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How soon is too soon for Holiday music?

Although it doesn’t look like the Christmas season in Alaska, it sounds like it on radio station Magic 98.9, KYMG-FM. 


Citizen Advisory Council Questions Relocation of Pipeline Control Center

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizen Advisory Council held its annual meeting Thursday, focusing on the relocation of the pipeline’s control center from Valdez to Anchorage

Anchorage Hosts Candlelight Vigil for World AIDS Day

Alaskans marked World Aids Day with candlelight vigils. World AIDS day started in 1988, and has since been held every December 1st.

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Lots of Fresh Snow for VIP Day at Alyeska

Alyeska held a special opening for season pass holders. Skiers and snowboarders got a chance to hit the slopes before the holiday rush.

Anchorage Filipino Community Prepares to Help After Haiyan

Ever since Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines hard, potentially killing thousands and leveling parts of the inner provinces, Anchorage's Filipino community has been rallying to help.

Fourth of July: Where You Can See Legal Fireworks

Fourth of July: Where You Can See Legal Fireworks

If you’re caught shooting off fireworks in Anchorage during the Fourth of July holiday, then cough up $300 and for people in the Mat-Su, it will be $500. Possession, selling, or use of fireworks remains illegal in the Municipality of Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough.

Hundreds March in Defense of Fairbanks Four

Hundreds March in Defense of Fairbanks Four

For the first time, Anchorage hosted a march for justice, a grass roots movement that started in Fairbanks in defense of the four individuals convicted of the brutal murder of 15-year-old John Hartman in 1997.

Slam'n Salm'n Derby Distributes Tickets Before Friday Return

Slam'n Salm'n Derby Distributes Tickets Before Friday Return

The Slam’n Salm’n Derby is back after taking a year off in 2011, with tickets becoming available Thursday night under a new suggested-donation system.

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    Watch us cut down our Christmas tree

    Sometimes Assignment Alaska involves crews bringing back more than a story. Channel 2's Garrett Turner, Abby Hancock and Cail Hubert -- as well as Garrett's dog, Kenai -- shared their experience visiting the Chugach National Forest to harvest a Christmas tree for the station.

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