Laura Philion, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Talk of Alaska: Fentanyl and Overdose Deaths

High rates of substance abuse and addiction have long plagued Alaska, but in recent years, fentanyl has greatly increased the number of overdose deaths.
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Dozens of diving dogs test just how far they can jump in Palmer

Dogs and their owners took to the water for the 2022 Alaskan Diving Dogs Qualifier.
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Northeast Anchorage residents air frustrations over Bronson plan for Centennial homeless camp

Northeast Anchorage residents are angry at the lack of notice from Bronson over opening Centennial Campground to homeless campers.
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Anchorage Assembly approves $50K to cut down beetle-killed spruce trees

“The infestation is — it’s big,” said Josh Durand, director of the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department.