In Thursday’s news:
- US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities;
- Researchers announce results of a new caribou habitat study along proposed development road route;
- Alaska Native Village Council members meet to in Anchorage to discuss contaminated land conveyed to tribes by Fed agencies under ANILCA;
- Scientists use radar mapping to assess volume and topography of fast-flowing glaciers.