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Shelters in Gambell, Savoonga, St. Michael open doors, while Golovin worries about prospect of evacuation if major flooding damages much of town's infrastructure.  Jill Burke,Craig Medred
The National Weather Service forecast several inches of snow Thursday night and Friday for parts of the Brooks Range. While the occasional light dusting of snow is common, a weather service meteorologist said, the amounts expected are unusual.Alaska Dispatch News
Although no illness has been reported, peaches, plums and other fruit sold in Alaska has been recalled due to possible listeria contamination.Alaska Dispatch News
The Air Force Times has rated Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as one of the nation's best places for airmen to live and raise a family.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers say they found one man dead and another seriously injured early Monday morning in a residence on Pioneer Peak Drive in Wasilla.Alaska Dispatch News
Among the residents impacted by wildfires ripping across Canada's Northwest Territories is Iditarod and Yukon Quest veteran Dave Olesen, whose home was destroyed this month.Alaska Dispatch News
Three seasoned judges are the first to be named to a new commission that will evaluate issues related to crime and justice on the Last Frontier. Alaska Dispatch News
"Edged weapons and impact weapons" were employed by participants in a fight early Tuesday morning, according to the Bethel Police Department.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers say a volunteer pilot spotted two Southwest Alaska hunters Monday evening who’d failed to return as planned from a trip the night before.Alaska Dispatch News
The body of an 18-year-old man was found tangled in a fishing net near the community of Hooper Bay early Sunday morning, and had apparently drowned while subsistence fishing, according to Alaska State Troopers.Alaska Dispatch News

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