In Wednesday’s news:
- No injuries in morning fire on Front Street in Nome;
- Association of Village Council Presidents says VAWA still doesn’t protect Alaska Native women;
- Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell announces $2000, multi-year study of Arctic marine shipping;
- 20 teams have crossed the 41st Iditarod finish line in Nome and Mitch Seavey is the 2013 Iditarod champion;
- Legislative consultant says Governor’s oil tax plan will make Alaska competitive.