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The Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces 4-1 at the Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, on their way to a season-opening three-game series sweep of the defending Kelly Cup champions on their home ice.
After 29 years, KTUU's leading women Maria Downey and Jackie Purcell may be among the state's most recognized and respected female journalists.
Marc Lester
Eielson beat Nikiski, 55-51, in the 2014 Alaska State Small Schools Championship football game.
The Soldotna High School football team won the medium school Alaska State Football Championship for the third straight time on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Dimond Alumni Field in Anchorage. The Stars defeated the North Pole Patriots 57-28 to win a state record seven championships. 
Marc Lester

DB3 produces drinks, drops and candies infused with marijuana’s active ingredient. Company co-founder Patrick Devlin talks about his product and his goals to expand, and gives a tour of his facility near downtown Seattle.What would legalized marijuana look like in the Last Frontier? Alaskans are in the midst of the debate surrounding Ballot Measure 2, the initiative seeking to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana. In late September, Alaska Dispatch News headed to Washington state to see how the fledgling industry is taking shape and how legalized marijuana is affecting the state’s economic and cultural landscape.See how legalized marijuana has played out in Wenatchee, Washington, in this video.Read more: Seattle cannabis edibles company hopes to bring product line to AlaskaWatch this video on YouTube or Vimeo, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos. Contact Marc Lester at mlester(at)
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DB3 Inc. is producing edible marijuana products in a converted chicken salad factory in Washington.
Alaska Dispatch News

NASA | Mapping Alaska's Forests

NASA and the U.S. Forest Service have partnered to survey the Tanana Valley State Forest of Interior Alaska.The airborne investigation looks at fire-burned areas in the forest to enable scientists to see patterns of fire recovery and develop a benchmark for future changes to the region.
The Alaska Aces dropped five banners at Sullivan Arena on Friday night to signify their substantial success last hockey season.
Marc Lester
In Seattle, bus companies hope to capitalize on the new marijuana industry by providing tours and mobile smoking lounges.
Dimond outlasts Service 6-0 to win the Cook Inlet Conference flag football championship Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Service. 
Alaska Dispatch News

Making the Most Out of Your Bear Canister

Alaskans tend to need a lot of gear for enjoying all the outdoors opportunities the state offers. While a bear canister might not be the most exciting piece of outdoor equipment, it is a handy way to protect your food, makes a great camp chair and is mandatory for food storage in a number of the state's national parks, including Denali, Glacier Bay and Gates of the Arctic.In this video, Sierra Trading Post shares some tips for using your bear canister -- including a suggestion that turns it from a simple container into a low-tech bear alarm.