start of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has slowed down athletics — on the field and off.

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Alaska reports 6 new coronavirus cases following prior day's spikeThe latest cases include five Alaskans: two from the Kenai Peninsula, two from the Anchorage area and one from Juneau.

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Canada extends cruise ship ban through October, leaving little hope for Alaska's delayed cruise ship seasonA law requiring foreign-flagged cruise ships to stop in Canada means that major carriers won't be able to sail until at least October 31.

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Assembly looking to extend 14-day quarantine requirement if Governor doesn'tJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Assembly is interested in extending the requirement that travelers to Juneau quarantine for 14 days once they arrive here.

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Alaska reports 6 new coronavirus cases following prior day's spikeThe latest cases include five Alaskans: two from the Kenai Peninsula Borough, two from the Anchorage area and one from Juneau.

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DHSS reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, 1 is in JuneauJuneau, Alaska - The daily report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services found the state added five new cases of COVID-19 on Friday morning.

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State Says Bethel Could Force Fili's Pizza To Stop Curbside Alcohol SalesSeveral weeks ago, Fili's Pizza, a restaurant in Bethel, began selling beer and wine via curbside pickup and delivery.

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Forestry plane with four aboard crashes at takeoff in AniakThe injuries were "serious but not life-threatening." Individuals were transported to hospitals in Anchorage.

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The cuisine of Chef RonScott Burton hosts on Friday, May 29, 2020. For Foodie Friday we'll speak with Chef Ron about his history with food, cooking in Juneau, his new business,.

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Community update on COVID-19 for May 28, 2020The community meeting featured state and local health care providers, local leaders and tribal representatives.

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Denali Implements Private Vehicle Access for Park RoadDenali National Park and Preserve will be implementing a previously discussed opportunity for private vehicles to access usually restricted portions of the Denali Park Road during the 2020 summer season, via a reservation system.

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Tarvarnauramken: The meaning behind the Yupik song that went viralAfter the video was posted, it got thousands of views and received responses from all over the world.

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Wrangell doesn't want cruise ships to dock until it knows port communities will be safe from COVID-19Wrangell is coordinating with a regional effort seeking assurances from operators of small cruise ships seeking to sail this summer.

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University regents consider controversial merger of UAS as solution to 'immediate and significant financial headwinds'For years, UA has grappled with reduced state funding and lost tuition dollars as enrollment declines.

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Dunleavy still pushing for second PFD payment to Alaskans"We're still going to pursue the dividend," in the fall, Dunleavy said. "We still believe — especially during these times, right now — that Alaskans need cash, businesses need cash, entities need cash."

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Man drowns in Cordova lakeCordova, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers said Zakary Zeigler, 21, of Cordova fell out of a kayak and could not get back in.

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Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summerAnchorage, Alaska - The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska communities this May-September as Sector Anchorage planners prepare for the second season of the Marine Safety Task Force initiative launched last spring.

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Troopers, Agencies Search for 89-Year-Old Man Missing Near Tok Cut-OffTroopers say the search for a missing Palmer man in Tok has thus far been unsuccessful despite an extensive search of the area in and around the Tok Cut-Off.

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One Dies, Two Injured in Thursday Morning Crash Between Mountain Village and St MarysAccording to the report, Mackenzie Mike was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 on the road between St Marys and Mountain Village with two passengers, identified as Jessica Peterson, 20 years of age and Mollie Waskey, age 20 both of Mountain Village when he left the roadway and was totaled.

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21-Year-Old Cordova Man Drowns while Kayaking on Eyak Lake Early Thursday MorningAlaska State Troopers report that the remains of a 21-year-old kayaker were retrieved from the waters of Eyak Lake near Cordova on Thursday.

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Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two in water near Elfin CoveA good Samaritan vessel pulled the men from the water after their 14-foot skiff overturned approximately one mile northwest of Elfin Cove.

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Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summerANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska communities this May-September as Sector Anchorage planners prepare for the second season of the Marine Safety Task Force initiative launched last spring.

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1 new COVID-19 case in Homer as hospital offers free testing on the SpitAdditional COVID-19 cases announced in Soldotna and in a nonresident visitor to the peninsula.

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Facing 'immediate and significant financial headwinds,' UA regents to consider controversial mergerThe coronavirus has cut deep into the finances of the already-strained public university system. One proposal to reduce spending: Merge the University of Alaska Southeast into one, or both, of the other two universities.

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State to lift quarantine mandate, implement tests for travelersTravelers will be asked to carry a form with them that has the results of their test.

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CBJ Assembly holds special meeting on COVID-19Juneau, Alaska - The assembly reviewed plans to distribute CARES funding to help local child care facilities, businesses that need help with rent or leases, and provide jobs for the unemployed.

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About Half Of Quinhagak Residents Volunteer For Coronavirus Testing; All Results Negative So FarThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation has completed its initial round of coronavirus testing in Quinhagak. All of the rapid test results have been negative, but hundreds more are currently being processed at a state lab, according to a YKHC news release.

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Forestry Plane With Four Aboard Crashes On Takeoff In AniakAn Alaska Division of Forestry plane went down after takeoff in Aniak on May 28.

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Lora ReinboldJeff was joined by Senator Lora Reinbold. They discuss her background in Alaska, how she first got involved in politics, why she decided to run for the House in 2012, why she decided to vote against the budget in 2015, the consequences of that vote, the binding caucus rule, why she decided to run for the Senate in 2018, Alaska's budget, her...

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AIDEA Announces AK CARES Funding ProgramThe purpose of the AK CARES Funding Program is to provide emergency relief grants to small businesses that were unable to receive support from federal funding made available by the CARES Act.

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Two NSHC employees test positive for COVID-19 in NomeNorton Sound Health Corporation last week confirmed that two of their Nome-based employees tested positive for COVID-19.

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Explore Fairbanks Launches 'Explore Local' CampaignThe "Explore Local" recovery campaign hopes to mitigate the impact on local tourism companies by asking Alaskan residents to make a special effort to patronize these businesses.

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Salmonfest Reschedules for 2021As a festival built around fish, love, and music, we try our hardest to think about everyone involved...

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Ice seal research postponed as Bering Strait region looks into unusual deathsSuspension of research means that scientists will have more difficulty understanding why ice seals have been washing up on shore in unusual numbers over the last several years.

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Council ratifies emergency order, reduces seasonal sales tax, hires police chiefIn another marathon meeting, the Nome Common Council chewed through a fat agenda on Tuesday evening, with most of the time being spent on wrestling with language to formulate a travel form that aims to give travelers guidance but seems to create confusion.

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'I've gone through it': Ketchikan man eyes Dan Sullivan's U.S. Senate seatChris Cumings isn't a traditional candidate, but he says that's why he's running.

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Graduation 2020 was like no otherHigh School graduates of 2020 experienced a graduation like no other generation in recent memory.

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A young girl tested positive for coronavirus in Quinhagak, but leaders say they're readyRepresentatives from the regional health corporation landed in the village within hours of the announcement and immediately began testing community members.

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Nome observes Memorial DayThe people of Nome observed Memorial Day on Monday with a parade down Front Street and out to the cemetery where they heard speeches about the meaning of Memorial Day.

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Cbj Receives Update On Covid-19Juneau, Alaska - The CBJ Assembly needs to continue the current steps to monitor for COVID-19, and continue to work to increase testing capacity, Incident Commander Mila Cosgrove said.

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Dunleavy still pushing for second PFD payment to AlaskansThe Legislature already passed a $1000 dividend to be paid in July. Now Dunleavy wants a second payout, which he said will help Alaskans have the cash they need to keep the economy going.

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Forestry plane with four aboard crashes at takeoff in AniakThe four people on board the plane survived, but reported injuries.

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 28, 2020Amidst a budget crisis University of Alaska leaders propose campus mergers. And, Oil company BP shares a digital program it uses to track worker health.

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In showdown with Army Corps of Engineers over Pebble Mine, EPA blinksThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed down from a confrontation with the Army Corps of Engineers over the proposed Pebble Mine in Southwest Alaska.

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Tanana Valley State Fair organizers cancel this year's event due to coronavirus concernsThe 96th Tanana Valley State Fair has been canceled. Officials with the fair association announced Wednesday they won't be able to hold this year's event, which had been scheduled to open July 31st, because of concern over spreading the coronavirus - and the difficulty of maintaining the required precautions.

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Stryker soldiers begin returning to Alaska from nine-month tour in Iraq, Syria, KuwaitThe 200 or so soldiers with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry are the advance party for some 2,000 soldiers with the Fort Wainwright-based unit that'll be flying into Fairbanks International Airport in the coming weeks.

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City to stop using Ben Boeke as emergency mass shelterOrganizers praised the success of the shelter and pointed to declining usage as a sign that people were being housed.

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WATCH: Special Juneau Assembly Meeting on child care relief and CARES Act fundingJuneau's Assembly with meet to discuss COVID-19 mitigation and the out-of-state travel quarantine, federal CARES Act funding, child care relief and an ordinance requiring cloth face masks on Capital Transit buses.

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No property tax increase for Juneau thanks to federal funds and a brighter financial outlookThe Juneau Assembly is nearing the end of its annual budget process with a notably brighter outlook than the one it started with.

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Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 reported in seven Alaska communitiesMay 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services today announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in seven communities: Anchorage , Juneau , Homer , Kenai , Nikiski , Kenai Peninsula Borough and North Slope Borough.

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BP has a new online platform to track out-of-state workers' health. And it wants to share it with other companies.The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to do business differently and, in some cases, monitor their employees' health closer than ever.

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Dog waste forces temporary CBJ Parks and Rec closuresJuneau, Alaska - To maintain health and safety standards for animals and humans, the City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department has temporarily closed the three areas to dogs due to excessive dog waste.

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Trump signs executive order challenging protections for tech companiesWashington, DC - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.

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As parents head back to work, childcare providers are struggling to meet demandBut many daycare centers and camps are closed. Those that are open are operating under new rules and with limited capacity.

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[email protected] May 28: June Kuskokwim River Fishing Restrictions, Waterfowl ClosureKuskokwim River salmon fishing is just around the corner. On Monday, June 1, sections of the river, along with certain tributaries, will begin closing to gillnets to allow the initial push of king salmon to reach the headwaters.

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Quinhagak Leaders Say Months Of Preparation Readied Community For First Confirmed Coronavirus CaseThe Quinhagak resident who tested positive for the coronavirus on May 26 was a girl under the age of 10, according to a press release from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

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Juneau resident is one of 13 new coronavirus cases in Alaska announced ThursdayJuneau's case is one of 13 new cases reported on Thursday by the state, including seven new cases in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, four in Anchorage and one case in the North Slope Borough.

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Democrat files to run for Rep. Johnston's House seatJuneau, Alaska - An Anchorage Democrat has filed to run in the race for House District 28, the seat currently held by Republican Rep.

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Alaska reports 13 new coronavirus cases, largest new case count for several weeksThe increase was driven by seven new cases in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. There also were four in Anchorage, one in Juneau and the first case in the North Slope Borough.

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State reports 13 new coronavirus casesThere were 13 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Alaska on Wednesday. That's the most new cases for one day in six weeks, according to the state Department of Health and Social Services.

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DHSS: New Juneau COVID-19 case is under investigationJuneau, Alaska - Another person in Juneau has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

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School superintendent provides update on funding for next yearJuneau, Alaska - The funding picture for next school year in Juneau has improved.

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Jump: 13 new cases diagnosed in one dayCOVID-19 cases in Alaska took a big one-day jump with 13 new cases reported, the most since late March.

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Superintendent delivers message on how instruction might be delivered next school yearJuneau, Alaska - Juneau School District Superintendent Dr. Bridget Weiss has posted a video message for parents and students on the district's web site.

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DHSS reports 13 new cases of COVID-19 statewideJuneau, Alaska - The daily report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services found the state added 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday morning.

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Ravn is fighting to keep flying, but a French bank is pushing to sell off the company's planesRavn is trying to find a buyer by placing ads in the Anchorage Daily News and Wall Street Journal.

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GCI announces sale of TV stations in Southeast marketsJuneau, Alaska - GCI subsidiary Denali Media Holdings has announced the sale of its NBC affiliates in southeast Alaska to Gray Television.

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'I've gone through it': Ketchikan man eyes Dan Sullivan's U.S. Senate seatHe's running in the Democratic primary to challenge Al Gross, who he said fits a familiar mold for Alaska's Democatic hopefuls.

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This ecologist is crowdsourcing data from mushroom hunters in Swan Lake burn areaBut how do you get people who are inherently secretive about where they find morels — to tell you where they find their morels?

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15 million sent to rural tribal communitiesWashington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $15 million to 52 Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and other health services providers.

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Disappointment and money worries for hundreds of vendors after Alaska State Fair cancelsOrganizers say that by reorganizing the fair as series of smaller events, they'll be able to mitigate the loss if there is a last-minute cancellation.

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Lemon Creek Correctional Center begins another round of COVID-19 testingEleven staff members have tested positive at the facility since April. The most recent case was discovered after the state Department of Corrections tested 73 staff and 168 inmates two weeks ago.

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As the state reopens, health care and labor leaders express concern about worker safetyLawmakers met on Wednesday to hear from health care providers and labor leaders about their concerns as workplaces in Alaska reopen.

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Sitka to use CARES funds for electric billsSitka, Alaska - Sitka is scheduled to receive just over $14 million from the federal CARES Act.

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Man killed in crash near St. Mary'sMountain Village, - A single vehicle accident left two women seriously injured and Mackenzie Mike, 20, deceased, Tribal Police Officers said.

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BP Alaska is donating the code for a new online program to track workers' healthThe oil and gas company says it wanted to create a new way to keep tabs on employees' temperatures and any symptoms that could be consistent with the coronavirus, so it partnered with Resource Data to create a digital hub.

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Travel companies continue to cut workforceWashington, D.C. - An additional two million Americans filed for unemployment this week and some major airlines announced further job cuts.

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Senators call for moment of silence for COVID-19 victimsJUNEAU, Alaska — U.S. senators, including Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz, are calling for a moment of silence to honor those who have died from COVID-19.

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New Trump public land rules will let hunters kill bear cubs in dens, wolf pups and swimming caribouAlaskan lawmakers see the new regulations as a victory for states' rights.

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Higher Anchorage property tax bills linked to school fundingANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anchorage property tax bills have increased over the last year largely because of a school bond funding veto by Republican Gov.

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Anchorage lawsuit over port construction allowed to proceedANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit filed by Anchorage to proceed against the U.S. Maritime Administration over more than $300 million in failed construction at the city's port.

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COVID-19 Disruptions Cause 13.1 Percent Job Loss in AprilJUNEAU-Alaska's job count was down 13.1 percent in April from the same month last year, a loss of 42,200 jobs.

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MTA Fiber Holdings Completes AlCan ONEAlCan ONE, which began construction in spring 2019, establishes a secure and reliable fiber connection to any point in the contiguous United States, providing MTA's members-and Alaska as a whole-with a robust internet transport connection for decades to come.

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RavnAir Group to Move Forward with Sales ProcessRavn Air Group has been approved by Honorable Brendan L. Shannon in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to move forward with their proposed bidding process for the airline to sell all, substantially all, or a substantial part of its assets.

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Future Feature: Budding Industry Battles Black MarketA robust licensing and permitting process offers protection from federal prosecution for the Alaska cannabis industry, but the time and expense of participating in that process has created a market in which licensed businesses are vulnerable to being undercut by black-market prices.

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We Did Not Expect ThisWe enjoyed our stay near Anchor Point but after a few unexpected incidents, a storm was beginning to roll in and it was time to continue our overland adventures.

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New Trump public land rules will let Alaska hunters kill bear cubs in densThe ‘amazingly cruel' move by the National Park Service reverses Obama-era regulations which also affect wolves and coyotes.

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May 28th, 1867M/V Lituya sailings to begin May 28 - The Alaska Marine Highway System has scheduled the M/V...

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7 new cases of COVID-19 on Kenai Peninsula4 of the new cases are on the southern peninsula, and Nikiski has its first case.

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Alaska VA to break ground on new clinicThe clinic will be located at 241 East Rockwell Ave. in Soldotna.

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Dunleavy tackles unemployment, economy in virtual town hallThe state's chief medical officer also addressed a surge of cases on the Kenai Peninsula.

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University of Alaska president says difficult changes are comingA sign on the University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau. Under a proposal being put before the UA Board of Regents next week, UAS could be merged with one of the other two schools in the system.

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Tangled Up in Blue: Blunt cutsI cut my own hair last night. After months of new coronavirus isolation and then a few too many, "Oh wow, Kat!"

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Refuge Notebook: The roles of morelsWhile people have been taking advantage of the abundance of morels following last year's Swan Lake Fire, I have been asked many questions about them.

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Borough looks at purchasing new COVID-19 testing machineThe platform would be purchased for no more than $400,000, with expected delivery in four to six months.

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Borough looks at extending disaster declarationThe extension would be set to end Sept.

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Alaska lawmakers hear concerns about reopening from health care providers and labor leadersDr. Andy Elsberg told a joint meeting of the House State Affairs and Health and Social Services committees that the state should be doing more to require businesses and individuals to follow health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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There's a third case of COVID-19 in the Yukon-Kuskokwim DeltaThe person was in Bethel when they tested positive for the coronavirus at the hospital.

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Remnants of Swan Lake fire could create prime habitat for morelsEcologist Kate Mohatt is hoping that mushroom hunters will share one of their best guarded secrets - the location of their prized morel patches - in order to help scientists better understand the mysterious fungi.

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Your questions about COVID-19 testing, answeredThere's a lot to keep track of when it comes to COVID-19 and Alaska's response to the pandemic.

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CBJ Finance committee tackles budgetJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee reviewed items like affordable housing, child care, Travel Juneau and Eaglecrest as they moved closer to a final budget proposal for the next two fiscal years.

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ARCHIVES: In the Village of Polar BearsOVER THE LAST DECADE, the bone pile has drawn bears and tourists alike, but very few of the people living in the community have received any of the tourist dollars coming into the city-even though the growing interest impacts their privacy and way of life.

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Gov. Dunleavy: State to offer AK CARES grants to small businessesJuneau, Alaska - The State of Alaska has announced the AK CARES grant program in support of small businesses.

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LISTEN: This Alaska bush pilot died in a plane crash. Now his friend who survived wants to honor him.Researcher Ben Jones says he's compiled a list of more than 100 scientific publications that his pilot friend, Jim Webster, contributed to, and he's seeking an honorary, posthumous degree for Webster from UAF.

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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 27, 2020Some healthcare workers and labor leaders express concern as Alaska reopens. And, the Fairbanks visitors office begins a local marketing strategy.

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Cbj Assembly Gets Covid-19 UpdateJuneau, Alaska - There have been no additional cases confirmed in Juneau despite an increase in the number of people tested.

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Resources for Alzheimer's caregiversScott Burton hosts on Thursday, May 28, 2020. On Thursday's show, the Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska will preview next week's interactive workshops for.

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So Sad To SeeAre a family of 5 living life in North Pole, Alaska! Where Santa Claus House is right down the street!

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Utqiagvik area reports first positive COVID-19 caseUtqiaġvik, Alaska - The Arctic Slope Native Association reported on Wednesday the first COVID-19 case in the North Slope region.

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Report: Recall Dunleavy plans drive-thru signing in Anchorage, FairbanksAnchorage, Alaska - The Recall Dunleavy campaign's signature-gathering effort is shifting gears and using alternative methods to reach the 71,252 signatures needed to call a special election.

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Yundt files for House District 7, making for 2-way GOP raceAnchorage, Alaska - A Valley home builder has filed to run for House District 7 in Wasilla, making it a two-way Republican primary.

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Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 near Elfin CoveJuneau, Alaska - The U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued two men in the water near Elfin Cove on Tuesday.

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CBJ Finance Committee to consider smaller mill rate increaseJuneau, Alaska - The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Finance Committee is close to finishing its work on the Fiscal Year 2021 budget.

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Top Hat Concentrates to donate to Southeast Alaska FoodbankJuneau, Alaska - A Southeast cannabis company has scheduled a donation to the Southeast Alaska Food Bank in Juneau.

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Kayhi to hold virtual 2020 graduation this weekendKetchikan, Alaska - Ketchikan High School will hold a virtual graduation ceremony for the Kayhi Class of 2020 this weekend across multiple online platforms.

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Alaska man released from prison accused of quarantine breachJuneau, Alaska - Prosecutors have accused an Alaska man of violating a federal judge's order and breaking his quarantine after securing an early release from prison amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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JDHS standout Carson to play at PepperdineJuneau, Alaska - Juneau Douglas' Kendyl Carson will be attending Pepperdine University in the fall on a basketball scholarship.

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Sports HOF honors JDHS cross country teammatesJuneau, Alaska - The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame has honored three Juneau Douglas High School cross-country runners.

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Convict released early in California flew home to Alaska a day after testing positive for COVID-19It remains unclear why prison officials put Duane Fields on a plane to Alaska after he tested positive for the virus.

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Alaskans want to ride. But a pandemic bicycle boom is making supplies scarce.As residents look for respite from stay-at-home orders and gym closures, Alaska bike shops are reporting a surge in demand.

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Docks and Harbors to listen to presentation on Visitor Industry Task Force recommendationsJuneau, Alaska - The CBJ Docks and Harbors Board of Directors will take up a light agenda during its regular meeting Thursday evening.

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AMHS to Assist IFA With Temporary Ferry Service Between Ketchikan and HollisM/V Lituya sailings to begin May 28 - The Alaska Marine Highway System has scheduled the M/V Lituya to provide temporary service between Ketchikan and Hollis on Prince of Wales.

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Seasonal workers being brought on to clean Lumberman prior to scuttlingJuneau, Alaska - CBJ Docks and Harbors Department officials were asked for an update on the defunct tugboat the Lumberman while guests on Action Line.

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State reports 1 additional case of COVID-19Juneau, Alaska - The daily report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services found the state had 412 total cases including 38 active cases.

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Out of the Office: Morels surge confidenceI'm writing this in the car on the drive to Anchorage. My boyfriend, Nate, and I are in the process of moving back to the city, where we both are from, and we've been spending our weekends moving carloads of books, shoes and other nonessentials to our old/new home.

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Peninsula will have high school summer baseballPost 20 first baseman Seth Adkins tags out Axel Shanks of Napoleon. Post 300 on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska.

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Town CrierKachemak Crane Watch keeps track of nesting cranes and wants your observations of crane colts.

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Two Arrested in Month-Long Palmer Burglary InvestigationAlaska State Troopers made two arrests in a recent Palmer-area burglary investigation, they revealed Wednesday.

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First positive case of COVID-19 reported in North Slope BoroughA resident from the North Slope Borough has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first positive case in the region.

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Community art with Rachael JuzelerCheryl Snyder hosts on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. On today's show, we'll speak with visual artist Rachel Juzeler about some COVID-safe art projects she is.

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Klaiches step away from Nikolaevsk basketballSteve Klaich is retiring after teaching in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District for 32 years.

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Pet of the WeekThe Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can visit and meet a new potential companion by calling the shelter and making an appointment.

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First coronavirus case reported in North Slope BoroughA resident from the North Slope Borough has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first positive case in the region.

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Alaska Fish Radio with Laine WelchThis week on The Alaska Show Podcast we sit down with Laine Welch, founder of Alaska Fish Radio and the author of the weekly Fish Factor column out of Kodiak, Alaska.

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AMHS to help out Prince of WalesHollis, Alaska - The Alaska Marine Highway will help the Inter-Island Ferry by sailing the M/V Lituya for two weeks to fill in for the disabled IFA fleet.

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UA looks at consolidating UAS as funds grow scarceThe University of Alaska Board of Regents Audit Committee report has revealed a budget gap, and a short time frame during which to solve it, forcing some tough decisions dead ahead.

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Here's how the Anchorage School District will create a plan to restart school this fallThe district is putting together a task force with multiple working groups and a community advisory committee that will present recommendations and updates to the school board throughout the summer, with a goal of presenting a plan several weeks before the start of the school year.

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Making one last connectionConnections home-school students celebrate graduation together, at a distance.

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Alaska's Fair Share Comes Out Swinging with Statewide Media BuySupporters: Alaskans "get less for our oil than Russians, Norwegians, Texans, North Dakotans..." Backers of the Alaska's Fair Share initiative launched a statewide media buy Tuesday with hard hitting radio ads airing in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau markets and online audio and video ads running statewide.

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Lawsuit against MARAD may proceedA federal judge denied the U.S. Maritime Administration's motion for judgment in Anchorage's lawsuit against the agency over more than $300 million in failed construction at the city's port done more than a decade ago.

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Change of course for Pebble reignites access issuesThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed the course of the Pebble project but what it means for the fate of the highly contentious development remains to be seen as area landowners vow to prohibit access.

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FISH FACTOR: Fishermen weigh in on best coronavirus relief ideasA rapid response by nearly 800 Alaska fishermen will provide a guideline for giving them a hand up as the coronavirus swamps their operations.

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Pandemic startups: Two Alaska entrepreneurs take the leapAt a time when businesses across the state are forced to close their doors or are scaling back operations, it seems counterintuitive to launch a business.

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Guest Commentary: Keep Energy Affordable During Covid RecoveryIn the wake of nearly 40 million jobless claims in recent weeks, Americans are clearly struggling to pay the bills.

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During pandemic, Ketchikan's Little Free Pantry offers a way to exchange food without contact"Recently with the pandemic, I was just thinking about being able to exchange food in a non-contact way," she said.

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Juneau residents oppose possible UAS mergerJuneau, Alaska - Several Juneau residents, professors and college students encouraged the Alaska Board of Regents to look elsewhere when they consider budget cuts this year.

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A convict broke Alaska's quarantine after release from California prison. Then he tested positive for COVID-19.His parole officer was trying to find him to deliver the test results but found Fields broke quarantine by leaving his hotel to visit his mother, the charges say.

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How do Alaska leaders know it's safe to reopen the economy? It's all about dataBut both officials and experts caution that the decision-making around the reopening can be complicated and hard for the public to follow.

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Health corporation urges coronavirus testing for anyone traveling to BethelHealthcare workers are worried after the first case in the region outside of Bethel was reported last week.

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Former Borough Manager defends herself from criticismHaines, Alaska - Debra Schnabel said she doesn't intend to sue the Haines Borough after they fired her without cause.

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To ease shortage, Juneau Assembly poised to commit $1M to child care providersThe city is planning to give a subsidy worth half of what childcare providers would get if they were at capacity, up to $500 per month.

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It's time for a real living wageThe federal minimum wage was last increased in 2009.

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Wrangell still planning July 4th celebrationWrangell, Alaska - The Wrangell Borough Assembly received an update from organizers of the annual July 4th celebration.

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Kachemak Bay trails reportThe trails report is provided by Park Specialist Eric Clarke.

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Hiker dies in fall on the Brooks RangeSukakpak Mountain, Alaska - Douglas Mathews died after he became separated from a group of hikers and fell down a steep embankment.

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Company completes 1st overland fiber-optic cable from AlaskaANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska company has completed construction of the first overland fiber-optic cable connecting the state to the continental U.S.

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Nome hospital reopens after positive tests among workersThe Norton Sound Regional Hospital closed down over the weekend after the first positive tested.

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May 27th, 1905Many democratic nations through history lost their democracy as the citizens gave up rights and believed in saviors that always,...

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Second Sitka resident has tested positive for COVID-19Details about the patient's age and gender have not been released yet. The information about the new Sitka case likely will not be included in the state's official count until Tuesday.

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Salmonfest music festival canceled for 2020Salmonfest director confidenct next year's festival will go ahead as planned.

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Reeling 'Em In: Nick is back with summer fishin' reportHowdy folks. Yep, we're back and wish to offer our apologies for not having the usual fishing report ready last week.

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Council approves ordinance clarifying powers to close city-owned spaces; search for city manager continuesThe search for a new permanent city manager for Homer continues, with telephonic interviews scheduled for six candidates in early June.

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Cops and CourtsInformation about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

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COVID-19 impacting local fitness centersIn the small town of Homer, Alaska residents are finding ways to stay active while fitness facilities begin to reopen.

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Homer Farmers Market: Market opens — with changesThe first Homer Farmers Market is coming up this weekend. This is the big one that farmers work toward, planting specifically so that they will have their best to offer on opening day.

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Kelly Cooper kicks off campaign in "Rally on the Bay"In the midst of a pandemic that has limited public gatherings, independent candidate for House District 31 Kelly Cooper and her campaign manager Amy Woodruff came up with a novel solution: Hold an event from a boat in Kachemak Bay where supporters could cheer her on from kayaks, fishing boats, pleasure craft and from the shore.

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Homer businesses reopen cautiously under most recent plan phasesWhen Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced the third and fourth phases of his administration's plan to reopen Alaska's economy in the wake of the ongoing global novel coronavirus pandemic, businesses began preparing.

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South Peninsula Hospital restarts most of it servicesSouth Peninsula Hospital, which has identified six positive cases of COVID-19 out of more than 900 tests performed there, is now offering regular services including surgery, family care health visits, physical screenings and check ups, cardiology and behavioral health services, imaging, physical rehabilitation and more.

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1 new COVID-19 case announced in Bethel areaOne new case of COVID-19 was announced Wednesday, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 412.

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Salmonfest music festival canceled for 2020For the first time in its relatively short history, Salmonfest will not proceed with three days of fish, love and music this year.

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Ninilchik grads leave school in styleRestrictions placed on the economy and social movements due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has changed and interrupted a lot of things, but it couldn't take a very special day away from this year's seven graduates of Ninilchik School.

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Memorial Day observance honors war — and pandemic — heroesIn the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day observances in Homer took on a more somber tone.

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Homer Flex Phoenix award winnersHomer Flex School has announced the most recent winners of the Flex Phoenix Award. The award is given to the student who best represents the school's values of respect, ownership, and productivity each month, according to school counselor Ingrid Harrald.

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Man charged with illegally importing, releasing fish in peninsula lakeThe man allegedly shipped 144 rainbow trout to Alaska that were released into a closed lake.

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2 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new hospitizationThe Arctic Slope Native Association reported the first positive case in the North Slope region.

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Area fishing guides hit hard by pandemic"If the quarantine doesn't come off pretty soon, I think we'll just be out of luck this year."

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Vote by mail is safe, fiscally responsibleAll registered borough voters would receive a ballot in the mail a few weeks ahead of election day.

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Make Your Voice Heard, Vote this FallMany democratic nations through history lost their democracy as the citizens gave up rights and believed in saviors that always, ultimately, were later seen as autocrats.

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Alaskans want to ride. But a pandemic bicycle boom is making supplies scarce.Entry-level bicycles are gone from Alaska store shelves. And with the pandemic disrupting Asian manufacturing, it will be months before new shipments arrive.

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 26, 2020Organizers try to regroup after cancelling this year's Alaska State Fair. And, you can add bikes to the list of things that are hard to find during the pandemic.

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Governor Dunleavy Remembers Former Legislator Bob LynnMay 26, 2020 - Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Bob Lynn: "Bob Lynn embodied the Alaskan spirit, representing his district in South Anchorage for fourteen years with pride."

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Lemon Creek Correctional Center begins another round of COVID-19 testingEleven staff members have tested positive at the facility since April. The most recent case was discovered after the state Department of Corrections tested 73 staff and 168 inmates two weeks ago.

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Office of the Governor to Host Virtual Town Hall MeetingCommissioner Adam Crum, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink, along with a panel of public health officials and medical experts, will answer questions on the medical science and data related to COVID-19.

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Former Rep. Bob Lynn passes away at 87Anchorage, Alaska - Former Anchorage-area Representative Bob Lynn passed away Monday at the age of 87.

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There's a third case of COVID-19 in the Yukon-Kuskokwim DeltaYKHC says the person was in Bethel when the hospital tested them positive for coronavirus.

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Wrangell discusses staff testing, CARES funding and reopeningWrangell, Alaska - Testing was the focus of the latest Wrangell Unified Command meeting on Wednesday, May 20.

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Kotzebue's sole positive COVID-19 case volunteered to be tested. Can the community expect that kind of compliance from everyone?The patient's willingness to volunteer for the test is ultimately what allowed for Kotzebue health officials to detect it.

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Tis Peterman to retire as director of SEITCWrangell, Alaska - The Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission has announced the retirement of its executive director, Tis Peterman, a lifelong resident of Wrangell and great-granddaughter of Chief Shakes VII.

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Charges: Anchorage convict broke travel quarantine after early release from California prisonA convicted Anchorage drug dealer, diagnosed with cancer and granted early release from a federal prison in California amid the coronavirus pandemic, is now charged with violating Alaska's two-week quarantine mandate.

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6 tips from Alaska medical experts about minimizing your risk as the state reopensThe coronavirus is like a bear in the woods. Seriously, says a doctor at UAA, you've got to be prepared.

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Anchorage Ways to Play This SummerLet the summer of 2020 begin, with family-friendly activities in Anchorage to suit your active kids and go easy on a staycation budget.

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Southeast man files to run in US Senate primaryKetchikan, Alaska - The Democratic primary for U.S. Senate has a new face in the race and the candidate, Christopher Cumings, hails from Southeast.

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New fiber-optic line connects Alaska to Lower 48 by landMTA announced Tuesday that it has completed building Alaska's first fiber-optic connection to the Lower 48 that does not involve an undersea cable.

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Bbnc Ledpa Property Letter 5.21.20Alaska Journal of Commerce: 300 W. 31st Avenue Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: 907-257-4200 Outside Anchorage, toll-free: 800-478-4200.

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Pedro Bay routeAlaska Journal of Commerce: 300 W. 31st Avenue Anchorage, AK 99503 Phone: 907-257-4200 Outside Anchorage, toll-free: 800-478-4200.

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State checking results from coronavirus testing machinesAnchorage, Alaska - Alaska's public health labs are checking results from rapid COVID-19 testing machines amid concerns about their accuracy.

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Gov. Dunleavy to hold 2nd virtual town hall meetingJuneau, Alaska - On Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Gov. Mike Dunleavy will host the second virtual town hall meeting on COVID-19.

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Juneau man arrested on 17 criminal chargesJuneau, Alaska - A traffic stop netted one arrest, six rifles, two handguns, seal bombs, and small amounts of heroin and methamphetamine.

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Case total of COVID-19 reaches 411 statewideJuneau, Alaska - The state case level rose by two today with an additional case in the Anchorage area and a new case in Sitka.

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Juneau Chamber officials agree with Governor's decision to reopen Alaska's economyJuneau, Alaska - The Juneau Chamber of Commerce is thankful that Governor Dunleavy moved to reopen the state's economy.

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Southeast ports trying to determine ifAn early version of American Cruise Lines' plan falls short of proposed standards Southeast ports are developing with the Alaska Municipal League , Amylon wrote in a pre-meeting memo.

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University of Alaska Southeast could be absorbed by another universityPeter Segall - Juneau Empire With a grim financial picture ahead, the University of Alaska Southeast, seen here on Monday, May 25, 2020, could be merged with one of the other universities in the UA system.

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Haines looks to expand relationship with Royal CaribbeanHaines, Alaska - The Haines Borough Assembly approved a resolution of support to expand their relationship with Royal Caribbean.

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BSNC Acquires Northwest ContractingThrough this purchase, Bering Straits is implementing the strategic plan established by its Board of Directors to diversify and expand its holdings.

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6 tips from Alaska medical experts about minimizing your risk as the state reopensThere are no easy answers. And there's no playbook. But, medical experts do have tips for what Alaskans should consider as the state reopens.

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Congressman Young talks about pandemicJuneau, Alaska - Congressman Don Young said he did not support the House version of a $3 trillion stimulus package because it was a wish list for the left-wing.

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Alaska lost 42,000 jobs in AprilAlaska lost 42,200 in the month of April compared to the same month last year, according to data released Friday from the state Department of Labor.

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How We Plant Potatoes for a Great YieldWe finally get our seed potatoes in the ground from last season's harvest along with beet, carrot, parsnip, turnip, and radish seeds.

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TAPS Turns 44The pipeline is still in fundamentally sound shape and has a few maintenance properties that would be remarkable if it was an old car: the pipeline requires a smaller maintenance staff to keep it running than it used to, and it's gotten safer and less leaky as it has aged.

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NOAA Awards New Cooperative Institute to UAF and PartnersA new university-led institute will address climate, ocean and coastal challenges with greater collaboration and sharing of scientific resources.

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Inter-Island Ferry shut down until June 11Ketchikan, Alaska - A catastrophic propulsion system failure on the M/V Prince of Wales shut down the service between Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island on May 22.

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