Actress Woodley faces January trial in pipeline protest
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Actress Woodley faces January trial in pipeline protest

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Actress Shailene Woodley is to stand trial in North Dakota early next year on charges related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline. Woodley was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. The “Divergent” star, who live-streamed her arrest on Facebook, pleaded not guilty last week to criminal trespass and engaging … Continue reading

Study examines little-known WWII internment camp in Alaska
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Study examines little-known WWII internment camp in Alaska

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — Alice Tanaka Hikido clearly remembers the bewilderment and sense of violation she felt 74 years ago when FBI agents rifled through her family’s Juneau home, then arrested her father before he was sent to Japanese internment camps, including a little-known camp in pre-statehood Alaska. The 83-year-old Campbell, California, woman … Continue reading

Joe Cook (NSU Class of 2009) is hot … in Alaska
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Joe Cook (NSU Class of 2009) is hot … in Alaska

by Thornton Collier Norfolk State University’s Mass Communications and Journalism Department has been flourishing for many years getting their students more prepared for the real world. It is easy to tell each student will have their own path and the key to succeeding is to never give up. Joe Cook was an NSU student from … Continue reading

New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say
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New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Fossils from a unique plant-eating dinosaur found in the high Arctic of Alaska may change how scientists view dinosaur physiology, say Alaska and Florida university researchers. A paper published Tuesday concluded that fossilized bones found along Alaska’s Colville River were from a distinct species of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur not connected … Continue reading

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Cable channel suspends hunting show amid poaching charges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A cable television network suspended a hunting show after the program’s host and nine others involved in the production were charged in a federal poaching investigation at a national preserve in remote northwest Alaska. The Sportsman Channel on Tuesday, September 15 immediately suspended “The Syndicate” from airing on the network and launched … Continue reading

Obama buys out cinnamon rolls at Anchorage cafe
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Obama buys out cinnamon rolls at Anchorage cafe

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you’re President Barack Obama and you’re unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch. Obama paid a surprise visit Tuesday to Snow City Cafe, a hopping brunch spot in downtown Anchorage with a bit … Continue reading

North America’s tallest peak shorter in new measurement
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North America’s tallest peak shorter in new measurement

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America’s tallest mountain just got a shorter name. Now it has a shorter elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known as Mount McKinley, now measures 20,310 at its highest point in a new official elevation the U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday. That’s 10 feet less than the old measurement of … Continue reading

Crocs shoe tracks help link Alaska man to burglaries
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Crocs shoe tracks help link Alaska man to burglaries

  FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Crocs plastic shoes left tread marks that helped link a 22-year-old Fairbanks man to downtown burglaries, authorities said. The owner of a building where break-ins occurred provided surveillance footage to police, who posted it on the department’s Facebook page. Roland Huntington Grace’s name was among several mentioned by tipsters, according … Continue reading