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Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 1, 2017

Overdose claims life of woman famous for daring cat rescue in 2014

A young woman who became a folk hero to animal lovers has become a victim to Alaska's opioid crisis. Kristana Clark, age 25, died in Glennallen on January 16, after troopers say she allegedly died of...

 By Lee Revis    Main News    February 1, 2017

Keeping it clean: group begins campaign to respect Thompson Pass

A group active in year-round outdoor activities is beginning a campaign to urge backcountry visitors to Thompson Pass to clean up after themselves - and respect others while enjoying the great outdoor...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    February 1, 2017

Hiring freeze reconsidered, tweaked by Gov. Walkers office

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker's office has tweaked its policy on state agency hiring restrictions, shifting decision-making authority from Walker's chief of staff to state commissioners. John Hozey, a deputy chief of staff to Walker, said in an...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    February 1, 2017

Lack of sea ice and Lower 48 weather are interconnected

Last month, villagers in Savoonga landed a bowhead whale. Before 2017, in every January people can remember, sea ice surrounded St. Lawrence Island, locking it in for the winter. Boat-launching and...

 Legal Notices    February 1, 2017

Legal Notices February 1,2017

City of Valdez INVITATION TO BID Opening Date: Immediately Operation of the Allison Point Fishing Area Campground Contract Number: 1272 This Project includes, but is not necessarily limited to: Operation of the Allison Point Fishing Area Campground....

 Law Enforcement    February 1, 2017

Police and Fire reports February 1,2017

(Any charges reported in this press release are merely accusations and the Defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) 01/23 Indecent Exposure: A report was received that an adult male may have exposed himself to a minor. This case is under...