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Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has filed a complaint against two political action committees that backed Gov. Bill Walker's campaign in the 2014 election. The complaint, dated Nov. 3, alleges Your Future Alaska Inc.
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An Outdoor View: Fishing and luck

(Author's note: Because 2015 marks the 30th year that a Kenai River king salmon has held the IGFA, all-tackle world record, let's consider what it takes - or more aptly what it doesn't take - to catch big fish.
Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

ANCHORAGE (AP) - George Attla Jr., known as the "Huslia Hustler," was an unmatched sprint racing champion and one of Alaska's most decorated mushers. He died Sunday at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He was 81 years old.
Michaela Hutchison's historic wrestling title makes Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

The theme of the latest class of inductees for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame? Trailblazers. Dick Mize is a builder of trails, a man whose passion and sweat helped give Anchorage a network of world-class Nordic ski trails.
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...Jimmy Carter was president. Oil had been flowing through the Trans-Alaska pipeline for less than a year. In the Anchorage Daily News, advertisers offered fryer chickens for 89 cents a pound and an AM/FM 8-track recorder for $79.95.Thirty-seven...
Agency: Dan Sullivan broke state law

...Sullivan broke state law when he issued a campaign-related press release through his city spokeswoman last month. The Anchorage Daily News reports that a staff member with the Alaska Public Offices Commission is recommending a fine of $187.50. Sullivan...
6 Native corporations to fight oil tax referendum

...Native Corp. and Bering Straits Native Corp. Some of the corporations have substantial oil-field business, the Anchorage Daily News reported ( ). Wednesday's announcement was held at a fabrication shop owned by...
Slain troopers remembered

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Law enforcement officers from as far away as Florida on Saturday mourned the loss of two Alaska state troopers killed earlier this month in a remote village while trying to make an arrest. A memorial for Sgt.
Fishing groups upset with Murkowski over Pebble actions

JUNEAU (AP) - A group of lodge owners and guides has expressed disappointment with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's support of a bill that would limit when the U.S.
Alaska's largest daily newspaper sold for $34M

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The sale is expected to close in May. "This is a chance for us to get even more reporters on the ground and do more journalism," said Tony Hopfinger, Alaska Dispatch's co-founder, executive editor and president.


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