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Old system still viable to catch KTUU
KTUU-TV has vanished from GCI cable boxes, but fans of Anchorage’s NBC affiliate can still watch their nightly news courtesy of a vestige of Alaska’s telecommunications past. Each night, the Alaska Rural Communications Service broadcasts KTUU’s news show — and all you need is an antenna. “It’s no...
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Alaska Airlines suing to block SeaTac minimum wage increase
Alaska Airlines is opposing a minimum wage increase at its Seattle hub, but a company spokesman said the company has not planned its response to a proposed Alaska minimum wage hike. Company spokesman Paul McElroy said Alaska Airlines is opposed to SeaTac Proposition 1 because “we do not believe t...
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Coast Guard gets tough on tankers
The US Coast Guard is cracking down on oil tankers violating safety regulations in Alaska waters. Last year, the Alaska Maritime Planning and Response Network approved new regulations for ships carrying bulk oil through Western Alaska waters. The regulations were intended to help ships meet spill...
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From Soup to Nuts: Thanksgiving means food
Year to year, Thanksgiving Day in our home holds nostalgic value in the comfortable familiarity of the traditions we keep and the foods we eat. When I was a young wife and mother, I had idealistic visions of holiday gatherings and how they should go. Martha Stewart was an idol of mine, and my goa...
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Alaska Science Forum: Visiting bats and the hot maggots of autumn
After she read a column on Alaska bats, Pat Holloway of Fairbanks sent me a photo of a little brown bat that made it into her house this summer. It surprised her, as bats tend to do when they appear in your home. After she stopped shrieking and ushered the bat out through an open screen, she sear...
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Business Spotlight: Woodworker brings beauty and craftsmanship home from nature
There’s something holy about a forest. Walk along a cool wooded path at sunset, and you’ll realize why John Muir once said, “Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray, where nature heals and give strength to body and soul alike.” That philosophy, or something like it, is wha...
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Kodiak volleyball opens state with Chugiak
Kodiak drew a favorable side of the state volleyball championship bracket. The Bears open at 3:15 p.m. Thursday against Cook Inlet Conference third-seed Chugiak. The Mustangs receive a boost by playing on their home court. The winner advances to play either Mid-Alaska Conference champion West Val...
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Alumni update: Anthony qualifies for NCAA Championships
Kodiak’s Dylan Anthony picked up another running accolade Saturday. The University of Alaska Anchorage junior finished ninth at the NCAA Division II West Regional Championships in Spokane, Wash., which earned him his third all-region honor. Anthony was one of two UAA runners to place in the top 1...
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