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Articles from the January 22, 2014 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    January 22, 2014

Embezzler's brother sentenced to 18 months

James Kramer was sentenced to eight months in prison last week for failing to file an income tax return for the year 2009, which federal prosecutors claimed included $20,000 that had been embezzled...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    January 22, 2014

Fuel odor prompted school evacuation Thursday

School district officials jumped into action Thursday after a fuel odor was found to be coming from the boiler room at Hermon Hutchens Elementary School during regular school hours. "We got some fuel...

 Main News    January 22, 2014

News Briefs

Warm weather continues Yes, Valdez has been exceptionally warm and wet so far this year. As the rain poured down Tuesday morning, statistics from the National Weather Service showed January to be especially wet in 2014. As of Monday night, 7.55...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    January 22, 2014

The last intact ecosystem on Earth

Back from the bottom of the world - where she had just experienced her second winter solstice in six months - Kristin O'Brien parked her shopping cart at the fish counter of a Fairbanks grocery. The biologist who studies "icefish" in the ocean surrou...