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.