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EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

Holiday spirit lasts year-round for Pepperworth

Being a mechanical contractor is Nick Pepperworth’s day job. His second job — although he won’t admit it — is being a hero.

Federal managers seek to remove island cattle herds

There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.

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Wolves at home on Mustangs rifle range

Wolves at home on Mustangs rifle range

Home range advantage provided no solace for the host Chugiak Mustangs Saturday, as the visiting Eagle River Wolves swept the meet, 7-0.

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CIC swim athletes prepare for Region and State meets

CIC swim athletes prepare for Region and State meets

Eagle River and Chugiak swimming teams saved their best efforts for last with the Wolves sweeping Bartlett and the Mustang girls putting a healthy scare into Dimond, in the regular season finales held Friday.

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Fisher tabbed as CIC punter/kicker of year

Eagle River High senior Tara Fisher was named the Cook Inlet Conference flag football kicker and punter of the recently completed 2014 season. Fisher as also one of the two Wolves players named to the league’s top team. Chugiak likewise had two players selected, both seniors, named to the CIC first team. Both local schools had two athletes selected to the second team as well.

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Alaska’s Senate candidates vie for veterans’ votes

Alaska’s Senate candidates vie for veterans’ votes

EAGLE RIVER (AP) — The focus of attention one recent Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign War post in this community on the fringe of Anchorage was college football, not the state’s hard-fought Senate race.

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Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

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