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Dena’ina roots still run deep in Southcentral Alaska

Cook’s exploration left lasting impression on Alaska

Anchorage marks a hundred years, a hundred languages

Anchorage’s port of necessity

The drive along the lower Kenai Peninsula affords views few places can offer: snow-capped and active volcanoes rise above blue, fishing boat-dotted water like a defensive line collapsing on a third-string quarterback.

Anchorage & aviation: Flying through time

“Owning a Widgeon, living in Anchorage and flying in Alaska, there’s just nothing left. You just can’t get any better than that,” said George Pappas in his deliberate cadence, with the hint of a grin showing through.

Building Anchorage with a green vision

Anchorage was a dusty little town that essentially ended at 15th street when Vic Fischer arrived in 1950.

Exporting defense powered expansion

“He who holds Alaska will hold the world,” Brigadier General William Mitchell told the House Military Affairs Committee in 1935.

Oil: The business that built Anchorage, and almost broke it

Oil has made Anchorage what it is today, but it has been a wild and rocky ride at times.
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Concerned Alaska Native, First Nation representatives attend Seabridge Gold annual meeting

Alaska Native and First Nation representatives had some questions for a Canadian mining company at its annual meeting, concerned about a project’s potential effects on their ancestral lands.

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Nine killed on scenic flight near Ketchikan

The nine passengers aboard a flightseeing excursion near Ketchikan are feared dead, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Survey: Consumer sentiment up to highest level since January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.

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Avoiding future freeway congestion could come with a cost

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fewer of tomorrow's freeways will be free. In exchange, drivers willing and able to pay will avoid the traffic congestion that bedevils everyone else.

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Farm dreams

Farm dreams

Monastery Acres, a micro-farming operation in Chugiak committed to organic farming principles, recently added food production space to its operation. That’s good news for fans of the farm’s produce, which will be available at farmers markets on Thursdays at the American Legion in Chugiak, and Tuesdays at the VFW in Eagle River, selling the usual farmers market fare, plus one unusual offering for Alaska – tasty tomatoes.

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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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News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.

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