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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:52:26 GMT
Wrestling roundup: SoHi takes Jerry Palmer Invitational  -  Kenai Peninsula Online
The Soldotna wrestling team won the Jerry Palmer Invitational at Bartlett High School in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday. The Stars scored 162 points to defeat runner-up Chugiak's 149 at the 25-team tournament. Also from the Kenai Peninsula, Kenai ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 05:05:03 GMT

Sunday Conversation: Lopez battles blazes, proclaims Gospel  -  Shelbyville Times-Gazette
I was raised in Anchorage, Alaska. I retired from the Anchorage Fire Dept. as a Battalion Chief after 22 years of service in May 2014. I also served as an associate pastor at Life Church in Anchorage for 10 years. T-G: Name your close family members.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 04:31:30 GMT
Alaska opens first pot shop  -  Pueblo Chieftain
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's first marijuana retail outlet opened to a throng of customers Saturday, two years after voters approved allowing people 21 and older to recreationally use pot. More than 250 people lined up outside Herbal Outfitters in ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:54:37 GMT

Alaska will save money by cutting college skiing, but what will it lose?  -  Alaska Dispatch News
Sadie Bjornsen came to Anchorage after graduating from high school in Washington's Methow Valley in 2008. She picked UAA over several other schools, impressed by coach Trond Flagstad's stellar reputation and by U.S. Ski Team leader Kikkan Randall's ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:46:19 GMT
US hedge fund set to take control of Ireland's Eir  -  Capacity Media (registration)
Irish operator Eir – formerly Eircom – is set to fall under the majority control of New York based hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group, already the company's largest shareholder. Reports from Dublin say that York Capital, also a New York hedge fund, is ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:43:01 GMT

Bemidji State beats Anchorage 4-0 as Bitzer sets program shutout record  -  West Fargo Pioneer
Bemidji State goalie Michael Bitzer (1) keeps an eye out for the puck during a game against Alaska Anchorage held Saturday at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Following the Beavers victory, Bitzer is BSU's program leader in shutouts. FORUM NEWS SERVICE.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:09:48 GMT

AK officer dies from surgery complications after being shot  -  WDEF News 12
Brandt underwent eye surgery Thursday at an Anchorage hospital. But he suffered complications afterward, which continued to deteriorate throughout the day and he was unable to recover, an emotional Johnson said. “Our community, this department, our ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 01:59:27 GMT

Alaska law enforcement mourns loss of Fairbanks Sgt. Brandt  -  KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
He was initially treated in Anchorage, and later returned to Fairbanks and spoke at a city council meeting Monday night. Brant came back to Anchorage Thursday for surgery on an eye injured by shrapnel during the shooting. He died Friday as a result of ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 01:41:40 GMT

Day after Fairbanks officer's death, local law enforcement say the loss runs deep  -  KTUU.com
As the community in Fairbanks mourns the loss, that grief is shared deeply among members of law enforcement hundreds of miles away in Anchorage. Officer Damon Jackson met Sgt. Brandt as he received treatment in Anchorage after being shot five times.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 00:36:01 GMT

Celebrating cannabis: Alaskans line up to take part in historic pot shop opening  -  KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Herbal Outfitters won't be the only pot shop in the state for long. The owner of Frozen Budz plans to open her shop in Fairbanks on Monday, and Pakalolo Supply Co. is set to open on Wednesday. Arctic Herbery, located in Anchorage, will follow soon after.