History of captive WWII Alaskans traced to Japan

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Moody's rating reflects 'significant deterioration in operating performance and weak cash flow generation'

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Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission reviews emergency transfer regulations

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Opinion: By bringing forgotten rape kits out of storage, Alaska may deliver long-overdue justice

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Cause of fire still under investigation

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Savo wins gold at Bethel Scramble

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Study: Changing population dynamics could impact the future of marine mammal hunting

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Electric Association continues to sort out embezzlement issue

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Efforts to recover money taken from the Naknek Electric Association are underway. Earlier this year, the co-op discovered that a former manager had taken money over the years. In a letter to members, board president Nanci Morris Lyon said the association [...]

Wrestling season to start this weekend

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