In Thursday’s news:
- Negotiators in AK House and Senate reach deal on education bill;
- A Kotzebue man faces felony charges after AST says he killed four sled dogs;
- Extensive report finds oil spill response capacity in Arctic is severely inadequate;
- Gov’t Accountability Office doesn’t anticipate a boom in Arctic shipping;
- NOAA fisheries investigating whether human activity contributed to last year’s rare beaching incidents in whales.