In Thursday’s news:
- Two people confirmed dead, one missing, after boat accident in Lower Yukon River;
- BLM will begin remediating old wells in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve;
- US Sen. Murkowski says she’s been deluged with calls from constituents opposed to the ACA;
- Congress passes bill that could shift AK mining industry’s approach REE’s, but environmental risks remain;
- Anchorage lawyer Margaret Stock awarded MacArthur Grant.