In Friday’s news:
- Federal unemployment compensation program ending January 1st, unless Congress acts to continue it;
- U.S. Coast Guard investigating problems on drill ship off Alaska’s coast used by Shell Oil;
- Representative Don Young will continue as Chair of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs;
- Nome-Beltz Alumni Basketball Tournament happening this weekend at Beltz gym;
- Rasmuson Foundation committing millions of dollars to support the arts in Alaska.