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Update News: October 24th, 2013

In Thursday’s news:

  • Laureli Kinneen reports from a Rock the Vote concert the night ahead of AFN’s start in Fairbanks;
  • Speakers at AFN conference discuss $228 mil. in cuts to IHS from Congressional sequestration policy;
  • Shishmaref votes to uphold local option banning sale, importation of alcohol;
  • Russia downgrades charges against “Arctic 30” from piracy to hooliganism over Arctic Drilling Protest;
  • NOAA to stop publishing paper maps this April, switching to digital platforms.

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