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As the Anchorage Wellness Court recently recognized Catherine Adcock for the strides she’s made in addiction recovery, Deb Hageter watched from the back of the room. She stood to support her new friend: a woman whose arrest she triggered three years ago.

In 2012, Hageter, a pharmacist in Palmer, made the phone call that led to dozens of prescription fraud and drug possession charges against Adcock. It also led to an unlikely friendship between the two women, a bond both say will last.

Adcock says Hageter’s call saved her life...

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A dozen players gathered for four-on-four pickup games of Quidditch on Wednesday evening, May 7, 2015, on the Delaney Park Strip in downtown Anchorage. The game is a variation on one with the same name featured in the Harry Potter book and movie series....

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About 100 people, ages 6 and up, competed in the 2015 State Judo Championship, held at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex at UAA, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Fighters representing twelve dojos from around Alaska and one from the Yukon participated in the double-elimination tournament....

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JUNEAU -- Rank-and-file legislators trickled into the Capitol late Monday morning as Republican and Democratic leaders met to try to resolve a budget impasse that extended the Alaska Legislature’s 90-day session past its scheduled adjournment Sunday night...

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The final day of the regular session of the Alaska Legislature included a joint session for lawmakers to vote on dozens of appointments by Gov. Bill Walker, and votes on many other bills on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

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With the end of the 2015 session of the Alaska Legislature approaching, lawmakers were busy with a full day of committee meetings and floor sessions at the State Capitol in Juneau on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

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On Friday, Gov. Bill Walker made good on his promise and vetoed a bill sponsored by House Speaker Mike Chenault that would have limited the state's natural gas pipeline options....

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With just days left in the 2015 session of the Alaska Legislature, lawmakers are busy discussing and voting on dozens of bills. Four legislators from the Alaska House of Representatives explain bills that they’ve sponsored.

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In this video, check out some of the most impressive flips and biggest fails of Slush Cup 2015 at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood...

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About 40 costumed contestants participated in the Slush Cup at Alyeska Resort on Saturday afternoon, April 11, 2015. Skiers and snowboarders took an alpine run, hit a ramp and tried to skim across a pond at the base of the hill for the chance to win a season pass for 2015-16....

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